Quay area students to compete in design contest

By QCS Staff Of the 62 students to compete in an upcoming contest, 40 are students from the Quay County area making up more than half of the students and over half the teams. Students from House, Logan and San Jon high schools in Quay County and from Grady High School in Curry County and […]

Wrestlers warming up for district play

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers wrestled yesterday and are to compete today at Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. They have been competing against 24 teams ranging from 3A to 5A schools. This is the Rattlers first competition since the Tascosa invite at Amarillo on Dec. 15 and […]

Chamber rodeo set

The fifth annual Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Rodeo begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Quay County fairgrounds arena with team roping and slack roping competition. Thursday evening’s events are free. Admission to Friday and Saturday evening’s events, which begin nightly at 7 p.m., is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. […]

Mesalands rodeoers compete

A relatively inexperienced Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team traveled to Eastern New Mexico University in Portales to participate and co-sponsor the season’s first intercollegiate rodeo. “Our first rodeo wasn’t a very good showing,” said coach Danny Garcia of Mesalands. “We had mostly freshmen competing and they were pretty tense about their first college-level competition.” Of […]

Pair go to national competition

Kevin Wilson It’s a first chance for one, and a last chance for another. Two Tucumcari residents are among five members of Eastern New Mexico Taekwon-Do squad that leaves Thursday for the country’s International Taekwon-Do Federation world qualifier in New Haven, Conn., on Saturday and Sunday. The qualifier is open to any ITF black belt […]

Local youth excels in science know-how

TV Hagenah Nikki Harman,a freshman at Tucumcari High School, competed in the Southeastern New Mexico Regional Science and Engineering Fair in Portales, March 6. As she has done before, for that matter as most of her family has done before, she did well. The 15 year old received second place in her division of Environmental […]