Coyote calling contest planned

QCS reports The Quay County 4-H program is hosting a coyote calling contest fundraiser to provide supplies and equipment for the rapidly growing shooting sports program. The series consists of four one-day hunts. The first day will be Saturday. There will be a prize for the person with the most points each day. The person […]

Tucumcari, San Jon hit road

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers and San Jon Coyotes are on the road this Friday as the Logan Longhorns prepare for homecoming. The 2-1 Rattlers travel to Estancia face the Bears following a tough loss to the Farwell, Texas, Steers Friday night. During that game the Rattlers had two turnovers which resulted in points for […]

Rattler cheerleaders take fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The fourth place Tucumcari Rattlers Cheerleaders were 1.5 points behind third place Texico in the 2A State Spirit Competition in Rio Rancho. “We did not realize we were so close to beating Texico,” said Rattlers Cheerleader coach Christine Montano. Montano and the seven member Lady Rattlers fell short of […]

Tucumcari loses to Eunice

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Turnovers doomed Tucumcari in its 48-27 loss against Eunice on Friday night. The visiting Rattlers (4-2) turned the ball over four times, which led to 14 points for the Cardinals. Tucumcari got within eight in the fourth quarter but was never able to get any closer. “That run that […]

Rattlers dealt first loss of season

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By Chris Schmaedeke: QCSun managing editor Tucumcari grabbed an early lead, but dropped its first game of the season Friday night, 42-34, to the Capitan Tigers. The Rattlers (3-1) scored the first 14 points of the game and it looked like another rout was on. Tucumcari had won its first three games by an average […]

Two Quay County 4-Hers are points ahead at Southeast District Horse Show

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Special to the QCS At the Southeastern District 4-H Horse Show held in Roswell on June 20,

23 Days to Rattler Reunion

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By QCS Staff Only 23 days to the Rattler Reunion points out Norma Jean Crellin, president of the board of the Rattler Alumni Association and Rattler Reunion. The class of 1978 is host this year’s event which will be July 31-Aug. 3. The billboard at Evans Avenue and First Street was donated by Whittco Inc. […]

Rattlers celebrate Basketball Homecoming

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sandwiched in between a victory for the boys and somber loss for the girls were the Rattlers Basketball Homecoming festivities. With the homecoming court taking half court, Rattlers guard Andrez Apodaca crowned homecoming queen Misty McKinney. The theme in the Snake Pit was centered around John Deere green and […]

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 […]

Bronchos advance

By Eric Butler: QCS Correspondent Logan volleyball coach Heather McGovran didn’t hesitate to use a pair of timeouts early in the second game of a District 4-1A tournament match at Grady on Thursday. Despite a solid start that gave them the first game, the youthful Longhorns began to slip when the host Bronchos raced to […]