Rattlers lose 28-7 to visiting Wolverines

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Thomas Garcia Friday night turned into a great opportunity for the Texico Wolverines and the Tucumcari Rattlers to learn from in-game mistakes. The problem for the host Rattlers was that Texico made less of them. The visiting Wolverines stayed perfect in District 5-2A, jumping out to a 14-0 lead and riding big plays in the […]

Lady Rattlers hunting district win

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QCSun Staff The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers (6-7) lost in 3 to the Texico Lady Wolverines (16-1) Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The sets, 25-4, 25-14 and 25-7, were largely controlled by Lady Wolverine hitters. Lady Wolverine Jaylyn Cooper had 10 kills, Delanie Crist had six kills and Jordan Cooper had four kills. The Lady […]

Rattlers baseball advances to regionals

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By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers advanced to the regionals after sweeping the Clayton Yellowjackets in doubleheader action Tuesday afternoon at Clayton. “We needed to win the first game of the doubleheader,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We used up our good pitchers for the first game and if we lost, I’m not sure we would […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rattlers stay home to face Wolverines

By Paul Lyon: QCS staff For the first time in two weeks the Tucumcari Rattlers will be playing at home, this time against the Texico Wolverines. The Wolverines, a 3-A district team, are currently 2-2 for the season and Coach Dub Smith calls them a tough tem. The Rattlers are now second place in the […]

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 […]