No. 8 Rattlers to face Eunice

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers, seeded eighth in Class 2A, will travel to Eunice Friday to take on the top-seeded Eunice Cardinals. The Rattlers may be upset-minded, but they are trying to treat the 7 p.m. contest like any other game. “We are not going to treat the Cardinals any different,” Tucumcari coach Wayne Ferguson […]

Lady Rattlers fall in three sets

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Thomas Garcia The 3-11 Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost in three to the 5-7 Robertson Lady Cardinals Tuesday night at Tucumcari. The Lady Cardinals won in three sets, 25-4, 25-14 and 25-16. “This is a much needed win for the girls,” said Lady Cardinals head coach Mary Bustos. Bustos said the team needed the win to […]

Best football nicknames stick in memory

Karl Terry I think maybe I watch too much football. The other night while watching the Arizona Cardinals and listening to the announcers call running back “Beanie” Wells’ name, I proclaimed that was a great football name. Definitely not the best, I said to myself, thinking “Mean Joe” Greene, but good. I assumed “Beanie” was […]

Rattlers to face Cardinals

Records: Eunice 2-3, Tucumcari 2-3Where: Rattler StadiumWhen: 7 p.m. FridayLast week: Eunice lost to Wink High School 46-7. Tucumcari beat Loving High School 41-8What 2 watch 4: “Eunice is an aggressive team, they move quickly and I look for them to bring it on hard. We respect Eunice, they can run the ball and are […]

Rattlers return to state

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun SANTA ROSA — The question was nearly enough to make Andrez Apodaca spit out his post-game fruit drink. How did Apodaca feel knowing the last time a Tucumcari boys team reached the state basketball tournament in March of 1990, he was still four months away from being born? The […]

Tucumcari goes 1-2 at Melrose

TV Hagenah At the Melrose Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Melrose over the weekend Tucumcari went against three different opponents the House High School Cowgirls, the San Jon High School Coyotes and finally the Eunice Cardinals . Against House Tucumcari started strong defeating their in county opponents by 10, 25-15, but the streak was not to […]