Rattlers kick off district games against Clayton

By Paul Lyon: QCS Friday will mark the beginning of the district games with the state’s top team — the undefeated Rattlers — facing the Clayton Yellowjackets, currently 4-3. Last week the Rattlers dealt a blow to the Dexter Demons (2-5), beating them 56-18 for a Tucumcari High School homecoming crowd. This week, it’s practice […]

City forming softball leagues

QCS Staff The deadline for registering for Tucumcari’s summer softball leagues is Monday. Tucumcari’s recreation director Scott Simpson said he expects a number of teams to wait until the last minute to register. “We will have three leagues, a women’s league, men’s league and a co-ed league,” Simpson said. “The registration fee is $300 per […]

Tucumcari baseball tournament begins Friday

By: Tova Fruchtman The Tucumcari Invite baseball tournament begins at 9 a.m. Friday at Rattler Field near the Tucumcari Convention Center. Eight high school teams will compete including Tucumcari¹s varsity and junior varsity teams. The Moriarty junior varsity team, Santa Rosa, Estancia, Clayton, Grady and San Jon will also compete. A full slate of games […]

Lady Rattlers dealt crushing blow

QCS staff The Tucumcari High School girls basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season Thursday, falling to the Vixens of Fort Sumner, 56-15. The Lady Rattlers’ inability to solve Fort Sumner’s full-court press spelled doom early as Tucumcari ball handlers rarely got the ball past mid-court without giving it away. Fort Sumner beat […]

Methodists host ‘Games Day’

William Thompson Center Street United Methodist Church will hold its first annual “Games Day” Saturday Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kinds of board games and card games will be played and everyone will break for an Italian lunch midway through the event. Anna Lee Schuster, an organizer of the event, said […]

Logan stops San Jon in season finale

TV Hagenah SAN JON – In the final regular season game for both arch-rivals in the “A” division, San Jon and Logan met for the last time in volleyball in San Jon Thursday evening. “It was a good game,” said San Jon Volleyball Coach A.J. Laird. “but Logan is just a very good team and […]

San Jon School Carnival nears

TV Hagenah San Jon Public School is holding its annual Carnival Friday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. and according to those involved in the event in San Jon, “It’s coming along very well.” The theme for the annual carnival and parade this year is “Music from A-Z: Make it Whatever You Want It to Be.” […]

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 […]

Logan girls take San Jon in three

TV Hagenah LOGAN – When San Jon and Logan go head-to-head in any competition, it is always intense. It was no less intense on Thursday as the long-time rivals met on the Logan High School volleyball court to determine the most recent portion of the rivalry. On Thursday, Logan was clearly the dominant force on […]

Longhorns take match from Rattlers

TV Hagenah It took the Logan Longhorns five games to defeat Tucumcari in Volleyball Saturday evening, but when they headed east on U.S. 54 they were a happy group. They had won 23-25, 19-25, 25-17, 25-13 and 15-11 in the tie breaker. Early on it looked as if it would be all Tucumcari as they […]