San Jon Lady Coyotes sweep Lady Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost in three to the 1A San Jon Lady Coyotes Thursday night. It was the first win of the season for the Lady Coyotes with a sweep against the Lady Rattlers. The Lady Coyotes took the matches 25-17, 25-17 and 25-20. The Lady Coyotes […]

Lady Rattlers lose to Elida

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers started their volleyball season with a loss Thursday to the Elida Tigers. The Rattlers lost in three sets to the Tigers, 10-25, 11-25 and 17-25. In the third set the Rattlers began to limit the Tigers ace scoring with returns.. Elida served up a strong game […]

Thursday: Match play for volleyball teams

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The Lady Rattlers, Lady Coyotes and Lady Longhorns volleyball teams will each be on the court Thursday. l The Lady Rattlers will play the Elida Tigers at 4:30 p.m. at Tucumcari. l The Lady Coyotes will play the Dora Coyotes at 4:30 p.m. at San Jon. l The Lady Longhorns will play the Melrose Buffalos […]

Manuel L. Montoya

Services: At 10:30 a.m. today there will be a viewing and at 11 a.m. Saturday there will be a mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Jemez. Manuel L. “Big M” Montoya, 69, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Mr. Montoya was a 30-year resident of Tucumcari. Mr. Montoya was born […]

Portales girls survive scare

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Lady Rams knew they could beat District 4-3A rival Ruidoso — heck, they’d already done it three times this season by double-figure margins. The fourth one, in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game on Tuesday at The Pit, came a little harder before the defending champions […]

House out, Logan still in

By Greg Price and Thomas Garcia CLOVIS — Clovis Christian has had trouble playing all four quarters throughout the regular season, but Tuesday night the Eagles pushed past their struggles with diligent play, coach Randy McBroom said. Clovis Christian (14-11, 4-4) survived a late fourth quarter burst by House en route to a 67-55 victory […]

Rattlers fast pace not enough

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers remained positive despite another district loss on Friday night. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost 71-55 and the Lady Rattlers fell 55-33 to the Clayton Yellowjackets. Both Rattlers teams played fierce and kept up with the Yellowjackets through the first three periods. But by the fourth, the Rattlers were […]

Lions hold Rattlers without district win; Logan Longhorns take two

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers can- not seem to get over district hump. With four straight losses since the beginning of their district play, the Rattlers are still in search of a mark in the winning column after Friday night’s losses Girls The Lady Rattlers faded fast during Friday night’s 61-22 […]

Rattlers fall short in district squeaker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers are 0-2 after another district game that was a squeaker on Friday night. The Tucumcari Rattlers fell short of the Texico Wolverines 50-47 and the Lady Wolverines overtook the Tucumcari Rattlers 59-18. In the boys game, it was a exciting final period as both teams were unwilling […]

Rattlers fall prey to Santa Rosa Lions

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers start off district play down one, with dual losses in the Lion’s Den. The Lady Rattlers lost 66-35 to the Lady Lions and the Rattlers fell 78-53 to the Lions Tuesday night at Santa Rosa. The Lady Lions were never challenged after a 16-2 first period and […]