Local experts weigh in on holiday eating

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Thomas Garcia As the holidays approach we know all too well the lingering thought of eating too much and gaining weight. With the holidays comes a family feast which includes main courses such as turkey, ham, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, and let’s not forget those devilish desserts. With this in mind, we should remember there […]

SENIOR EVENTS

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily activities for November Mondays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Bridge Tuesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Bingo Wednesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 p.m.-3 p.m.: Quilting Thursdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes […]

Rattler wrestlers place at Cardinal Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Seven Rattler wrestlers placed at the Cardinal Classic Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Las Vegas. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team competed in the two-day, round-robin event at Robertson High School. The 2A Rattlers were up against teams from 4A Belen, 4A Shiprock, 5A Los Lunas and Liberal, Kan., […]

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 […]

Rattlers power up in weight room

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Eighth-grader Esteban Martinez (standing) spots classmate Shawn Martinez. The Tucumcari Middle Schoolers are lifting weights in preparation for the upcoming Rattler football season. The Rattler weight room will be open for the football team for weight training from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m on Monday through Thursday, said assistant football coach Bryan Dunlap.

Rattlers wresting team state bound

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team is state bound. All of the team members qualified for the state competition, set for this weekend in Rio Rancho. The Rattlers will compete at noon on Friday for the New Mexico State Wrestling championship at the Santa Ana Star Center. “I am really […]

Rattler wrestling team places in top five

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wresting team had several of their wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class and the team took fourth place overall in points on Friday and Saturday at the Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. Rattler Raymond Jimenez was voted […]

March 1, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Next week kicks off the 2006 high school golf program with a trip to the Santa Ana Pueblo Golf Course. I am looking forward to a great learning experience and having Fun. Let me just take a minute to introduce your team: Oliva Mitchell, Clay Beevers, Drew Hale, Anas Badshah, Srephen Smith, Qasim Badshah, Johnny […]

Four Rattlers advance to state wrestling semis

QCS Staff Bryan Lopez, a state runnerup last year, is one of four Tucumcari wrestlers who advanced to today’s state wrestling semifinals. Lopez, who won his second-straight district championship last weekend in Santa Fe, advanced to the semifinals in the 215-pound weight class. Rattler coach Eddie Encinias said he was pleased with the performance from […]

Tucumcari wrestlers grapple with the best of them

By Martha Frost: QCS staff Tucumcari High School’s wrestling team started their season last weekend with the hardest tournament of all — Randall High School’s Greater Gold Invitational Tournament south of Amarillo — Coach Eddie Encinias said. The team was up against the toughest Texas 4A and 5A high school teams, Encinias said, including Palo […]