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Logan Davis of Newcastle Had the Second Best Steer in 2011- But 2012 Sees Him Grab Grand Championship at OYE

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 06:58:24 CDT

Logan Davis of Newcastle Had the Second Best Steer in 2011- But 2012 Sees Him Grab Grand Championship at OYE For the second year in a row, Logan Davis of the Newcastle FFA saw his steer chosen as the Champion Crossbred steer by judge Paul Clapp of Ankeny, Iowa. Clapp was the judge both years- he did not choose the Crossbred in 2011- but Logan Davis shook the hand of Clapp in 2012 as the veteran judge chose his steer this go round as the best of show at the Oklahoma Youth Expo.

The winning steer was being worked at his first- and only- stock show. Davis told us that Walter (the steer) had behaved great earlier in the day- but he was tired and restless at the end of the day as he gave Logan a workout as they stood and watched Clapp carefully evaluate all of the steers standing in the Championship drive.

In 2011- the Crossbred Champ owned by Logan Davis was good enough to be the Reserve Grand Champion- and he says that was a great experience- but better number one is an even better experience- and Logan and Walter will start the Premium Sale of the 2012 OYE at 4 PM on Monday afternoon at State Fair Park in Oklaoma City.

The Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the 2012 OYE was the Champion Maine Anjou, shown by Macy Griswold of the Perkins Tryon FFA.

These two Steers will join the other Champions to lead off the 2012 OYE Sale of Champions on Monday afternoon at 4 PM at the State Fair Arena. We talked to all three Grand Champion winners after their selection on Sunday afternoon- and you can hear comments with us by clicking on the LISTEN BAR below.

We have pictures of the Champions and the Reserves that competed in the Steer Show finale- and many more from the entire 2012 OYE- click here for our full set of photos from the ten days of the event. They have been put up in chronological order- scroll down towards the end for the steer show pics from Sunday.

Here's the full rundown of the Champion and Reserve Champions for each of the breeds shown at the 2012 show:


Champion Kaden McCombs, Navajo FFA

Reserve Aaron Elliott, Johnston Co. 4-H


Champion Jaden Lingle, Najavo 4-H

Reserve Brooke Stout, Norman FFA


Champion Macy Griswold, Perkins- Tryon FFA

Reserve Shelby Jones, Yukon FFA


Champion Ethan Ellis, Chattanooga 4-H

Reserve Rhylee Straka, El Reno 4-H


Champion Dillan Duff, Hobart 4-H

Reserve Bailey Pugh, Quinton FFA


Champion Braden Schovanec, Garber FFA

Reserve Lane Stewart, Lone Grove 4-H


Champion- Jacy Duff, Hobart FFA

Reserve- Colton Heldermon, Hinton FFA


Champion- Alicia Maker, Coyle 4-H

Reserve- Breanna Knowles, Arnet FFA


Champion- Garett Hudgins, Mannford FFA

Reserve- Justyce Barnett, Mooreland FFA


Champion- Logan Davis, Newscastle FFA

Reserve- Cooper Davis, Guthrie FFA


Ron Hays talks with all three Grand Champion winners on Sunday afternoon at the OYE
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