Senior Olympics play day set

A Senior Olympics Play Day from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The event is free to seniors age 50 and older.

The death of the living room

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Kristen Jordan Shamus The grand shuffle is in full swing. To make way for a new member of the family, a big change was in order. My home office, which doubled as a spare room, was dismantled to become our older daughter’s bedroom. Julia got to keep the queen-size spare bed with the caveat that […]

Police suspect foul play in motel deaths

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Thomas Garcia New Mexico State Police are investigating the deaths of two men at a Tucumcari motel where officers suspect foul play. “At this time we consider the two deaths to be suspicious,” said State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock. Glascock said two men were found deceased in a hotel room Thursday

State play heats up for area basketball

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Thomas Garcia The 1A Longhorns, Lady Longhorns and 2A Rattlers will enter the first round of the state basketball tournament as the San Jon Coyotes and Lady Coyotes continue with district 2B play. Both Longhorns teams are on the road this week as they compete in the first round of the 1A state tournament. The […]

Rattlers prepare for state play

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Thomas Garcia After a strong showing in district play, the fourth-seeded Longhorns and sixth-seeded Rattlers prepare for the first round of state play.

Lady Rattlers hunting district win

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QCSun Staff The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers (6-7) lost in 3 to the Texico Lady Wolverines (16-1) Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The sets, 25-4, 25-14 and 25-7, were largely controlled by Lady Wolverine hitters. Lady Wolverine Jaylyn Cooper had 10 kills, Delanie Crist had six kills and Jordan Cooper had four kills. The Lady […]

San Jon junior to play in Australian basketball tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Lindsey Jennings, a junior at San Jon high school, said Tuesday she has been invited to represent New Mexico Girls Basketball at the 22nd Annual Down Under Sports Tournaments in Australia. “Not everybody gets an opportunity like this,” Jennings said. Jennings, 16, said she has played basketball since she […]

Hutchins signs on to play football at NMMI

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A local senior signs a letter of intent to play football for the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos this fall. Alex Hutchins, a senior at Tucumcari High School was surrounded by his parents, Daniel and Darla Hutchins and members of the coaching staff Wednesday as he signed the letter […]

Be thankful for friends, family

By Lynn Moncus As usual when we approach a holiday, the thoughts of the woman from Ima return to those days spent in the canyons so very long ago. Of course, Thanksgiving was celebrated even in the sticks, and we all had a great time before, during, and after the day. The work for Mother […]

San Jon making first state playoff appearance in 17 years

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QCS staff The San Jon Lady Coyotes have reached the state volleyball playoffs for the first time in 17 years. They play at Springer at 5 p.m. on Saturday in the Class 1A tournament. “We will be working all week on limiting mistakes,” said Lady Coyotes head coach Tyra Davis. Davis said the last time […]