Trigg to hold cardiology clinics

by Quay County Sun Staff The Presbyterian Heart Group has announced it will expand cardiology clinics to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, effective May 17. Donald Heine will be holding cardiology clinics in addition to his clinics in Clovis at Plains Regional medical Center. Clinic hours will be every third Thursday of each month from […]

Rattlers split double header, district 1-1

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers started their district run, 1-1, with a tie for first after a double header with the Texico Wolverines. At Wednesday night’s game, the Wolverines hit a three-run home run in the top of the sixth which gave them the lead after the Rattlers tied it in […]

04-18-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Here’s the results of Saturday’s Tri-format Tournament. The tournament had three formats: best ball full handicap, alternate shot scratch and scramble 1/3 handicap. Winners in each category and flight, by lowest handicap determined flight-to-flight, are: Golf Flights Best ball First tie Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen -5 Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs […]

Rattlers take 3rd at Santa Fe golf invite

By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team came in third at Monday’s Santa Fe Capital City Invite. Competing were Santa Fe, Raton, Robertson, Saint Pius X of Albuquerque, West Las Vegas and Saint Michael’s of Santa Fe. Santa Fe, placed first with a team score of 332. The Rattlers placed third with 345. Rattler […]

Two Rattler wrestlers score state champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team brought home two state champions and placed fourth overall in the 3A New Mexico State Wrestling tournament Feb. 16-17 at Rio Rancho. “I am proud of our overall achievements this year,” said Coach Eddie Encinias. “We had two state champions and two third place […]

Rattler wresters take first in two classes

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers wrestling team came away with twin champions. Brian Lopez won 1st place in the 215 pound class and Raymond Jimenez took first place in the 103 pound class at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso. The Rattlers finished in sixth place with 101 points “I won my […]

Rattlers fall prey to Santa Rosa Lions

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers start off district play down one, with dual losses in the Lion’s Den. The Lady Rattlers lost 66-35 to the Lady Lions and the Rattlers fell 78-53 to the Lions Tuesday night at Santa Rosa. The Lady Lions were never challenged after a 16-2 first period and […]

Turkey talk by third graders

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Heaven Chavez, 8, and third-grade teacher Gabriela Walden put the final touches on a flour tortilla that ends up being a tepee. It’s all part of learning about the meeting of Native Americans and pilgrims and what’s now called Thanksgiving. Children have a special way of viewing holidays, so to […]

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 […]

Rattlers lose to Bears by a yard

By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers fell short in overtime for their third loss of the season. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost against the Bears Friday night in Estancia in overtime 18-19. Even with over 100 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the game, Brian Lopez wanted one more yard. He was tackled on the one-yard line […]