Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia […]

Rattlers celebrate Basketball Homecoming

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sandwiched in between a victory for the boys and somber loss for the girls were the Rattlers Basketball Homecoming festivities. With the homecoming court taking half court, Rattlers guard Andrez Apodaca crowned homecoming queen Misty McKinney. The theme in the Snake Pit was centered around John Deere green and […]

Q&A: Man’s family continued sports tradition

By Ben Moffett Editor’s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School’s state champion basketball team of 1933. This is the third part of a three-part series. Q: And what of the next generation […]

Q&A: Educator speaks of family, days at Forrest High School

Compiled by Ben Moffett Editor’s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School’s state champion basketball team of 1933. This is the second part of a three-part series. The third part will appear in […]

Q&A: Pioneer tells team�s story

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Compiled by Ben Moffett Editor�s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School�s state champion basketball team of 1933. Caton and his teammates, including his older brother, Pearl, won the tournament in Albuquerque by […]

Rattler foursome mixes it up with Lobos

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Several Rattlers mixed it up with the Lobos this summer for fun and to pick up some tips about court play. Four Rattlers girls attended the 2007 New Mexico Womens Basketball Shooting Camp Aug. 6 – 8 in Albuquerque. They received personal instruction from members of the Lobo women’s basketball team and personal instruction from […]

Upcoming programs for kids

Bible school programs Two area churches will be offering vacation Bible schools. They are: • From Tuesday through June 3, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Center Street United Methodist Church will be having Vacation Bible School. For more information call the church office at 461-2661. • June 4-8 , from 8:30 a.m. to noon, […]

Basketball camp to start in June

Championship Basketball Academy of Albuquerque will host a summer basketball camp June 4-7 in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari High School gym. “The purpose of this camp is to provide an encouraging, upbeat camp for kids,” said Scott Peterson head coach of the Championship Basketball Academy. “I wanted to have a camp in Tucumcari so that […]

04-28-2007: Letters to Editor

Support appreciated As we – players on the seventh and eighth-grade girls basketball traveling team – return from the 17th annual spring basketball tournament in Albuquerque, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the following: The Elks Lodge, Frank Gillard, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, (Lydia Fazekas, Donna Madrid, Rita Pacheco and Mary Marquez), Jerry […]

Former Rattler chosen for NMAA Hall of Fame

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Rattler T.J. Parks will be inducted into the New Mexico Activities Association’s Hall of Fame. “The NMAA is very near and dear to my heart,” said Parks. “To have been part of the organization and to be inducted into their hall of fame is a true honor […]