01-07-2009: Sports Notes

Rattlers take on BosqueThe Tucumcari Rattlers varsity boys basketball team will take on the Bosque Bobcats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Albuquerque. Lady Rattlers to compete in Bean Valley tourney

Schools gear up for sports teams

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers Cross Country team will have a meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Rattler gym. The meeting will be held to discuss the upcoming season and schedule of events. Coach Gary Hittson is inviting all students in the Tucumcari Middle School and High School who are […]

THS wins first game vs. Texico

By QCS Staff The Rattlers won the first game of the varsity double header 10-5 against Texico on Monday. The second game, with the Rattlers on top, 4-2, was called because of lightning. It will resume at 5 p.m. today at the bottom of the second inning. “Our defense improved greatly, along with key hits,” […]

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 […]

Rattlers begin basketball practice

By QCS staff Monday was the first night for Tucumcari High boys and girls basketball teams. Coach John Span laid out the game plan for potential junior varsity and varsity teams. Players, he said, were expected to be at practice, be committed to the practices and team and to sign a contract formalizing that commitment. […]

Pep rally revs up Rattler spirit

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Students and athletes rallied under the Rattler banner on Thursday afternoon in anticipation of kicking off the 2006 sports season on Friday night. The Rattler teams were introduced and welcomed by other students and faculty at the high school auditorium to rev up the fans. Each team and player […]

Lady Rattlers wins season opener

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers opened the season with a hit and miss Tuesday night against Floyd’s Lady Broncos. The Varsity team won their season opener, three to one over the Floyd team, while the JV team lost to the Broncos. The Varsity won the first set 25-17. Senior Cori Wilson […]

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 […]

Rout forces Rattlers to refocus

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent The Portales Rams junior varsity baseball team defeated Tucumcari’s varsity 17-3 Thursday at Jennings Field. Twelve of the Rams’ runs were scored in the sixth inning when the Rattlers’ defense faded from the mound. After the game, Tucumcari coach Tony Alarcon had no comment except that the team needed to […]

2/4 Junior varsity scoreboard

Junior varsity scoreboard Jan. 27: Tucumcari girls beat Floyd 49-46 Jan. 31: Tucumcari girls defeated by Santa Rosa 64-41 Feb. 2: Tucumcari girls defeated by Floyd 41-36 Feb. 3: Tucumcari boys defeated by Estancia 47-46.