Longhorns lose a heartbreaker in first round of 1A state basketball tournament

Longhorns' Dennis Earle and Wesley Gudgell guard  Seth Wateuma during Saturday's 60-58 loss to the visiting Warriors.

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer   The Logan Longhorns’ state tournament run ended with a heartbreaking 60-58 loss to the To’hajiilee Warriors Saturday at Logan. “I am very proud of how the guys played,” said Rafel Roybal, Longhorns’ head coach. Roybal said it may seem cliche but the idiom, “you win some, you lose some,” […]

Lady Longhorns are set to host the Lady Mustangs in the first round of 1A state tournament

The Lady Longhorns will host Mountainair in the first round of the 1A state basketball tournament. Lady Longhorn’s Brooke Rachor cuts to the baseline and shakes her defender during a district game against the Fort Sumner Vixens.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The fifth-seed Logan Lady Longhorns take on the 12th- seed Mountainair Lady Mustangs in the first round of the 1A state basketball tournament Friday night at Logan. Longhorn’s coach Clair Rachor said he is proud the team is once again in the state tournament, but he is not happy […]

MainStreet director tours Tucumcari

Rich Williams (left), director of MainStreet programs for the New Mexico Department of Economic Development, discusses work plans with Eduardo Martinez, who helps MainStreet organizations with organizational matters, and Mark Lake, director of Tucumcari Main Street.

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Economic development, like charity, begins at home. It’s up to the residents of rural towns and cities in New Mexico to support local businesses and boost local economies, according to Rich Williams, director of New Mexico’s MainStreet programs for the state’s Department of Economic Development. Williams oversees the spending […]

Mesalands’ 16th annual Iron Pour begins on Sunday

QCS Photo: Jerrene Bradley
Meslands 16th annual Iron Pour draws in participants from all across the country.

QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s 16th Annual Iron Pour starts Sunday with approximately 40 students and artists from across the nation participating. “This Iron Pour has welded together a community both from our local citizens and from our students who come year after year because they feel a part of Mesalands, the iron pour experience, […]

San Jon schools has a sweet time promoting heart health

Addie Lafferty smashes one into Chelsea Benally's face.  Behind them, Kaden Shaw  enjoys Karigan Thurman's reaction to his direct hit.

QCS Staff It was a case of get pledges, jump rope and throw pies — at people. San Jon elementary school students sold pledges to donors over the past several weeks and promised to participate in a marathon session of jump-roping to benefit the American Heart Association, according to Sherry Ford, a teacher and counselor. […]

NMDOT: All roads clear and passable as of 8 p.m. Sunday, will be checked early Monday

QCS Photo: Thomas Garica
Travel on Westbound  I-40 from Tucumcari resumes after traffic was stopped for more than four hours due to hazardous driving conditions Sunday morning.

Road update, 8 p.m. Sunday: The New Mexico Dept. of Transportation says all roads in Quay County and surrounding areas are clear and passable. DOT spokespersons say they’ll check the roads very early Monday morning to make sure they’re still driveable.  

Logan Longhorns will play the To’hajiilee Warriors in first round of 1A state tournament

Longhorns Dennis Earle and Wyatt Strand fight for the rebound against a Buffaloes' defender during Thursday's District 3 1A championship game.

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer     The (17-10) (5-0) Logan Longhorns enter into the 1A state tournament as District 3 champions and the six seed pitted against the 11 seed To’hajiilee Warriors. The (16-8) (11-3) Warriors are coming off Saturday’s tough 72-56 loss to the Magdalena Steers in the District 2 championship game.   […]

Amy Gutierrez appointed as Tucumcari District 2 Commissioner

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Updated at 11 a.m. Friday By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Amy Gutierrez District 2 Commissioner Thursday on a unanimous vote of the Tucumcari City Commission. Gutierrez will fill out the term of recalled commissioner Jimmy Sandoval, which ends in 2016. Gutierrez, 41, is an operations supervisor at the First National Bank of New Mexico […]

Mesalands Community College and Texas Tech University researchers find new species of a crocodile-like phytosaur

Illustration provided by Jeffrey Martz.

The best preserved skull of Machaeroprosopus lottorum is currently on display at the Museum of Texas Tech University.

Special to QCS   Researchers from Mesalands Community College and the division of Paleontology from the Museum of Texas Tech University, have described and named a new species of prehistoric reptile, a crocodile-like phytosaur, Machaeroprosopus lottorum, near Post, Texas, according to a news release from Mesalands Community College. According to the news release: The skulls […]

Lady Longhorns move on to District 3 1A championship with win over Vixens

After stealing the ball Lady Longhorns Shana Sorrels goes up for the layup during Wednesday night's 70-62 win over the Fort Sumner Vixens.

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer       The Logan Lady Longhorns held off the resilient Fort Sumner Vixens Wednesday night in a roller- coaster of a game to advance to the District 3 1A championship. “You can’t take anything for granted in this district,” said Clair Rachor, Lady Longhorn’s head coach. And while the […]