Cullum in line to fight for bantamweight championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It only took Quay County’s Abel Cullum 1:19 mintues to become a King of The Cage contender. Cullum, a mixed martial arts fighter, is now in line to fight for KOTC bantamweight championship. To win the championship Cullum would have to fight the titleholder Ryan Diaz of California. “I […]

ENMU celebrates 1957 season

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico When the Greyhound football team lost 45-20 last Saturday at Abilene Christian, it meant Eastern New Mexico University would again be just outside the Division II rankings. But it meant something else for Eastern New Mexico University (4-1). When this Mark Ribaudo-led Greyhounds squad suffered its first loss, it […]

Rattlers aim to win on their home turf

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 4-1 Tucumcari Rattlers will play at 7 p.m., Friday against the 0-5 Portales Rams at Rattler Stadium. The 2A Rattlers go into Friday’s game after crushing Loving 48-0. Forty-two of the 48 points were scored in the first half of the game by the Rattlers. Rattlers sophomore Lucas […]

Rattlers ready for St. Mike’s

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a new look, the Tucumcari Rattlers are traveling today to Santa Fe to play Saint Michael’s. This week the Rattlers were issued new home and away uniforms from the school. The uniforms have slight but distinctive differences. “The team is starting a new season with a new look […]

Longhorns put on strong offensive show to win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns started their season strong with a 44-18 victory against the Springer Red Devils Friday night. The Red Devils were unable to stop the Longhorns’ offensive advances as host Logan took a 24-6 halftime lead. “Our defense could not stop the Longhorns run,” said Red Devils coach […]

Rattlers hopeful going into 2A playoffs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers will meet the Lordsburg Mavericks today in the first round of the 2007 AA State Tournament. The Rattlers seniors are determined to bring home a state title. The Rattlers have not advanced beyond the first round in the last four years. “We got the route we […]

Rattlers baseball advances to regionals

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By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers advanced to the regionals after sweeping the Clayton Yellowjackets in doubleheader action Tuesday afternoon at Clayton. “We needed to win the first game of the doubleheader,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We used up our good pitchers for the first game and if we lost, I’m not sure we would […]

Clovis native Baskett playoff-bound

By Rick White IRVING, Texas — Hank Baskett had 32 text messages waiting for him when he reached the locker room. Earlier in the night, it was Baskett and the Philadelphia Eagles who sent a message, dominating the Dallas Cowboys 23-7 Monday at Texas Stadium to earn a share of the NFC East and a […]

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 […]

Volleyball: Clayton wins in four games

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost to the Clayton Lady Yellow Jackets on Thursday night and start the district playoffs next week. Despite the loss (16-25, 23-25, 25-18 and 16-25) the Lady Rattlers played well. Seniors Cori Wilson and T’Shawna Span had several great blocks and aces throughout the game. […]