Basketball practice begins at Logan

William Thompson Basketball practice is belatedly getting underway at Logan High School this season. All last week the Longhorn teams were distracted by events in the wake of Dathan Garcia’s untimely death and many of the Lady Longhorn players were on the volleyball team playing in Albuquerque. Boys Head Coach Billy Burns said last week […]

Longhorns head to state in volleyball

TV Hagenah LOGAN – One Quay County School will be heading to the New Mexico State Tournament this year in volleyball. The Logan Longhorns made it through both district and regional play to qualify for the State Tournament this week which will be at Del Norte High School in Albuquerque. According to Logan head volleyball […]

Four Tucumcari Rattlers named to All-District team

TV Hagenah Four girls from the Tucumcari Rattler volleyball team were informed late this week that they had been named to their All-District Volleyball Team. The Four, Amanda Tapia, Jamie Jones, Autumn Moore and Rachel Calbert all said they were elated to have made the team and all credited both of their coaches for their […]

New coaches lead San Jon hoopsters

William Thompson The San Jon High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams began practice recently for the 2004-2005 season under the direction of first-year coaches. Both coaches said they are looking forward to the challenge of coaching high school ball. Boys Head Coach Richie Martinez begins his first ever season as a high school basketball […]

Middle school football finishes 6-1

William Thompson The Tucumcari Middle School football team, coached by Eddie Encinias and Brian Dunlap, finished the season 6-1 with victories over district rivals. Head Coach Encinias said the team excelled. “If there were state rankings for middle school football, we would be near the top,” said Encinias. “I’m really proud that we beat district […]

Youth basketball starts

TV Hagenah According to Scott Simpson of the Tucumcari Recreation Department, the recreation department will be registerning third and fourth grade boys and girls for the local youth basketball league beginning Monday, Nov. 1. Simpson said interested individuals or their parents may sign up at the Tucumcari Recreation Center at 900 E. Laughlin from 3-9 […]

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. […]

Logan stops San Jon in season finale

TV Hagenah SAN JON – In the final regular season game for both arch-rivals in the “A” division, San Jon and Logan met for the last time in volleyball in San Jon Thursday evening. “It was a good game,” said San Jon Volleyball Coach A.J. Laird. “but Logan is just a very good team and […]

Rattlers fall to Santa Rosa

William Thompson The Santa Rosa Lions scored 29 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Tucumcari Rattlers 36-21 Friday night. The Santa Rosa victory ended Tucumcari’s playoff hopes. The Rattlers went into the locker room at halftime up 21-7. Momentum was clearly in Tucumcari’s favor as running back Eric Holt ran for 119 […]

Longhorns defeat San Jon 54-0

William Thompson The Logan Longhorns dominated on both sides of the ball as they beat the San Jon Coyotes football team 54-0 Saturday at San Jon. In a game called at the half and marred by turnovers by both teams, the Longhorn defense allowed only two San Jon first downs and scored two safeties. San […]