Men’s rodeo team sets record

Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team set a record over the weekend at the Cochise Community College in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., scoring 1,120 points in a first-place finish with three individual championships. The point total is a Grand Canyon Region record for a rodeo. The team is first in the nation, […]

Government hinders financial progress

Our hearts go out to the poor and everyone hurting from the recession. New Census figures tell us 1 in 15 Americans is poor, a record high. Some reflexively call for redistributing wealth, increasing taxes, expanding social safety nets. All at a price. Such tactics also have other detrimental effects. America remains the most prosperous […]

Mesalands team sets new record

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Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Men’s Rodeo Team set a new Mesalands record, earning 880 points — the most points earned at a single rodeo — at the first Grand Canyon Regional Rodeo of the year Sept. 16-17 The men’s team finished the rodeo in second place, behind New Mexico State University (NMSU) […]

Former Mesalands student sets rodeo record

Special to the QCS Sydni Blanchard, 22, from Albuquerque, a former member of the Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team, recently set a record at one of the largest rodeos in the world, the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Canada. Blanchard won all four opening elimination rounds of barrel racing, including the semi-final and the championship rounds. […]

Public record —

The following are outstanding bench warrants for failure to pay fines issued by the Quay County Magistrate Court: • Michael Armijo, 20, possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor. Amount due $373. • Christopher Bell, 26, criminal trespass; knowingly entering, possession of marijuana one ounce or less. Amount due $351. • Fred Cordova, 62, driving […]

District play begins for teams

QCS Staff So far: San Jon has an overall record of 3-5 and a district record of 1-0. Tucumcari is 0-2 in district play and 2-8 overall. Logan is 2-8 overall and 0-2 in district play. House is still searching for its first win at 0-8 and 0-1 in district. Quotable: “I told the girls […]

Tucumcari to host San Jon

So far: San Jon has the best record in the county with a record of 3-2. House is 0-6. Tucumcari and Logan are 1-4. San Jon beat Clovis Christian 3-0 last week. Tucumcari has lost three straight matchups, including 3-2 to Logan and 3-0 to Floyd.

Basketball homecoming record is a split victory for Rattlers

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers split homecoming wins with the visiting Estancia Bears Saturday at the Snake Pit. The (6-10) Rattlers won big with a 53 to 36 win against the (5-8) Bears. This was just 24 hours after a last-minute 62-58 loss to the Longhorns at Logan. Both the upper and lower classmen have […]

Clark is game for hunting

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By Maria Schmitt Tucumcari hunter Wayne Clark doesn’t have to talk about the one that got away. All Clark has to do is show you the walls in his trophy room. On the wall behind his computer is a bear skin, a large fish appoints an archway, and on another hang the heads of mule […]

Rattlers hit record reunion attendance

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Chelle Delaney Rattlers alumni have another challenge: To beat the attendance record at this year’s Rattler Reunion luncheon and banquet.“It was the best ever,” said Norma Jean Crellin, president of the Rattler Alumni Association. With 169 in attendance at the Golden Rattler Luncheon and 560 at Saturday night’s banquet, Crellin said, “I think this is […]