House FFA Junior High Creed results

Blake Moon On Oct. 25, House Junior High, after plenty of practice, competed against itself at the House Chapter Creed Contest. After this local competition, the group had the chance to go to Portales on Nov. 1 and compete in the District Creed Contest. The following students competed and placed in the Junior High Creed [...]

Mesalands rodeo team sets record

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Russell Anglin At the third annual Mesalands Community College Rodeo championship round Saturday night, the Mesalands rodeo team set a new school record for team points earned in a single rodeo. The men’s team placed first in the rodeo and the women’s team placed third. Mesalands put points on the board early in the Saturday [...]

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2009 Pecan Treasures Food Show results In the youth categories Ashlee Bradley placed first in the bread class with a zucchini bread, Andy and Crestina Cordova placed first in the candy class with pecan brittle, Taylor Atwood placed first in the cake from scratch class with a toasted butter pecan cake and Taylor Atwood placed [...]

Mesalands Lengal places second at state diesel competition

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College Diesel Technology student Travis Lengal placed second at the New Mexico SkillsUSA Competition held in Albuquerque last weekend. The competition included 12 stations that presented different mechanical, electronic and other job related problems for the students to solve. “It was a very good trip [for the students participating] [...]

Mesalands freshman dominates at high school/college rodeo challenge

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College bull rider Dominic Coche dominated at the High School/College Rodeo Challenge in Farmington Friday and Saturday. Coche, a freshman at Mesalands, won the first round in the bull riding with a rodeo high score of 84 points. In the second round Coche once again claimed first place with [...]

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 [...]

State Fair Results: 4-H Educational projects

Quay County 4-Hers sent items they made in their 4-H educational project to the New Mexico State Fair to compete against youth from all over the state. Here is how they placed:   Jordan Runyan, a Junior placed 2nd on her cropped photo, 1st on her good composition photo, 2nd on her embellished pants, and [...]

4-Hers take 4th place at state contests

Ten Quay County 4-Hers competed in state contests in Las Cruces on July 9-13. There were a variety of contests with over 500 youth from around the state. The following 4-Hers placed in their contest: • Impromptu Speech, Carmen Runyan, 4th   • The Home Ec Skill-a-thon Team of Carmen Runyan, Dustan Hight, Matthew Pacheco, [...]

Rattlers take 3rd at Santa Fe golf invite

By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team came in third at Monday’s Santa Fe Capital City Invite. Competing were Santa Fe, Raton, Robertson, Saint Pius X of Albuquerque, West Las Vegas and Saint Michael’s of Santa Fe. Santa Fe, placed first with a team score of 332. The Rattlers placed third with 345. Rattler [...]

Two Rattler wrestlers score state champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team brought home two state champions and placed fourth overall in the 3A New Mexico State Wrestling tournament Feb. 16-17 at Rio Rancho. “I am proud of our overall achievements this year,” said Coach Eddie Encinias. “We had two state champions and two third place [...]