Rattlers place two teams in top 10 at won baseball invite

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers finished second and seventh and two players were chosen as All Tournament Saturday at their 2007 baseball invite. Rattlers Jakus Martinez was chosen as All tournament for the junior varsity and Drew white was chosen as All Tournament Varsity. The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity team finished in second […]

THS second in only home date

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers took second place on Monday at its Tucumcari Invitational Golf Tournament that drew competition from three other New Mexico high school varsity teams. The Tucumcari High School golf team lost first place by four strokes to Bernalillo. In individual scoring, Rattlers Stephen Smith tied for third, 85, […]

Lopez takes first at Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Rattler wrestlers placed and another won first in his class at the Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament at Robertson High School at Las Vegas. “We did real well against all of the teams,” said senior Brian Lopez about the tournament on Friday and Saturday. “It was good to wrestle […]

Rattler wrestling team places in top five

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wresting team had several of their wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class and the team took fourth place overall in points on Friday and Saturday at the Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. Rattler Raymond Jimenez was voted […]

Rattlers, Cowgirls take third in Route 66

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Elida Tigers swept Tucumcari Rattlers Route 66 Classic basketball tournament taking first place in the boys and girls brackets. “We really enjoyed this tournament and hope they invite us again next year,” said House coach Aprile Lee. “This gave our girls a great opportunity to play against some […]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, […]

Upcoming volley ball games

Several area volleyball teams will have matches this week The House Cowgirls are 2-2. Their next game is 4 p.m. today at Santa Rosa. The Logan Longhorns are 1-2. Their next game is 4 p.m. Thursday at home against Ft. Sumner. The Tucumcari Rattlers are 3-2. Their next game is 2:30 p.m. Friday against Roy […]

Spotlight: A look at the San Jon varsity

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Coach: Tonya Davis Education: Eastern New Mexico University, 1993. Bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education and aminor in health/physical education. Years Coaching: 13 years of coaching: Tucumcari 1993-1997, Logan 1997-1998, Hart, Texas 1999-2006 and San Jon 2006-2007. Expectations this season: “To win district,” said Davis. Team focus: Working […]

Spotlight on Rattlers Volleyball Team

A look at the Tucumcari varsity volleyball team: Coach: Kaylene Davis Education: Eastern New Mexico University, 1996 Master’s degree in secondary education and administration. Years Coaching: Seven in junior high school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball. Expectations this season: For each team member to show respect for each other, the team as a whole and […]

June 3, 2006 Notable Notes

The Custom Classic softball tournament, in its 23rd year, is accepting team entries. The tournament, scheduled June 23-25 in Clovis, will have five divisions, all USSSA sanctioned — men’s competitive (C and above), men’s D, men’s E, women’s competitive and women’s recreation. The entry fee is $190. The entry deadline is June 19 or until […]