Rattlers place for consolation place

The Tucumcari Rattlers will play at 1:30 p.m., against the Hope Christian Huskies of Albuquerque for the consolation place in the Santa Rosa Tournament. In their first match on Thursday, the Rattlers lost 18-6 to the defending 1A state champions Gateway Christians Warriors of Roswell. They came back on Friday to win 22-2 Friday against […]

Logan, San Jon set for first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two schools in Quay County will be on the road to their own March Madness, the New Mexico State 1A basketball tournament. The district 4 1A champions Logan Longhorns will play at 6 p.m. on Saturday against the District 1-1A runner-up Springer Red Devils at Logan. The Logan Longhorns […]

02-21-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Well, do you think the bad stuff is behind us? I sure hope so, because those with golf fever have a lot to look forward to. The high school golf is off to a good start but bad weather has put us behind with our progress. The next couple of weeks will […]

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 […]

Ills of winter are cabin fever, yearning for spring

By Aggie Moncus Because the slave is pretending to be ailing, I decided to do the writing in order to prevent your having to hear all the whining I have had to listen to. She really likes to put on a show, but if we just ignore her, she’ll take a nap and stay out […]

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 […]

We’re not all called to play in the Super Bowl

By Debra Whittington Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his […]

Making the best of snow days

By Lynn Moncus When I asked the slave if I could write our essay this week, she said I could if I’d wash the mud off my paws. Now my water dish looks rather murky, but my paws are very clean and won’t cause her to yell at me for a few minutes. Although she […]

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 […]