Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, […]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. […]

Santa Rosan pleads guilty

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A Santa Rosa man prosecutors said contributed to the death of two people by buying alcohol for a drunken driver and accompanying the driver in the vehicle pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and great bodily injury on Thursday in Quay County district court. “The passenger was prosecuted as if he […]

2007 Baseball teams schedule

Quay County’s 2007 high school baseball season starts on Monday. There are only two schools in the county that have teams, the Rattlers and Coyotes. Tucumcari High School Rattlers coach Tony Alarcon said “We have all but one player returning for our team this year.” March 12 4 p.m. Santa Rosa Jv V March 16 […]

Tucumcari High School Track Team schedule

Track Team Schedule March 17 9 a.m. Estancia Invite Estancia March 24 9 a.m. Hope Husky Invite University of N.M. March 31 3 p.m. Fort Sumner Qualifier Fort Sumner April 5 2 p.m. Clayton Invite Clayton April 12 3 p.m. Buffalo Relays Melrose April 14 9 a.m. Santa Rosa Invite Santa Rosa April 21 9 […]

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 […]

Rattlers get No. 6 seed

QCS Staff If the Tucumcari Rattlers get a rematch with district rival Santa Rosa, it will be for the Class 2A state championship. Seeding for the football playoffs was released on the New Mexico Activities Association Web site at www.nmact.org The Rattlers and Lions are on opposite sides of the 12-team playoff bracket, with the […]

Santa Rosa overpowers Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Santa Rosa overpowered the Rattlers 43-6 to claim the District 2-2A title. Rattler coach Dub Smith said, “Santa Rosa is a very fine team. They go into the first round undefeated. We played hard during the first half but we made some mistakes, fumbled twice. With a team like […]

District title up for grabs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The district 2-2A football championship is set. The (4-5) Tucumcari Rattlers will face off against the (9-0) Santa Rosa Lions. The game will be at 7 p.m. at Santa Rosa. Coach Dub Smith said, “This is a longtime rivalry — the I-40 shoot out. Since I have been coach, […]

Volleyball: Clayton wins in four games

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost to the Clayton Lady Yellow Jackets on Thursday night and start the district playoffs next week. Despite the loss (16-25, 23-25, 25-18 and 16-25) the Lady Rattlers played well. Seniors Cori Wilson and T’Shawna Span had several great blocks and aces throughout the game. […]