Rattlers begin district run

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Thomas Garcia The San Jon Coyotes prepare for their third district match up while the Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns football teams start their district run. The 5-2 Rattlers will travel to face the 1-6 Clayton Yellowkackets at 7 p.m., Friday night. “They are a good sized team who have played a brutal schedule,” said […]

Lawsuit filed against Clayton Ranch Market

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Clayton Ranch Market in Clayton. Clayton Ranch Market is owned by former District 67 State Rep. Brian Moore, who has entered the race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of New Mexico. The lawsuit claims the store […]

Showgoers aim to make bull market

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Chelle Delaney Cattle and genetic specialists have been preparing for the annual Tucumcari Bull Test Sale on Friday. The test was completed on March 9, with the 122 bulls on test averaging 4.26 pounds of gain per day over the 112-day test, said Manny Encinias, extension beef cattle specialist at the Clayton Livestock Research Center. […]

Rattlers defeat Clayton

QCS Staff The Rattlers baseball team defeated Clayton Tuesday at Clayton, 12-2 and 17-4. The win brings the Rattlers to 4-2 in district, and 15-4, overall, said baseball coach Tony Alarcon. Highlights from Clayton, according to Alarcon, included: • Jake Martinez, winning pitcher in the first game • Andrez Apodaca, winning pitcher in the second […]

2008 Boys Baseball Schedule

Rattler baseball San Jon 1p.m.-3 p.m. March 15 V DH • Logan 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 17 Jv DH • Tucumcari Tournament TBA March 21 Monte Del Sol 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 25 V DH San Jon Tournament TBA March 28 Clovis C-team 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 31 Jv DH • San Jon 4 p.m.-6 […]

Sports Notes: Rattler wrestlers compete in semifinals, Clayton edges out Rattlers by 1 point

Rattlers compete in today’s semifinals On Friday, four Rattler wrestlers made it to today’s semifinals and one is in competition for third place at the state wrestling matches at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, according to coach Eddie Encinias. The four, by weight division, are: l Raymond Jimenez, 103 l Ryan Fought, […]

John H. McCord

Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Clayton. John H. McCord, 52 died Monday, July 23, 2007, in Amarillo. Mr. McCord was born on March 19, 1955 in Santa Fe to John E. McCord and Bettie L. (Anglin) McCord. He married Deborah Ann McUne on July, 4, 1985 in the Tecalote Valley […]

Texico jumps out to 3-1 district record

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers TEXICO — A couple of days ago, the Texico Wolverines looked like they were in some trouble in the District 3-2A race. What a difference a come-from-behind win can make. After losing the opener of a doubleheader at Tucumcari and seeing the second game suspended by lightning on Tuesday, Texico […]

Rattlers fast pace not enough

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers remained positive despite another district loss on Friday night. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost 71-55 and the Lady Rattlers fell 55-33 to the Clayton Yellowjackets. Both Rattlers teams played fierce and kept up with the Yellowjackets through the first three periods. But by the fourth, the Rattlers were […]

Evelyn Katherine McKay Bollinger

Services: 1 p.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Evelyn Katherine McKay Bollinger, 78, died Jan. 31, 2007 in St. Cloud, Fla. She was born March 22, 1928 in Clayton. She graduated from the Clayton High School in 1945. She attended Eastern New Mexico College for one year and began her teaching career in the fall […]