Rattlers split homecoming wins

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers won 75-62 against the Floyd Broncos and the Lady Rattlers fell 57-39 to the Lady Broncos Friday night at their basketball homecoming in Tucumcari. The Rattlers drive and pace was key in Friday night’s 75-62 homecoming victory. They managed to maintain almost a 19 point lead through the first […]

Longhorns outplay Coyote squads

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns took a double dip on district wins Thursday night against the San Jon Coyotes. Girls The Lady Longhorns trampled the Lady Coyotes 60-31. While the Longhorns battled to the end for a 63-57 win over the Coyotes. “I feel good about how we played tonight. It […]

Springer takes twin win from Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers dropped two to the Springer Red Devils Friday night at the Snake Pit in Tucumcari. “We need to play defense with our feet and not with our hands,” said Tucumcari girls coach Wayne Ferguson. “We got into foul trouble and that sent their players to the […]

Rattlers take a twin win from San Jon

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers took a sweep from the San Jon Coyotes. The Lady Rattlers beat the Lady Coyotes 40-25 and the Rattlers upset the Coyotes 67-61 Tuesday night at San Jon. The girls took to the hardwood first with the Lady Coyotes fresh off the EPAC tournament in Texico. […]

Rattlers, Cowgirls take third in Route 66

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Elida Tigers swept Tucumcari Rattlers Route 66 Classic basketball tournament taking first place in the boys and girls brackets. “We really enjoyed this tournament and hope they invite us again next year,” said House coach Aprile Lee. “This gave our girls a great opportunity to play against some […]

Rattlers pull split at home

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers improved to 1-2 after a 75-63 win over the Fort Sumner Foxes Tuesday night. “We did very well tonight. We worked on keeping scoring opportunities down and making sure we picked up every one through their transition,” said Coach John Span. “We play two games this […]

Rattlers drop two at season’s tipoff

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers fell prey to the Elida Tigers, 49-64, Tuesday night at Tucumcari. “We need to work on conditioning. I told the guys we have a few kinks we need to work out. It’s only the beginning of the season and we are going to be all right,” said […]

Logan loses pair, San Jon splits

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns, both girls and boys varsity teams, lost to the to the Des Moines Demons Tuesday night. Both teams had foul trouble throughout the first half, even though the scores stayed close. The Lady Longhorns lost to the Lady Demons 54-58. The Lady Demons took advantage of […]

Santa Rosa pulls upset over Lady Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers volleyball season ended in a five-set nailbiter at the Snake Pit. Lady Rattlers lost to rival Santa Rosa Lady Lions, 15-17 in the final set. The score remained tied and no one team took an outstanding lead – until the last play. A kill from Rattler […]

Volleyball: Clayton wins in four games

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost to the Clayton Lady Yellow Jackets on Thursday night and start the district playoffs next week. Despite the loss (16-25, 23-25, 25-18 and 16-25) the Lady Rattlers played well. Seniors Cori Wilson and T’Shawna Span had several great blocks and aces throughout the game. […]