09-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker If you missed the results of the 34th Breen Scholarship Tournament played in late July, here they are for the record: First team: Dale English and Gary Lee Second team: Richard Primrose and Sam Marshno Third team: Ray Nunn and Bob White Foruth team: Fred Barnett and Larry Barnett Fifth team: Vicki […]

Rattlers lose to Capital

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari dropped to 0-2 on the season with a 14-7 loss to Class 4A Capital Friday night in Tucumcari. The 4A Jaguars scored in the early minutes of the first quarter with a 55-yard run and with the extra point lead 7-0. The Rattlers’ defense held the Jaguars on […]

Friday’s 4-H Horse Show Results

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Undaunted by Thursday night’s threat of rain, 4-H riders from across the state arrived at dawn on Friday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. They were there early to get ready and to compete in the State 4-H Horse Show and 4-H Quay County Rodeo, hosted by the Quay County 4-Hers. At each of the trailers, […]

Nearly one-third take part in primaries

QCS Staff In Quay County, less than a third of the 5,938 registered voters participated in the primary. In all, 1,808 votes were cast. Of the 3,585 registered Democrats, 40 percent or 1,406 voted. Of the 1,804 registered Republicans, 23 percent or 402 voted. Among Quay County’s registered voters, 500 have registered and declined to […]

Nothing beats memories of school days

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Recently, Bill Stratton gave me a postcard with a picture of the first large high school in our town, located on S. Third Street at the site on which Granger School now stands. His mother, Winnie Stratton, attended school there in 1918 and had saved that card among her treasures. […]

Four Rattlers advance to state wrestling semis

QCS Staff Bryan Lopez, a state runnerup last year, is one of four Tucumcari wrestlers who advanced to today’s state wrestling semifinals. Lopez, who won his second-straight district championship last weekend in Santa Fe, advanced to the semifinals in the 215-pound weight class. Rattler coach Eddie Encinias said he was pleased with the performance from […]

Rattlers win fifth in a row

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Drew White again leads the Rattlers to their fifth win in a row with 27 points against the Floyd Broncos and final score of 63-56. Starting out slow and down 17-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Rattlers were able cut the Bronco lead to 21-19 at intermission. Second […]

House honor roll: fall 2005

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A Honor Roll Seniors: Cara Hendrickson and Joe Ben Snipes. Juniors: Sara Lee. Sophomores: Sarah Sparks. Ninth grade: DeeAnna Henson. Third and fourth grade: […]

8/10 Regional Roundup

New voter registration rule As of Aug. 16, third party voter registration can take place in local county clerk offices, thanks to a new rule passed by Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron. Third parties may also still register at the Secretary of State’s office The rule applies to voter registration for statewide primary elections, general […]

7/27 Police Blotter

Here is a sampling of recent calls received by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Saturday • At 11:02 a.m., a female reported someone trying to start a fire near her home on South Third Street. Police arrived to find fireworks started a small fire in her yard. • At 12:47 p.m., a female called […]