Rattlers begin district run

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Thomas Garcia The San Jon Coyotes prepare for their third district match up while the Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns football teams start their district run. The 5-2 Rattlers will travel to face the 1-6 Clayton Yellowkackets at 7 p.m., Friday night. “They are a good sized team who have played a brutal schedule,” said […]

Lady Rattlers lose in three against the Santa Rosa Lady Lions

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The 2-11 Tucumcari Lady Rattlers fell in three to the 5-10 Santa Rosa Lady Lions. The Lady Rattlers lost their second district match up, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-19 to the Lady Lions Thursday at Tucumcari. “I am very pleased with tonight’s performance in a district match up with Santa […]

Thursday: Match play for volleyball teams

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The Lady Rattlers, Lady Coyotes and Lady Longhorns volleyball teams will each be on the court Thursday. l The Lady Rattlers will play the Elida Tigers at 4:30 p.m. at Tucumcari. l The Lady Coyotes will play the Dora Coyotes at 4:30 p.m. at San Jon. l The Lady Longhorns will play the Melrose Buffalos […]

Rattler wresters take first in two classes

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers wrestling team came away with twin champions. Brian Lopez won 1st place in the 215 pound class and Raymond Jimenez took first place in the 103 pound class at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso. The Rattlers finished in sixth place with 101 points “I won my […]

House finishes as district runner-up

Freedom Newspapers The House Cowgirls are the only volleyball team in Quay County to advance into the post season. The Cowgirls clinched the championship match-up and a trip to the regional playoffs after Thursday’s night game against Logan. They took it in three: 25-11, 25-20 and 25-18. Clovis Christian won the district championship Friday night. […]

Mesalands Rodeo Team faces first match in Portales

Lawrence Harmel, a member of Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team, practices bull riding for the team’s upcoming match, Thursday through Saturday, at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. “We have a good nucleus of returning team members and a lot of strong first-year numbers as we prepare for competition,” said rodeo team coach Shawn Patrick. […]

Rattlers take to the road

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers will match up against the Estancia Bears at 7 p.m. on Friday in Estancia. The Class 2A state runnerup Rattlers go into this match 0-2 with losses against Class 3A St. Michael’s and Class 4A Capital. Being 0-2 isn’t exactly the start Rattler coach Dub Smith would like, but […]

Longhorns take match from Rattlers

TV Hagenah It took the Logan Longhorns five games to defeat Tucumcari in Volleyball Saturday evening, but when they headed east on U.S. 54 they were a happy group. They had won 23-25, 19-25, 25-17, 25-13 and 15-11 in the tie breaker. Early on it looked as if it would be all Tucumcari as they […]

Lady Longhorns advance to state

QCS Reports The Lady Longhorns finished second in the regional tournament Saturday and earned a berth in the Class 1A state championship playoffs. Logan will meet Animas at 1 p.m. Thursday at Goddard High School in Roswell. “They are pretty tough,” said Logan head coach Bridget Rea. “They are solid all the way around.” Logan […]

Longhorns take down House

By Ryan Lengerich HOUSE — Logan captured its third straight district volleyball championship on Saturday night. But it had to come from behind and overcome a No. 3 seeding. “It gets a little tougher every year because the teams just keep getting better,” Logan head coach Bridget Rea said. Logan, the third seed in the […]