Sole incumbent victor wins by one vote

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Thomas Garcia It appears Jimmy Sandoval won’t have to play another game of cards. In a municipal election marked by low turnout — ironically, including Sandoval’s opponent —

Longhorns split Homecoming doubleheader

Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns split Homecoming wins with the Springer Red Devils Thursday night at Logan. The girls couldn’t quite finish off a fourth-quarter comeback, falling 56-55 to the Lady Red Devils. The boys never trailed in a 86-69 win to move their record to 17-4. “We had a big comeback, though it just […]

Logan teams post sweep against Hartley

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Thomas Garcia The Longhorns and Lady Longhorns eached earned their first wins of the season against the Tigers of Hartley, Texas. The Longhorns made 9-of-11 free throws to extend their lead back to double digits in the final two minutes of Monday’s 75-61 win over the Tigers, while the girls rode an aggressive offense for […]

Area teams stay sharp with weekend competition

Thomas Garcia On Saturday the Tucumcari Rattlers were swept at home while the Logan Longhorns split wins at Grady. It was a bittersweet homecoming as the (5-6) Lady Rattlers were upset 47-27 and the (8-5) Rattlers fell short 51-46 against the Raton Tigers. “It was an ugly game,” said Rattlers head coach John Span. “They […]

Rattlers hold down hardwood at Snake Pit

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Thomas Garcia The Rattlers came away with a pair of big wins against East Mountain Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. It was an offensive showcase for the Rattlers as their perimeter shooters lit up the scoreboard with nine 3-pointers in their 70-44 win over the Timberwolves. “We needed this win,” said Rattlers head coach […]

King wins attorney general race

Kevin Wilson Gary King never thought victory would come easy. But he said the spoils had to be short. “I feel like it was a good, hard battle,” King said after defeating 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler and securing his second term as attorney general. “We’ll have a chance to enjoy the victory tonight, […]

Quay County 4-H member wins big at rodeo finals.

Mesalands’ Blanchard wins barrel racing title

Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College won the barrel racing championship at the College National Finals Rodeo, which wrapped up Saturday night in Casper, Wyo.

Bryant wins bid

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Brad Bryant claimed victory in Tuesday’s only contested primary race in Quay County. Vying for the District 3 county commissioner Republican bid, Bryant edged Edwin Bruhn and Bill Cone. There is no Democratic opposition on the November general election ballot. Current commissioner Franklin McCasland is term-limited. He helped Quay […]

Tucumcari, Logan, House add wins to season

Roundup: Tucumcari, Logan and House all added another win to their seasons on Friday. The Rattlers beat West Las Vegas, 27-0. Logan trounced Gateway Christian, 30-12 and House edged New Mexico School for the Deaf, 14-13. San Jon lost to Dora, 20-19.