Homecoming Season

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By QCS Staff It’s the basketball homecoming season for area high schools in Quay County. Here are the members of the courts for Logan Schools and for Tucumcari High School. Logan’s 2007 Basketball Homecoming Court are Samantha Sanchez, Austin Whetten, Brittany Cox and Steven Carter. At Friday’s games the Lady Longhorns lost to Clovis Christian […]

January 1976

A fire destroyed the club house at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. The pro shop and home of Mr. and Mrs. Pittman were saved from the fire. … Quay County Commissioner Bill Yates was presented the key of completion by Gene Dyer at the grand opening of the Quay County exhibit center. … The Tucumcari […]

Coach aids hoops teams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers had the opportunity to train Thursday with a former NBA player development coach and a current assistant coach for the Lobos. Scott Peterson was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2002-003 season in which the Spurs won the NBA title. Peterson worked […]

Play hurt, pain later

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mend now and you’ll probably play later. High school students who participate in athletics may experience a sports-related injury in one of their four years before they graduate. However, playing through the pain, and not recognizing how imporant it is to fully heal, may not equal any gains later, […]

Rattlers begin basketball practice

By QCS staff Monday was the first night for Tucumcari High boys and girls basketball teams. Coach John Span laid out the game plan for potential junior varsity and varsity teams. Players, he said, were expected to be at practice, be committed to the practices and team and to sign a contract formalizing that commitment. […]

Rivalaries make sports world

By Lynn Moncus Although I rarely pay much attention to sports, I decided to watch the Aggie-Lobo game last week because of the rivalry and because other programs were either repeats or weren’t very interesting. Actually, I planned to dip in and out in order to avoid too much boredom but got hooked when the […]

Jeremy Lopez will play for South

QCS staff QCS Staff Jeremy Lopez, 17, will be playing for the South at the All Stars basketball match between the North and South next week in Albuquerque. A 2006 graduate of Tucumcari High School, he played shooting and point guard for the Rattlers, and was instrumental in helping get the team to state, the […]

June 3, 2006 Notable Notes

The Custom Classic softball tournament, in its 23rd year, is accepting team entries. The tournament, scheduled June 23-25 in Clovis, will have five divisions, all USSSA sanctioned — men’s competitive (C and above), men’s D, men’s E, women’s competitive and women’s recreation. The entry fee is $190. The entry deadline is June 19 or until […]

Be the sixth man in your faith

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Well, the March Madness of college basketball is over. I played football in high school and I still like the sport, but I’m more of a basketball fan. In my home state of Kentucky, football is viewed as something to do until basketball season starts. Anyway, my favorite college […]

Ode to women in chaps

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist There’s something oh, so charming about girl’s basketball Or lawyers wearing pantyhose or sweethearts with a drawl I like doctors with mascara and with painted fingernails And flirty flight attendants with their pretty ponytails There’s school marms in the classroom, some are nice but some are meanies And hurricanes named […]