Quay 13- and 14-year-olds lose championship to Clovis

1184747550-littleleagueweb.jpg

Cameron Mantaro (#9) of Quay County steals second base in the 1st inning of Tuesday evening’s 13- and 14-year-old championship game at Bell Park. Quay County won the first game of the double-elimination final 9-5, but lost the second championship game 31-16.

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 […]

Coyotes finish as runnerups

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The San Jon Coyotes six-man football team wound up their 2006 season as district champions and state runnerups. The Coyotes met the New Mexico School for the Deaf’s (NMSD) Roadrunners in the state championship game Saturday at Albuquerque at Menaul High School. The […]

Bengals take league championships

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bengals vs the Cowboys. No, it’s not Monday Night Football but rather the Tucumcari Junior football league championship, played on Thursday night. The Bengals took the championship with a 16-0 win over the Cowboys. The Bengals, coached by James Lott, faced off against the Cowboys, coached by Max Jimenez, […]

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 […]

Year in review: Nov. 2005

1135960834-yearCOLj.gif

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. November 2005 saw the Rattlers get to the state-championship football game, along with the following news. Nov. 1: This month meant the end of Quay’s juvenile detention center and the beginning […]

8/20 Tuck’s Turf

August started with a bang when the annual Rattler Reunion Scramble was held on Aug. 5 with players from way back showing they still have the talent to get it into the hole. That reminds me of something important for all of the young players in Tucumcari. A good number of the players returned to […]

Quay County All-Stars capture title

QCS staff reports Staff reports The Quay County 9-10-year-old All-Stars felt some pressure going into Friday’s District 3 Little League championship game at Portales’ Rotary Park. “The boys were kind of nervous,” said Donnie Garcia, a coach for the team. “They got down early, but they kept their composure.” Quay erased an early 2-0 deficit […]

FFA team does well at state

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s Future Farmers of America chapter had six teams finishing in the top seven during the state championship held in Las Cruces last week. The four-member Floriculture team won the state championship and will compete in national competition in Louisville. Ky. next October. Alisha Craine, a member of the championship Floriculture […]