Local Sports Schedule

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Baseball The Tucumcari Rattlers, 4-9, will play next at 4 p.m., Thursday against Santa Rosa at Tucumcari. The Rattlers won Friday 9-8 against Clayton at Tucumcari. The Logan Longhorns, 0-6, will play next at 3 p.m., April 19 at Melrose. The Grady/San Jon Coyotes, 0-6, will play next at 3 p.m., Tuesday at Dora. The […]

Track Results — April 6

Buffalo Relay results from March 29 at Melrose. Boys results Team standings 6. Logan 8. Tucumcari 10. San Jon 16. House Individual standings 100 meter dash 3. Joseph Benevidez, 11.50, San Jon 200 meter dash 3. Mike Estrada, 23.74, Logan 5. Joseph Benavidez, 24.17, San Jon 110 high hurdles 2. Damien Lowery, 16.45, Logan 200 […]

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Upcoming Games Baseball The Tucumcari Rattlers, 3-6, will play next at 4 p.m., Thursday against Clayton at Tucumcari. The Rattlers lost Saturday 7-4 to Estancia at Santa Rosa. The Logan Longhorns, 0-6, will play next at 3 p.m., Monday at Clayton The Longhorns lost Monday 13-4 at Roswell. The Grady/San Jon Coyotes, 0-6, will play […]

3A All District, post-season honors

2016 District 5 3A All District teams, post season recognition. All District Boys First Team John Paul Garcia, Tucumcari Tyler Ferguson, Tucumcari Daniel Lopez, Tucumcari Zedric Henderson Greene, Tucumcari Garcia also has been selected for the North/South All-Star team, selected for the first team of the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s 2016 3A Boys […]

Upcoming area high school sport events

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Upcoming Games Baseball The Tucumcari Rattlers, 2-4, will play next at 2:30 p.m., Thursday against Mora at the Lions baseball tournament in Santa Rosa. The Rattlers lost Monday 24-1 to the Wolverines at Texico. The Logan Longhorns, 0-5, will play next at 3 p.m., Monday at Gateway Christian in Roswell. The Longhorns lost Monday 14-8 […]

Mesalands rodeo teams struggle, overcome in Arizona

Staff Report The Mesalands Community College Rodeo teams had three rodeo competitions in the past two weekends at Central Arizona College in Florence and the University of Arizona in Tucson. “We had a fairly solid rodeo the first day at Central Arizona. We had a lot of our student athletes place in their events. We […]

Tucumcari, Logan softball and baseball teams in action

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By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Tucumcari Rattlers will compete in the Panthers baseball tournament Thursday at Pecos. The Rattlers, 1-2, opened their season at the Demons tournament on Thursday and Friday at Dexter. “I am proud of how the Rattlers bounced back after the first two loses at Pecos,” said Tony Alarcon, Rattlers […]

Rodeo team has tough competition

Staff Report The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team had a difficult competition at the Cochise College rodeo in Ft. Huachuca, Arizona. The men’s team took fourth place with 220 points and the women’s team earned 65 points at the rodeo. “As a team we did okay. This was not the start to the semester that […]

Texico tops Tucumcari in 3A title game

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Texico senior Brannon Karger draws contact from Tucumcari defender Jose Flores-Duran in the second quarter of Saturday's Class 3A state championship at The Pit in Albuquerque. Karger had 24 points in Texico's 77-52 win.

By Kevin Wilson MANAGING EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com ALBUQUERQUE — The family joined the fraternity. Behind an attacking defense and a 46-point, 21-rebound effort from Brannon Karger and Nathan Phipps, the Texico Wolverines joined the ever-growing fraternity of state champions with a no-doubt 77-52 Class 3A win over Tucumcari to claim its fifth title in school history and […]

Rattlers take on Wolverines Saturday for 3A state championship

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Tucumcari junior Zedric Henderson-Greene takes a turnaround shot in transition against Lordsburg junior Jose Escobar in the first quarter of Thursday's Class 3A semifinal at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The No. 4 seed Tucumcari Rattlers have advanced to Saturday’s 3A state basketball championship against the No. 2 Texico Wolverines at the Wisepies Arena (The Pit) at the University Of New Mexico at Albuquerque. “The Wolverines are a very good team that shoots the ball well,” said John Span, […]