Feeding fellow man major responsibility

By Baxter Black In the month before our county fair, our mail box is filled with letters from 4-H kids inviting us to the fair and to take a look at their show animals. For example: “I’m in the sixth grade, my second year in 4-H in the beef project, and I love it! My […]

Horsemen dominate Rattlers

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St. Michael’s scored early in Saturday’s match against the Tucumcari Rattlers. And the Horsemen kept up the pace. The Rattlers lost 40-7. “Our kids fought back,” said Rattler coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers, who were hoping to avenge last’s year 41-14 defeat, made some mistakes, said Smith. There were several fumbles by the Rattlers and […]

Junior livestock sale nets $72,550

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Forty-six animals brought in hefty sums for their owners at the Quay County Junior Livestock Sale on Saturday. Lisa Mitchell’s reserve grand champion steer, all 1,132 pounds, netted $3,600, more than three times its estimated packer bid. Buyers groups and individuals generously gave their support to tomorrow’s producers. In […]

05-09-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Many folks have asked about kids lessons this summer … Good news is that kids’ lessons will start on Saturday mornings on June 12 at 9:15 a.m. sharp. There will be a $5 fee per child per lesson, per Saturday. Also, we have clubs if your kids don’t. Lessons will be about […]

03-03-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Monday will be the start of the 2007 high school golf season at the Bernalillo Invite at Santa Ana Resort Golf Course in Albuquerque. I feel like our team consists of a assortment of swings and attitude levels. It looks like an up and down year. I have a lot of faith in the kids […]

Donors help students recover from theft

By Marlena Hartz Christmas wishes can come true — something roughly 300 Clovis students have learned. Clovis residents donated nearly $2,500 Tuesday to James Bickley Elementary School in an outpouring that raised 12 times the amount of money students lost when thousands of coins they had collected for new playground equipment were stolen in early […]

Video arcade debuts on Main Street

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Fresh from another galaxy, the 3rd Rock Arcade opened on Monday on Main Street. Inside, against the black background, are the fluorescent neon colors of the moon, planets, stars and space ships that come to life under the black lights. Video game screens flash the latest high scorers and cuts […]

Rattlers cross country girls take third

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team’s girls placed third overall and the boys placed eighth overall at last Saturday’s East Mountain invite. Their victories were unexpected and a boost to the fledgling team. Rattlers Coach Gary Hittson said, “When we got to the East Mountain invite Rio Rancho was […]

Time for community to examine attitudes about alcohol

QCS Guest Columnist: Misti Cohran On May 18, 12-year-old Augie Montiel lost his life when he drowned in a canal. This was a tragedy true enough, but who should be punished for his death? I was at a court hearing on July 5 and it was really sad, but also stupid as I heard stories […]

Rattler wrestlers get trio of medals in Ruidoso

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Rattler Wrestlers hit the mats at the Sierra Blanca Tournament in Ruidoso last weekend with three Rattlers medaling. “I thought our kids wrestled extremely well,” said coach Eddie Encinias. “We had a great performance from Brian Lopez, Raymond Jimenez and Fernando Ureste.” Lopez came home with the championship, Jimenez with second and Ureste brought home […]