Roch announces re-election plans

QCS Staff Dennis Roch, R-Texico, has announced he is running for re-election in District 67 of the state House of Representatives. The district includes all or parts of Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, Harding Union, San Miguel and Colfax counties. Roch, 38, is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position. He is assistant superintendent […]

Rattlers, Lady Rattlers prep for state

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Rattlers placed first and second during the district 6 AA track meet and are set to compete Friday and Saturday at state competition in Albuquerque. The Lady Rattlers clinched the district championship with a 148-128 win over the Texico Lady Wolverines. The Rattlers took second in district standings behind the Texico […]

Football: Tucumcari heads to Texico

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Roch leaving Tucumcari

Tucumcari schools Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch has accepted a similar position at Texico.

Rattler cheerleaders take fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The fourth place Tucumcari Rattlers Cheerleaders were 1.5 points behind third place Texico in the 2A State Spirit Competition in Rio Rancho. “We did not realize we were so close to beating Texico,” said Rattlers Cheerleader coach Christine Montano. Montano and the seven member Lady Rattlers fell short of […]

Rattlers lose first district home game

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattlers fall to 0-2 in district play after a 26-7 loss to the Texico Wolverines Friday night at Rattler Stadium. “We are better then this,” said Rattlers head coach Daniel Hutchins. “We beat ourselves tonight. Texico is a good team. We just gave up an easy score and did not capitalize on […]

Friday prep football scoreboard

MDT Class 5A Clovis 14, Cibola 7 Class 3A Muleshoe 55, Portales 14 Class 2A Texico 20, Springlake-Earth 14 Tucumcari 41, NMMI 14 Class 1A Clayton 26, Fort Sumner 6 8-man Melrose 62, Menaul 8 Clovis Christian 72, Springer 12 Foothill at Logan, 7 p.m. 6-man Roy 56, Dora 38 House at Walatowa, 5 p.m. […]

Q&A: Man’s family continued sports tradition

By Ben Moffett Editor’s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School’s state champion basketball team of 1933. This is the third part of a three-part series. Q: And what of the next generation […]

Q&A: Educator speaks of family, days at Forrest High School

Compiled by Ben Moffett Editor’s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School’s state champion basketball team of 1933. This is the second part of a three-part series. The third part will appear in […]

Q&A: Pioneer tells team�s story

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Compiled by Ben Moffett Editor�s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School�s state champion basketball team of 1933. Caton and his teammates, including his older brother, Pearl, won the tournament in Albuquerque by […]