THS junior claims state wrestling title

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High School wrestling team ended the season with a state champion, five state placers and a fourth-place finish overall. Out of a dozen Rattlers who qualified, six placed and junior Augustine Sandoval won the Class A-AAA state championship in the 145 pound weight class. “This has been the most stress-free season […]

County 4-Hers compete at district

Brenda Bishop Nineteen Quay County 4-Hers ventured to Artesia for their district 4-H competition June 22 – 23. They traveled the day before and enjoyed a visit to the Carlsbad Caverns and an evening of swimming before their competitions. The novice air rifle team of Tiana Peterson, Kaleb Hayes, Trestin Peterson and Jordan Stowe placed […]

4-Hers compete for district, state spots

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Brenda Bishop By Brenda Bishop Special to the Quay County Sun Fifty-two Quay County 4-Hers spent the week of June 1 competing in county 4-H contests that they have been studying for and practicing over the past few months. Cloverbuds are children under 9 and they do not compete but are allowed to try contests. […]

FFA students compete for state spots

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County 4-Hers head to Cleveland

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Four Quay County 4-Hers recently ventured to Cleveland to compete in the National 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest at the National Junior Horticulture Association Annual Convention. These 4-Hers participated in a horticulture connections contest which tested their horticulture knowledge in the form of a “Jeopardy!” game. Their main contest was horticulture judging which consisted of three […]

Students get ready to rodeo

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Thomas Garcia Over a dozen colleges in the Grand Canyon region will compete this weekend in the Third Annual Mesalands Community College Rodeo.

Mesalands students to compete in national rodeo finals

QCS staff Seven rodeo students from Mesalands Comm-unity College are competing in the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming. The students started CNFR competition on Sunday at Casper, Wyo. Sydni Blanchard, who qualified for the women’s CNFR, in barrel racing was bucked from her horse on Sunday, according to associated press reports. She overcame the […]

4-Hers compete in county elimination contest

Special to the QCS Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in their County Elimination Contests at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The 4-Hers spend hours studying and preparing for the contests. The novices and juniors will be competing at district level contests on June 17-18 in Capitan. The seniors will be traveling to Las Cruces in July […]

Sports Notes: NMAA approves new alignment, NMSU to get bucks to play Bulldogs

NMAA approves new alignment for sports classificationsBy QCS StaffThe New Mexico Activities Association’s Board of Directors approved the Alignment and Classification for 2010-2011 through 2013-2014 at its June meeting on Wednesday.For eight months the NMAA board of directors had been discussing the splitting of the state’s 1A schools into two classes 1A and 1B.Starting in […]

Two rodeo team members to compete in finals

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Special to the QCS The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team wrapped up the 2008-2009 season with the men’s team ranked third and the women’s ranked fifth after the Grand Canyon Regional Finals in Las Cruces last weekend. The Mesalands women’s team grabbed the spotlight at the regional finals. The women’s team placed third in the […]