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  • Logan girls edge THS for Fox-Vixen relays title

    Staff report|Apr 24, 2024

    The Logan girls track team edged county rival Tucumcari for the team title Saturday at the 19-team Fox-Vixen Relays on Saturday at Fort Sumner. In boys competition, Logan’s Haden Judd won three individual events and was second in another, but the Longhorns finished runner-up in the team standings to district rival Melrose. The Lady Longhorns finished with 75 1/2 team points, while the Lady Rattlers took the runner-up spot with 53 points. The Logan girls had just one individual champion — Makinlee Judd in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 17.4...

  • Logan girls sweep doubleheader at Pecos

    Staff report|Apr 24, 2024

    The Logan softball team swept a district doubleheader at Pecos by scores of 22-2 and 23-2 on Friday. In the opener, Logan pitcher Zaiyana Grijalva struck out six in three innings and went 2-for-2 with two walks and four runs scored. In the second game, Brookel Smith went 4-for-4 for the Lady Longhorns with two doubles and seven RBI. In the second game, Grijalva struck out six batters again and went 3-for-3 from the plate with three runs scored and two RBI. Kara Bibbs had three RBI and cracked a double that missed being a home run by inches....

  • Logan girls finish third in state powerlifting

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    The Logan High School girls powerlifting team finished third at the state meet Friday, powered by runner-up finishes from Abby Paris and Kyle Terry. San Jon’s Dakota Fisher also finished runner-up in her weight class during the meet at the Rio Rancho Events Center. The Lady Longhorns team finished with 17 points, behind runner-up Estancia’s 20 points and Class 1A-3A champion Legacy Academy’s 32 points. Legacy boasted three individual state champions. Terry, competing in the 97-pound weight class, lifted a total of 355 pounds in the bench press...

  • Lady Ratters win 2 of 3 home games

    Ron Warnick, The Staff of The News|Apr 17, 2024

    Tucumcari's softball team won two of three home games last week, including a 12-2 non-district victory over Mora in five innings Friday. The Lady Rattlers won the game by the mercy rule with seven runs in the fifth inning, including an RBI single by Amaya Roybal to cap off the rally. Tucumcari (6-3) amassed 11 hits against the Rangerettes (5-4), including two doubles and two RBI by Alexis Ramirez. Harley McKinney scored three runs and drove in another. "We had little bit more energy today, hit t...

  • Rattlers no-hit by NMMI

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    Tucumcari’s baseball team found itself on the wrong end of a no-hitter during a 12-0 district loss Saturday to visiting New Mexico Military Institute. NMMI starting pitcher Tegin Maloney struck out 10 in 4 2/3 innings. Reliever Luis Patton pitched the final one-third of the inning for the win. Collectively, Colts pitchers allowed just one walk — drawn by Juano Martinez. Tucumcari’s Paxton Smith also reached base when he was hit by a pitch. NMMI committed no errors. “NMMI is one of the best in 3A,” Tucumcari coach George Montano said. “They hav...

  • Longhorns extend win streak to six

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    The Logan baseball team swept a non-district doubleheader last Tuesday from visiting Magdalena by scores of 11-1 and 14-8, extending its win streak to six. In the opener, the Longhorns (7-2) jumped to a 7-0 lead after two innings. Ace Kaeden Stoner allowed just two hits and two walks while fanning 10 during a complete game. Stoner also went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and two RBI. Brock Burns and Jace Jackson each drove in three runs. In the nightcap, Logan trailed 4-1 before rallying with six runs in the bottom of the third inning. The...

  • Embrack won't return as Rattlers football coach

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    Tucumcari High School is on the hunt for its fourth head football coach in four years. Tucumcari Public Schools interim superintendent Dave Johnson confirmed last week that Tarik Embrack is not returning for a second season for the Rattlers program after being placed on administrative leave early this year. Embrack was placed on leave after Johnson was notified of an unspecified allegation in January. Johnson said an independent investigative firm examined the district's internal investigation...

  • Logan ace commits to Wayland Baptist

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    Logan High School senior Kaeden Stoner signed an official letter of intent to join the Wayland Baptist University baseball program in Texas after this season. Logan Municipal Schools on Tuesday hosted a signing ceremony in the district's Performing Arts Center attended by his family, coaches and the student body. After signing the document, Stoner took off his Longhorns baseball cap and donned a WBU cap. Stoner, a four-year varsity player, has played a key role in two Class 1A championships and...

  • Logan beats Lions in softball for first time since 2019

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    Logan scored its first victory over Santa Rosa in almost five years with a district doubleheader split last Monday. The Lady Longhorns won the first game 17-16 against the Lady Lions in extra innings. Trailing 16-14 after the top of the ninth inning, they rallied for three runs in the bottom half of the inning to win it. Marilyn Moreno, who went 4-for-5 during the game, delivered a two-run single to win it. Moreno totaled four RBI. Bella Coronado went 2-for-3 with three walks, two doubles and an RBI. Logan pitcher Zaiyana Grijalva struck out...

