Logan Longhorns prepare for 8-man team

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns are preparing for a new season of football in a new eight-man league. The league was initiated by the New Mexico Activities Association following a recommendation from a committee that discussed the new league with several schools. “Some smaller schools were concerned about the unlevel playing [...]

April 22, 2006 Notable Notes

School bands to give Tuesday concert The Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High School bands will combine for a 7 p.m. Tuesday performance at the high school auditorium. The program will be a concert of appreciation for the recognition of community support groups who have helped the music program throughout the year. Little League competition [...]

Minor league manager, Elida native killed in crash

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Dan Howard of Elida lost a lifelong friend when Elida High School graduate and New York Yankees minor league manager Oscar Acosta, 49, was killed Wednesday in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Howard and Acosta played baseball together at Elida High. Acosta was a star pitcher in high [...]

Tucumcari gets ready to bo bowling

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN One may have heard of bowling for dollars or bowling for Columbine — but bowling in Tucumcari? Sure thing, said area resident Marion Payton, who was part of a bowling league last fall with Tucumcari teammates Donna Townsend and Linda Walker. And they’re gonna do it again. “It’s time [...]

City forming softball leagues

QCS Staff The deadline for registering for Tucumcari’s summer softball leagues is Monday. Tucumcari’s recreation director Scott Simpson said he expects a number of teams to wait until the last minute to register. “We will have three leagues, a women’s league, men’s league and a co-ed league,” Simpson said. “The registration fee is $300 per [...]

Bowling returns to Tucumcari

William Thompson Dawayne Malone, owner of Mountain View Bowl on S. Lake Street, has reopened Tucumcari’s only bowling alley after a summer respite. Bowling leagues are forming and league play begins the week of Sept. 20. Malone said about 100 Tucumcari residents bowled in leagues last year. “We have a men’s league, a women’s league [...]

NM Municipal League begins 47th annual conference

TV Hagenah For the second time in its 47 years of existence, the New Mexico Municipal League is holding it annual meeting in Tucumcari. Because the meeting which officially begins today has brought over 600 members of the league from every municipality in New Mexico to Tucumcari to discuss and oversee a number of different [...]

Tucumcari prepares for Municipal League

TV Hagenah Tucumcari City officials have been spending many hours in and around the Tucumcari Convention Center preparing it for Sept. 1-3 when over 600 dignitaries from throughout the state including New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will be gathering in Tucumcari for the annual meeting of the New Mexico Municipal League. Richardson will be giving [...]

Registration set for soccer league

Representatives for the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League announced recently that there will be soccer registration on Aug. 19, 20 and 23. According to Brenda Bishop of the league, there are some changes in soccer this year. The major change is that there will only be a single season, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 23. Bishop [...]

Local airshow wins N.M. honor

TV Hagenah Once again the Tucumcari Airshow was named the Airshow/Event of the Year by the New Mexico Municipal League earlier this week. According to Roger Makin, communications coordinator of the New Mexico Municipal League the Tucumcari Airshow won the honor “based on community involvement, variety of activities, public notice and management efficiency.” Makin said [...]