Top-ranked Eunice eliminates Rattlers

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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 [...]

Rattlers aim to constrain Eunice QB

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers, Logan Longhorns and San Jon Coyotes’ football teams will be on road this weekend. The 4-1 Rattlers will take on the 3-0 Eunice Cardinals who are coached by former Rattlers coach Daniel Hutchins. “This is going to be a great game,” said Hutchins. “These teams have had a strong rivalry [...]

Tucumcari loses to Eunice

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Turnovers doomed Tucumcari in its 48-27 loss against Eunice on Friday night. The visiting Rattlers (4-2) turned the ball over four times, which led to 14 points for the Cardinals. Tucumcari got within eight in the fourth quarter but was never able to get any closer. “That run that [...]

Special Olympics will remain Shriver’s legacy

Freedom New Mexico It may seem ironic but it is somehow fitting: The most lasting contribution of one of the most intensely political dynastic families in American history will be an institution that transcends politics. It was started by a family member who never held or even ran for political office. The Special Olympics, officially [...]

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 [...]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. [...]