Mesalands freshman dominates at high school/college rodeo challenge

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College bull rider Dominic Coche dominated at the High School/College Rodeo Challenge in Farmington Friday and Saturday. Coche, a freshman at Mesalands, won the first round in the bull riding with a rodeo high score of 84 points. In the second round Coche once again claimed first place with […]

Lions beat Rattlers 42-7

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers lost their regular season finale 42-7 Friday against district rival Santa Rosa. The Lions literally ran away with the game, gaining more than 300 yards of offense and scoring five of their six touchdowns on the ground. Jesus Roybal led the way, with five touchdowns and 245 yards rushing. […]

Rattlers overtake 4A Espanola for win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An interception sealed an 18-15 victory for 2A Tucumcari Rattlers against 4A Espanola Friday. Rattlers junior Justin Alvarez made the crucial interception with 1:43 left in Friday’s game against the Sundevils at Espanola running out the clock. Alvarez had already made another critical play in the fourth quarter on […]

Tuck’s TurfL: Scramble Results

Results of the Mesa Legends Scramble on July 4 are below: Front 9 First team score 30 Ed Shipley, Frank Gutierrez and Chipper Breen Second team score 31 John Liles, Justin Liles and Bob Frost Third team tie score 32 Howie Tucker, Jay Carney and Claire Rachor Randy Lease, Dave Hein and Clay Beevers Matt […]

05-16-2007: Tuck’s Turf

San Jon Boosters There was a great turnout for the San Jon Booster Club Benefit There were 64 players in the scramble and there was also a great hamburger fry and wonderful weather. Over 60 special prizes were drawn along with the fun time. Many thanks to all of the sponsors and committee for making […]

03-07-2007: Tuck’s Turf

by Howie Tucker Here’s the results from Monday’s Bernalillo High School Invite at the Santa Ana Golf Course. Tucumcari High School’s golf team competed against nine teams and finished in a tie for fifth place. Team score 358 Team qualifying score 336 Individual qualifying score 79 Justin Alvarez 95 Stephen Smith 89 Anas Badshah 97 […]

Junior High Rattlers earned another win in Clayton

The Junior High Rattlers earned another win in Clayton. The Rattlers won 38-8 against the Clayton Yellowjackets on Thursday night once the team turned on its defensive action. “The defense is the heart of the team,” Coach Eddie Encinias said. The Rattlers were trailing 8-0 in the first quarter. But the defense rallied and did […]

May 10, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Tournament results Here are the results from the Mills-Strebeck Partnership Tournament held last weekend. Many thanks go out for the players, sponsors, volunteers and high school golf team players for making the 2006 tournament a great affair. First: Trever Mitchell, Travis Street, Gary Kibbe, team score Minus-22 Second: Ted Woolridge, A.C. Chavarria, Shannon Freedle, team […]

Rattlers fall short of state berth

QCS Staff QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers picked a bad day to have a sub-par performance on their home golf course. Needing a first-place finish to earn a state tournament berth, the Rattlers finished in third place during Monday’s district golf meet at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Teams can qualify for the state tournament […]

March 25, 2006 Letter to the Editor

First of all, I would like to say how proud I am of the Logan Longhorns. The seniors on our team have been entertaining us for 10 years, and what a great job they have done. To them I say thank you. As fans we are supposed to support our teams, and I guess we […]