Mesalands men’s rodeo team ranked first in nation

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Russell Anglin What happens when a rodeo team tops the national college ranks and exceeds its goal of 5,000 points for a season? According to senior Chase Massengill, sophomore J2 Bridges and freshman Jordan Spears, it sets a new goal. This time the Mesalands Community College men’s team is looking to break 1,000 points at [...]

Super Bowl situation causes reporter’s contemplation

Thomas Garcia In case you have not heard the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers will be playing in Super Bowl XLV at Arlington. Thirty-two teams started the season with the hopes of making it to the big game with a chance to win the Lombardi trophy, the National Football League’s most coveted honor. The [...]

St. Nick actually existed

Thomas Garcia Merry Christmas, or — if you prefer — Season’s Greetings or even Happy Nondenominational Holiday.

Rattlers pursue continued success

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QCSun staff With 16 wrestlers returning this season, the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team preps for its third tournament of the year in Los Lunas.“It is going to be great,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias.Encinias said the Los Lunas tournament will give his wrestlers a chance to compete against 4A and 5A programs.“The tougher the [...]

Jesus’ presence makes good company

Leonard Lauriault The Christmas season is now upon us. An article I read recently about Christmas mentioned that the book of Matthew begins and ends with reminders that God is with us, which is the meaning of Jesus’ name – Immanuel (Matthew 1: 20-23; 28: 18-20). God had made this promise throughout history and fulfilled [...]

Airport security measures warrant reconsideration

Freedom New Mexico As we arrive at the busiest air travel day of the year and the busiest season for flying, airline travel is poised to be fouled up not only by the weather but by the Transportation Security Administration and the inevitable backlash against the TSA’s new intrusive screening mandates. Whatever happens this Thanksgiving [...]

Rattlers heading to Dumas

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QCSun staff With 16 wrestlers returning this season, the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team preps for its second tournament of the year in Dumas, Texas. A week after their debut at the River Road tournament in Amarillo, Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias is confident this year’s team will go far. “We had a great showing at [...]

Press release: Extension service hosting free workshop

Audry Olmsted Want to get a jump on next year’s garden? One way is to build a hoop house to extend the growing season back into late winter.

Gardening results worth effort

Lynn Moncus For those of us who enjoy fresh produce, this is a special time of the year. This is the season during which we savor the real tastes of fresh fruits and vegetables, knowing we won’t have that opportunity again for another year unless whe know where a few greenhouses are located. Of course, [...]

Our Page — July 7

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[image #2, align=right, size=medium] These members of the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League recently participated in the Challenger British Soccer Camp. The TYSL is now taking registration for the fall season. For more information contact April Shipley or Claire Strong.