Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wind and Winners Are Rough on Tents.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports


Sartans Have Date With History Today

SANTA ANA PUEBLO It was cold at the New Mexico Soccer Tournament Complex on Friday during the high school state tournament, as the wind played havoc on everyone.

New Mexico Activities Association officials had to brave the elements sans protection when the tent at field eight sheltering the public-address announcer and official scorekeeper was lifted out of the ground.

Some of the metal poles collapsed, one of them hitting P.A. announcer Rick Pierson on the head. Pierson recovered quickly enough to deliver one of the NMAA's numerous messages about sportsmanship. …

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