I've been around tennis for a long time, as a recreation player with a slow-mo serve, weak forehand with no place to go, running around my backhand, as a spectator at matches and tuning in on television.
But my main claim to the sport was as a sportswriter, like from the final year of amateur play to the first year of the U.S. Open on a professional level.
Bighorn sheep biologist awarded prestigious honor Eric Rominger
SANTA FE - New Mexico Department of Game and Fish bighorn sheep biologist Eric Rominger has been inducted into the Wild Sheep Foundation’s Wild Sheep Biologist’s Wall of Fame.
Rominger, Ph.D., is a 22-year veteran of the department. He received the honor Jan. 18 at the foundation’s annual convention in Reno, Nev.
Rominger, 61, has been instrumental in the department’s bighorn sheep recovery program, said Elise Goldstein, assistant chief of the department’s Wildlife Management Division.
“He is a leader in his field, a wonderful person and very deserving of this honor,” Goldstein said>
Heinrich Opposes Confirmation Of Rick Perry For Secretary of Energy
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 31, 2017) — During a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) voted against the confirmation of the former governor of Texas Rick Perry, President Trump's nominee for U.S. Department of Energy Secretary. Senator Heinrich made the following statement:
"Since the Trump Administration took office, we have seen executive order after executive order that ignores the will of the American people. While Governor Perry walked back his intent to eliminate the Department of Energy, the Trump Administration almost simultaneously fl>
Care Net Annual Fundrasing Banquet
We've changed the date of our Annual Fundraising Banquet from being held in the spring to the fall. This was done for a number of reasons - the foremost being the weather in Santa Fe, which is unpredictable for snow and ice in the spring. As we believe that all life is precious, we were very concerned about you, our guests and staff every time it snowed around our banquet-time.
So please mark your calendar now and forward this email to your friends.
8th Annual Care Net Fundraising Banquet
Fall for Life
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
Santa Fe Convention Center
Thank you for your prayers and support. Without your generosity we>
Santa Fe High boy's basketball visits Albuquerque Eldorado tonight with first place on the line in District 2-6A
Both are 4-0 in district, Eagles (13-5) have won six in a row, Santa Fe High (14-6) five straight
By ARNIE LESHIN
Roy Sanchez has not been coaching boy's basketball at Albuquerque Eldorado forever, it only looks that way.
No doubt 22 years is a long time. He has won four state championships, one regional, and four districts. He is assisted by his wife, Yvonne, and presently shares first place in District 2-6A with Santa Fe High.
Tonight, both schools carry 4-0 district records when the Eagles play host to the surprising Demons, who are on>
Reed Kellam, Jordan Kinlaw, Cypress Hayunga and Reilly Kinlaw
Santa Fe Prep boys qualified for state in three relays; Santa Fe High qualifies twice; impressive showing from Griffin junior Riley Kinlaw
Team title won by Demons with their depth holding off second place Los Lunas in weekend event
By ARNIE LESHIN
Not only did the Santa Fe Prep boys qualify for state in yet another relay, but in the 200 medley, they reeled in the Santa Fe High quartet.
In addition, not only did the Demons earn a qualifying berth in the medley by finishing second to the Griffins, but they also swam a state-qualifying time of 3:39.71 in winning the 400 freestyle re>
Rob Heyduck, senior research specialist at New Mexico State University's Sustainable Agriculture Science Center at Alcalde, is pruning a fruit tree. Fruit growers will be able to learn the basics of pruning trees during the Fruit Growers Workshop on March 2 at the historic Los Luceros Ranch in Alcalde. (NMSU photo)
NMSU to host fruit growers workshop at historic Los Luceros Ranch
By Jane Moorman, 505-249-0527, email@example.com
ALCALDE Los Luceros Ranch, one of New Mexico's most scenic and historically significant properties, will be the site of the New Mexico Fruit Growers Workshop on Thursday, March 2.
New Mexico State University's Cooperative Ex>
Santa Fe High wrestlers finish 11th in 21-school field at 59th annual prestigious Rocky Welton Invitational in Garden City, CO
Freshman Isaac Beltran takes third place in 113 weight for best Demons' finish
By ARNIE LESHN
The competition was tough and freshman Isaac Beltran's third place was Santa Fe High's best finish, but it was another neat, annual trip for head coach Stephen Burns' team in Saturday's 59th Rocky Walton Invitational in Garden City, Colorado.
There were a grand total of 21 schools in the competition, with the Demons placing in the middle of the pack in 11th place with 98.5 points. They were the only school from New Mexico in the mix.
Santa Fe High senior Cheyenne Garcia has chance to add to her two state qualifying berths after Demonettes win team title
SFHS came away with six wins that included three relays with the same quartet, St. Michael's junior Jacqueline Hay wins twice, Lady Horsemen sweep the 1-meter dive
By ARNIE LESHIN
Santa Fe High senior Cheyenne Garcia has already qualified for state in two events, but came up short in adding some more at the weekend Santa Fe High Invitational at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center.
A qualifier for state in four events last year, she heads for the weekend District 1 competition with state qualifying times of 1:10.87 in the 100 breaststro>
Christus St. Vincents Sleep Services
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Sleep Center is the only AASM accredited sleep center in Northern New Mexico.
The Sleep Center at CHRISTUS St. Vincent works with individuals suffering from all types of symptoms related to sleeping disorders. A state-of-the-art outpatient sleep laboratory, combined with trained medical and technical staff dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep/wake disorders, work with adults and children to diagnose, alleviate, and cure the symptoms and underlying causes of sleep disturbances.
Sleep studies - also called polysomnography - are used to evaluate the quality of a patient's sleep. It se>
Christus St. Vincent Brain & Spine Services (Neurosurgery)
The Neurosurgical Services offered at CHRISTUS St. Vincent provide 24/7, 365 days a year coverage for access to state-of the art cervical, thoracic, brain and lumbar spine care. We are the only Center in New Mexico to provide this type of coverage.
Our interdisciplinary program includes specialists affiliated with CHRISTUS St. Vincent. The program provides exceptional care for our patients including minimally invasive surgery options. We make brain and spine care easy to receive by following evidence-based guidelines and ensuring access with timely appointments.
The team at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Neur>
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Pulmonary & Critical Care Services
Northern New Mexico's high altitude can be a problem for some people, affecting one's ability to breathe freely. This in turn makes it difficult to perform normal daily activities and enjoy life.
Lung function can also be compromised by other potentially life-threatening conditions such as:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Interstitial lung disease
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates diagnose and treat patients with illnesses that >
CHRISTUS St. Vincent's Physical Rehab (Inpatient Rehab)
The CHRISTUS St. Vincent's Inpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program serves adults who have physical, neurological, communicative and/or cognitive needs and who are medically stable.
This specialty field of medical care addresses various functional needs that arise from a wide range of injuries or illnesses that include:
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Progressive neurological disorders
- Major multiple traumatic injuries
- Joint replacement
The goal of physical medicine and rehabilitation is to help patients regain maximum functional indepe>