Sherrylynn Johnson Articles

  • Popper Dot Johnson’s Life on the Road

    The Johnson’s dog, Popper Dot has been described as queen of her domain. She sits on the couch of the Johnson’s trailer staring at company (intruders to her) with a look of measured patience. It’s not often that a dog can make someone...
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  • Dodging Raindrops With the Johnsons

    The Johnson’s life on the road is hard work but that doesn’t mean they don’t have some fun along the way. They stopped to shop in Dillon, Montana before heading to Ponoka, Alberta, Canada. Their drive was going to require going through...
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  • The Sheridan, Wyoming Rodeo with the Johnsons

    In mid July the Johnsons drove from St. Paul to the Sheridan Wyoming Rodeo. The Sheridan Rodeo started on July 6 th and the competition started on July 20 th . Rodeo week included the Chris LeDoux Memorial Golf Tournament, Rodeo Royalty Luncheon and Pageant...
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  • Spanish Fork and Little Britches

    The Johnson are having a busy summer traveling across the west. The view from the truck can be spectacular. Mike and Sherrylynn attended the 71st Annual Fiesta Days Rodeo, July 20-24 in Spanish Fork, Utah. At the Spanish Fork Rodeo world rodeo...
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  • Mike Johnson Shows Them How It’s Done

    Murray Pole is a calf roper. He’s also Canadian. Murray has been hauling with Mike and Sherrylynn this year but was heading to Canada to participate in the Canadian Circuit. Sherrylynn told Mike he ought to go with Murray and compete. Mike...
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  • Mike and BamBam Are On Their Game

    This photo of Mike was taken at the Lethbridge Whoop-Up Days and Rodeo in Alberta in late August. The rodeo is part of the Whoop Up Days Family Festival and includes a 4-km parade, daily concerts, the RAM CPRA Pro Rodeo, "Animal Acrobats” and...
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  • Canadian Finals Rodeo Slightly Out of Reach

    If you’ve been following the blogs about Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson you know that Mike has been a serious contender to go to the Canadian Finals Rodeo. Unfortunately he missed it by just a little bit of money. Mike was a 7.7 and 7.9 respectively...
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  • The Johnsons Take A Short Break

    The photo to the left was when Tom Spalding flew Mike and Sherrylynn from the Spanish Fork, Utah rodeo to the National Little Britches Finals in Pueblo, Colorado. Sherrylynn said, “What a cool day!” The Johnson headed home in mid-September...
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  • World’s Richest Calf Roping and Invitational Barrel Race

    In late December this year Wrangler is presenting the 19 th Annual Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping. Included in the event is Sherrylynn Johnson’s Invitational Barrel Race. Held December 20-22 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Built...
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  • Mike Johnson is on a roll!

    Mike Johnson won the famous Grand National Rodeo at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California in mid-October. The rodeo has been taking place at the Cow Palace since 1941 and is the only rodeo in California that is still connected to a livestock exhibition...
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  • The Johnsons, and Others, Help A Military Family

    Each year, at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson help a child and their family, have an NFR experience. This year Mike and Sherrylynn wanted a true red, white and blue concept, so Cowgirl Tuff contacted Operation Homefront...
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  • A Great Start to 2014

    The Johnsons had a busy January, which is no surprise. Mike went to Denver, Colorado, then on to Fort Worth, Texas. After Fort Worth the Johnsons were heading to Bridle Creek in Northern Oklahoma then on to Rapid City, South Dakota. Mike has a great start...
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  • Cold in SD and Great Placements in TX

    Mike and Sherrylynn went to Rapid City, South Dakota in15 degree weather! And that's not factoring in wind chill. It was so cold they had to buy special diesel fuel for their truck. Driving in that cold of weather is one thing but try saddling or...
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  • See The Johnsons At One of Their Clinics

    In addition to a busy rodeo schedule, Mike and Sherrylynn Johnson keep a very busy clinic schedule. Below is a list of their clinics through the end of May. You can find more information at www.johnsonsportline.com. February 28 - March 2 Riverton,...
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  • Traveling the Southern States

    Mike Johnson recently finished up a run of rodeos in Tucson, Arizona and San Angelo, Texas with his other traveling partner Murray Pole. Like all rodeos in Tie Down Roping, the end result if you place or not has a lot to do with what you draw. Mike and...
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  • Clinics, Rodeos & Fun in the Sun

    Mike Johnson is still running strong in the top 15 with nearly $12,000 for the winter rodeos. Mike and Sherrylynn held a clinic in Riverton, Wyoming at Central Wyoming College. At the clinic they had 35 ropers, 12 goat tiers and 14 barrel racers. Mike...
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  • Okeechobee and Airports

    Mike had a difficult time getting to the Florida Cow Town Cattleman’s Rodeo & Festival in Okeechobee this past weekend. The main freeway was shut down due to ice and weather. After driving through less than ideal conditions, Mike finally made...
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  • RodeoHouston and More Fun in the Sun for the Johnsons

    Part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is RodeoHouston. This rodeo, which is ranked as the world’s largest, has a bracket-style format so there is a winner every night. The winner each night is announced in front of as many as 65,000 fans...
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  • Mike is Heading to the Finals at RodeoHouston

    In the most recent post about the Johnsons we talked about Mike Johnson competing at RodeoHouston. We told you to stay tuned … and for good reason! On Thursday night at RodeoHouston Mike Johnson finished second with a 7.8. That qualified him...
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  • Disappointment at RodeoHouston

    This past weekend at Rodeo Houston Mike Johnson and Bam Bam had made it into the top ten. Mike roped well. Bam Bam worked well. But the calf didn’t cooperate and that took Mike Johnson out of the race. Mike and Sherrylynn headed home for a few...
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  • Rodeos, Clinics, Clinics and More Clinics

    After a brief stop at home that included a major home project, the Johnsons hit the road again. Mike and Sherrylynn left home last Monday, April 7 and headed to a rodeo in Logandale, Nevada. This rodeo is part of the Clark County Fair and Rodeo. It...
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  • Cold Canada and a Busy Rodeo Weekend

    The Johnsons have been in Canada for the past few weeks. Last weekend they went to three rodeos. The Johnsons are pros and while it might be challenging for some folks to get to three rodeos in a month, the Johnsons managed to do it in one weekend. ...
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  • Ferry Ride for the Johnsons and Crew

    The Johnsons headed to Victoria, British Columbia for a rodeo on Saturday. The trip involved an hour and a half ride on a ferry with the truck and trailer. On the ferry they watched the scenery and ate upstairs. Sherrylynn commented that it was like rodeoing...
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  • Teaching, Sharing and Heading to the Stompede!

    Mike and I spent time near Morden Manitoba with clinics in calf roping, breakaway roping, goat tying, and barrel racing. For four days it was in the high 80’s to low 90’s and on the fifth day it rained so hard I wore muck boots all day...
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  • Canadian Money, Rodeos and Clinics

    As you’ll see from the photo, money in Canada looks a lot different from ours. It almost seems like Monopoly money. It even feels plastic-like in your hand. But it sure spends the same as American dollars. In early June Mike and I headed to three...
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