Rattlers face rivals

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Thomas Garcia The Longhorns will host Menaul to decide the district 1 8-man champion while the Rattlers travel to Santa Rosa to force a tie in district 2-2A football.

Press Release: Champion bull rider in Clovis

Tuff Hedeman is coming to Clovis!!

Cullum heads to back to basics after bout with fame

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Thomas Garcia Mixed Martial Arts fighter and champion Abel Cullum returned from Japan with a tough loss and a lesson learned. Cullum, King of the Cage, flyweight, world champion, competed May 26 in the second round of the 2008 Grand Prix Featherweight Tournament sponsored by Dream of Japan. “There are a lot of things that [...]

Pecan show winners

The following are the results from the Pecan Show. The Champion and reserve will go on to the Western Pecan show early next year in Las Cruces.Variety: Western Schley1st Dennis Currell – 64.2% edible kernal Champion of Show2nd Ray Bates – 57.14 % edible kernal3rd Lem Chesher – 58.3 % edible kernal4th Doyle Frasier – [...]

Cullum to fight for bantamweight title

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari mixed-martial artist will have his shot at a King of the Cage title in April. Abel Cullum, 20, will fight for the KOC bantamweight championship at Albuquerque. Cullum won his 16th fight Feb. 9 at the Mixed Martial Arts King of the Cage ‘Warlords’ event at the [...]

Lautner, aka ‘Sharkboy’ to visit

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A martial arts tournament, featuring karate, tae kwon do and ju jitsu, will be held this weekend at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The featured presenter will be Disney and Nickelodeon star and martial artist, Taylor Lautner, also known as “Sharkboy.” Lautner will be signing autographs and teaching some classes. [...]

Rodeo Coach enjoys dual role in arena

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College Intercollegiate Rodeo Team has high hopes as it enters its second season in the Grand Canyon region competition under the direction of rodeo coach C.J. Aragon. Now, the team is competing in more home state events, six rodeos in new Mexico and four in Arizona [...]

State Fair Results

The following are some results of Quay County exhibitors at the New Mexico State Fair. NM Bred Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 5th Place Spot Ken Mercer: 3rd Place Chester Jr. Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 9th Place Lightweight Spot Ken Mercer: 5th Place Heavyweight Chester Shana Sorrels: Breed Champion Crossbred Hayes Frost: Breed Champion Hampshire, Reserve [...]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. [...]

Rodeo coach brings champion record to MCC

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By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s new Intercollegiate Rodeo Team coach, C.J. Aragon has been involved in rodeo his whole life, according to a press release from the college. And today he holds several national and international rodeo honors. Aragon grew up in Kamiah, Idaho, where he competed in high school rodeo and earned the [...]