Rattlers angling for second place

Thomas Garcia The (6-3, 1-1) Tucumcari Rattlers will be competing for second place Friday in district 2 2A against rival Santa Rosa Lions. “These teams have been true for 13 years,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the rivalry began in 1999 when Tucumcari dropped down from 3A to 2A in the Lions’ […]

Legal fair planned in Santa Rosa

QCS staff QCS staff A free legal fair is scheduled from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., on Sept. 10 at the Santa Rosa High School Gymnasium, 717 South 3rd Street. Low-income residents from Santa Rosa and the surrounding communities will be offered legal information, along with some guidance about their legal rights from free or […]

Saturday brings adventure

Lynn Moncus A change of scene and a few hours of visiting with a good friend surely can help relieve some of the stresses of the day and add pleasant memories to our ever-growing collection. Last Saturday, for instance, Mrs. Dorothy Randals and I began our tour from her home to Santa Rosa via the […]

Tucumcari, Santa Rosa compete for museum

Russell Anglin Johnnie Meier has an important decision to make. Meier, former president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association and current owner of the Classical Gas Museum in Embudo, has officials from Tucumcari and Santa Rosa competing to host his collection of Route 66 memorabilia. Meier said he wants to establish the first New […]

Rattlers face rivals

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Thomas Garcia The Longhorns will host Menaul to decide the district 1 8-man champion while the Rattlers travel to Santa Rosa to force a tie in district 2-2A football.

I-40 eastbound back open after accident

QCS staff A single semi-tractor trailer accident three miles east of Santa Rosa stopped traffic on eastbound I-40 from Santa Rosa to Tucumcari for over an hour and sent the driver to the hospital according to the New Mexico State Police dispatch. New Mexico Department of Transportation crews salted and sanded I-40 before reopening it […]

Young found guilty in Santa Rosa prison case

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An Albuquerque jury late Friday found Robert Young guilty of felony murder and other charges in the 1999 death of Santa Rosa prison guard Ralph Garcia, according to a press release from the N.M Attorney General’s office. Sentencing is expected in the latter part of January, 2009, the release […]

2008 Boys Baseball Schedule

Rattler baseball San Jon 1p.m.-3 p.m. March 15 V DH • Logan 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 17 Jv DH • Tucumcari Tournament TBA March 21 Monte Del Sol 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 25 V DH San Jon Tournament TBA March 28 Clovis C-team 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 31 Jv DH • San Jon 4 p.m.-6 […]

Rattlers prep for Santa Rosa Lions

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The sixth seeded Tucumcari Rattlers face the third-seeded Santa Rosa Lions Friday in the quarter-final round of the 2A playoffs. “The Rattlers and Lions have been long time rivals,” said Rattlers coach Dub Smith. “Anything can happen when you have two rival teams facing off on the field. It […]

Rattlers take 7th at Melrose Tournament

The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers finished seventh in the Melrose Tournament. The Lady Rattlers played the San Jon Lady Coyotes and lost in five sets during the final match Saturday at Melrose. “The team improved and got a lot of quality experience from the tournament,” said Lady Rattlers coach Tony Alarcon. “The matches were not dominated […]