ALL PHOTOS BY JACK BUZBEE/J-C CORRESPONDENT

Vicki Wells Grusing, right, presents a pair of commemorative spurs to Jess Tierney for getting the Fastest Steer of the Day (10.87 seconds) at Saturday’s 61st Ben Johnson Memorial Steer Roping at Osage County Fairgrounds Arena. Pictured on the left is Tina Hagan, daughter of the late Ted Wells, in whose memory the spurs were presented. Wells, who is due 2015 induction into the American Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame, was a member of the local association that started the Ben Johnson event in 1954.

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