Tucumcari student nominated for Rudy Award

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattler Esteban Martinez III is a semifinalist for a high school football Rudy Award, which celebrates outstanding young athletes. “The youths are selected for their ability to inspire teammates and their support of the local community,” said Sandy Henderson, public information officer for Inspireum, a Bend, Ore., company that is one of […]

Baskett catches on with Vikings

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Hank Baskett III watched and waited for 14 hours over two days as 255 players were picked in the National Football League draft. His name was not one of them. Although Baskett, a wide receiver from the University of New Mexico, did not get selected in pro football’s […]