Prep football scoreboard — Nov. 6

District 4-5A Clovis 30, Hobbs 0 District 4-3A Albuquerque Academy 63, Portales 35 State playoffs Class 2A Dexter 48 Tucumcari 17 8-manMelrose 94, Gateway Christian 12 6-man Hondo 55, San Jon 8 TexasFarwell 1, Anton 0, forfeit Bovina 55, White Deer 31Muleshoe 28, Friona 21

High school sports scores and schedule through Oct. 22

QCS Staff Football 2ATucumcari 21Dexter 20 1A8-ManLogan 90Valley Christian Academy 14

Tucumari rolls by Loving

QCS Staff Roundup: Tucumcari got back on the winning track with a 39-7 victory against Loving on Friday night. Logan suffered its first loss of the season, 20-12, to Tatum. House won for the fourth straight time with a 54-6 win against Evangel Christian Academy. San Jon did not play. Stars: Tucumcari running back George [...]

Law enforcement expert: Use of force guidelines set by police departments

Freedom New Mexico Each law enforcement department in the state has the discretion to determine its own guidelines for when using a Taser is appropriate. The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy, along with most agencies in the state, follows the Reactive Control Model as a guide for use of force. Under the RCM, subjects are [...]

Basketball camp to start in June

Championship Basketball Academy of Albuquerque will host a summer basketball camp June 4-7 in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari High School gym. “The purpose of this camp is to provide an encouraging, upbeat camp for kids,” said Scott Peterson head coach of the Championship Basketball Academy. “I wanted to have a camp in Tucumcari so that [...]

01-13-2007: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Well the holiday’s finished up with a big bang for the New Year but not for us golfers. But I know everyone made great New Year’s resolution, and if they are in any way pertaining to golf, I hope I can help you with it. A couple of reminders for the upcoming [...]

Rattlers to play Albuquerque

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers will travel this weekend to Albuquerque to play the Albuquerque Academy’s Chargers. The 2A Rattlers will play at 2 p.m. on Saturday against the 3A Chargers at the Richard Harper field in Albuquerque. The Rattlers go into Saturday’s game 0 -3 after a loss to the [...]

Lawsuit winner graduates from academy

By William Thompson Vivian Martinez, the former exotic dancer who won an $80,000 lawsuit settlement against the Tucumcari Police Department in August, has graduated from the Southeastern New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy in Hobbs. Martinez, now a sheriff’s deputy with the Lea County Sheriff’s Department, was previously denied employment by the Tucumcari Police Department. She [...]

Studies at U.S. Air Force Academy prolonging time until change

Just what this country needs — another task force study of what’s already been studied, analyzed and debated to death. Off we go, once again, on a prolonged orgy of navel gazing that won’t do a thing to hasten the speed with which we address the problem at hand. The problem being studied to death [...]

Family academy deals with school bullies

Every school has them. Students who want to establish themselves as the “boss” over everyone else on the playground. They are called bullies and they can present problems for the school’s administrators, teachers and the other students. Mesalands Community College’s Success Center recently held an evening workshop entitled “Bullying in School” with David Crane as [...]