02-21-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Well, do you think the bad stuff is behind us? I sure hope so, because those with golf fever have a lot to look forward to. The high school golf is off to a good start but bad weather has put us behind with our progress. The next couple of weeks will [...]

02-03-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Boy, when is the weather going to get better? I feel like a hermit or like I’m living in Greenland. The new 2007 Golf Schedule is ready and I have some take home copies to stick on the fridge. Stop by and get your 2007 golf schedule and a USGA Rule of [...]

May 31, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

What a fierce couple of weeks for the grass — or for that matter, anything — thanks to the wind. Expensive ace Kenny Kingston made a hole-in-one on the No. 5 hole a couple of weeks ago and eventually had to take on a couple of extra jobs to pay for the party the players [...]

March 29, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the week Boost your putting confidence. Try to spend 5 to 10 minutes on the practice green getting a feel for the speed and your distance control. Start with mid-range putts of 35 to 40 feet. Finish with the short ones and watch them fall into the cup to boost [...]

March 8, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Rattler results The Tucumcari High School golf team had a meet Monday at Bernalillo. Scores were as follows: Boys: Stephen Smith 93, Anas Badshah 93, Justin Alvarez 94, Clay Beevers 94, Qasim Badshah 96. Team score (top four scores) 374. Girls: Olivia Mitchell 131. Fund-raiser Saturday is the date for the Annual Tucumcari High School [...]

Tucumcari grad gives fitness tips

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Brenda Rule-Osburn graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1977, she said things were certainly different. For one, she said the town was a lot more energetic and offered a lot more activities. For another, she said she was fat. Now a certified trainer who offers face-to-face sessions as well as [...]

8/10 Regional Roundup

New voter registration rule As of Aug. 16, third party voter registration can take place in local county clerk offices, thanks to a new rule passed by Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron. Third parties may also still register at the Secretary of State’s office The rule applies to voter registration for statewide primary elections, general [...]