Irick places strong in college judge show

Bailey Irick, of Markle, competed with the Illinois Central College Livestock Judging Team at the 24th annual Premier Stockman Livestock Judging Contest on Oct. 21 in Frankfort.

The contest featured university, community colleges, 4-H and FFA teams from California to Maryland.

Irick placed fifth in sheep, second in swine, second in cattle and second overall.

The team is coached by Grant Grebner and Blake Lehman.