Rattlers take Cimarron

William Thompson Tucumcari defeated the Cimarron Rams, 66-57, Saturday in a basketball game marked by streaks at the Santa Rosa Invitational. The Rattlers led 8-0 early, but also trailed 10-9. Playing without ailing Nemie Salvador and injured Eric Holt, the Rattlers improved their record to 7-3. Matt Braziel hit several crucial threes and Jeremy Lopez […]

Rattlers Outlast Monte Del Sol

William Thompson In a tightly contested game, the Tucumcari Rattlers got their biggest lead of the game late in the fourth quarter to win 57-48 against Monte Del Sol in Santa Rosa.. The Dragons led at the beginning of the final period 38-37. The Rattlers relied on three-point shooting, hitting ten three pointers in the […]

Tucumcari boys take home tournament

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team cruised past Mountainview Saturday morning and then had a tougher time beating Fort Sumner Saturday night. The Rattlers swept through their Route 66 tournament. Nemi Salvador and Robert Munoz made the all-tournament team. Tucumcari vs. Mountainview. The Rattlers had very few turnovers as they soundly defeated […]

Rattler boys ready for season

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys’ basketball team has a date with Elida Nov. 29 and this Monday they will be having a purple-gold scrimmage at Tucumcari Elementary School gym to which the public is invited. The scrimmage will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Head Coach John Span will have his varsity players set […]

Does collect to fight MS

TV Hagenah According to Jessica Braziel, the local Order of Does are going all out to combat Multiple Sclerosis this year. Braziel, the secretary of the local Does organization, said her group will be raising money during the week of October 17 throughout the area. “One of our big activities is to raise money for […]

Rattlers sweep Bronchos

William Thompson • Game 1 Tucumcari High School’s varsity baseball team dispatched Grady 12-4 Tuesday afternoon at home. Matt Braziel was on the mound for the Rattlers. At times he appeared to waver, but he wound up allowing only four hits in the game. Rattler Coach Mike Russell praised Braziel once again this season. “Matt […]

Tucumcari drops two to Estancia

William Thompson A tough Estancia varsity baseball team scored 17 runs on the Rattlers in the first game of a doubleheader Monday, and then had a battle on their hands in the second game which went eight innings. Rattler Coach Mike Russell said he would like to forget the first game, but was extremely pleased […]