Longhorns lose 52-26 to the Mustangs

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Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns were overpowered by the unbeaten Mountainair Mustangs 52-26 in their homecoming game on Friday night. The Mustangs’ defense made two goal line stands against the 0-5 Longhorns in the final period. Senior running back Tanner Sorrels was stopped inches from the pylon and quarterback Hayes Frost was tackled at the […]

Be careful to bear fruit of righteousness

Fall is upon us beginning this Friday, Sept. 23. I learned on the Internet that the season is probably called fall because it signals the fall of the year – the end of the year, as indicated by falling temperatures, leaves, and snow. Fall is also called autumn, which is used seven times in the […]

Tucumcari, San Jon hit road

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers and San Jon Coyotes are on the road this Friday as the Logan Longhorns prepare for homecoming. The 2-1 Rattlers travel to Estancia face the Bears following a tough loss to the Farwell, Texas, Steers Friday night. During that game the Rattlers had two turnovers which resulted in points for […]

Proposed Legislative redistricting will split Quay County

Thomas Garcia A bill introduced by House Democrats Friday during the a special session of Legislature proposes splitting Quay County into four legislative districts. “This bill will remove me from representing Quay, Union and Harding County,” said Rep. Dennis Roch. Roch said HB 39 was introduced by Rep. Mary Helen Garcia and would split Tucumcari’s […]

Rattlers 2-1 after loss to Farwell Steers

Thomas Garcia Turnovers prove to be too much for the Tucumcari Rattlers to overcome, losing 30-15 on the road Friday to the Farwell Steers. “We have to move on and concentrate on next week,” said senior George Montano. The momentum shifted in the Steers’ favor at the end of the first half. The Steers defense […]

Rose applies for Lincoln County manager’s position

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday that she has applied for the position of the Lincoln County Manager. “This is in no way a resignation on my part,” Rose said. “I am merely keeping my options open.” Rose is one of 19 applicants for the position, said Billie-Jo Guevara with Lincoln County […]

Rattlers look to stay perfect

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Thomas Garcia The 2-0 Rattlers look to stay perfect for homecoming Friday against the West Las Vegas Dons. “We know it is homecoming, but we are going to have to stay focused on the game as much as possible,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the Rattlers will have their handful with the […]

Rattlers beat Bears in season opener

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the Hatch Bears 21-7 Friday night in the season-opener for both teams. The Bears offense was moving quickly downfield with less than a minute left to play. Trailing by 14 the Bears’ efforts were for merit more than necessity. Set at the Tucumcari 15-yard line, the Bears sophomore quarterback […]

Police blotter —

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 4:34 a.m., a man reported a burglary of vehicle at a hotel on the 2600 block of South Adams Street. • At 7:57 a.m., a woman reported a shoplifter […]

Tucumcari, Logan start season under new head coaches

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By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer The Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns start their season Friday night at home under the direction of new head coaches. Wayne Ferguson will handle the reigns this season as the Rattlers head coach. Ferguson starts the season short a quarterback and running back facing off against the 3A Hatch […]