College’s growth follows strategic plan

Special to QCS Mesalands Community College has continued to grow and advance by establishing strategic priorities, goals, and accomplishing these goals through Tactical Objectives. The goals and objectives are the framework for the Strategic Plan. The College has developed five strategic plans to date. The Strategic Plan for 2010-2011 addressed five strategic priorities: Capture cultural, […]

Officials: Mesalands close to goals

QCS Staff Mesalands Community College has completed 94 percent of its strategic plan goals and has had an increase in full-time enrollment of 37 percent since 2006, college officials said.The Mesalands Board of Trustees were presented the results of the 2006-2009 strategic plan and the annual enrollment reports during Tuesday night’s meeting. “We want to […]

Sometimes goals rely on Lord’s timing, not ours

By Debra Whittington Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching […]

A loss to Devils ends Logan’s state bid

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Longhorns paid the Devils their due Saturday night at Logan. The district 4-1A champions Logan Longhorns state bid ended with a 83-69 loss to the district 1 1A runner up Springer Red Devils. “This was my last game and I tried to leave it all out on the […]

Rattlers fast pace not enough

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers remained positive despite another district loss on Friday night. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost 71-55 and the Lady Rattlers fell 55-33 to the Clayton Yellowjackets. Both Rattlers teams played fierce and kept up with the Yellowjackets through the first three periods. But by the fourth, the Rattlers were […]

Lions hold Rattlers without district win; Logan Longhorns take two

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers can- not seem to get over district hump. With four straight losses since the beginning of their district play, the Rattlers are still in search of a mark in the winning column after Friday night’s losses Girls The Lady Rattlers faded fast during Friday night’s 61-22 […]

Clayton Yellow Jackets overtake Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers district record dropped to 0-3 Tuesday night after the Lady Rattlers fell 51-28 and the Rattlers lost 89-70 to the Clayton Yellow Jackets. Boys The Yellow Jackets had the Rattlers seeing threes as they made 14 3-pointers during Tuesday night’s 89-70 win. Going into half-time with a […]

Rattlers fall short in district squeaker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers are 0-2 after another district game that was a squeaker on Friday night. The Tucumcari Rattlers fell short of the Texico Wolverines 50-47 and the Lady Wolverines overtook the Tucumcari Rattlers 59-18. In the boys game, it was a exciting final period as both teams were unwilling […]

Longhorns outplay Coyote squads

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns took a double dip on district wins Thursday night against the San Jon Coyotes. Girls The Lady Longhorns trampled the Lady Coyotes 60-31. While the Longhorns battled to the end for a 63-57 win over the Coyotes. “I feel good about how we played tonight. It […]

Rattler boys rout House, girls drop nailbiter

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It was a night of contrasts Tuesday night at the Snake Pit at Tucumcari. The Lady Rattlers lost 41-39 in the closing seconds of the game, while the Rattlers won 70-34. The Lady Rattlers missed four free throws. The Cowgirls missed 14 free throws. The House Cowgirls started Tuesday […]