District play begins for teams

QCS Staff So far: San Jon has an overall record of 3-5 and a district record of 1-0. Tucumcari is 0-2 in district play and 2-8 overall. Logan is 2-8 overall and 0-2 in district play. House is still searching for its first win at 0-8 and 0-1 in district. Quotable: “I told the girls […]

Longhorns to play today for district championship

The Logan Longhorns losses to the Clovis Christian Eagles on Thursday night places them in today’s district match-ups. The Longhorns will play at

Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and

Little league teams set to play Saturday

Robert Ciolli After testing their skills on road trips, a junior little league and a little league team will play Saturday for the home fans in

Lady Rattlers open first fast pitch season on Thursday

By Thomas Garcia The Lady Rattlers will open their first season of fast pitch softball Thursday against the Clovis Wildcats C-team in Clovis. In preparation, they have been working on the basics such as hitting, base coverage and fielding the ball. The team is excited and anxious to play, said Lady Rattlers softball coach Donnie […]

Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia […]

Rattlers to meet Loving for rematch

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers, seeded sixth in Class 2A, have a rematch with Loving this weekend. The Rattlers (5-5) will host the 11th-seeded Falcons in what will be their second matchup this season. Tucumcari claimed a victory in the first game, 48-0 Sept. 28 on the road. In that game, the Rattlers scored […]

Rattlers’ Apodaca loves leadership role

The Tucumcari Rattlers are preparing to play their first game of the postseason. Most of the Rattlers wins this year have been by way of shutout or by large margins. Behind the Rattler offense is a variety of weapons for senior quarterback Andrez Apodaca. Q: Have you always wanted to be a quarterback? A: In […]

Rattlers seek victory over Texico

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The 5-3 Tucumcari Rattlers are anticipating a hard-fought victory for their first district game with the 4-2 Texico Wolverines. “Texico is much better than they played against Santa Rosa,” said Rattlers coach Dub Smith. “They turned the ball over four to five times against Santa Rosa.” In a match […]

The Tucumcari Rattlers lose to the undefeated Dexter Demons 32-14

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Dexter Demons stayed undefeated, handing Tucumcari a 32-14 loss Friday night. The Demons jumped out to a 25-6 lead at the half and won handily despite 18 penalties for 185 yards. “Dexter is a good ball club and our team did not play well in the first half,” […]