March 25, 2006 Letter to the Editor

First of all, I would like to say how proud I am of the Logan Longhorns. The seniors on our team have been entertaining us for 10 years, and what a great job they have done. To them I say thank you. As fans we are supposed to support our teams, and I guess we […]

EPAC tourney comes to San Jon

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Perhaps highest on the New Year’s resolution list for San Jon is to be great hosts for the upcoming Eastern Plains Athletic Conference (EPAC) Basketball Tournament, where many teams from the eastern side of New Mexico will be competing. The tournament runs Tuesday through Saturday, with the first three days of […]

Tucumcari wrestlers grapple with the best of them

By Martha Frost: QCS staff Tucumcari High School’s wrestling team started their season last weekend with the hardest tournament of all — Randall High School’s Greater Gold Invitational Tournament south of Amarillo — Coach Eddie Encinias said. The team was up against the toughest Texas 4A and 5A high school teams, Encinias said, including Palo […]

Rattlers face equally undefeated Lions on Friday

By Paul Lyon: QCS staff This week introduces the Tucumcari Rattlers’ (8-0) biggest challenge in the 2005-06 season so far — the Santa Rosa Lions (7-0). Both teams have survived unscathed and will be going head to head Friday at the Tucumcari home field. This will be the second district game for the Rattlers, after […]

Calendar, June 15

Today The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets at Portales city hall, 10 a.m. Altrusa will hold a business meeting at Bambino’s Restaurant, noon. Friday-Sunday — Mother Road Rally. Call 461-8669 for information. Sunday – The Amistad All-School Reunion will be held at the Amistad school. Registration at 3 p.m. (MDT). Call (806) 384-2374 […]

City forming softball leagues

QCS Staff The deadline for registering for Tucumcari’s summer softball leagues is Monday. Tucumcari’s recreation director Scott Simpson said he expects a number of teams to wait until the last minute to register. “We will have three leagues, a women’s league, men’s league and a co-ed league,” Simpson said. “The registration fee is $300 per […]

Tucumcari baseball tournament begins Friday

By: Tova Fruchtman The Tucumcari Invite baseball tournament begins at 9 a.m. Friday at Rattler Field near the Tucumcari Convention Center. Eight high school teams will compete including Tucumcari¹s varsity and junior varsity teams. The Moriarty junior varsity team, Santa Rosa, Estancia, Clayton, Grady and San Jon will also compete. A full slate of games […]

District hoops start Monday

The Tucumcari High School boys and girls basketball teams enter their district tournament Monday. Tucumcari’s athletic director, Wayne Ferguson, said the Lady Rattlers will play at Clayton Monday at 6 p.m. He said the girls must win on Monday and on Wednesday in order to advance to the regionals. The boys lost at home to […]

House teams fall to Floyd

TV Hagenah Both the girls and the boys’ basketball teams of House High School lost Tuesday as they went up against basketball powerhouse Floyd. Boys Despite a 31-point game by Nathan Foust Tuesday night, it was not enough to guarantee a win for the Cowboys as they fell to Floyd 72-49. Teammates attempted to help […]

A different kind of football

TV Hagenah When they look at me, a lot of people have problems believing I played football both in high school and college. It’s true. I did. Not well, I grant you, but I did play. In high school, I played on perhaps the worst football team in the history of Colorado high school football, […]