Rodeo team finishes strong at national finals

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Kimberly Hanna The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team was well-represented at the 2011 College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo. June 11-18. Six freshmen and two sophomores competed for Mesalands during the eight-day event at the Casper Events Center. Freshman Tyrel Virden of Alamogordo finished the short round in eighth place and then missed […]

House FFA student competes in national agriscience fair

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Jordan Runyan of Tucumcari recently competed in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. Runyan was awarded with a bronze pin in honor of the project titled “Magnetism’s Effect on Plant Growth.” Runyan was successful at the state level before moving onto the national fair. All 580 participants received their gold, silver, or bronze pins and were […]

House FFA Junior High Creed results

Blake Moon On Oct. 25, House Junior High, after plenty of practice, competed against itself at the House Chapter Creed Contest. After this local competition, the group had the chance to go to Portales on Nov. 1 and compete in the District Creed Contest. The following students competed and placed in the Junior High Creed […]

4-H rodeo results

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Approximately 40 4-Hers from around the state competed in this weekend’s sanctioned 4-H rodeos. Prizes will be given to the winners in each event with the highest combined scores from Friday and Saturdays Rodeos.

4-H contest results

QCS Staff Novice and junior Quay County 4-Hers competed in a variety of county contests on May 20 – May 28 to qualify for district said Quay County Extension Home Economist, Brenda Bishop. “These contests are the qualifying events for district and state competitions,” Bishop said. Bishop said novice 4-Hers are 9 to 11 years […]

Mesalands officials aim to boost student involvement with dodgeball event

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than three dozen students at Mesalands Community College competed Tuesday in the first of what is hoped to be an annual dodgeball tournament. “This is one of the first activities planned by the student council,” said Brooke Ramirez, student council president. Ramirez said she was happy with 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 […]

FCCLA wins at state, ready for nationals

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America earned several awards at the state competition at Albuquerque, and several students also qualified to compete in the FCCLA’s national competition this summer. The Tucumcari’s FCCLA chapter had 13 members who competed on Thursday and Friday at the state event. […]

2008 4-H Quay County Contest Results

Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in the county 4-H contests. Novice and Junior 4-Hers are now competing in the District Contest in Roswell. The Senior 4-Hers will be participating in State Conference in Las Cruces in July.

High Plains Rodeo attracts top riders

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By Robert Ciolli The High Plains Junior Rodeo Association (HPJRA) held two rodeos at the Quay County Fairgrounds last weekend. Championship belt buckles and saddles were the attire of the day as contestants competed to win points for the finals in Clovis, July 14-19. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Tucumcari, the two-day event had […]