Wrestling in the Rain

Photos by Nic Antaya/The Herald
Donald Wedding of Dale chases after a pig with his teammates, Parker Patton of Tell City, center, and Jonathan King of Huntingburg, during the Dale Fall Festival's annual hog wrestling competition on Saturday. The team, R&R Lawn Care, finished second with a time of 20.08 seconds for the men's 16 and older category. "We would've done a lot better if we had all our team members, but I loved it," Wedding said. 
Hunter Meredith, 12, top, Alex Smith, 11, and Bronson Pund, 11, all of Dale, react as mud is splashed at them during the Dale Fall Festival's annual hog wrestling competition on Saturday.

 

Joy Butcher of Dale, left, and her son, Gage, 10, walk their bikes home from the Dale Fall Festival's annual hog wrestling competition on Saturday. "It feels like everything is slower when you're in there," Gage said.

 

Chloe Coleman, 11, left, Masyn LaBolle, 10, Haylee Coleman, 11, and Paige Flannagan, 10, all of Santa Claus, carry their pig towards the tire during the Dale Fall Festival's annual hog wrestling competition on Saturday. The team finished with a time of 37.48 seconds.

 

Jayden Klem of Dale, 11, tapes the shoe of Jasmine Cruz of Mariah Hill, 11, as Emma Hoffman of Mariah Hill, 11, watches before they competed in the Dale Fall Festival's annual hog wrestling competition on Saturday.



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