Area volleyball schedule —Oct. 6

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San Jon making first state playoff appearance in 17 years

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QCS staff The San Jon Lady Coyotes have reached the state volleyball playoffs for the first time in 17 years. They play at Springer at 5 p.m. on Saturday in the Class 1A tournament. “We will be working all week on limiting mistakes,” said Lady Coyotes head coach Tyra Davis. Davis said the last time […]

Tucumcari spikers edge Elida, 3-2

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Lady Rattlers’ volleyball team edged Elida 3-2 on Thursday night at the Snake Pit. “We transitioned well in offense and defense,” said Lady Rattlers head coach Tony Alarcon. “They came back despite that first-(game) loss.” Sophomore Michelle Fazekas sealed the deal for the Lady Rattlers with a kill, […]

Two Quay teams to compete in Melrose Volleyball Tournanment

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Quay County teams will be playing in the annual Melrose Volleyball Tournament. The San Jon Lady Coyotes (1-6) will play first at 9 a.m. against the Floyd Lady Broncos. The winner of that match will move on to play at 2:30 p.m. against the winner of Santa Rosa […]

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 […]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per […]

Upcoming volley ball games

Several area volleyball teams will have matches this week The House Cowgirls are 2-2. Their next game is 4 p.m. today at Santa Rosa. The Logan Longhorns are 1-2. Their next game is 4 p.m. Thursday at home against Ft. Sumner. The Tucumcari Rattlers are 3-2. Their next game is 2:30 p.m. Friday against Roy […]

Spotlight on Rattlers Volleyball Team

A look at the Tucumcari varsity volleyball team: Coach: Kaylene Davis Education: Eastern New Mexico University, 1996 Master’s degree in secondary education and administration. Years Coaching: Seven in junior high school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball. Expectations this season: For each team member to show respect for each other, the team as a whole and […]

10/15 Game time

Game Time/15 Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers Varsity Football Friday, 7 p.m. — Santa Rosa, home (district game) Oct. 28, 7 p.m. — Bernalillo, home Tucumcari Rattlers Junior Varsity Football Oct. 27, 4 p.m. — Portales, home Tucumcari Rattlers Middle School Football Oct. 22, 11 a.m. — Estancia, away Tucumcari Lady Rattlers Varsity and JV Volleyball Tuesday, […]

9/24 Quay County sportster

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Who: Jamie Jones, Lady Rattler JV volleyball player and senior at Tucumcari High School. What she plays: Middle blocker on the volleyball team. She also plays basketball and participates in track. “I have no favorite,” Jones said of her sporty trio. She said her favorite part of any sport is playing together and working as […]