Younger Rattlers step up in 65-33 victory

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Thomas Garcia With a tuneup game against Class 1A Melrose before a district showdown against Clayton, a banged-up Tucumcari Rattlers squad had its younger players take center stage in a 65-33 victory Tuesday night over Melrose. Mark Preciado, D’Ontee Sandoval and Marcus Chavez each had 11 for the Rattlers (10-8), who went without starters Travis […]

Younger Rattlers step up in 65-33 victory

Tucumcari Rattlers freshman D'Ontee Sandoval shots the open lay-up after stealing the ball from a Buffalo's guard during Tuesday night's 65-33 win over Melrose at the Snake Pit. With a tuneup game against Class 1A Melrose before a district showdown against Clayton, a banged-up Tucumcari Rattlers squad had its younger players take center stage in […]

God will help untangle our lives

“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that …the power may be of God, and not of us. 2 Corinthians 4:7

God will help untangle our lives

"But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that …the power may be of God, and not of us. 2 Corinthians 4:7 There was a time when telephones were connected with cords. How glorious it was when they made cords as long as 25 feet long for the kitchen wall phone. Talk about freedom, that […]

Wrestling team bound for Los Alamos

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team will get a chance to see potential state competition this weekend at Los Alamos. “We will have a chance to see what we will be up against,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. Encinias said the Rattlers team has been doing great the past two weeks, competing at […]

Rodeo team gearing up for spring meets

Chase Massengill, Mesalands rodeo team member, practices at the rodeo arena as he prepares for another semester. Massengill is currently ranked second in the in the region in steer wrestling and 12th in the team roping header event. The Mesalands Community College's Rodeo Team finished the fall semester strong and has big plans for the […]

Wrestling team bound for Los Alamos

The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team will get a chance to see potential state competition this weekend at Los Alamos. "We will have a chance to see what we will be up against," said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. Encinias said the Rattlers team has been doing great the past two weeks, competing at Ruidoso and […]

Rodeo team gearing up for spring meets

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Special to the QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team finished the fall semester strong and has big plans for the spring. The Men’s Team is currently ranked third in the nation and second in the Grand Canyon Region, behind New Mexico State University (NMSU). The Women’s Team also performed well last semester, and is […]

Senior menus — Feb. 1

The following are the lunch for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Beef tips, egg noodles, salad, peas and carrots, pears, oatmeal cookie. Friday Liver and onions, wild rice, green beans with almonds, dinner roll and margarine, orange. Monday Burrito supreme, Spanish rice, green salad with dressing, apricots. Tuesday Baked pork chop, […]

Hard to ignore new dog’s antics

A number of you have asked about the new friend who has moved in on this corner. Yes, Prissy, a beautiful black lab has taken up residence here and has been training me for several months. She is three years old and weighs only 110 pounds, thus being active and very noticeable when she lands […]