02-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker The Golf Team got off to a great start. Over 24 kids signed up for the Rattler Golf Team this year and a few seventh-graders will be practicing with us as well. For the parents of the team members: We will have practice every Tuesday through Friday and if the students want […]

Rattles being baseball practice

By QCS Staff Rattlers baseball Coach Tony Alarcon hits a few ground balls during practice Monday afternoon. “We only lost one player so everyone but one senior is returning for the team this year,” said Alarcon. “We have a new district opponent, which is Texico, who has moved up from 1A and we’re getting ready […]

02-03-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Boy, when is the weather going to get better? I feel like a hermit or like I’m living in Greenland. The new 2007 Golf Schedule is ready and I have some take home copies to stick on the fridge. Stop by and get your 2007 golf schedule and a USGA Rule of […]

Rattlers begin basketball practice

By QCS staff Monday was the first night for Tucumcari High boys and girls basketball teams. Coach John Span laid out the game plan for potential junior varsity and varsity teams. Players, he said, were expected to be at practice, be committed to the practices and team and to sign a contract formalizing that commitment. […]

Rattlers kick off football practice

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari football coach Dub Smith laid down the rules and outlined expectations Monday during the team’s first day of practice. Smith told the players how important it was for them to have the right attitude, to listen to the coaches and senior leaders, and to be loyal to the […]

Rattlers will begin practice Aug. 7

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers will have their first football training session at 7:30 a.m. Monday, said Coach Dub Smith. “The boys know what we expect of them,” Smith said. “They know we run a good hard practice and the players enjoy that.” The training will be open to freshman through seniors. A physical […]

2-25-2006 Notable Notes

Little League meeting set for Sunday Quay County Little League has scheduled a meeting for 4 p.m. Sunday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. All interested coaches, volunteers and individuals should attend. Participants are asked to bring any equipment or uniforms they have. For information, contact B.J. Molinas at 461-1876 or Yvetter Fazekas at 461-2874. MCC […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Notable Notes

BPA chapter to work at gas station The Tucumcari High School chapter of Business Professionals of America will participate in a car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Conoco station, located at 4002 E. Tucumcari Blvd. Fuel will be pumped and windows will be washed by BPA members. All work […]

Hands-on learning

Baxter Black There are some things you can only learn by hand. Imagine reading a book with instructions on how to milk a cow: 1) Secure the beast 2) Grasp the teat 3) Squeeze and pull The same instructions (with slight alterations) could apply to picking an orange, lancing a boil, cracking a safe or […]

Basketball practice begins at Logan

William Thompson Basketball practice is belatedly getting underway at Logan High School this season. All last week the Longhorn teams were distracted by events in the wake of Dathan Garcia’s untimely death and many of the Lady Longhorn players were on the volleyball team playing in Albuquerque. Boys Head Coach Billy Burns said last week […]