Girls run out of steam on Route 66

By Eric Butler: QCS It was a long, long day for Tucumcari senior Brandi Arenas on Saturday. And, as it turned out, the night was a frustrating end to it all for Arenas and her Rattler teammates as Elida beat Tucumcari 41-32 in the finale of the four-team Route 66 girls basketball holiday tournament. Arenas […]

High school academic team prepares for tourney

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Academic Decathlon team will be facing stiff competition at the state decathlon tournament in Belen, March 5 and 6, according to math instructor Dianna Manly, the team’s coach. “We’ve got some real talent, but the big schools like Belen tend to do better in the state competition,” said Manly. […]