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 By Staff report    News    January 26, 2022 

Two COVID deaths reported in county

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Quay County last week as the state continued to see case numbers at or near record-highs. According to the New Mexico Department of Health, the latest deaths...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Logan track coach honored

Robert Young was honored for his 38 years in coaching - including 10 at Logan - with his induction Saturday into the New Mexico High School Track and...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Wrestlers finish third in district

The Tucumcari boys wrestling team finished third in its district after a loss Thursday to eventual champion and host West Las Vegas and wins over district foes Fort Wingate and (Shiprock) Northwest. T...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Horner lifts Logan girls to victory

Lizzy Horner hit two 3-pointers during a critical stretch to help lift the Logan girls basketball team to a 35-34 win over host Melrose in an important district-opening game Thursday. Horner led the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 26, 2022 

NMAA announces changes to wrestling, hoops tourneys

The New Mexico Activities Association last week made a few changes to its wrestling and basketball championships. Boys athletes in the A-3A and 4A wrestling classifications will compete on Friday...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 26, 2022 

Wolverines outscore Longhorns

The young Logan boys basketball team lost two games last week, including a 66-39 non-district decision Saturday at Texico. The Wolverines outscored the Longhorns 25-8 in the second quarter to seize co...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

COVID-19 leads to 4 deaths, remote classes

A new surge of COVID-19 cases last week in Quay County prompted three educational institutions to go to remote learning or delay classes. Four...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Eight graduate from ENMU

Eight Quay County students graduated from Eastern New Mexico University at the end of the fall 2021 semester. According to a news release from the university, these area students received degrees on...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Tucumcari MainStreet earns $400,000 grant

Tucumcari MainStreet learned last week it earned a $400,000 grant from the state’s MainStreet program and New Mexico Economic Development Department for the Great Blocks revitalization project in...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Logan failure rates improve

The superintendent of Logan Municipal Schools during a school board meeting last week reported significantly lower failure rates among its students compared to a year ago. Superintendent Dennis Roch...

 

Logan mulls artificial turf on football field

The Logan school district plans to request $1 million in capital outlay funds from the New Mexico Legislature to install artificial turf on the football field and a catchment drainage system there....

 

Tucumcari girls win over East Mountain

The Tucumcari girls basketball team grabbed an early lead at East Mountain and kept building on it during a 49-22 victory on Jan. 11. Tucumcari led 18-10 at halftime and effectively seized control...

 

Rattlers finish 6th at Lions Classic

The Tucumcari boys basketball team went 1-2 and finished sixth at the 15th annual Lions Classic tournament at Santa Rosa, including a 55-45 loss Satur...

 

Road wrestling meet canceled for Tucumcari

The Tucumcari wrestling team’s scheduled dual meet Saturday at Fort Wingate was canceled due to a COVID-19 outbreak there. Instead, the Rattlers will face previously scheduled district foes of Fort...

 

Eagles cruise against Logan

The Clovis Christian boys basketball team jumped out to big early lead against Logan and cruised to a 74-58 victory Saturday in the district opener for both teams. The Eagles (10-2) surged to a 22-6...

 

Logan girls keep on winning

Fresh off its EPAC tournament title, the Logan girls basketball team continued racking up wins last week. The latest was a hard-fought 39-31 victory Saturday over Magdalena at the Mountaineer...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 12, 2022

State sees record high COVID-19 case numbers

In a sign of an Omicron variant surge, New Mexico on Friday experienced a record-high in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, though Quay County’s still-high case numbers continued a downward tre...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 12, 2022

'American Pickers' seeking collections

Producers for the History Channel's long-running "American Pickers" reality show announced last week they would film new episodes in New Mexico in...

 

Lady Rattlers make third place showing

The Tucumcari girls basketball team secured third place Saturday in the BVC Invitational tournament at Estancia in resounding fashion by draining 13 3-point shots and walloping Mountainair 66-37....

 

Rattler wrestlers go 2-2 in dual meets

The Tucumcari wrestling team went 2-2 on during a series of dual meets Saturday at Moriarty despite giving up forfeits in four weight classes due to departures, injury or illness. Tucumcari coach...

 

Lady Longhorns take Friday victory

A great day at the free-throw line helped lift Logan to a 33-25 victory Friday over district rival Melrose in the semifinals of the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Texico. Nials led the Lady Longhorns...

 

Logan boys go 1-2 at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team went 1-2 during the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Texico after an 83-61 loss to Elida on Saturday in the consolation round. Brock Burns led the Longhorns (4-9) with 12...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 5, 2022

Year in review: COVID-19 roars back in second half of year

Mere weeks after state officials eased COVID-19 restrictions, the disease came roaring back during the second half of 2021 in the form of the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 5, 2022

Three more COVID-19 deaths reported

Three more COVID-19 deaths were reported last week in Quay County by state officials, raising the toll to 31 since the pandemic began in the spring of 2020. The latest victims, according to the New...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 5, 2022

Quay deputy accidentally exposed to fentanyl

A Quay County sheriff’s deputy collapsed and briefly was hospitalized last week after an accidental exposure to fentanyl during a home visit of probation subjects. According to a Facebook post by...

 

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