Easy to be ourselves around other rattlers

One more Rattler Reunion is now a beautiful memory, and plans are under way for next year’s gathering. Trying to choose a favorite reunion is impossible because each one seems more special than the last. Those of us who are proud to call ourselves Rattlers rarely miss an opportunity to meet and greet friends, classmates, […]

Reunion nears again

Lynn Moncus The “Rattler Reunion Annual,” the favorite publication of Rattler Alumni, faculty,and friends, is now in our hands to remind us of the approaching Rattler Reunion and to allow us to look back at last year’s reunion. When we receive this publication, all other activities cease until we peruse the pages. We savor each […]

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, […]

Rattler baseball team comes out swinging

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Rattler wrestlers place high in district

Thomas Garcia B y Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team placed second in the district 2-3A competition Saturday at West Las Vegas. “This will be a district tournament I will remember for a long time to come,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. Augustin Sandoval (152) and Trenton Ward (112) won […]

Teacher remembered for helping with prank

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Thomas Garcia Memories of years past were shared between Rattler alumni but it was the high jinx of the class of 1980 that stole the show. Over 450 Rattler alumni gathered at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the closing banquet of the Rattler Reunion. “I was very pleased with the turnout this year,” said Pam […]

Facebook essential for organizers

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Thomas Garcia Rattler Reunion organizers used a technological edge in coordinating and inviting fellow alumni to this year’s events. Each year in August, Tucumcari is the site of a grand homecoming where Tucumcari High School alumni spanning 50 years gather for their Rattler Reunion. In the past, a register and mailing list has been used […]

Sports Physical Wednesday at Rattler Gym

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Class of 1980 set to host Rattler Reunion

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Thomas Garcia Rattler Reunion organizers used a technological edge in coordinating and inviting fellow alumni to this year’s events.

Rattler Reunion schedule

QCS Staff The 2010 Rattler Reunion will be held on August 5-7. The Class of 1980 is hosting the event themed “Forever Young, For-ever Rattler.” “We are hoping for a good turnout this year,” said Martin Encinias-Angel, president of the Tucumcari Alumni Association. “Economic-wise, it is hard to determine if that is possible” Encinias-Angel said […]