7-8th graders take 4th at NAYS event

By QCS Staff The seventh and eighth grade girls from Tucumcari placed fourth Saturday in the eighth grade division of the annual North American Youth Sports basketball tournament held in Albuquerque. The first game was lost against the Raptors, the second game was won against the Lady Eagles and the third game was lost against […]

Texico jumps out to 3-1 district record

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers TEXICO — A couple of days ago, the Texico Wolverines looked like they were in some trouble in the District 3-2A race. What a difference a come-from-behind win can make. After losing the opener of a doubleheader at Tucumcari and seeing the second game suspended by lightning on Tuesday, Texico […]

Rattlers split double header, district 1-1

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers started their district run, 1-1, with a tie for first after a double header with the Texico Wolverines. At Wednesday night’s game, the Wolverines hit a three-run home run in the top of the sixth which gave them the lead after the Rattlers tied it in […]

THS wins first game vs. Texico

By QCS Staff The Rattlers won the first game of the varsity double header 10-5 against Texico on Monday. The second game, with the Rattlers on top, 4-2, was called because of lightning. It will resume at 5 p.m. today at the bottom of the second inning. “Our defense improved greatly, along with key hits,” […]

Rattlers split double header

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By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers junior varsity scored an impressive 13 runs in the bottom of the third inning – 12 of them while having two outs – to win the first game of a double header on Monday night against the Clovis Wildcats C-team. The Tucumcari Rattlers won the first game 19-8 and lost the […]

Rattlers win by 10-rule

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the San Jon Coyotes 14-4 Monday night at Tucumcari. The game ended after the fifth inning as the umpires called the game over with the 10-run rule. “We managed to hit the ball consistently through the line up and played good defense,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We […]

Rattlers place two teams in top 10 at won baseball invite

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers finished second and seventh and two players were chosen as All Tournament Saturday at their 2007 baseball invite. Rattlers Jakus Martinez was chosen as All tournament for the junior varsity and Drew white was chosen as All Tournament Varsity. The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity team finished in second […]

Rattler teams have good first-day showing at tourney

The East Mountain Timberwolves lost to the Rattlers, 12-1, Friday night – the first round of the Tucumcari Invite. Rattler seniors Drew White and Matt Smith had good nights. White hit a home run and had four RBIs and Smith had five strikeouts and two walks. Five other Rattlers recorded an RBI during Fridays game. The […]

Logan plays host to Ambassadors

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorn gym was alive with basketball once more this season. There were no seniors, juniors, sophomores or freshmen on the hardwood Thursday night. Instead, there were representatives of the Logan community who laced up for some hoops against the Harlem Ambassadors in an effort to aid in […]

Rattlers get set for tournament

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers started their 2007 baseball season with a loss to the Santa Rosa Lions, 15-5. They are now getting ready for the Tucumcari Invite on Friday and Saturday. A total of eight teams will participate in this two-day event. 2007 Tucumcari Invite schedule Friday Game 1: 9 a.m., Tucumcari Jv […]