Track record: 70 years ago Tucumcari made racing history, will it happen again?

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Chelle Delaney “Large Crowd Expected For Opening Day Of Racing Meet Which Will Feature Large Panhandle Delegations.” That was the headline 70 years ago in the

Gas prices hitting record highs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The price of gas in Tucumcari was possibly the highest seen all year at the pumps on Friday. The high was $3.25 a gallon for unleaded at a majority of the stations and the low was $3.12 a gallon for regular unleaded at Circle K on South First Street, […]

Christmas light parade headliners

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Santa led the charge of the light parade up the hill on Eleventh Street as dozens sat warmly  in their cars to watch the lights go by. The annual Christmas Parade of Lights event – which this year boasted 17 floats and a train of 20 jeeps trying to make […]

09-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker If you missed the results of the 34th Breen Scholarship Tournament played in late July, here they are for the record: First team: Dale English and Gary Lee Second team: Richard Primrose and Sam Marshno Third team: Ray Nunn and Bob White Foruth team: Fred Barnett and Larry Barnett Fifth team: Vicki […]

Former receiver makes state-record catch at Ute Lake

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Two years after his college football career ended, Cale Sanders made one of his most famous catches. Sanders, now a teacher and coach at Roswell’s Goddard High School, landed a state-record smallmouth bass Friday evening at Ute Lake. “No one in the state has caught a bigger smallmouth,” Sanders […]

High jumper inches closer to state record

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Tucumcari High School athlete Chris McCasland recently broke the school record in the high jump and now he looks to tie or break the Class 2A state record at the state track meet May 6 in Albuquerque. McCasland, a senior, went to a meet at Melrose April 7 and cleared the […]

House season season ends with loss to Melrose

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By Ryan Lengerich MELROSE — On any other day, Harvey Parks would have had to share the spotlight. But this wasn’t any other day. Parks caught three touchdown passes in Melrose’s 65-6 win over House in Saturday’s state six-man quarterfinal game. He tied the National High School Federation six-man record for most touchdown receptions in […]