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 […]

Portales girls survive scare

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Lady Rams knew they could beat District 4-3A rival Ruidoso — heck, they’d already done it three times this season by double-figure margins. The fourth one, in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game on Tuesday at The Pit, came a little harder before the defending champions […]

House out, Logan still in

By Greg Price and Thomas Garcia CLOVIS — Clovis Christian has had trouble playing all four quarters throughout the regular season, but Tuesday night the Eagles pushed past their struggles with diligent play, coach Randy McBroom said. Clovis Christian (14-11, 4-4) survived a late fourth quarter burst by House en route to a 67-55 victory […]

Rattlers split homecoming wins

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers won 75-62 against the Floyd Broncos and the Lady Rattlers fell 57-39 to the Lady Broncos Friday night at their basketball homecoming in Tucumcari. The Rattlers drive and pace was key in Friday night’s 75-62 homecoming victory. They managed to maintain almost a 19 point lead through the first […]

Springer takes twin win from Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers dropped two to the Springer Red Devils Friday night at the Snake Pit in Tucumcari. “We need to play defense with our feet and not with our hands,” said Tucumcari girls coach Wayne Ferguson. “We got into foul trouble and that sent their players to the […]

Rattlers take a twin win from San Jon

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers took a sweep from the San Jon Coyotes. The Lady Rattlers beat the Lady Coyotes 40-25 and the Rattlers upset the Coyotes 67-61 Tuesday night at San Jon. The girls took to the hardwood first with the Lady Coyotes fresh off the EPAC tournament in Texico. […]

Elida overtakes San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County teams are reeling after encountering the Elida Tigers. The San Jon Coyotes dropped to 2-4 after they fell prey to the Tigers Friday night. And, several weeks ago Elida beat the Rattlers 49-64 on Nov. 28 in Tucumcari. “This is the first time we have played the […]

Rattlers pull split at home

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers improved to 1-2 after a 75-63 win over the Fort Sumner Foxes Tuesday night. “We did very well tonight. We worked on keeping scoring opportunities down and making sure we picked up every one through their transition,” said Coach John Span. “We play two games this […]

Rattlers drop two at season’s tipoff

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers fell prey to the Elida Tigers, 49-64, Tuesday night at Tucumcari. “We need to work on conditioning. I told the guys we have a few kinks we need to work out. It’s only the beginning of the season and we are going to be all right,” said […]

Lady Rattlers defeat Logan

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers fought back from a 2-0 deficit to win against the Logan Longhorns Saturday night in the Snake Pit. “We did good to come back from 2-0,” Tucumcari coach Kaylene Davis said. “Towards the end of the third set, the girls were in the huddle during […]