Rattlers to face Cardinals

Records: Eunice 2-3, Tucumcari 2-3Where: Rattler StadiumWhen: 7 p.m. FridayLast week: Eunice lost to Wink High School 46-7. Tucumcari beat Loving High School 41-8What 2 watch 4: “Eunice is an aggressive team, they move quickly and I look for them to bring it on hard. We respect Eunice, they can run the ball and are […]

Olympics just one more chance to run

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Editor’s note: Freedom New Mexico is doing a series of stories on Olympians with ties to eastern New Mexico. The 1968 Olympics in Mexico City was just another place to run for Rex Maddaford. “It is an amazing experience and many get taken in by the whole idea of […]

Harden says he will run for re-election

Freedom New Mexico State Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis, announced Tuesday his intent to run for re-election. Harden said he believes his experience will help to address several important issues the state will face during the next four or five years.

Pregnant heifer broke dragging records

By Baxter Black Charlie survived and is now a member of that elite group of cowmen who have run the O.B. Chain Marathon. “O.B. chain” for you readers who are poultry producers and might think this refers to manacles worn by Over the Border illegals or a delicate veterinary instrument used to spay heifers by […]

07-21-2007: Community Notes

4-Hers Horse, Rodeo The state 4-H show will be at 7 a.m. on July 27-28. There is no admission charge. Quay County 4-H Rodeo will be at 6 p.m. July 27-28. Cost: $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12. All events at Quay County Fairgrounds. Boat Poker Run at Ute The Logan Ute Lake […]

Nearly 600 run in Route 66 Team Roping competition

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During the three-day Route 66 team roping championships nearly 600 teams were run from June 29 to July 1 in Tucumcari. It was the second annual event sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay Chamber of Commerce and produced by Zamora Roping Productions. Ropers from Texas, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico made the trip to compete for $22,000 […]

Rattlers fall short in nailbiter

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team finished the season as region A/AA champions and narrowly missed continued competition in the play offs. “This was a very tough emotional loss for our team,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We went into the game pumped up […]

San Jon breaks 11-year mark

By Eric Butler: Feedom Newspapers It took 11 years for the San Jon baseball team to get back to the state tournament and, unfortunately for the Coyotes, it took all of five innings for the trip to be over. In the quarterfinal round of the Class 1A tourney on Wednesday, San Jon (5-12) was clubbed […]

Torch relay for Special Olympics

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run passed through Tucumcari on Monday to call attention to the 2007 Special Olympics New Mexico Summer Games this weekend in Albuquerque. Carried by Tucumcari’s Special Olympians, the torch traveled across Tucumcari’s Route 66 from Kmart to ALCO in a relay with a police […]

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, […]