Sports Notes: NMAA approves new alignment, NMSU to get bucks to play Bulldogs

NMAA approves new alignment for sports classificationsBy QCS StaffThe New Mexico Activities Association’s Board of Directors approved the Alignment and Classification for 2010-2011 through 2013-2014 at its June meeting on Wednesday.For eight months the NMAA board of directors had been discussing the splitting of the state’s 1A schools into two classes 1A and 1B.Starting in […]

NMAA may change sports classes

Thomas Garcia Area schools, like those across the state, may be affected by a

Press Release: Suspension of sports events to be reviewed Monday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Public Education Department announced that school closures in New Mexico are no longer necessary for health reasons.

4-1 Sports notes

The following students from Tucumcari made Basketball District 6AA First Team All District: • Andrew Francis • Curtis Simpson • Kadi Powers • Laura Fought

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

8-23 Sports Briefs

Mandatory meeting to be held MondayThere will be a mandatory meeting at 7 p.m. Monday for the parents and the athletes wanting to participate in fall sports at the Rattler Gymnasium. Tucumcari Athletic Director Wayne Ferguson will discuss with parents the rules and regulation of the New Mexico Activities Association. Parents will be able to […]

Olympian’s passion for sports ignited in Tucumcari

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Amber Campbell got her running start to the Olympics in Tucumcari. One of America’s elite athletes, Campbell, 27, will compete in Beijing in the women’s hammer throw event. The women’s hammer is a 4 kilogram (8.8 lbs) steel ball on a 4-foot long wire attached to a metal handle. […]

Tucumcari to appeal proposed move to Class 3A

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari School District plans to file an appeal to the New Mexico Athletic Association (NMAA) regarding a proposal to change the sports programs for Tucumcari High School from a 2A program to 3A program for the 2008-2009 school year, said Wayne Ferguson, athletic director for Tucumcari High School. […]

Play hurt, pain later

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mend now and you’ll probably play later. High school students who participate in athletics may experience a sports-related injury in one of their four years before they graduate. However, playing through the pain, and not recognizing how imporant it is to fully heal, may not equal any gains later, […]

There are worse jobs in sports

By Kevin Wilson I hate my job. It’s a comment lament. From the fictional account of the man who works with an office full of monkeys in the Careerbuilder.com commercial to the person who’s just trying to get by on minimum wage and the occasional hour of overtime, everybody has an aspect of their job […]