Tucumcari student nominated for Rudy Award

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattler Esteban Martinez III is a semifinalist for a high school football Rudy Award, which celebrates outstanding young athletes. “The youths are selected for their ability to inspire teammates and their support of the local community,” said Sandy Henderson, public information officer for Inspireum, a Bend, Ore., company that is one of […]

Local all-district athletes, academics

All-District players District 2B

Coach pleased with tourney results

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari golf team hosted a tournament Monday at the country club golf course. Assistant Coach Jim Montoya said around 60 athletes from various schools came out to compete. Head golf coach Daniel Hutchins had the following to say about the tournament: “We did well. The boys came out in third. We had […]

Senior Week: Banquet honors athletes, Class of 2008 paints the street

By QCS Staff Rattler athletes on all of the teams were honored Monday night at a banquet sponsored by the Diamondback Booster Club. Parents and family members crowded the Tucumcari Convention Center for the event which recognized coaches and parents as well as athletes.Coach Dub Smith recieved a standing ovation for his contribution over the […]

Logan inducts two into hall of fame

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Two athletes were inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Fame and Logan Schools’ athletes and coaches were recognized Tuesday night for their contributions at the Logan Booster Club’s Longhorn Sports Banquet. “Tonight we get together to honor our athletes and coaches, and recognize their achievements and hard work over […]

Next stop nationals for taekwondo athletes

Special to the QCS Twenty-five martial arts athletes, from adults to childen, qualified for and were invited to the 2008 National AAU Youth and Adult Taekwondo Championships to be held June 30-July 5 in Madison, Wisc.

Local skiier going for three

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Special to the QCS Kathryn Bowen, a two-year junior olympian, just returned from the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The top ski racing athletes from the Junior Olympics were invited to live and train at the center for three days. These athletes are part of the developmental program that leads to the Olympic […]

Seniors set for Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sixteen Quay County senior athletes will compete early next month in the New Mexico State Senior Olympics in Las Cruces. The athletes qualified for state competition at the Quay County Senior Olympics games on May 11-12. The number of athletes who competed this year was higher than the previous […]

Rattlers athletes of the year selected

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers athletes were recognized Monday night at the traditional sports banquet at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The awards included most heart, most improved and player of the year. Several special awards were given to some parents. Ellen White and Tina Garcia were recognized and given an award […]

Former Quay Athletes compete for UNM

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Identical twins Sandy and Kelly Fortner are starting their second season with the University of New Mexico’s Lobos track and field team. Last year Sandy finished in fifth place at the outdoor and sixth in the indoor Pentahlon event at the Mountain West Conference Championships and with a NCAA […]