Rattlers varsity boys strike Bears

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Tucumcari Rattlers traveled to Estancia on Saturday afternoon and defeated the Bears, 65-44. Estancia held a 13-12 point lead at the end of the first quarter. At intermission, the Rattlers led 25-23. After the break, the Rattlers picked up the tempo of the game and began to tear down the […]

Rattlers host Clayton

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Junior Varsity action started the action in the “Snake Pit” against Clayton on Friday where the Clayton girls led after the first quarter 11-10. The Jackettes’ pressure forced the Lady rattlers to numerous turnovers which caused the Lady Rattlers to fall behind 37-12 at intermission. In the third quarter the Lady […]

First district games dominated by Santa Rosa

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Friday’s night full of basketball featured the first district game for Tucumcari against the Lions. As Santa Rosa visited the “Snake Pit,” the first game of the evening was the junior varsity girls. Tucumcari held a 10 point lead at halftime 21-11 and at the end of the third quarter led […]

House teams defeat Clovis Christian

By William Thompson Boys The House High School boys basketball team defeated Clovis Christian at home Thursday, 51-42. Cowboy Nathan Foust once again led all players in scoring by knocking down 26 points. Jon Widmark, J. B. Snipes and Kris Foust added seven, six and five points respectively. Clovis Christian held a one-point lead at […]

Girls drop two at Sandia Tournament

TV Hagenah It was a close fight for the Tucumcari High School girls at the Sandia Prep Invitation Tournament Thursday, one that they thought was, for the most part theirs since they led the contest until the final minute of the game against McCarty, but it was not to be as they lost by a […]

Madrid, Curry, Frost win

TV Hagenah Most were not expecting a huge turnout at Tuesday’s election and according to Quay County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford that was, for the most part, what they got. Despite that, people were chosen to serve or to compete again in November. Quay County had two different competitions on the ballot for county commissioner, one […]

Police led to stolen property

By Ryan Lengerich A tip about stolen merchandise at a local convenience store led to the arrest of two Tucumcari residents, police said Friday. Jocelin Martinez, 19, and Dominic Martinez, 19, were arrested Dec. 12 when police searched the couple’s home at 609 S. Fifth St. after merchandise was reported stolen from Love’s Country Store […]

Rattlers press leads to win

By TV Hagenah When the the boys’ basketball game between San Jon and Tucumcari at Rattler Gymnasium began Friday evening, everyone in the stands knew they were in for a show and they were not disappointed because the final score of 84-59 did not reflect just how competitive the game was. Tucumcari (2-0) wanted to […]