Country facing more than just budget crisis

While suffering through this federal debt-limit battle, think about something much more scary. Consider another story this week that relates to the financial crisis. Any tie-in may seem ludicrous, but bear with us. The owner of McDain’s Restaurant in Monroeville, Penn., has banned children under age 6 to protect grumpy adults from the sights and […]

For every reason, season Mardo’s got the tie

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By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun David Mardo is the kind of guy who can give any dress shirt a �toon-up.� Mardo has more than 150 ties to his name. Well, they aren�t all exactly in his name. Many of his ties have other people�s names on them. Such as the Pittsburgh Steelers. �I didn�t […]

Sweethearts to say ‘I do’ on Valentine’s Day

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Felicia Rodriguez and Doug Ashcraft will become husband and wife Thursday – Valentine’s Day.  Ashcraft said he’s had a  crush on Rodriguez since he was 18. “I bet I’ve asked her out a 1,000 times,” he said. Circumstances took them along different paths, until 2006 and the day before […]

Tuck’s TurfL: Scramble Results

Results of the Mesa Legends Scramble on July 4 are below: Front 9 First team score 30 Ed Shipley, Frank Gutierrez and Chipper Breen Second team score 31 John Liles, Justin Liles and Bob Frost Third team tie score 32 Howie Tucker, Jay Carney and Claire Rachor Randy Lease, Dave Hein and Clay Beevers Matt […]

04-18-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Here’s the results of Saturday’s Tri-format Tournament. The tournament had three formats: best ball full handicap, alternate shot scratch and scramble 1/3 handicap. Winners in each category and flight, by lowest handicap determined flight-to-flight, are: Golf Flights Best ball First tie Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen -5 Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs […]

11-22-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hopefully the weather is going to stay nice during our winter months so everyone can get out and play and enjoy your course. Another important thought: I will be completing the 2007 Calendar of Events shortly, so if you are planning a special event for next year, contact […]

April 19, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

The wind seems like it won’t stop. There will be a mixed scramble Saturday, with a 2 pm shotgun start. Also before the start there will be a quick clinic on the golf swing. Upcoming events l Mill-Strebeck Three-Man Partnership, May 5-7. l Match Play Championship, May through July. l Mother’s Day scramble, 1 p.m. […]

Vic Breen Golf Tourney deemed success

TV Hagenah Despite weather more suited for duck hunting than golf, the annual Vic Breen Memorial Golf Classic took place over the weekend with 43 golfers competing in the tournament. According to Tucumcari Club Professional Charlie Maciel, this is one of the most highly regarded tournaments in Eastern New Mexico. Maciel said that in spite […]

Late touchdown lifts Rattlers past Tularosa

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By Ryan Lengerich For Rattlers fans, Rob McClelland looks much better in uniform. After watching most the season in street clothes, the senior scored two touchdowns in a triumphant return from a week two knee injury and lead the Rattlers to a 21-14 comeback victory against Tularosa in the state quarterfinal game. McClelland finished with […]