Cowboys, Cowgirls lose first game of season

William Thompson The House High School boys and girls basketball teams dropped games to Dora recently. A starter for the Cowgirls is missing the early part of the season and the Cowboys’ leading scorer missed the entire third quarter against the Coyotes. Boys Dora defeated House 71-50. Coach Steve Foust said his son Nathan, who […]

Rattlers show stuff at intra-squad scrimmage

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys and girls basketball teams held intra-squad scrimmages Monday evening at the Tucumcari Elementary School gym. Boys’ coach John Span said he liked the energy level of his players while girls coach Alicia Trujillo said her players need more work. Boys Hustle is the name of the game for […]

Rattler boys ready for season

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys’ basketball team has a date with Elida Nov. 29 and this Monday they will be having a purple-gold scrimmage at Tucumcari Elementary School gym to which the public is invited. The scrimmage will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Head Coach John Span will have his varsity players set […]

Seven area girls named All District

TV Hagenah Five girls playing on Quay County “A” volleyball teams were named to the All District Volleyball squad. Two more were named as honorable mention. Named to the team from Quay County were Shannan Lane and Lindsey Lee from House, Renee Sanders and Raynee Rachor from Logan and Ja Tawn Slutz from San Jon. […]

Rattlers want to win

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Girls’ basketball team had that winning feeling only once last year in a disappointing season. Head Coach Alicia Trujillo said her players are looking to improve this season. “They are at the point where they are tired of losing,” said Trujillo. “I am a lot more excited. They are […]

Father, son head House hoops honchos

William Thompson The House Cowboys basketball team, coached by Steve Foust, returns three seniors this season and the Cowgirls, coached by Marc Foust, return with two starters and a senior. Both coaches say their teams will be competitive. Boys The Cowboys will be led by seniors Jon Widmark, Shannon Byrum and Nathan Foust, another of […]

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 […]