A video analysis center for golf and baseball is being built on the east end of the driving range at Peter Yegen Golf Club in Billings.
The Montana State Billings men and the Rocky Mountain College women won the annual Ryder Cup golf challenge between the two schools on Thursday at Peter Yegen.
Patterson Yegen carries a calf to the branding area. The calf didn’t put up a fight, so Yegen gently carried it into the stall.
Bloody hands and sharp knives work quickly and in unison as cowboys castrate calves.
Jeri Yurick sits on a calf as it is branded.
Yegen branding irons start to glow.
Mihail Kennedy races to help Becca Blair as she drags a calf to the branding area in a stall on the Yegen family ranch as participants watch and help during the annual affair.
Britnea Botai is comforted by her friend Jeri Yurick after she helped brand calves for her first time. The pace, noise and smell were too much for her at first, but she soon cowboyed up and overcame her emotions.
Lucy Starita, left, and her sister Ava react to the smell of burning hair and hide as they watch calves being branded.
Hereford-Angus-cross calves stand in a holding pen before being brought out into a branding area — three or four at a time — to be branded.
Peter Yegen IV looks over a herd of Hereford-Angus-cross calves that were branded during the annual Yegen family branding. The bloodlines of the Herefords are some of the oldest in the valley.
Peter Charles Yegen V, right, works fixing a broken valve on a branding iron stove.
Charlie Yegen brands a calf in a stall on the Yegen family ranch near Park City on May 26. Yegen and his wife, Caroline, and son Patterson live at the ranch as do Charlie’s brother, Peter IV, his wife, Anna, and son Peter V.
A fresh brand smokes on a calf.
Charlie Yegen carries branding irons to the fire at an event in June. The federal government approved branding Thursday as an acceptable method for animal disease traceability for cattle moving interstate.
Randy Northrop is staying put at Rocky Mountain College.
Kelbi Lee and Matt Stricker teamed up to win the Yellowstone Chapter PGA Pro-Pro competition Tuesday at Hilands Golf Club.
Randy Northrop, who is the only golf coach Rocky Mountain College's men and women have ever known, will be stepping down at the end of the spring season.
When Jim Reich walks down Montana Avenue, he travels back in time.