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, […]

Rattlers fall to NMMI

William Thompson The New Mexico Military Institute football team scored two quick touchdowns to open the second half as they put away the Tucumcari Rattlers 58-36 at Tucumcari’s homecoming. Rattler Coach Dub Smith remained optimistic about his team after the game. “Our kids did not quit,” said Smith. “We were a little overmatched tonight because […]

Logan rambles to 52-32 victory

William Thompson The Logan High School Football team relied on its running game to frustrate the Tatum Coyotes Saturday at Logan. The final score was 52-32. Tatum did not score their points until the second half. Logan’s Head Coach Billy Burns said that 32 points scored on his team in the second half was not […]

Mesalands rodeoers compete

A relatively inexperienced Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team traveled to Eastern New Mexico University in Portales to participate and co-sponsor the season’s first intercollegiate rodeo. “Our first rodeo wasn’t a very good showing,” said coach Danny Garcia of Mesalands. “We had mostly freshmen competing and they were pretty tense about their first college-level competition.” Of […]

House loses one, wins two at Roy

TV Hagenah The House volleyball team came out of the Roy Tournament with a good feeling about the rest of the season. The House squad lost one and won two. The Cowgirls lost to Floyd in three 25-17, 25-14, 25-11. House head coach Marc Foust said that Floyd was just too good for the young […]

Rattlers prepare for NMMI

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s head football coach Dub Smith must prepare his team for the toughest game so far this season. The Rattlers are studying their opponent, New Mexico Military Institute, amidst all the hoopla of homecoming week. “We are going to try to focus on the ballgame rather than the distractions of homecoming,” […]

Football standout on sidelines for senior season

William Thompson Nick Wiegel, a 2003 all-state defensive end, and second team all-state tight end for the Tucumcari High School football team, is out for the season due to a knee injury. Wiegel said it has been a difficult adjustment. “I was pretty upset for a long time after I was told I wouldn’t be […]