To explain everything that went on, off and on the field, with the Los Lunas High baseball team in 2012, would likely take several thousand words.
When the Belen High softball team takes the field for its Friday, March 1, season opener at Sandia Prep, there will likely be a lot of new varsity faces — again.
On one hand, the Los Lunas High softball team has become a program to be emulated, with its three consecutive district titles, six in seven years and seven consecutive state tournament appearances.
There are a lot of athletes at Belen High tennis team practices this season.
Some of Valencia County's most talented high school cowgirls and cowboys will attempt to earn trips to Wyoming this year.
Continuing their theme of the last couple of years, the small Belen High track and field teams will likely be small again.
The number of returners for the Los Lunas and Valencia high school golfers has certainly been higher in years past. However, the enthusiasm has likely never been collectively higher than it is now.
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I was running down the sideline of the Belen High School football field, trying to track the yardage of a big play.
According to records, the first-place District 6-4A crown clinched by the Los Lunas boys basketball team Friday was its first in team history.
Many of the wrestlers at Saturday's District 6-4A Championships helped their chances of performing well at the state tournament.
Just when it seemed the District 6-4A girls basketball race was panning out clearly, a traffic jam occurred — literally.
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Just as some of the Valencia Lady Jaguars' 2012-13 losses have had odd circumstances, so have some of their victories.
There are many lessons for the young Valencia High boys basketball team to learn this season. They had to learn another painful one on Tuesday night.
Even though the Belen High girls basketball team started Thursday's game better than it did in other recent District 6-4A contests, the Lady Eagles still couldn't pull out a win.
For the first time since 2008-09, a Valencia County relay team is qualified for the state championships.
One team needed to pull a huge upset Friday to stay in the District 6-4A race. The other only needs two more wins this week to clinch first place in district for the first time since 2006-07.
They stab it with their steely knives, but they just can't kill the beast.