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 [...]

Texico jumps out to 3-1 district record

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers TEXICO — A couple of days ago, the Texico Wolverines looked like they were in some trouble in the District 3-2A race. What a difference a come-from-behind win can make. After losing the opener of a doubleheader at Tucumcari and seeing the second game suspended by lightning on Tuesday, Texico [...]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. [...]

Tuesday’s Scores

Tuesday’s Scores Class 1A Quarterfinals Cimarron 48, Tatum 30 Elida 45, Magdalena 33 Hagerman 50, Fort Sumner 39 Class 2A Quarterfinals McCurdy 57, Navajo Pine 54 Navajo Prep 61, Clayton 53 Penasco 68, Capitan 31 Texico 52, Eunice 27 Class 3A Quarterfinals Hope Christian 68, Wingate 59 Pojoaque 39, West Las Vegas 32 Portales 41, [...]

High school basketball roundup

Texico sweeps THS Junior Casey Crist went 7-for-7 from the free throw line and scored a career-best 21 points to help Texico clinch a tie for the District 6-2A regular-season title with a 68-41 win over visiting Tucumcari. Junior Daniel Schueler added 19 points for the Wolverines (21-3, 5-0), who built a 20-point lead late [...]

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 [...]

Playoffs set for Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 4-6 Tucumcari Rattlers will play the 6-3 Dulce Hawks in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. The sixth-seeded Rattlers will host the 11th-seeded Hawks at 7 p.m. Friday. “It’s an advantage to play at home. We don’t have to travel so far and we’ll [...]

Rattlers clinch playoff berth

By Greg Price TEXICO — Texico saw its playoff hopes disappear Friday when Tucumcari senior Anas Badshah kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Rattlers a 15-12 overtime victory. The come-from-behind win earned the Rattlers a playoff berth and set up a showdown next week with unbeaten Santa Rosa for the District 2-2A title. [...]

Rattlers to play Wolverines

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are set to face the Texico Wolverines. The Rattlers will play their second match up in district play against the Wolverines at 7 p.m. on Friday at Texico. “We have played Texico for many years. They are a good football team. They play great defense and [...]

Texico residents allowed to go back home

By Sharna Johnson More than a dozen Texico residents were allowed to return to their homes around 2:30 p.m. Friday, two days after a truck accident resulting in a fuel spill forced their evacuation, according to Texico Fire Chief Lewis Cooper. The residents of five homes in the 300 block of north State Line Road [...]