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 […]

Wrestlers warming up for district play

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers wrestled yesterday and are to compete today at Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. They have been competing against 24 teams ranging from 3A to 5A schools. This is the Rattlers first competition since the Tascosa invite at Amarillo on Dec. 15 and […]

Rattler wrestlers win, place at home invitational

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By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Rattler wrestling tournament went very well, according to Coach Eddie Encinias. Teams participating in the tournament were West Las Vegas, Roswell High, Goddard High, Hobbs, Dumas, Pampa, Randall and River Road. Brian Lopez continued his undefeated winning streak. “Brian does a tremendous job as a leader and wrestler who has […]

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 […]

Around Town, June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Baker of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Dorsha Kober of Tucumcari to Tim Gutierrez of Tucumcari, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gutierrez of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 25 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the […]

Wrestlers place in state

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari High School wrestling team went to Albuquerque last weekend for the Class 3A state tournament. Brian Lopez, Justin Garcia and Michael Baca each placed in the top six of their respective weight classes. Lopez lost his final match 3-1 on Saturday to finish second in the state. […]

Wrestlers grapple in own tournament

TV Hagenah Saturday saw the reintroduction of a wrestling tradition that had slipped away in recent years. The Tucumcari Invitational Wrestling Tournament took place Saturday and saw wrestlers from five different schools competing for the top positions in the different weight categories. The schools were: Moriarty, Roswell High School, New Mexico Military Institute, Goddard High […]

Wrestlers prepare for tourney

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School Wrestlers go into today’s tournament with two solid performances under their belts having competed in the Randall High School Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Amarillo and in a series of duals in Dumas, Texas. According to Tucumcari High School head wrestling coach Eddie Encinias, the two contests have honed his wrestlers […]

Practice begins for winter sports

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Boys’ and Girls’ basketball teams begin practice Monday. Also, high school wrestling practice starts Monday at 3:30 p.m. The boys begin their preparation for the 2004-2005 season Monday at 3:30 p.m. They will practice in the Tucumcari Elementary School gym while the high school gym continues to undergo renovation. […]

Jim places in Stevenville

Winston Jim was the only one from Mesalands to make it through the short round at the Stevenville, Texas Intercollegiate Rodeo. He did it in steer wrestling by taking fourth place out of a field of 50 in the long round and by taking sixth in the short round and having a sixth place average. […]