New Mexico dog has unclear future

By Ryn Gargulinski:QCS Columnist The New Mexico dog that has been perpetually running away for more than a year to find a girlfriend has taken off again. When he was gone a week we formulated a theory. He found a girlfriend. When his absence stretched to 14 days we got a new theory. He up […]

Rattlers survive in 6-2A tourney

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers led for only 3:05 of Thursday night’s District 6-2A playoff game against Texico. But it was the 2:35 stretch at the end that counted most for the Rattlers — and a basket that didn’t count when the Wolverines needed it. Drew White scored a team-high 12 […]

Rattlers survive in District 6-2A

By Kevin Wilson: QCS Interim Editor The Tucumcari Rattlers led for only 3:05 of Thursday night’s District 6-2A playoff game against Texico. But it was the 2:35 stretch at the end that counted most for the Rattlers, and a basket that didn’t count when the Wolverines needed it. Drew White scored a team-high 12 points, […]

Rattlers survive in double overtime

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When his more heralded teammates couldn’t help him, Jeremy Lopez helped himself and kept Tucumcari in control of its district destiny. Lopez scored on a spinning layup with 9.3 seconds left in overtime, then played a role in both of Tucumcari’s baskets in the second extra session as the […]

Rattlers rake in first district win

By Albert Trujillo: QCS In the second district game of the season on Tuesday, the Rattlers and Lady Rattlers visited Texico. Junior varsity boys and girls were first on the slate. In the JV boys game the Wolverines defeated the Rattlers by a score of Texico 55 and Tucumcari 40. Leading the Wolverines past the […]

Logan hoops it up for championship at EPAC tourney

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Logan Longhorns defeated Texico’s Wolverines for the championship in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference (EPAC) Tournament o Saturday in the Eastern New Mexico University gymnasium at Portales. The EPAC Tournament began in 1958 and the Longhorn’s have been a part of EPAC for its entire 48 years. “This was the […]

Big fan at the EPAC basketball tourney

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Kambry Burns, 2 of Logan, cheers on the Logan girls during an EPAC Tournament match-up between the Logan Lady Longhorns and the Grady Lady Bronchos on Thursday in San Jon. SCOREBOARD – EPAC results as of Thursday Prep EPAC Tournament Boys Tuesday’s games At San Jon Game 3: San Jon 56, Floyd 45 Game 4: […]

Unbeaten Rattlers roll over Texico

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers The flu was making Tucumcari junior Drew White sick, but the thought of another loss to Texico made him sicker. White recovered in time to play, and make a marquee defensive play, as the Rattlers rolled 38-6 over visiting Texico to stay perfect on the season. D.J. Martinez and Josh […]

Wolverines pounce on Coyotes in back-to-back games

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Texico Wolverines (4-1) handed the San Jon Coyotes (1-3) two early-season losses in a doubleheader at San Jon Monday. Texico combined for a total of 33 runs in two games. Game 1 The Texico hitters were swinging into spring in the first game of a doubleheader against San […]

Rattlers fall to Wolverines

By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun The Texico Wolverines led from beginning to the end as they cruised to a 58-44 victory at home against Tucumcari. The Wolverines signaled their intentions early by taking a 6-0 lead off two three-pointers in a row. Texico went on several big runs during the game. The Rattlers had […]