Fans showed poor sportsmanship

A friend of mine sat down with me for a few minutes to discuss the need to remind people about sportsmanship. At the time we were both enjoying a high school basketball game in which both teams are a local favorites. While there were a few outburst at this game, the fans were good spirited […]

Comments from the Canyons: State rivalry contests bring back memories

Lynn Moncus A number of us in this area are either Lobo or Aggie fans and have enjoyed the competition through the years. We certainly had to have our senses of humor intact last week when the football game was advertised nationally as a “pillow fight.” Several of us enjoyed some laughter as we talked […]

Little league teams set to play Saturday

Robert Ciolli After testing their skills on road trips, a junior little league and a little league team will play Saturday for the home fans in

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The Spanish baseball players and fans

‘Old Howlers’ mix it up with sharpshooters

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Several former Coyotes laced up and took to the hardwood Wednesday to see if they could keep up with the swift and very agile Harlem Ambassadors basketball team. Dubbed the “Coyotes Old Howlers,” San Jon School coaches and teachers, and former Coyote players, assisted in drills and demonstrations during […]

Fans turn out for No. 54

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Several hundred fans came out on Thursday to meet their favorite Chicago Bear, Brian Urlacher, in Tucumcari. They came from neighboring Guadalupe County and east from Amarillo, Texas, for the chance to shake hands, to get an autograph and to have their picture taken with linebacker No. 54. “I […]

More than 200 come out to see No. 54

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By QCS Staff Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was welcomed by more than 200 fans in Tucumcari. Following a well-rehearsed welcome by the Rattlers Varsity Cheerleading Team, Urlacher got down business. He signed autographers for all the fans, who brought everything from helmets to model characters of the linebacker. It was the first time Urlacher […]

No. 54, Brian Urlacher will be here Thursday

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An NFL Super Bowl/Pro Bowl player is set to meet with fans and overlook his signature owned business in Tucumcari. The Chicago Bear’s linebacker, Brian Urlacher, will be at the Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales on South Lake Street Thursday afternoon. Urlacher will be holding an autograph session […]

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 […]

Tucumcari goes three for three with win over Estancia

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By Paul Lyon: QCS Another intense start, another easy win. The Tucumcari Rattlers are 3-0 after Friday’s 57-6 blasting of Estancia at Rattler Stadium. The Rattlers, who’ve outscored their opponents 180-12 this year, were up 49-0 at halftime and were never challenged. An ecstatic coach Dub Smith was quick to give praise after the game. […]