Mud flies over the weekend at the Red Dirt Mud Bog

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"Clifford", driven by Rotan's Smallwood brothers, tears through the mudbog. Photo By: Mark Martinez

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A group of Mud Bog winners modeled their custom made trophies from last weekend's Red Dirt Mud bog. (Photos by Mark Martinez)

The ground shook once again in Rotan last Saturday, as the Red Dirt Mud Bog once again pitted man and machine against West Texas Mud to the tune of high-powered engines unleashing hundreds of horses.

It has become an annual event in recent years, pulling in competitors from hundreds of miles away. However this year, the mud bog was at the center of some controversy that was only worked out days before last weekend’s event.

Although the Fisher County Chamber of Commerce has co-sponsored the mud bog since it relocated to the Sheriff’s Posse...

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