Mesalands is building its rodea team and potential

Special to the QCS Competing in the first college rodeo of the year, the Mesalands Community College Rodeo team fared well at the Cochise College Rodeo in Douglas, Ariz. The team was represented by 20 contestants in the Grand Canyon Regional Rodeo. The Mesalands men’s team placed fourth overall in the team standings behind strong […]

Time coming to enter state fair queen contest

The Eastern New Mexico State Fair Queen contest will be Sept. 30 in Roswell. The application deadline is Sept. 26. The one-day queen contest will challenge the contestants in horsemanship, appearance, personal interview, modeling, public speaking and general knowledge of the ENMSF and agriculture. Eligible contestants must be between the ages of 16 to 23 […]

Spellers descend on Clovis for annual bee

By Marlena Hartz : Freedom Newspapers The fate of the young contestants hinge on words that are rarely used in daily speech and rarely seen in ink: “Samovar,” a metal urn; “nisse,” a friendly goblin of Scandinavian folklore that frequents farm buildings; “torrenticole,” an organism that lives in swiftly flowing water. But it isn’t the […]