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 By Staff report    News    January 29, 2020 

Tucumcari girl wins bee

A Tucumcari fifth-grader will represent Quay County at the New Mexico Spelling Bee in March after recently winning county championship. Neriah...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 29, 2020 

Trucker honored for aid in Quay

The Truckload Carriers Association named a Wisconsin-based truck driver a Highway Angel for helping a motorist pinned under his wrecked vehicle east of Tucumcari off Interstate 40 several weeks ago....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 29, 2020 

Tucumcari boys lose to Bosque

The Tucumcari boys basketball team fell to yet another highly touted team during a 66-39 loss Saturday at Bosque. The Bobcats (12-2), ranked No. 2 in Class 3A by both the coaches’ poll and MaxPreps....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 29, 2020 

Girls take victory over Bobcats

The Tucumcari girls basketball team turned a close game into a blowout in the second half en route to a 71-39 victory Saturday at Bosque. The Lady Rattlers (13-5) nursed a 31-24 lead in the first...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 29, 2020 

Three wrestlers finish in top four individually

Three Tucumcari High School wrestlers finished in the top four individually during the prestigious, 20-team Cardinal Classic tournament at Las Vegas. A’leaya Lucero at 145 pounds finished second in...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

Organic farming conference scheduled

Anyone interested in learning about organic farming should attend next month’s New Mexico Organic Farming Conference in Albuquerque, where one can connect with organic farmers, ranchers and research...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

San Jon superintendent contract extended

The board of trustees for San Jon Municipal Schools unanimously gave a one-year contract extension to its superintendent during its Jan. 13 meeting. Superintendent Janet Gladu’s contract now...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

Local students make ENMU honors list

Four students from Quay County were named to Eastern New Mexico University's academic honors list for the fall 2019 semester. The students are: • Abigayle Smith of Tucumcari • Cassidy Cordova of...

 

Wayne Ferguson finalist for coaching honor

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association recently announced Tucumcari High School’s Wayne Ferguson is a finalist for its 2020 National Coach of the Year in boys track. The eight...

 

Logan opens district with victory over Clovis Christian

The Logan boys basketball squad opened its district schedule with an 84-63 victory Saturday at Clovis Christian. The Longhorns raced to a 30-9 lead in the first quarter to take control. Logan coach...

 

Logan girls defeat Clovis Christian

The Logan girls basketball team opened its district schedule Saturday with a solid 63-21 victory at Clovis Christian. Kyndall Ragland led the Lady Longhorns (14-3) with 12 points. Teammates Karlee...

 

Wrestlers finish second at meet

The Tucumcari wrestling team finished a strong second with a 4-1 dual-meet record at the Shush Duals tournament Wednesday at Fort Wingate. The Rattlers lost only to perennial powerhouse Los Lunas at t...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

Mesalands releases VP's honors list

Mesalands Community College on Thursday announced its fall 2019 Vice President’s List for academic excellence. To qualify, students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for courses...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

Former QCS publisher dies at 66

Michael Rindahl, a former publisher of the Quay County Sun during the 1980s and early ‘90s, died earlier this month in North Carolina after a lengthy bout with cancer. He was 66. According to an...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 22, 2020

Xcel Energy offers tips for reducing energy use

Xcel Energy is offering tips to help customers reduce energy use, save money and stay comfortable when outside temperatures drop. Some of the easiest tips for the winter months are: • Installing a...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020

Dual enrollment students complete first semester

Fourteen high-school dual enrollment students from northeastern New Mexico recently completed their first semester in Wind Energy Technology at...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020

Voters reminded to check registration

The Quay County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters and prospective candidates to make sure their registrations are in order before the primary election for Democratic and Republican parties June 2....

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020

Mesalands to hold spring enrollment

Mesalands Community College will hold its spring enrollment from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Commons Area, located in Building A on campus. New and returning students are invited to this...

 

Logan boys take fourth at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team finished fourth in the Plateau EPAC Tournament with a 66-61 loss Saturday to Elida at Eastern New Mexico University's G...

 

Tucumcari girls repeat as tourney champions

The Tucumcari girls basketball captured the Bean Valley Conference Tournament title for a fifth straight year Saturday by defeating host team...

 

Tucumcari wrestlers finish fifth

The Tucumcari wrestling team finished fifth of 12 teams at Saturday’s Spartan Duals at Bernalillo High School and gave its coach optimism for the Rattlers’ upcoming matches against district...

 

Lady Longhorns beat Fort Sumner in semifinal

The Lady Longhorns used a balanced scoring attack to defeat district rival Fort Sumner 48-33 in the semifinal Friday of the Plateau EPAC Tournament...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 8, 2020

Year in review: Shooting, racino license refusal dominate second half of 2019

Editor's note: The following is a review of the last six months of 2019 for Quay County. A report from January through June was published in the Jan....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 8, 2020

Grady/San Jon boys team falls to Springer

The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team fell behind 32-9 in the first quarter and never recovered during an 82-68 loss Saturday at Springer. The Bronchos (5-4) trailed 52-25 at halftime during their...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 8, 2020

Springer overtakes Grady/San Jon girls

The Grady/San Jon girls basketball team’s comeback bid after falling behind early fell short during a 41-40 loss Friday at Springer during the team’s first game after Christmas break. Teryn Foote...

 

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