Longhorns put on strong offensive show to win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns started their season strong with a 44-18 victory against the Springer Red Devils Friday night. The Red Devils were unable to stop the Longhorns’ offensive advances as host Logan took a 24-6 halftime lead. “Our defense could not stop the Longhorns run,” said Red Devils coach […]

Rattlers ready to tough it out with St. Mike’s

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Three Quay County football teams are ready for some action. Tucumcari The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers will travel to Santa Fe Saturday to face the 3A Saint Michael’s Horsemen. The Rattlers hosted the Horsemen last year and were upset 41-14 but 10 of St. Mike’s starters during that game were […]

Rangers catch bear at Ute Lake

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun His name is not Yogi, and he was not stealing picnic baskets. Nevertheless, a black bear gave park rangers and a game warden a little trouble Friday in Logan. A 2 1/2-year-old black bear was caught at the Ute Lake State Park in Logan Friday morning, said park superintendent […]

August 1934

Between 350 and 450 people turned out for the first games of the softball league. …The Tucumcari Daily News offered a Steam Cooker or an eight-cup Drip-O-labor or a Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … The city approved salary increases for workers and okayed licenses of 14 liquor dealers, wholesalers and retailers. … […]

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

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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.

Vacation Bible school joint effort of churches

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Children at the First Spanish Baptist Church are wild with praise. Jungle Jaunt is the theme for their summer vacation bible school. The Bible school is being held jointly by the Trinity, Immanuel and First Spanish Baptist Churches. There are 37 children enrolled and 12 volunteer teachers. “We found […]

05-30-2005: Tuck’s Turf

Special note On Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the golf course will be closed for a TeamBuilders special event. Then at 5 p.m. on Friday, the Mesa Country Club shootout will begin. Ladies group We are trying to get ladies group lessons started but have trouble finding the correct day and time. If […]

Rattlers fall short in nailbiter

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team finished the season as region A/AA champions and narrowly missed continued competition in the play offs. “This was a very tough emotional loss for our team,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We went into the game pumped up […]

Baseball: Rattlers are regional champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are the Region A/AA Champions and are state bound. Friday the Rattlers defeated Mesa Vista and Pecos at Pecos to take the regional title. “This is a sweet victory for the team,” said coach Tony Alarcon. “We had to overcome a lot this season with injuries […]

Rattlers baseball advances to regionals

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By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers advanced to the regionals after sweeping the Clayton Yellowjackets in doubleheader action Tuesday afternoon at Clayton. “We needed to win the first game of the doubleheader,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We used up our good pitchers for the first game and if we lost, I’m not sure we would […]