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 [...]

Quay County 4-H member wins big at rodeo finals.

Mesalands’ Blanchard wins barrel racing title

Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College won the barrel racing championship at the College National Finals Rodeo, which wrapped up Saturday night in Casper, Wyo.

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 [...]

Rodeo team qualifies seven to nationals

By Kimberly Hanna: Mesalands Community College The Mesalands Community College rodeo teams completed their seasons at the New Mexico State University Rodeo in Las Cruces last weekend, qualifying seven to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). “We have a good group going to nationals this year. They have all worked hard and have the capability [...]

Two freshmen compete for Mesalands

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Special to the QCS The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team was well represented at the 2009 College National Finals Rodeo held in Casper, Wyo., June 14-20.

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 [...]

Two Mesalands cowboys cinch spot at College National Finals Rodeo

Special to the QCS Two Mesalands Rodeo Team members cinch nationals spots Special to QCS Jeff O’Donnell and Jon Luse, Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team members, secured qualifications to the College National Finals Rodeo after competing last weekend at the Navajo Tech College Rodeo. “We are proud of Jeff and Jon and now have hopes [...]

Local takes top honors at Ranch HOrse contest

Ranch hands from throughout the west gathered in November to competed for the title of Top working Ranch Horse and among the winners was a Tucumcari resident and his horse. Winning in the open/senior class was Terry Riddle, 23, and his horse Marvelous Sonitalena from Tucumcari. Riddle, a recent graduate at ENMU in Portales, won [...]