2007 A/AA track results for Quay high schools

QCS Staff Several Quay County athletes placed first in state competiton. In fact, because of her performance, Sara Lee of House was invited to participate on June 2, in the 32nd annual Great Southwest Track and Field Classic held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Lee placed first in the 300 meter hurdles, [...]

Regional plan gives water conservation top priority

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Nine strategies for conserving water in arid Northeast New Mexico are evaluated in a preliminary water plan released last week by a water resources and environmental consulting firm. Municipal conservation, agricultural conservation, groundwater management, rangeland conservation and watershed management, water rights protection, Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, planning for [...]

Rattlers will need depth at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Depth is never a bad thing for a track team. It just might be a necessity for the Tucumcari High boys. Going into the state track and field championships, the 2005 Class 2A runner-up has 16 members competing in 16 different events. The girls’ squad, meanwhile, has 12 girls [...]

Tucumcari cruises in home meet

QCS Staff The Rattler track teams had no problems Saturday, taking easy victories in the Rattler Relays at Rattler Stadium. The Rattler boys had nine first-place finishes and scored 201.5 points, more than twice the 92 scored by second-place Dimmitt (Texas). Tucumcari had five of the six top finishes in disus, with junior Brian Lopez [...]

Lee adjusts to college track

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers University of New Mexico sophomore and House High School alum Haily Lee said if she hits a hurdle in a race, she has a thought that goes through her head to make sure she finishes strong. “I try to dig, literally dig, into the track to try not to hit [...]

Rattlers swept at Santa Rosa

QCS Staff If the Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team does indeed have ups and downs like coach Tony Alarcon said, Tuesday was a down for the season. The Rattlers were never in a doubleheader at Santa Rosa on Tuesday, as the host Lions scored seven unearned runs in a 10-0 rout, then beat the Rattlers 12-2 [...]

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 [...]

Awards

QCS Staff The following Tucumcari High School and Tucumcari Middle School students were honored at a recent school board meeting. The students were recognized for placement in state competitions. Tucumcari High School Future Farmers of America students David Atwood – Homesite team, third place. Entomology team, sixth place. Chelsea Beall – Floriculture, first place. Entomology [...]

Quay County tracksters place at Rattler Relays

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QCS Staff On April 23, seven teams from eastern New Mexico competed in track at Rattler Stadium in preparation for the upcoming district meet in Clayton, April 30. The following Quay County athletes placed in the top three in Tucumcari. Boys Nick Wiegel, Tucumcari: 100 meter dash: second place, 11.43 seconds David Atwood, Tucumcari: 200 [...]

Quay County athletes place at Fox-Vixen Relay

Boys Tucumcari — second place, 92 points San Jon — ninth place, 4 points Quay County boys who finished in the top four: Chris McCasland, Tucumcari — 200 meter dash, first place, 22.89 seconds Eric Holt, Tucumcari — 400 meter dash, third place, 54.88 seconds Austin Sellers, Tucumcari— 800 meter run, fourth place, time: 2:19.57 [...]