  • Tucumcari competes at WLV track meet

    Staff report|Apr 17, 2024

    Several Tucumcari High School athletes finished third individually at the 17-team West Las Vegas Track & Field Invitational on Saturday. Luis Archuleta finished third in the boys triple jump with a distance of 38 feet, 9 inches. He also finished fifth in the boys high jump with a height of 5-6. July Lafferty finished third in the javelin throw, with an effort of 88-10. Kirksey Smith became a third-place finisher in the girls shot put with a distance of 28-2. The Rattlers’ 400-meter relay team finished third with a time of 47.18 seconds. J...

  • Huffman leads THS girls to runner-up at Ft. Sumner

    Staff report|Apr 10, 2024

    Haisley Huffman won two individual events and finished runner-up in another as the Tucumcari girls track team finished a strong second Saturday at the Mario Martinez Qualifier meet at Fort Sumner. The Lady Rattlers finished with 60 points, behind only Class 1A defending champion Melrose at the 13-team meet. Huffman, a senior, easily won the long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 7 3/4 inches and the triple jump with an effort of 35-8. She is the defending Class 3A champion in both events. She also was a member of the winning 400-meter relay...

  • Logan rebounds with Questa, Gateway wins

    Ron Warnick, The Staff of The News|Apr 10, 2024

    LOGAN - Longhorns coach Kyle Griffiths said pitching is his team's strength and that his players needed to shore up their defense after a recent doubleheader loss at Gateway Christian. Logan (4-2) appeared to do both well - at least for now - during 24-0 and 30-2 non-district victories over visiting Questa on Thursday. In the opener, Brock Burns and Diego Sanchez combined on a five-inning no-hitter against the Wildcats (1-5). They walked three and struck out 10. In the nightcap, Logan pitchers...

  • Area powerlifters competing at state on weekend

    Staff report|Apr 10, 2024

    A bunch of area athletes will be competing in this weekend’s state powerlifting championships in Rio Rancho, including a few contenders for a first-place trophy. Logan junior Haden Judd, also a standout on the Longhorns’ track team, is a defending state champion in powerlifting at 148 pounds and is ranked second in the latest standings of that weight class. He’s behind only Corbin Barrera of Legacy Academy, who has lifted a total of 1,060 pounds in the bench press, dead lift and squat. Judd has lifted a total of 945 pounds. Other Logan boys...

  • Sandia Prep tops Tucumcari in windy games

    Ron Warnick, The Staff of The News|Apr 10, 2024

    Yes, the Tucumcari baseball team did host district foe Sandia Prep on Saturday afternoon despite the wind. It was clear early in the first game the Sundevils weren't used to playing in such chilly, blustery weather. But they adjusted and swept the doubleheader by scores of 19-6 and 14-7. Sandia Prep, winners of six of eight, improved to 7-7 overall and 2-1 in district play. Tucumcari fell to 3-8, 0-3. Wind gusts on Saturday consistently measured more than 50 mph at Tucumcari Municipal Airport...

  • THS cheer squad finishes fifth at state

    Staff report|Apr 10, 2024

    The Tucumcari High School cheerleading squad finished fifth during the Class 3A championships on Saturday at The Pit in Albuquerque. The Lady Rattlers squad scored 75.73 points in the first performance and 62.8 points in the second for a total of 138.53. The THS girls finished just behind fourth-place Robertson and its 140.63 points. District foe Ruidoso won the state title with a total score of 162.83 points, well ahead of runner-up Cobre and its 158.63. Raton finished third with 151.6 points. THS coach Jolene Garcia said her team continues...

  • Judd leads Longhorns to team title at 17-team meet

    Staff report|Apr 3, 2024

    Haden Judd won five individual events, powering the Logan boys team to a team title at the 17-team Logan Varsity Meet on Saturday. Judd won the 200-meter dash (23.36 seconds), 400-meter dash (51.62 seconds), 110-meter hurdles race (16.42 seconds), pole vault (14 feet, 6 inches) and long jump (20-4). That enabled the Longhorns to edge Farwell, Texas, by 86-84 in the race for total team points. Fernando Ureste of Tucumcari won two individual events for the Rattlers — the 1,600-meter run (4:57.76) and 3,200-meter run (10:31.05). Tucumcari f...

  • Rattlers suffer three losses at WLV tourney

    Staff report|Apr 3, 2024

    Tucumcari had a rough week, suffering three losses at the West Las Vegas Baseball Tournament. In the tournament finale Saturday, district foe East Mountain grabbed a 9-0 lead before the Rattlers got on the scoreboard during a 12-4 loss. Tucumcari coach George Montano noted his team started slow, stranding runners on base in the first two innings without scoring. East Mountain (7-6) rapped 15 hits during the game. Tucumcari starting pitcher Kamren Apodaca and reliever Josh Griego each gave up four earned runs. “Ham started the game and threw w...

