THS junior claims state wrestling title

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High School wrestling team ended the season with a state champion, five state placers and a fourth-place finish overall. Out of a dozen Rattlers who qualified, six placed and junior Augustine Sandoval won the Class A-AAA state championship in the 145 pound weight class. “This has been the most stress-free season […]

Rattlers rout Colts 55-7

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers routed New Mexico Military Institute 55-7 Friday night to improve to 2-0. Senior Leon Vigil scored three times for the Rattlers. Vigil scored on a 28-yard pass from junior Luke Smith and runs of 9 and 12 yards. “Go big or don’t go at all that is how we play,” […]

House FFA Junior High Creed results

Blake Moon On Oct. 25, House Junior High, after plenty of practice, competed against itself at the House Chapter Creed Contest. After this local competition, the group had the chance to go to Portales on Nov. 1 and compete in the District Creed Contest. The following students competed and placed in the Junior High Creed […]

Local youths participate in state fair, VCC Expo

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Quay County 4-Hers place at New Mexico State Fair with educational exhibits Junior Katelind Hittson won third place for her leather coin purse Junior Taylor Hayes won first place for her advance braided belt and a 2nd on her angel food cake Novice Regan Runyan won third place for her silhouette photo, third place for […]

Non-sedentary lifestyle elusive

Russell Anglin As the 2010 Tucumcari Rattlers football, volleyball and cross country seasons loom ever closer, and my colleagues at work and neighbors at home increasingly discuss and debate the finer points of prospective state champions and Super Bowl contenders, I find myself reminiscing more than usual about the days of my youth when I […]

State 4-H horse show results

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QCS Staff Over 30 youths ventured to Tucumcari to participate Friday and Saturday in the 2010 State 4-H Horse Show. Contestants began the day at 7 a.m., grooming their horses for the show, which featured both Western and English riding events. High Point Winners receiving saddles were Novice Abby Wilton of DeBaca County, Junior Rachel […]

4-H contest results

QCS Staff Novice and junior Quay County 4-Hers competed in a variety of county contests on May 20 – May 28 to qualify for district said Quay County Extension Home Economist, Brenda Bishop. “These contests are the qualifying events for district and state competitions,” Bishop said. Bishop said novice 4-Hers are 9 to 11 years […]

San Jon junior to play in Australian basketball tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Lindsey Jennings, a junior at San Jon high school, said Tuesday she has been invited to represent New Mexico Girls Basketball at the 22nd Annual Down Under Sports Tournaments in Australia. “Not everybody gets an opportunity like this,” Jennings said. Jennings, 16, said she has played basketball since she […]

Quay County Fair: Artistic food display results

JuniorLOT 2 – CENTERPIECES1. Kayla Cherry

Quay County: Baking results

JuniorCLASS I YEAST BREADS loaf (1), rolls (3) (all white flour, except lots 3,9 & 10)LOT 5 – CINNAMON ROLLS1. Taylor Hayes – BEST OF SHOW