Rattlers to take on Wolverines

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Kevin Wilson Based on the numbers, Friday’s District 5-2A showdown is going to be like night and day for the Tucumcari Rattlers. But the more Tucumcari looks at Texico, the more they see themselves. “They’ve won some games where they didn’t look great, and we’ve won some games where we didn’t look great,” Tucumcari coach […]

Our page — Aug. 24

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Births Gonzales Patrick and Heather Gonzales of Tucumcari announce the birth of their son, Tristan Noah. He was born 4:13 p.m. July 28, 2011 at Baptist St. Anthony’s in Amarillo. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. His big brother is Patrick Gonzales. His grandparents are Manuel and Delphinia Preciado, […]

Tucumcari, Logan start season under new head coaches

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By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer The Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns start their season Friday night at home under the direction of new head coaches. Wayne Ferguson will handle the reigns this season as the Rattlers head coach. Ferguson starts the season short a quarterback and running back facing off against the 3A Hatch […]

Dunlap honored, All State and North teams, New golf coach

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Coach Dunlap honored Tucumcari Rattlers coach Bryan Dunlap was honored at the New Mexico Track and Cross Country Coaches Association’s clinic on Jan. 11 in Albuquerque. Dunlap, who is Tucucmari’s assistant track team coach, was awarded the 2007 2A Assistant Coach of the Year award. Dunlap coaches Rattlers discus, […]

Birthdays, anniversaries and science fair

Golden anniversary… The children of Paul and Yolanda “Jolly” Chavez joined with friends and neighbors in the celebration of their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5 at the fellowship hall of the First Spanish Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Paul and Jolly were married 50 years ago in the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari. First […]

School board reviews $8.65 million budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members reviewed an $8.685 million draft budget for the 2007-2008 school year on Monday night. The budget is $133,711 more than the previous school year’s budget. The board does not take any action on the proposed budget which is approved by the state’s Public Education Department. […]

Tucumcari to appeal proposed move to Class 3A

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari School District plans to file an appeal to the New Mexico Athletic Association (NMAA) regarding a proposal to change the sports programs for Tucumcari High School from a 2A program to 3A program for the 2008-2009 school year, said Wayne Ferguson, athletic director for Tucumcari High School. […]

Rattler reunion planning to begin

Rattler Class of 1997: Time to plan Rattler Reunion The class of 1997 will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pow Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge. The meeting is to plan events for the Rattler Reunion. For more information, call Heather Ferguson at 815-9276.

Track getting a new surface

By Thomas Garcia In preparation for the upcoming sports season, the Tucumcari High School track is undergoing a complete renovation. The project is to be completed by mid-August, said Wayne Ferguson, athletic director of Tucumcari Schools. The track has not had any major work on it since it was resurfaced in 1994, he said.“This project […]

Rattlers will need depth at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Depth is never a bad thing for a track team. It just might be a necessity for the Tucumcari High boys. Going into the state track and field championships, the 2005 Class 2A runner-up has 16 members competing in 16 different events. The girls’ squad, meanwhile, has 12 girls […]