Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Finals Have Writer All Over the Map.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Of the Journal

ALAMOGORDO Hi everyone. Drove by White Sands today. Tried to find a decent steak restaurant (and failed). Watched a few hours of high school golf. Hope to catch a late viewing of Trading Spaces when I get back to my hotel. Well, that's about it. I gotta go. Having a wonderful time, wish you were here.

Of course, by the time you read this I may be in Belen, so if that's the case I hope you'll be there, too. Or here. I'm not sure which. Later in the week, it's on to Farmington or is it Las Cruces, or perhaps back to Alamogordo? and it wouldn't be the same if I didn't see some of your happy, smiling faces at one or all of those stops.

Welcome to what is probably the most geographically exhausting set of state tournaments ever devised. …

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