Thomas Garcia A last second touchdown by Rattlers quarterback Alex Hutchins prevented a shut out victory by the visiting Santa Rosa Lions Friday night at Rattler Stadium. Seven seconds left on the clock and down 53-0, it seemed all but lost. From the 20-yard line Hutchins took the snap and rolled left looking for an [...]
Class 5A Clovis 42, Carlsbad 7 Class 3A Lovington 64, Portales 14 Class 2A Santa Rosa 53, Tucumcari 7 Texico 28, Estancia 24 Class 1A Fort Sumner 54, Mescalero 14 8-man Clovis Christian 26, Logan 22 6-man Elida 65, Dora 18 San Jon 42, Vaughn 12 Texas Farwell 36, Morton 7 Bovina 21, Vega 7 [...]
Freedom New Mexico A civil lawsuit filed by a Tucumcari woman against a former state parole and probation supervisor accuses him of sexual harassment and discrimination. Diana Cassidy, a state employee, alleges Benjamin Rex Allison, also of Tucumcari, used racial slurs against herself and clients and made inappropriate sexual remarks. Cassidy said Allison would mispronounce [...]
A trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma.As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because I was aware that most of them [...]
As I age, I begin to see how short weekends actually are. I can recall when I was younger how Friday hit and I had all three days to sit back, party and have a great time. Friday night was the starter pistol if you will. We were off. Fun made the turn with foolishness [...]
By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Halloween falls on a Saturday this year and local law enforcement agencies are encouraging kids and parents to enjoy the spooky holiday but also recommending caution and awareness during the late hours. The low temperature forecasted for Saturday night is 42 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Tucumcari, Logan, House and San Jon have had roller coaster years with big victories and hard upsets. On Friday, Tucumcari, Logan and San Jon will be playing to advance to the postseason. House ended its season 5-4 (0-3 in district play) with a 64-14 loss to Lake Arthur on [...]
Tucumcari Middle SchoolGold Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)First nine weeks 2009-2010Sixth grade: Ashlee Bradley, Cellisha MartinezSeventh grade: Karely Acosta, Kevin Blea, Laura Evans, Taylor Hayes, Shayan Patel, Chris Sandoval, D’Ontee SandovalEighth grade: Ashley Apodaca, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, Kassi Lamm, Brandy Olivas, Olana Romero, Joseph Schallert.Source: Tucumcari Middle School