The Belen boys and girls tennis teams were all set to begin their season last Saturday in Rio Rancho — but Mother Nature had other plans.
Basketball coaches will tell you that their sport is a game of runs. Saturday's Girls District 6-4A Championship game at Los Lunas was a perfect example.
Since the '40s, singers have been calling out "Second verse, same as the first."
The Girls District 6-4A Tournament started last Monday, Feb. 24 with first round action featuring a battle between third-seed Valencia and sixth-seed Belen, and continued on Wednesday, Feb. 26, with semifinal games featuring top-seed Los Lunas and the Jaguars, who travelled to Gallup after earning a win Monday night against the Eagles.
Valencia wrestler LoriAnn Archuleta fulfilled a wish that was born three years ago when she hit the mat at the Santa Ana Star Center last Friday morning.
The boys District 6-4A Tournament started Tuesday, Feb. 25, with first round action featuring a battle between fourth-seed Belen and fifth-seed Valencia.
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For a few agonizing seconds during his match Saturday night, Belen's Danny Gordon's mind raced as his opponent, Juan Rodriguez of Deming, swung him into a reverse and nearly pinned him during their championship bout in the 285-pound division of the Class 4A Wrestling Meet.
The Belen and Valencia boys basketball teams both came into their game last Thursday at Valencia High needing a win.
The first two quarters of the girls basketball game between Los Lunas and Valencia were exactly like the first two games the teams played this season. But that's where the similarities ended.
One practice in the water.
Saturday's District 6-4A Championship Wrestling Meet at Gallup High School was a complete sweep for Valencia County schools, as well as a resounding triumph for Belen, which beat out arch rivals Los Lunas 219.5 to 173.5 to claim first place in the six-team event..
The Los Lunas girls and boys teams placed low in the standings at the District 2 Swim Meet Saturday, but both teams were able to qualify relay squads, ensuring that the Tigers will participate at the State Swim Meet Friday and Saturday at Albuquerque Academy.
The Belen boys had a chance to make the District 6-4A race a little more interesting last week but were unable to complete the comeback at home, losing 67-60 Tuesday night, Feb. 11 to visiting Gallup.
The Valencia girls basketball team experienced a drought Tuesday night against Belen — and the dry spell burned down the Jaguars chances of earning the No. 2 seed in next week's District 6-4A tournament.
The Belen and Valencia wrestling teams finished the final week of the 2013-14 high school wrestling season on a high note.
The Los Lunas boys basketball team moved closer to a No. 1 seed in the upcoming District 6-4A tournament this past weekend with a pair of road wins over county rivals Valencia and Belen.
Coming off an emotional overtime loss to crosstown rivals Los Lunas, the Valencia girls basketball team may have been ripe for the picking.
The showdown between league leaders Los Lunas and Gallup on Tuesday, Jan. 28 was billed as a showdown.
The Valencia girls basketball team paid a lot of attention to Los Lunas' Teige Zeller Tuesday night.