House teams fall to Floyd

TV Hagenah Both the girls and the boys’ basketball teams of House High School lost Tuesday as they went up against basketball powerhouse Floyd. Boys Despite a 31-point game by Nathan Foust Tuesday night, it was not enough to guarantee a win for the Cowboys as they fell to Floyd 72-49. Teammates attempted to help […]

Rattlers down San Jon 80-64

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team led all the way in an 80-64 victory over the San Jon Coyotes at San Jon Friday night. It wasn’t until the fourth quarter that the Coyotes began to narrow the scoring gap. The Rattlers had five players in double figures. Trey Rusk led the Coyotes […]

House places second at Vaughn Tourney

TV Hagenah The house girls traveled to the annual Vaughn Girls Invitational Basketball Tournament over the weekend and the small school walked away with second place. “I am proud of the girls,” said House Head Girls’ Coach Marc Foust about the contest. “They went into this tournament, played tough basketball and came out with a […]

Rattler teams lose to Fort Sumner

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Boys and Girls basketball teams opened their season at Fort Sumner on a losing note. The Fort Sumner boys beat the Rattlers 62-47 and the Ft. Sumner girls beat the Lady Rattlers 61-24. Boys It was a fast-paced Rattler style of game, but the Foxes of Fort Sumner scored […]

Cowboys, Cowgirls lose first game of season

William Thompson The House High School boys and girls basketball teams dropped games to Dora recently. A starter for the Cowgirls is missing the early part of the season and the Cowboys’ leading scorer missed the entire third quarter against the Coyotes. Boys Dora defeated House 71-50. Coach Steve Foust said his son Nathan, who […]

Police evaluation presented Thursday

TV Hagenah After two months of examination and review, the consulting firm of MBR Consulting told the Tucumcari City Commission and those that were present Thursday evening at city hall for a special work session the shape of the Tucumcari Police Department as they perceived it. According to Mark Radosevich, the senior partner in MBR […]

Independent interview about police continues

TV Hagenah Mark Radosevich announced this week that he woud return to Tucumcari early next week to interview anyone interested in discussing any aspects of the situation regarding the Tucumcari Police Department. Radosevich said all points of view and information would be kept in the strictest confidence. Radosevich also said that anyone wishing to regain […]

Logan Longhorns fall to Demons

William Thompson The Des Moines Demons let Logan get a little close, but poured in 29 points in the final period to end the Longhorns’ season Friday night in Springer. Des Moines plays Springer Saturday night for a chance to advance to the state tournament. The Logan Longhorns were in the game early despite a […]

Rattlers end season

William Thompson The Texico Wolverines spoiled Tucumcari’s tournament hopes Wednesday by pulling ahead in the second quarter, and going on to win 70-51. The first quarter was close. The game seemed destined to be another fight to the finish. Chris McCasland knocked down two early threes and ever improving Drew White hit some close shots […]

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 […]