Bull riding off my bucket list

Staying aboard a 2,000-pound bovine for eight seconds. Yes sir, I can now scratch that one off my bucket list. OK, I wasn’t exactly aboard a raging bull in a rodeo arena, hell-bent on throwing me off his back. Instead it was a docile Texas Longhorn steer complete with a comfortable Western saddle. It was […]

Quay County tracksters place at Rattler Relays

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QCS Staff On April 23, seven teams from eastern New Mexico competed in track at Rattler Stadium in preparation for the upcoming district meet in Clayton, April 30. The following Quay County athletes placed in the top three in Tucumcari. Boys Nick Wiegel, Tucumcari: 100 meter dash: second place, 11.43 seconds David Atwood, Tucumcari: 200 […]

Quay County athletes place at Fox-Vixen Relay

Boys Tucumcari — second place, 92 points San Jon — ninth place, 4 points Quay County boys who finished in the top four: Chris McCasland, Tucumcari — 200 meter dash, first place, 22.89 seconds Eric Holt, Tucumcari — 400 meter dash, third place, 54.88 seconds Austin Sellers, Tucumcari— 800 meter run, fourth place, time: 2:19.57 […]

Tracksters impress many with speed

TV Hagenah “Our kids open some people’s eyes by the times they turned in this early in the season,” said Rattler Track Coach Wayne Ferguson about the performances of Tucumcari High School Runners at the Fort Sumner Qualifier, Tuesday. “Actually, they opened mine too.” Ferguson said the rattler runners and field personnel turned in “some […]

Rodeo team ends fall season

QCS Reports Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team completed the 2003 fall season at Lubbock with room for improvement when the spring season starts. Team Ropers, Reynaldo Maestas and Chance Gainer had a shot at a final placing when they split 5th and 6th place in the long round with a time of 5.9 in of […]