July 1959 Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Tucumcari Daily News. He defeated Art Ward 21-8 in the final round.
QCSun staff Logan resident, retired school teacher and New Mexico Horeshoe Pitching Association President Charles Knotts placed second in the 2010 New Mexico Horseshoe Pitching Championship singles tournament in Socorro on Sept. 16. He returned home Friday from Albuquerque where he underwent a knee operation. Knotts spoke with the Quay County Sun about horseshoes, technique, [...]
At the Tucumcari Open Horseshoe Tournament on June 5, the New Mexico woman’s state horseshoe pitching champion, Doris Miller of Deming once again stepped into the winner’s circle winning four and losing only two and having a ringer percentage of 65 percent. Miller was followed in second place by Helen Laumbach who won 3.5 and [...]