Rattlers Rout Yellowjackets 49-7

QCS Staff The visting Tucumcari Rattlers scorched Clayton for 587 yards of offense Friday night and beat Yellowjackets 49-7 in the district opener for both teams. The Rattlers finished with 481 yards rushing and 106 yards passing. Zach Hurd led the Rattlers with 13 carries for 208 yards and three touchdowns. George Montano added 125 […]

Rattlers advance to quarterfinals

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari Rattler baseball team focused on limiting mistakes capitalized on errors to advance to the state quarterfinals at Rattlers Stadium Wednesday. Rattler George Montano stole home after a wild pitch got away from Laguna-Acoma’s catcher, junior Thomas Silva, clinching the 13-3 win over the Hawks. “Even before coach gave me the go-ahead, […]

Centurian still rules the roost

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An 80-year resident of Tucumcari celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, with six generations of family. Margarita Montano Pacheco has lived an interesting life since her birth on July 31, 1909, family members said. So what is the secret to living 100 years? “I never smoked, drank and lived […]

Cullum to fight today in King of The Cage event in Albuquerque

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s own Abel Cullum will make his King of The Cage debut today in Albuquerque. Cullum, a five-time defending Desert Xtreme junior bantam weight champion and a two-time defending South West Fury light weight champion, will fight Eddie Alvarez to be ranked as the number one contender for the […]

Koas claims softball championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area athletes swept the New Mexico 2007 state softball championship tournament 6-0. The Kaos Undertakers softball team won the New Mexico tournament in class D slow pitch softball held on Aug. 11-12 in Albuquerque. Made up of athletes from Quay and Curry counties the Kaos Undertakers were seeded 19th […]

March 1968

The Tucumcari chapter of the Future Farmers of Americas barbecue dinner raised $1,200 to help with upcoming events including attendance at the state convention and judging in Las Cruces. FFA cooked 1,200 pounds of meat in a pit fire. … Victor Eulogio Montano of Tucumcari was a Senior Petty Officer in Charge in the U.S. […]

Adelia Moreno

Adelia Moreno Services: Have been held. Adelia Moreno died March 11, 2007 in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Mrs. Moreno was born August 2, 1950 in Logan. She worked at the Trigg Ranch for 18 years, and worked at the Mosquero Public Schools as a cook for five years. She is survived by her husband […]

03-17-2007: Around Town

Outstanding student… Candance Harris, 21, of Tucumcari, was named one of the University of Northern Colorado’s outstanding students as a Next Scholar. Next Scholars are UNC students who have at least a 3.5 grade point average in the fall semester. The students were honored at a UNC reception in February. Candance, a junior, is studying […]

March 11, 2006 Obituaries

Manuel Maestas Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Manuel Maestas, 54, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, in Amarillo. Mr. Maestas was born Jan. 1, 1952, in Tucumcari to Floyd Maestas and Genevieve Vigil. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He volunteered his time […]

12/14 Obituaries

Jennie Fields Services: Have been held. Jennie Lou Fields, 82, died on Friday, Dec. 9, 2005. She was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Tucumcari. She had been a homemaker and was a member of the First Christian Church of Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by her husband, Basom (Tucum) Fields, in 1999. She is […]