Mesilla Valley repeats, ends Tucumcari’s surprise run

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE — Tucumcari’s first visit to The Pit floor didn’t exactly go as planned. Mesilla Valley junior guard Trey Correa made sure of it. Correa hit three 3-pointers in the first two-plus minutes and went 6-for-7 from long range in the opening half, helping the defending Class 2A champion [...]

Border safety still uncertain despite changes

Freedom New Mexico Winter Texans who already are starting to trickle into the Rio Grande Valley and others interested in crossing into Mexico might be alarmed at some of the latest news coming out of Mexico. Then again, they might be relieved. President Felipe Calderon last week sent Mexico’s Congress a proposal to do away [...]

High school sports scores and schedule through Oct. 22

QCS Staff Football 2ATucumcari 21Dexter 20 1A8-ManLogan 90Valley Christian Academy 14

Finally, some rains to coax out nature’s beauty

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who are of the land just naturally have to pause to admire the beauty whenever we have an opportunity. Last Sunday provided just that chance while Aggie and I were out for our ride. We had gone to the plains for a little while because we could see that [...]

01-07-2009: Sports Notes

Rattlers take on BosqueThe Tucumcari Rattlers varsity boys basketball team will take on the Bosque Bobcats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Albuquerque. Lady Rattlers to compete in Bean Valley tourney

Jack E. Ready

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Services: Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mora Valley Baptist Church in Cleveland. Jack E. Ready, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at the Taos Living Center in Taos. Mr. Ready was a resident of Tres Ritos Valley for the past 10 years and a former resident of Pendaries Valley and [...]

Former Quay trainer leads horses to safety from wildfires

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By QCS Staff QCS staff Clarissa Czuprynski, 23, a 2001 graduate of House School, moved to California three years ago to train horses, said her mother, Margaret Czuprynski, who lives in Tucumcari and works at Dan Trigg Hospital. Clarissa Czuprynski is a former Quay County 4-H Rodeo Queen and worked for several years training horses [...]

Logan Longhorns win one

The Longhorn varsity 8-man team won Friday night 22-8 against the visiting Coyotes. The Longhorns are now 1-1 on the season. Coach Billy Burns said, “The season is going good for us. We are still adapting to the changes of 8-man football. The team played well tonight. Our seniors did very well.” The junior high [...]

Hatch Valley wins 3rd straight title

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QCS staff The road to the Class 2A football state championship still goes through Hatch Valley. The Bears won their third consecutive title on Saturday, beating Tucumcari 54-7. Both teams finished their season 11-2. Quarterback Darren Gillis threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as Hatch Valley unleashed a torrid offense. Gillis, who [...]

Carnival coming to city

Sun Valley Rides will be returning to Tucumcari for a fourth year and will be providing rides at the Quay County Fair Wednesday, Aug. 17 through Saturday, Aug. 21 beginning at 5 p.m. According to Quay County Home Extension agent Brenda Bishop, the carnival will have a variety of rides for all ages.  An all [...]