Rattlers win homecoming 39-0 against Loving

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers clipped the Loving Falcons wings for their homecoming celebration. The Rattlers shut out the visiting Falcons 39-0 on Friday night in Tucumcari for the first win of the season. Coach Dub Smith said, “ It was a good game. We stepped it up and dominated the […]

Rattlers to play Falcons at homecoming

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Sunup against the 2A Loving Falcons at 7 p.m. on Friday at Tucumcari. “I’m excited and ready to play. It’s homecoming and we are going to win,” said freshman Jon Gonzales. The Rattlers go into Friday night’s game 0-4 after a loss to Albuquerque Academy on Sept.16, […]

Rattlers rake homecoming win against Estancia

The Tucumcari Rattlers culminated their week of basketball with a homecoming win against the Estancia Bears on Friday. Contributing to the final score of 52-41, Nathan McDonald led the Rattlers with 15 points. To kick off the game, the Rattlers started fast scoring 14 unanswered points. Defensively, the Rattlers held the Bears scoreless until 1:53 […]

Best friends share Homecoming court

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School seniors Kevin Garza and McKayla McKinney said they have been best friends for years. Now, in addition to sharing snickers, sodas and secrets, they get a chance to share the glory of being Tucumcari’s Homecoming King and Queen for Friday’s game and parade. In addition to the Rattler […]

Rattlers primed for Homecoming with the Demons

By Paul Lyon: QCS Friday night marks homecoming and the Tucumcari Rattlers are celebrating by taking on the Dexter Demons (2-4). Undefeated thus far, the Rattlers (6-0) are primed to keep it that way, according to Coach Dub Smith. “The Demons are ranked sixth in AA…that means they must be a skilled team,” said Smith. […]

Homecoming goes well

TV Hagenah According to the administrators at Tucumcari High School, all in all, 2004’s homecoming was a success. “I think everything went very well,” said Tucumcari High School Principal Gary Salazar of the five days that were homecoming 2004. “I think I can safely say it went surprisingly smoothly. Assistant High School Principal Rex Maddaford […]

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$1,000 Essay Contest for New Mexico Students: The Humanist Society of NM has announced an essay contest with a $1,000 prize for NM 11th and 12th grae students. Students may choose to write about one of five subjects. 1. The Impact of Human Population on Planet Earth 2. The Importance of Church State Separation in […]