San Jon junior to play in Australian basketball tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Lindsey Jennings, a junior at San Jon high school, said Tuesday she has been invited to represent New Mexico Girls Basketball at the 22nd Annual Down Under Sports Tournaments in Australia. “Not everybody gets an opportunity like this,” Jennings said. Jennings, 16, said she has played basketball since she […]

Logan, San Jon boys, girls teams fall at state tourney first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bids by Logan and San Jon for the 1A boys and girls ended in the first round of state tournament play. On Saturday, the Logan Longhorns lost 59-57 to the Des Moines Demons at Logan. “It was a great game…came down to the last second,” said Longhorns head coach […]

3-3 Obituaries

Burtie J. Gates Burtie J. Gates, 84, died on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, in Amarillo. She was born on Oct. 28, 1925 in Bard. Survivors include her five sons Hershell Gates of San Jon, Don Whitface, Ben Gates, James Gates and Elvin Gates and her daughters Barbara Crane of San Jon and Roxie Hammer. Services: […]

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Mason Glen Wallin celebrated his 2nd birthday on Dec. 9, 2009 with a Thomas and Friends theme. His parents are Cole and Raynee Wallin of Clovis. He is the grandson of Larry and Shelley Wallin of Logan and Clair and Rosalie Rachor also of Logan. Mason is the great grandson of Leonard and Evelyn Wallin […]

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Joshua Saville, a 2008 graduate of San Jon High School, has been selected for the Dean’s List of the college of engineering and applied science at the University of Colorado in Boulder in all three semesters that he has attended. He was inducted into the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars for high achieving first […]

Lady Coyotes to play Lady Bronchos for district title

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Thomas Garcia The San Jon Lady Coyotes have advanced to Friday’s 7 p.m. District 4-1A championship game at Grady. “We need to stay calm and do what we do,” said Lady Coyotes senior Morgan Foster. “If we play our game we can beat Grady.” The third-ranked Coyotes are the last Quay County volleyball team still […]

10-28 Football recap and preview

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Tucumcari, Logan, House and San Jon have had roller coaster years with big victories and hard upsets. On Friday, Tucumcari, Logan and San Jon will be playing to advance to the postseason. House ended its season 5-4 (0-3 in district play) with a 64-14 loss to Lake Arthur on […]

Tucumcari to host San Jon

So far: San Jon has the best record in the county with a record of 3-2. House is 0-6. Tucumcari and Logan are 1-4. San Jon beat Clovis Christian 3-0 last week. Tucumcari has lost three straight matchups, including 3-2 to Logan and 3-0 to Floyd.

Dirt work

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Damien Deynata of San Diego played in the sand with his dump truck on Labor Day at Ute Lake State Park. Damien and his mother Melissa Deynata were visiting family in Quay County over the holiday.

Prep football scoreboard

Class 2A Tucumcari 32, Carrizozo 6 8-man Logan 48, Springer 30 6-man San Jon 55, House 25