Tucumcari travels to Dester Friday

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team hopes to spoil the Dexter Demons’ homecoming Friday night. Dexter, at 2-4 on the season, may seem a welcome relief to the Rattlers after losing their past two games. Still, Dexter cannot be overlooked “We’ve got a very athletic quarterback with a great arm,” said Dexter Coach […]

Floyd Broncos down Logan

William Thompson The Floyd Broncos defeated the Logan High School football team 47-25 Thursday night in Logan. The Longhorn defense could not prevent big gains by the Bronco running backs. One Bronco, Jared Long, had touchdown runs of 65 and 75 yards and also caught a 55-yard touchdown pass. As if that were not enough, […]

Melrose stops San Jon, 64-0

William Thompson Nothing seemed to go right for the San Jon Coyotes football team Friday afternoon. The top-ranked Melrose Buffaloes scored 40 points in the first quarter on their way to a 64-0 victory in a game that was called at the end of the first half. Even worse for San Jon was when both […]

Logan girls take San Jon in three

TV Hagenah LOGAN – When San Jon and Logan go head-to-head in any competition, it is always intense. It was no less intense on Thursday as the long-time rivals met on the Logan High School volleyball court to determine the most recent portion of the rivalry. On Thursday, Logan was clearly the dominant force on […]

Texico defeats Rattlers

Eric Butler TEXICO — While Tucumcari may be thinking of gradual improvement culminating in the Class 2A playoffs, Class 1A Texico looked like a well-oiled machine ready for the postseason now as the two squads met Friday. The result — a 48-7 Wolverine win. “The last two years, we just haven’t played very well against […]

San Jon defeats Clovis Christian

William Thompson The San Jon Coyotes defeated Clovis Christian High School 44-30 at San Jon’s football homecoming Saturday. The Coyotes used a balanced attack in it’s second win in four games. San Jon Coach Eric Rivera said his team is on an upswing. “Our team is improving,” said Rivera. “We try to mix it up […]

Lady Rattlers fall to Clayton

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School’s Saturday volleyball game against Clayton was not the game it should have been according to head coach Alicia Trujillo as Tucumcari lost 20-25, 25-20, 25-12, 25-21. The Tucumcari head coach said she had expected a much higher quality of play from her girls. “We just weren’t here,” said Trujillo about […]

House wins one, loses one

The House HIgh School Volleyball Team was active over the past week and took on two different teams since Friday. They went against San Jon and defeated them 25-20, 23-25, 25-16, 25-16 on Friday making House 1-0 in district play which according to House Head Coach Marc Foust made him and his team quite happy. […]

Rattlers face tough test at Texico

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team comes off a loss to NMMI and now must face defending Class A state champion Texico Friday night. The Wolverines are 4-0, and they have already beaten Clayton 47-7 this season. Rattler assistant coach John Span said the Rattlers will have their work cut out for them. […]

As season continues House gets better

TV Hagenah In the last four days, the House High School volleyball team has played two different opponents and they won one and lost one. Against Floyd High School on Tuesday, the House girls took the volleyball powerhouse to a fifth game, as they split the first four games of the match 26-24, 22-25, 25-22, […]