Tucumari rolls by Loving

QCS Staff Roundup: Tucumcari got back on the winning track with a 39-7 victory against Loving on Friday night. Logan suffered its first loss of the season, 20-12, to Tatum. House won for the fourth straight time with a 54-6 win against Evangel Christian Academy. San Jon did not play. Stars: Tucumcari running back George […]

Lions beat Rattlers 42-7

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers lost their regular season finale 42-7 Friday against district rival Santa Rosa. The Lions literally ran away with the game, gaining more than 300 yards of offense and scoring five of their six touchdowns on the ground. Jesus Roybal led the way, with five touchdowns and 245 yards rushing. […]

Rattlers hoping to pull upset

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After their recent win against Dulce, the Tucumcari Rattlers are preparing to meet Capitan on Friday in quarterfinals of the 2A state playoffs. “The people that come and watch are going to be in for one exciting match up,” Rattlers coach Dub Smith said. “We feel this game is […]

Rattlers set to face Rams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Rattlers will face off against the 3A Rams at 7 p.m. Friday night in Portales. Both teams have one win coming into Friday, but the Rattlers are coming off of a win. Tucumcari held visiting Loving to three first downs, while managing 22 first downs on offense […]

Cowboys lose season opener

QCS Reports Despite 417-yards passing by the House offense, the Cowboys lost their season opener Friday against Reserve 44-26. With two ineligible players and one injury, the Cowboys were forced to play the second half with only six players. “I liked what I saw, because of our numbers it was our first true six on […]

Rattlers survive final scrimmage, avoid injury

By Ryan Lengerich Senior running back Rob McCllelan rushed for a touchdown and Nick Weigal recovered a fumble for a touchdown but that wasn’t enough as the varsity Rattlers lost 3 touchdowns to 2 against defending district AAA champions Santa Fe St. Michael. Defensive coordinator Wayne Ferguson said he was pleased with the scrimmage, and […]