Rattlers Rout Yellowjackets 49-7

QCS Staff The visting Tucumcari Rattlers scorched Clayton for 587 yards of offense Friday night and beat Yellowjackets 49-7 in the district opener for both teams. The Rattlers finished with 481 yards rushing and 106 yards passing. Zach Hurd led the Rattlers with 13 carries for 208 yards and three touchdowns. George Montano added 125 […]

Frazee ranked No. 1 in bull riding in nationals

Special to the QCS The Mesalands Rodeo Team finished second in the men’s team standings at the Dine College Rodeo Oct. 11-12, in Tsaile, Ariz. The Men’s team scored 500 team points to finish second at the rodeo and to hold at second in the year- end standings. The rodeo team was led by bull […]

Mesalands rodeo team ranks No. 4 in Canyon Region

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College mens rodeo team finished the season in fourth place for the Grand Canyon Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) while the women’s team took seventh. The team also will have three members competing at the nationals in June. During the regional finals last […]

Rattler runners claim second place, earn All District honors

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By QCS Staff For the first tine in 16 years, the Tucumcari High School Girls Cross Country team are District 6-2A Runners up. “It’s really a great achievement. The program was done away for three years, it’s only been back for two. They really worked hard all year long,” said Gary Hittson, coach of the […]

Rattler girls take second place in cross country meet

Special to the QCS The Tucumcari High School Rattler Varsity Cross Country team competed in the District 6-2A Cross Country meet in Santa Rosa Saturday. The Rattler girls team captured second place, six points behind Pecos, and will compete today in Rio Rancho. Freshman Lorri Harman finished in fourth place, senior Kaitlyn Romero in fifth […]

Rattlers place two teams in top 10 at won baseball invite

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers finished second and seventh and two players were chosen as All Tournament Saturday at their 2007 baseball invite. Rattlers Jakus Martinez was chosen as All tournament for the junior varsity and Drew white was chosen as All Tournament Varsity. The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity team finished in second […]

Two Rattlers running in state competition

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Two Tucumcari students who placed in the top 10 at the district cross country meet last week will be competing in the 3.1-mile state cross country championships on Saturday at Rio Rancho, said Coach Gary Hittson. Overall, the boys team finished fourth, and the girls team finished fourth in district […]

Young wrestlers come up big at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The future looks bright for the Tucumcari wrestling team, but the present’s not that bad either. Tucumcari had two wrestlers earn runner-up finishes, and had seven medalists en route to a seventh-place finish in the Class 1-3A state tournament, held Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque. Brian Lopez, a junior […]

Mesa Country Club golf results

Mesa Country Club held its annual golf tournament last weekend at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Here are the results: 1. Team 3 – Roger Bowe and John L. Frost. 21- under par. 2. (Tie) Team 6 – Ted Woolridge and A. Chavarria. Team 4 – Steve Mills and Jerry Wright. 17- under par. 4. Team […]

Rattler track teams place well at Estancia

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Boys The Rattler boys are becoming the first-class team of Class AA track and field with another first-place finish Thursday at Estancia. Tucumcari scored 155 points, defeating teams from Santa Rosa, Estancia, Laguna, Hope, Pecos, Escalante and Coronado. Chris McCasland won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.98 and will […]