Rattlers to take on Wolverines

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Kevin Wilson Based on the numbers, Friday’s District 5-2A showdown is going to be like night and day for the Tucumcari Rattlers. But the more Tucumcari looks at Texico, the more they see themselves. “They’ve won some games where they didn’t look great, and we’ve won some games where we didn’t look great,” Tucumcari coach […]

Rattlers, Coyotes host games

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers and San Jon Coyotes look forward to home field advantage as the Logan Longhorns travel across the state to Reserve. The 4-2 Rattlers are happy to be back in front of a hometown crowd after three games on the road, said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. The Rattlers will play […]

Summer fun and games: A couple of new toys to help fend off the summertime doldrums

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Disney FamilyFun magazine It’s bound to happen sometime during the summer break – no matter how overscheduled the kids seem – they will at some point begin to complain of boredom. That’s when you can break out these two items. You will be Hero Mom for fighting off the Monster of Dull, and they will […]

Comments from the Canyons: State rivalry contests bring back memories

Lynn Moncus A number of us in this area are either Lobo or Aggie fans and have enjoyed the competition through the years. We certainly had to have our senses of humor intact last week when the football game was advertised nationally as a “pillow fight.” Several of us enjoyed some laughter as we talked […]

‘Real life’ not seen in games

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I was taught at an early age the difference between fact and fiction. Things reported on the news were fact, but things in a sitcom or drama were fiction. Things you saw on the streets were fact, but things you saw on a movie screen were fiction. And one […]

National TV hurts baseball

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor Baseball is one of my favorite sports. I love to watch it on TV, I loved going to games at Denver’s Coors Field when I lived in Colorado and I played first base and pitcher growing up. The Colorado Rockies have made the Major League Baseball playoffs for only […]

06-27-09: Calendar

Today: 4-6 p.m., First Spanish Baptist Church Neighborhood Block Party, corner of College and Main Street. Food, games, and music.Today: 5:30 p.m. Pot Luck gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds.

Senior Olympians tough competitors

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Thomas Garcia Ten Quay County Olympians brought home 30 medals and 10 ribbons from the 31st annual Senior Olympics Summer Games at Las Cruces.Leading the way of local Olympians was U.V. Henson who competed in 10 events and earned medals in each one. “The competition was pretty stiff this year,” Henson said. “I have a […]

Tucumcari senior Olympians prepare for summer games

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Medal hopefuls from Tucumcari are preparing for the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games at Las Cruces. “Currently, there are nine athletes registered to compete in the summer games and we are trying to raise the funds for one more,” said Suzann Martin, director Quay County senior programs. The […]

Basketball games set for Dec. 4

The following basketball games are scheduled for this week.All games are on Thursday House