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 […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Rattlers wrestling team is hopeful about next year

QCS Staff The Tucumcari High Rattlers wrestling team finished the season with 11 members competing in the 3A state tournament, and a group of promising young wrestlers are expected to return next year. In the state tourney, Senior Joseph Otero was the only Rattler wrestler to medal, placing third in the 145-pound division. Rattlers head […]

More than 40 compete in dodgeball tournament


By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Duck, jump and sidestep. Whichever way will work. Just as long as you dodge. That was the mindset of the members of six teams of local residents engaging in the time-honored sport of dodgeball. The teams participated in Mesalands Community College’s third annual Community Dodgeball Tournament Thursday at the […]

District basketball tournaments are underway

QCS Staff Here are the latest results and scheduled games for Quay County high school basketball teams in district tournament play:   1A The (21-6) (3-2) Logan Lady Longhorns lost to the (16-10) (4-1) Melrose Lady Buffaloes Monday night at Clovis High School. The two teams were competing for first place in the district 3-1A […]

Tucumcari Rattlers looking for first district win

Lady Rattlers Kaycee Lease passes the ball past the Lady Lions defender during Friday night's 53-40 loss at Santa Rosa.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer As the end of the regular season approaches, the Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers are hungry for their first district win. Friday’s opponents, the Texico Wolverines and Lady Wolverines, will be a tough challenges to overcome. “Putting together four solid periods of basketball and coming out with intensity at […]

Rattlers qualify 11 for state competition in Rio Rancho

Rattlers wrestler Joseph Otero avoids the take down from West Las Vegas’ Andres Lujan during the District 2 3A tournament Saturday at the Snake Pit. Otero won the 145 pound weight class.

  Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Tucumcari Rattlers placed third overall, clinched two individual district championships and qualified all 11 wrestlers for 3A state competition in a strong performance at the District 2 tournament Saturday at the Snake Pit. “I’m not sure when the last time was, if ever, that we qualified everyone who […]

District basketball schedule

QCS Staff The following Quay County basketball teams will be in district action this weekend:   Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers 6 p.m., Friday at Santa Rosa 4 p.m., Saturday vs Clayton   Logan Longhorns and Lady Longhorns 4 p.m., Thursday vs Melrose 3:30 p.m., Saturday at Fort Sumner   San Jon Coyotes and Lady […]