Sun burns, lakegoer learns

Russell Anglin Sometimes fun is worth the sunburn. Now, don’t get me wrong. Sun exposure is a very real issue as melanoma skin cancer is a real possibility for young and old people alike. In fact, just one bad sunburn can significantly increase your risk for developing melanoma. That’s why it’s important to wear a […]

Logan Longhorns prepare for 8-man team

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns are preparing for a new season of football in a new eight-man league. The league was initiated by the New Mexico Activities Association following a recommendation from a committee that discussed the new league with several schools. “Some smaller schools were concerned about the unlevel playing […]

Logan falls short

By Jesse Wolfersberger/Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — It took until the final seconds of the championship game, but the magic finally ran out for the Logan Longhorns. Down by two with 1.9 seconds left in the game, Des Moines tried to inbound the ball, but Logan guard Josh Franco stole it just inside half court and […]

Logan advances to title game

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By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — It pays to be at the right place at the right time, especially on the last play of a one-point state tournament game. Down by one with only seconds left in the game, Logan junior Austin Whetten was well short on his desperation mid-range jumper, but junior Daniel […]

Teams enter do-or-die situations in regionals

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The Logan boys, Tucumcari boys and Logan girls are all one win away from a state-tournament berth with regional tournaments coming up this weekend. That’s where the similarities begin and end for the teams, which could be in action Thursday through Saturday in the qualifying weekend for the state […]

2/8 Honor roll

Disclosure Statement:The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Tucumcari A honor roll Seniors:Deanna Alvarez, Brandi Arenas, Jessica Barton, Clay Beevers, Brittany Rodgers. Sophomores:Taylor Cordova, Ariel Crocker, Andre DeBord, Michael Martinez, Wesley Martinez, Caitlyn […]

Logan hoops it up for championship at EPAC tourney

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Logan Longhorns defeated Texico’s Wolverines for the championship in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference (EPAC) Tournament o Saturday in the Eastern New Mexico University gymnasium at Portales. The EPAC Tournament began in 1958 and the Longhorn’s have been a part of EPAC for its entire 48 years. “This was the […]

10/1 Quay personality

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Who: Glen Burns An artist, architect, actor and self-proclaimed “hotel brat,” Burns said his dad owned the Conchas Hotel and they moved to Tucumcari in the early 1960s. Claim to fame: Burns has big ideas. Perhaps they stem from the 23 big screen appearances he said he’s had as a movie extra. Or maybe they […]

Red-hot Animas eliminates Logan

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By Eric Butler: QCS correspondent BERNALILLO — Logan coach Billy Burns couldn’t help but note the irony after his Longhorns were blitzed out of the Class 1A boys state basketball tournament Wednesday by 3-point-happy Animas. “It’s funny, but I emphasize getting layups to our kids. ‘Get the layup, get the layup,’ I tell them,” Burns […]

Logan falls to Temple Baptist

William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Temple Baptist Roadrunners raced to a 73-55 victory Saturday over the Logan Longhorns in the Class A Region B finals. Logan stays alive, however, to play Region C champion Animas at 8:15 p.m. tonight at Bernalillo High School in the state quarterfinals. Logan Head Coach Billy Burns said he […]