Assistant superintendent: AYP distracting

Russell Anglin Dave Johnson has replaced State Rep. Dennis Roch as assistant superintendent of Tucumcari schools this year. Johnson comes from Adrian, Texas where he served as superintendent of the Adrian Independent School District. Superintendent Aaron Mckinney said he and his new colleague will continue to approach academic performance goals with the same administrative strategy […]

Upcoming Quay County schools sports events

Upcoming games for Quay County schools Tucumcari Rattlers: Rattlers: Dec. 12 Route 66 Classic Tournament at Tucumcari Lady Rattlers: 5 p.m. Today against the Raton Lady Tigers at Raton JvG/VG Rattlers wrestling: 9 a.m. Today at the Randall Greater Gold Invite at Amarillo Logan Longhorns: 4 p.m. Tuesday against the Melrose Buffalos at Logan Jv/V […]

St. Mike’s dominates Rattlers

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By QCS Staff SANTA FE – St. Michael’s scored early in Saturday’s match against the Tucumcari Rattlers. And the Horsemen kept up the pace. The Rattlers lost 40-7. “Our kids fought back,” said Rattler coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers, who were hoping to avenge last’s year 41-14 defeat, made some mistakes, said Smith. There were […]

Baseball: Rattlers are regional champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are the Region A/AA Champions and are state bound. Friday the Rattlers defeated Mesa Vista and Pecos at Pecos to take the regional title. “This is a sweet victory for the team,” said coach Tony Alarcon. “We had to overcome a lot this season with injuries […]

Rattlers take first at Fort Sumner Qualifiers

QCS Staff The Tucumcari boys pulled out a victory, and the girls finished second at last week’s Fort Sumner Qualifiers. Three Rattlers earned first-place finishes and three relay teams posted victories as the Rattlers outdistanced Capitan with 112 points in the meet. Capitan finished second with 94, followed by Fort Sumner (78 points) and Santa […]

All-star football team announced

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) recently selected the All-Star team and six members of the Tucumcari Rattler State Runner-up team. On the offensive side of the ball, Josh Benavidez was chosen at quarterback and Eric Holt at running back. Defensively, Marc Salas will line up as a down man, Nathan […]