College hosting dodgeball tourney

QCS staff Mesalands Community College would like to invite the Tucumcari community to participate in their first city-wide dodgeball tournament at 4 p.m., March 27 at the Tucumcari High School Gym. “We are very excited this year to open up dodgeball to the entire City of Tucumcari. We’ve had two years of successful dodgeball on […]

Sports physicals scheduled

QCS Staff Sports physicals will be given Thursday and Friday at 4 p.m., at the Tucumcari Middle School Gym. The cost is $20 cash. Football practice will begin on Aug. 1 at 7 a.m. Players meet at the high school chorus room. Volleyball and Cross Country practice will begin on Aug. 8th.

Sports Physical Wednesday at Rattler Gym

QCS Staff Tucumcari Schools

Taking the next step

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Thomas Garcia Fifty-five members of the Class of 2009 bid farewell to their days as Tucumcari Rattlers Friday night at the Rattler Gym. Parents, family, friends and underclassmen filled the Rattler Gym to watch the graduating class of 2009 one last time. “I was so nervous I did not know what to expect,” said graduate […]

It’s promenade time

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By QCS Staff Tis the season of proms and one of the rites of passage for high school seniors. Tucumcari Highs School celebrated Friday night and tonight San Jon will have its prom. In Tucumcari, they dined out, arrived in stretched Hummers or dad’s pickup. At the Tucumcari gym, parents, relatives and friends filled one […]

Jason Pacheco’s relatives remember happiness

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Jason Pacheco Jr. enjoyed a good joke and he was passionate about martial arts fighting. His involvement in the competitions and, recently, coaching his own team, “brought a lot of happiness to his life,” said Esperanza Madrid, Pacheco’s cousin. Pacheco, 31, was shot to death on Thursday night, outside […]

EPAC Tournament results

Epac results and tournament schedule All games are being played at Texico Boys Teams Results Tuesday Dora 85 Logan 76 San Jon 46 Floyd 44 Melrose 41 House 39 Wednesday Game 10: Elida 60, Melrose 24 Game 12: Texico 57, Fort Sumner 41 Boys Teams Tournament Schedule Thursday Game 15: Floyd (3-6) vs. House (3-7), […]

Nothing beats memories of school days

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Recently, Bill Stratton gave me a postcard with a picture of the first large high school in our town, located on S. Third Street at the site on which Granger School now stands. His mother, Winnie Stratton, attended school there in 1918 and had saved that card among her treasures. […]

Tucumcari grad gives fitness tips

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Brenda Rule-Osburn graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1977, she said things were certainly different. For one, she said the town was a lot more energetic and offered a lot more activities. For another, she said she was fat. Now a certified trainer who offers face-to-face sessions as well as […]

Clayton clips Rattlers, 63-52

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers held slim leads at times during the second quarter, but Clayton surged ahead in the third quarter Friday at Rattler Gym to beat Tucumcari for the second time this season. The Yellow Jackets went up by as much as 15 points in the fourth quarter, but […]