Little League tryouts set

QCS Staff Quay County Little League will hold tryouts noon Saturday at the Tucumcari Little League field. Final registrations will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the field, and a meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center.

Commissioner bids farewell

lddzvq-lddzp8commissionersweb.jpg

Thomas Garcia Quay County Commision Chairman Franklin McCasland adjourned his final meeting on Friday in the company of friends and co-workers.

Cattleman’s challenge curbs carcinogens

Baxter Black I sent the final postcard to Bob before Christmas. For the last 20 years I’ve sent a postcard to Bob and Dottie from every place I traveled. That would be over a thousand cards. I didn’t write much on them, just where I was, what the weather was doin’, and maybe what group […]

Seniors take final step

l2t1sg-marquezweb.jpg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On a night honoring 63 graduates, the loudest applause and cheers were for a father. Robert Marquez walked up on stage Friday night to accept a honorary diploma for his son Robert W. Marquez.“To us he was ‘Pillz’,” said Krystal Montano, Tucumcari High School graduate. “We miss Robert and […]

Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering set for Sept. 19-21

By QCS Organizers are making the final plans for the

Rattlers celebrate Basketball Homecoming

1201340717-homecomingqueenweb.jpg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sandwiched in between a victory for the boys and somber loss for the girls were the Rattlers Basketball Homecoming festivities. With the homecoming court taking half court, Rattlers guard Andrez Apodaca crowned homecoming queen Misty McKinney. The theme in the Snake Pit was centered around John Deere green and […]

Rattlers strike Red Devils

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Tucumcari’s junior Drew White’s 18 points and freshman Aric Trujillo’s 15 points led the Rattlers past the Springer Red Devils on Saturday with a final score of 62-58. The Rattlers started slow being down 20-15 after the first quarter and down 25-33 at the end of the second period. After the […]

Rattlers rake homecoming win against Estancia

The Tucumcari Rattlers culminated their week of basketball with a homecoming win against the Estancia Bears on Friday. Contributing to the final score of 52-41, Nathan McDonald led the Rattlers with 15 points. To kick off the game, the Rattlers started fast scoring 14 unanswered points. Defensively, the Rattlers held the Bears scoreless until 1:53 […]

Rattlers upset top-ranked 3A Portales

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Varsity player Nathan McDonald scored 18 points Tuesday, leading the 2A Rattlers in their upset of the top ranked Portales Rams by a final score of 55-48. Action began with the Rams taking an early lead at the end of the first quarter, with 14-12. In the second period the Rattlers […]

Rattlers rollick in Raton

By Albert Trujillo To begin the evening of basketball on Tuesday the Lady Rattlers junior varsity took the hard court. Sophomore Teresa Chacon led all scorers with 17 points but the Lady Tigers held off the Lady Rattlers to win 42-41 at the final buzzer. Senior Jamie Jones hit for 21 points to help the […]