  • Lady Rattlers take third at WLV tourney

    Staff report|Apr 3, 2024

    Tucumcari scored 13 runs in the final three innings to secure a 20-8 victory over Mora on Saturday and capture third place in the West Las Vegas Softball Tournament. Caylee Benavidez and Harley McKinney of the Lady Rattlers, who finished 2-1 during the weekend, each were named to the all-tournament team. Tucumcari head coach CJ Oglesby said he could have selected six players to the all-tourney team, including also Alexis Ramirez, Mia Estrada, Haisley Huffman and Kylee Carmichael. "But the play of Caylee and Harley stood out," he said. "Not...

  • Longhorns blow late leads in Gateway doubleheader

    Staff report|Apr 3, 2024

    Logan blew two late leads during a baseball doubleheader loss Friday to Gateway Christian at Roswell. In the first game, the Longhorns led 7-5 at the top of the final inning, but the Warriors rallied for three runs to win it 8-7. In the nightcap, Logan commanded a 10-1 lead in the sixth but lost it completely when Gateway scored 13 runs in the bottom half of that inning during a 14-10 loss. “Our youth and inexperience in big games showed a little yesterday,” Logan coach Kyle Griffiths said. “We have some new pieces that we are working into...

  • Lady Longhorns drop season open doubleheader

    Staff report|Apr 3, 2024

    The Logan softball team hit well but dropped a season-opening doubleheader Friday at Dora by scores of 29-23 and 20-13. For the Lady Longhorns in the first game, Camryn Cantrell went 3-for-5 hitting with a walk, a double, four stolen bases and four runs scored. Marilyn Moreno went 2-for-2 with a double and a triple and six RBI. She also reached base additional times on three walks and being hit by a pitch. In the second game, Presley Griffitt went 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI. She also was hit by a pitch and scored four runs....

  • Track season opens with Rattler Relays

    Staff report|Mar 27, 2024

    Two of the biggest stars on the Logan boys and Tucumcari girls track teams seemed to be in midseason form during the season-opening Rattler Relays meet Saturday at Rattler Stadium. Logan junior Haden Judd, who won multiple events at the Class A state championships last year, won three on Saturday, including the triple jump in school-record distance. Tucumcari senior Haisley Huffman, a two-time Class 3A champ in the long jump and defending state champion in the triple jump, won both those events...

  • Lady Rattlers win consolation title at Santa Rosa tourney

    Staff report|Mar 27, 2024

    The Tucumcari softball team won the consolation title Saturday in the Lady Lion Softball Classic tournament by blasting the host team 17-0. Lady Rattlers starting pitcher Mia Estrada earned the complete-game shutout, allowing just two hits and no walks while striking out 11. “Mia has been locked in,” Tucumcari coach CJ Oglesby said. Estrada and Harley McKinney were named to the all-tournament team. Tucumcari scored in every inning against Santa Rosa, totaling 17 hits. McKinney went 5-for-5 with three RBI, two doubles and a triple. Haisley Huf...

  • Rattlers can't hold lead against Dons

    Ron Warnick, The Staff of The News|Mar 27, 2024

    There's no avoiding the ugly truth: The Tucumcari baseball team blew a late three-run lead during a 20-15 non-district home loss last Tuesday against West Las Vegas. However, the Rattlers program had some good takeaways from the game. The fact the Rattlers made the Dons battle for the win was noteworthy in itself. The rebuilding THS baseball program hadn't been competitive against West Las Vegas in years. In their last half-dozen games against the Dons, the Rattlers lost nearly all of them by...

  • THS' Benavidez makes Class 3A all-state team

    Staff report|Mar 27, 2024

    Junior guard Caylee Benavidez earned first-team all state honors in Class 3A girls basketball in addition to being all-district. Junior guard July Lafferty was an honorable mention all-state in addition to being named first-team all-district. Also earning first-team Class 4-3A honors for the Lady Rattlers were senior guard Haisley Huffman, senior center Kirksey Smith and sophomore center Kyla Lopez. Senior guard Alexis Ramirez was an honorable mention in district honors. All-state honors by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association...

  • Logan's Burns earns all-state honors

    Staff report|Mar 27, 2024

    Logan senior guard Brock Burns earned all-state honors in Class 1A boys basketball as well as all district honors that were announced last week after his team advanced to the state semifinals. Sophomore strong forward Hayden Bruhn earned second-team all-state honors as well as being all-district. Sophomore center Mason Wallin earned honorable mention in the all-state listings in addition to being an all-district center. Stats from the Longhorns this past season: — Burns averaged 12.9 points, 4.7 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game. — Bruhn ave...

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