VFW honors middle school student

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By QCS Staff Gale Munsell, 11, of Tucumcari was honored recently with the VFW Patriot’s Pin award at a ceremony in Albuquerque. Munsell was selected for his winning essay on “Why American Veterans Should be Honored.” His essay won first place in the Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 competition and placed second in the statewide competition. […]

06-28-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., RHA sanctioned Ranch House Competition, Quay County fairgrounds. Call 461-0562.Today:

Results announced for 2008 Route 66 Team Roping competition

By QCS Staff The Route 66 Festival Team Roping competition attracted 64 roping teams from New Mexico and Texas

Elks Hoop Shooters

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Special to Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari youths placed third on Feb. 16 at the State Elks Hoop Shoot held in Rio Rancho. Over 10,000 boys and girls competed in the state competition. Mariah Garcia, Kylee Garcia and John Paul Garcia each placed third after winning first place in the local competition held in Tucumcari […]

Rattler wrestlers place at Cardinal Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Seven Rattler wrestlers placed at the Cardinal Classic Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Las Vegas. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team competed in the two-day, round-robin event at Robertson High School. The 2A Rattlers were up against teams from 4A Belen, 4A Shiprock, 5A Los Lunas and Liberal, Kan., […]

Robotics team set to attend Texas BEST

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By Chelle Delaney It was Mars or bust for San Jon Schools Robotics Team. And Buster, with a little from his team, won the day. The team won the top spot at a robotics competition Oct. 27 with their robot “Buster.” The competition was BEST Robotics in New Mexico, with BEST standing for Boosting, Engineering, […]

Skier is again an Olympian

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Twelve-year-old Kathryn Bowen has qualified for the 2007 Rocky Mount Division of the Junior Olympics – for the second time. “There’s only been about three or four that have done that in the last 10 years,” said Bowen, who is a student at Tucumcari Middle School. On Sunday, Bowen will […]

Two Quay seniors qualify for nationals

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Tucumcari senior Olympians, Celso Blea and Gilbert Romero, qualified for the 2007 National Senior Olympics in June 24-July 5 at Louisville, Ky. Blea and Romero qualified to go the nationals as a result of their scores from the New Mexico State Senior Olympics held Aug. 1-5, 2006 at […]

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 […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]