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 […]

03-17-2007: Tuck’s Turf

The Tucumcari High School Golf Team placed first out of seven teams competing in the Robertson Invitational at the Ladera Golf Course in Las Vegas, N.M., on Wednesday. Other teams competing in the tourney were Robertson, West Las Vegas, Raton, Espinala, Sandia Prep and Moriarty. Tucumcari 1st Place out of 7 Teams Stephen Smith 83 […]

Brothers pumped, with music, to win

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Rattler footballer Justin Benavidez said nothing pumps him up for a game more than a heavy dose of Metallica or AC/DC. His brother and fellow teammate, Josh Benavidez, agrees. Well, at least with the concept of music pumping him up, but his listening taste is more Pretty Ricky, he said. The […]

Wrestlers grapple in own tournament

TV Hagenah Saturday saw the reintroduction of a wrestling tradition that had slipped away in recent years. The Tucumcari Invitational Wrestling Tournament took place Saturday and saw wrestlers from five different schools competing for the top positions in the different weight categories. The schools were: Moriarty, Roswell High School, New Mexico Military Institute, Goddard High […]

Rodeo team shines again in short round

Mesalands Community College rodeo team members made a good short round showing in steer wrestling and team roping during the recently held Snyder, Texas Intercollegiate Rodeo. Steer Wrestler Justin Price finished the long round in seventh place out of 48 contenders. He went on to place sixth in the short round and fifth overall. Team […]

Rattlers falter in second half

William Thompson The Tucumcari varsity squad was in reach heading into the second half, but the Clayton big men overpowered the Rattlers as they did in the previous outing against Tucumcari, leading their team to a 77-50 victory Friday night. Clayton’s 6’7” center, Russell Gallagher, scored 16 of Clayton’s 18 first quarter points. The Tucumcari […]

Rattlers boys take tournament

By TV Hagenah A good way to end a year for a sports team is to win and to win your own tournament is even better still. For that reason, The Tucumcari boys basketball team is a happy group of athletes. This year their stockings held the championship trophy for the 2003 Route 66 Holiday […]