Fairgrounds go to the dogs

Candalyn Long, 13, shows her black lab mix, Gladys, as Judge Dinah Baggenstos looks on during the intermediate novice competition at the 4-H dog show Wednesday at the Umatilla County Fairgrounds.<BR><I>Staff photo by Tammy Malgesini</I>

The Umatilla County Fairgrounds was crawling with dogs and their young masters Wednesday during the 4-H dog show. A number of champions and reserve champions received ribbons:

Juniors - pre-novice: Capriana Meinke, champion; Darion Burgess, reserve champion. Showmanship: Janay Woodward, champion; Crystal Meinke, reserve champion.

Intermediates - pre-novice: Savannah Whitaker, champion; novice: Madison Hankel, champion. Showmanship: Hankel, champion; Mariah Keifer, reserve

Seniors - pre-novice: Rebecca Walker, champion; Courtney Long, reserve champion. Novice: Aaron Boettcher, champion; Grayson Wallis, reserve champion. Grad. novice: Whitney Meulink, champion; Kayla Kannard, reserve champion. Showmanship: Long, champion; Kannard, reserve champion.

High Point Obedience - Capriana Meinke, grand champion; Darion Burgess, reserve grand champion; Rebecca Walker, reserve grand champion.

Master Showman - Kannard, grand champion; Keifer, reserve grand champion.

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