Questions about title transfer of Arch Hurley brings out large group

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With the water getting to be a bigger concern, about 70 ranchers and farmers met last night to hear the possibilities of transferring ownership of the Tucumari irrigation canal, which is operated by Arch Hurley Conservancy District, from the federal Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the local conservancy district. […]

Logan blasts Floyd

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun LOGAN — The Logan Longhorns are on the doorstep of a district championship. The Longhorns won big with an 84-0 homecoming victory Friday night against the Floyd Broncos. “Floyd played hard,” Logan Coach Billy Burns said. “They got here to Logan missing two key players, one by surgery and […]

Arch Hurley mulls transfer of title from BOR

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Exploratory discussions about the concept of transferring its title of the Tucumcari irrigation project from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the Arch Hurley Conservancy District were held on Wednesday at a special meeting of the district’s board. Before any detailed planning can take place, “you want to get all […]

Tucumcari man holds martial arts title

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When you take a look at Abel Cullum, it’s a stretch to assume the 5-foot-7, 135-pound man is an accomplished mixed martial arts fighter. But then again, that’s what inspired him when he was 15. “I was a fan,” Cullum said. “Seeing all of the little guys … it […]

Logan falls short

By Jesse Wolfersberger/Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — It took until the final seconds of the championship game, but the magic finally ran out for the Logan Longhorns. Down by two with 1.9 seconds left in the game, Des Moines tried to inbound the ball, but Logan guard Josh Franco stole it just inside half court and […]

Hatch Valley wins 3rd straight title

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QCS staff The road to the Class 2A football state championship still goes through Hatch Valley. The Bears won their third consecutive title on Saturday, beating Tucumcari 54-7. Both teams finished their season 11-2. Quarterback Darren Gillis threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as Hatch Valley unleashed a torrid offense. Gillis, who […]

Championship comes with baggage

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Entering the 2003 playoffs as defending state champions, the Rattlers have big game experience, but they also have a target on their back. “I think it gives us a little more pressure,” said junior quarterback Chris McCasland. “Everybody wants to beat the defending champion, that is their goal.” The Rattlers will meet Tularosa Saturday in […]