Rattlers anticipate district competition

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team has two events before their district competition at West Las Vegas. The Rattlers are coming off another strong performance, placing fourth at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso. “We are getting there,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “We have had a few kids sick but every team [...]

Rattlers finish ninth at Rudioso golf invite

By QCS Staff RUIDOSO — The Tucumcari Rattlers improved their first round score by 15 strokes Tuesday but finished ninth in the small-school division of the Leroy Gooch Invitational golf tournament. The Rattlers shot a 349 Tuesday at the Links at Sierra Blanco and finished the two-day, 36-hole tournament at 713.St. Michael’s won the nine-team [...]

Lady Rattlers golf schedule

Rattler and Lady Rattler golf All events at 9 a.m. Sundevil Invite March 31-April 1 EspanolaClovis Christian Invite April 3

Rattlers ready for first wrestling match, team schedule

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team was hard at practice Monday preparing for their first invite at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers compete on Friday and Saturday against teams from Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico at the Randall Greater Gold Invite, said Rattlers coach Eddie Encinias. “We are hoping for a [...]

Rattlers take 3rd at Santa Fe golf invite

By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team came in third at Monday’s Santa Fe Capital City Invite. Competing were Santa Fe, Raton, Robertson, Saint Pius X of Albuquerque, West Las Vegas and Saint Michael’s of Santa Fe. Santa Fe, placed first with a team score of 332. The Rattlers placed third with 345. Rattler [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2007 Baseball teams schedule

Quay County’s 2007 high school baseball season starts on Monday. There are only two schools in the county that have teams, the Rattlers and Coyotes. Tucumcari High School Rattlers coach Tony Alarcon said “We have all but one player returning for our team this year.” March 12 4 p.m. Santa Rosa Jv V March 16 [...]

Tucumcari High School Track Team schedule

Track Team Schedule March 17 9 a.m. Estancia Invite Estancia March 24 9 a.m. Hope Husky Invite University of N.M. March 31 3 p.m. Fort Sumner Qualifier Fort Sumner April 5 2 p.m. Clayton Invite Clayton April 12 3 p.m. Buffalo Relays Melrose April 14 9 a.m. Santa Rosa Invite Santa Rosa April 21 9 [...]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, [...]