FCCLA students prep for nationals

Russell Anglin Tucumcari High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America organization is raising funds for national competition this summer. It is also raising students’ levels of alertness throughout the school day. “We’ve been selling coffee for about half of the year,” freshman Sanda Garrett said. Coffee and smoothie sales are getting the four […]

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 […]

Frazee ranked No. 1 in bull riding in nationals

Special to the QCS The Mesalands Rodeo Team finished second in the men’s team standings at the Dine College Rodeo Oct. 11-12, in Tsaile, Ariz. The Men’s team scored 500 team points to finish second at the rodeo and to hold at second in the year- end standings. The rodeo team was led by bull […]

Tucumcari karate students to compete at nationals

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Robert Ciolli Five students from the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari will be competing for five days beginning Monday at the National Amatuer Athletic Union Tae Kwon Do Championships in Madison, Wisc. Kaycee Lease, 9, her brother Kyle Lease, 12, Melanie Jones, 8, and her cousin Jasmin Jones, 6, and Andrew Casteel 6, will be […]

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 […]