Lady Coyotes to play Lady Bronchos for district title

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Thomas Garcia The San Jon Lady Coyotes have advanced to Friday’s 7 p.m. District 4-1A championship game at Grady. “We need to stay calm and do what we do,” said Lady Coyotes senior Morgan Foster. “If we play our game we can beat Grady.” The third-ranked Coyotes are the last Quay County volleyball team still […]

Quay All Stars finish up season with second place

By Dave Wagner and Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers The Clovis American All-Stars didn’t need a big attack to win the New Mexico District 3 Little League 13-14 division championship Monday night. American managed only four singles, but benefited from 10 walks and six errors by Quay County to post a 10-4 victory in the “if” […]

Some student humorous writing not funny

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Not long ago, I had the opportunity to read a set of essays written by college freshmen and was a bit taken aback by the differences between what professors accept today and what we accepted last century. Standards have most definitely changed. The assignment had been to write a humorous […]

Editor a pain, but has a sense of humor

Lynn Moncus This woman from Ima has remained quiet in re Editor Hagenah for as long as possible and now really must see if he has the sense of humor he says he has. Of course, this could be the last column if he’s a little edgy as he prepares it for his paper. At […]

Rattlers split with Texico

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School varsity baseball team could not overcome solid pitching by the Texico Wolverines in the first game of a doubleheader, losing 12 – 2. The Rattlers rebounded with a smart 19-5 win in the second game, although Texico was playing its JV squad. Game 1 The Wolverines opened up the […]

Locals stumble in tourney

William Thompson Tucumcari vs. Estancia The Rattlers’ baseball team lost 15-4 to the Bears of Estancia, ending the Rattlers’ hopes of winning their home tournament. Estancia had 18 hits for the game and Rattler Coach Mike Russell said he might know why. “It looked like the Estancia batters were reading our pitchers’ mail,” said Russell. […]