Dine College

News Release


November 4, 2015


Athletes Shine


Cross Country is off to Nationals
Early this morning members of the Cross Country team left Tsaile to catch a flight to Lakeland, FL for the 2015 United States Collegiate Athletic Association Cross Country National Championships.  Runners will arrive and register on November 5th and compete on November 6th.


Diné College runners are:


  • Ki-Jana Martinez
  • Nehemiah Begay
  • Alonzo Bahe
  • Marcus Onesalt
  • Jeff Harold
  • Willson Atene
  • Kix Kinlicheenie


  • Michaelina Begay
  • Terri Mitchell
  • Wynonna Tsosie
  • Tammarie Tracey
  • Telaina Henry
  • Tanaya Belone


Rodeo Team Member Doing Well at INFR

Diné College Rodeo Team member, Wyatt Betony is competing in the largest Native rodeo in the country, the Indian National Final Rodeo (INFR) in Las Vegas, NV. 

Yesterday, Wyatt won 1st in Bull Riding with an 80 point ride in the 1st Go of competition.  The rodeo started yesterday, November 3 and will run through November 7.


Wyatt Betony at Diné College Rodeo


Wyatt proved to be a stand-out during the fall college season by placing 1st in the All Around, 2nd Bareback and 1st in Bull Riding in the Grand Canyon Region.

Coach Jackson Craig is pleased with Wyatt's performance, "He has gained some knowledge about college rodeo. His grades are good at over a 3.0 GPA. He is excited for spring. We have seven rodeos in the spring. I am looking at him doing well."
Craig stresses that the rest of the Rodeo Team did doing well with Shaylyn Becenti sitting 6th in Barrel Racing and the other girls making the short go at each rodeo. Craig says everyone is looking forward to the Spring semester rodeo season.