Rattlers seek victory over Texico

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The 5-3 Tucumcari Rattlers are anticipating a hard-fought victory for their first district game with the 4-2 Texico Wolverines. “Texico is much better than they played against Santa Rosa,” said Rattlers coach Dub Smith. “They turned the ball over four to five times against Santa Rosa.” In a match […]

Rattlers split homecoming wins

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers won 75-62 against the Floyd Broncos and the Lady Rattlers fell 57-39 to the Lady Broncos Friday night at their basketball homecoming in Tucumcari. The Rattlers drive and pace was key in Friday night’s 75-62 homecoming victory. They managed to maintain almost a 19 point lead through the first […]

Area schools Basketball Homecoming schedule

Friday 4:30 p.m. Logan Longhorns vs. Clovis Christian Eagles 4:30 p.m.: Tucumcari Rattlers vs. Floyd Broncos Feb. 3 3 p.m.: House Cowboys and Cowgirls vs Grady Broncos 3 p.m.: San Jon Coyotes vs. Clovis Christian Eagles

Lady Rattlers face trio of losses

The Lady Rattlers varsity had a tough week with three losses. They visited Floyd on Jan. 27 to battle in a non-district ball game where the Lady Broncos prevailed with a 51-46 win. Starting out fast, the Lady Rattlers held a 14-2 lead at the end of the first period. In the second period the […]

Rattlers win fifth in a row

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Drew White again leads the Rattlers to their fifth win in a row with 27 points against the Floyd Broncos and final score of 63-56. Starting out slow and down 17-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Rattlers were able cut the Bronco lead to 21-19 at intermission. Second […]

Rattlers win homecoming

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers gave Coach John Span a birthday present Friday evening— a 62-40 homecoming victory over the Floyd Broncos. Hanging onto a slim lead in the second quarter, the Rattlers began to pull away. The second half turned out to be a cake walk for Tucumcari as they […]

San Jon beats Floyd in tight contest

William Thompson The San Jon High School boys basketball team finished a tournament in Texico Saturday with a 65-64 win over Floyd. The Broncos were hitting threes with abandon but it was a three-pointer by San Jon’s Richard Vasquez at the end of the game that won it for the Coyotes. San Jon opened up […]