Texas Man Wins Buffalo Chip Toss Championship

CHADRON, Neb. (July 14, 2014) Derek Noe, 41, of Harlingen, won the men's championship over the weekend at the annual World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss at the Fur Trade Days event in Chadron, Neb.

Noe tossed a piece of dried bison dung 125 feet, 1 inch on Saturday to win the male 18-and-older competition.

The throw was well short of the Fur Trade Days' individual competition record of nearly 187 feet set in 2000.

The women's crown for those 18 and older was claimed by Ashley Riesen, 23, of Chadron, who tossed a chip 88 feet, 9 inches.

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