Sports in the Wild West

Matt Braun, one of the most significant names in Western fiction, gives us a rundown of what competitive sports were like in the Wild West!

By Matt Braun

You mention the word “sports” in the same breath with the “Old West,” most people will give you a blank stare.

Yet sports were as much a part of frontier life as the cowboy riding a fence line—even more so, since sports were there long before there was a fence line for the cowboy to ride.

Read the full article at True West Magazine.

 

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