Dealership donating to youth baseball program

QCS staff Interstate Automotive Complex is one of 1,600 Chevrolet dealers participating in a company program to benefit local youth baseball programs. The Chevrolet Youth Baseball program, which runs through July 15, is in its seventh year nationwide and has helped raise more than $13 million for youth baseball teams. The dealership is providing the […]

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Pacheco Heather Celeste Pacheco has been named Teenagers or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk’s Lodge. Heather, age 17, is the daughter of Chris and Dolores Pacheco of Los Lunas. She is a senior at Tucumcari High School. The teenager or student of the month program is sponsored by the […]

Community briefs — Jan. 18

Youth soccer registration open Tucumcari Youth Soccer League’s Spring registration is running now through Jan. 31. Cost is $25 per child ages 4 to 13, you can pick up registration forms at Tucumcari Recreation Center, Tucumcari Elementary and Radio Shack. Return the forms and money to Radio Shack.

Elk’s Lodge honors teen

Rocio Acosta has been named Teenager or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk’s Lodge. Rocio, 16, is the daughter of Marciano and Marcelina Acosta of Tucumcari. She is a freshman at Tucumcari High School. The program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding […]

Company donates resources to youth football league

Interstate Automotive Complex of Tucumcari is partnering with Quay County Youth Football League to provide the league’s players and coaches with equipment, a monetary donation, and a chance to raise up to $10,000. In support of Tucumcari’s youth, Interstate Automotive Complex will provide Quay County Youth Football League with football kits, which include equipment bags, […]

Committee tasked to develop youth, community activities

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Thomas Garcia Eastern New Mexico Art Space has formed a committee focused on creating positive outlets for local youth and promoting the community. “I know a lot of children take to the arts,” said Robert Poe, Art Space chairman. “It brings you back to that primitive wonder of enjoyment where they can develop their skill […]

How to run a great youth sports practice

Jack Perconte Parents often have unrealistic expectations of youth sport coaches. After all, most youth sport coaches are volunteer coaches who are only coaching because their sons or daughters are playing the sport. However, this should not provide an excuse for volunteer coaches to lack, enthusiasm, preparation and at least some measure of expertise. An […]

Teen qualifies for horse show

QCS Staff Rebecca Alden, 16, of Tucumcari, a member of the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team, is a qualifier for the 2011 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show. Her American Quarter Horses Majors Robin Hood and Hott Flash will be competing in the Ford Youth World Show on Aug. […]

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QCS staff Youth soccer sign ups extended Tucumcari Youth Soccer League has extended their registration to Aug. 15. Pre-register to allow time for the Jerseys to come in. Register at Radio Shack $25 per child.

Are parents chilling out more at kids’ sporting events?

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By Jeremy Olson A national survey of youth soccer officials finds the majority of parents are behaving as well or better at their kids’ matches than they did two years ago. While the survey by Korrio is promotional in nature —