Tucumcari topped by Elida

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Rattler basketball Coach John Span said his varsity team’s first game was a good fight – right up until the last second when Elida captured the ball and won by a free throw 54-51. It was a mere 3 points that did it, Span said, after a strong three quarters for […]

Girls notch third win

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School girls basketball team lost to Elida Thursday evening but rebounded with a victory over Mesa Vista in the first game of the Route 66 tournament Friday. Tucumcari vs. Elida. The Lady Rattlers’ winning ways suffered a setback Thursday evening when Elida came to town. The Tigers won easily, 57-24 […]

Boys win two in a row

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team beat Elida handily Thursday evening and dominated Lake Arthur Friday evening in the Route 66 Tournament held at Tucumcari Elementary School. Tucumcari vs. Elida The Rattlers defeated the Elida Tigers 79-46 at home Thursday evening. The final score hides that Elida jumped out to an 8-0 […]

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. […]

Girls lose three of four

TV Hagenah It was a loss for the Tucumcari Rattler Volleyball Team Tuesday evening at the Tucumcari Elementary School Gymnasium as they played Elida, but it was one that was heartening for both the coach and the Rattler team with the scores of 23-25, 17-25, 25-23, 19-25. “We had moments that we were excellent,” said […]

Touney begins with Rattlers’ wins

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By TV Hagenah The first round of the 2003 edition of the Route 66 Holiday Basketball Tournament is history and both the boys’ and girls’ varsity squads of Tucumcari are alive and well and in the winner’s bracket. Boys In their Thursday evening game, the Tucumcari Rattlers dominated their first round Elida opponents outscoring and […]