Jacob Lash says he was told all through the spring high school season that he had talent as a runner as he ran as an eighth-grader for Belen High School.
When funk/reggae/rock band 311 hit the stage at Sandia Amphitheater on Thursday, June 26, to begin their 36-date summer tour, they gave their New Mexican fans something a little different….[Read more]
Six area rodeo riders and shooters will be representing both Valencia County and New Mexico at the National High School Finals Rodeo next week after emerging as qualifiers from a recent state-wide competition.
The Enchantment Junior Little League All-Star team finished the District 9 Tournament undefeated Tuesday night, shutting out Westgate 6-0 at the Enchantment Little League complex to earn a trip to the state tournament for the second year in a row.
The Valencia County Super Swimmers, a combined team of swimmers from the Belen Hurricanes, Los Lunas Stingrays and Tidal Wave Swim Team, overwhelmingly finished in first place at the recent New Mexico Games swimming competition.
Pitcher Alex Tenorio struck out 11, scattered six hits and got plenty of defensive support as the Enchantment Minor All-Stars defeated Westgate 5-1 Tuesday night to win the District 9 Little League softball championship at the Isleta Little League Complex.
The Isleta Senior All-Stars earned their second consecutive District 9 softball title Sunday afternoon, but their opponents from Mt. Taylor Little League of Laguna Pueblo did not make it easy on them.
The Class 4A/5A Girls High School All-Star Basketball game was an intense one — and a pair of Valencia County seniors were in the middle of it all.
Five Valencia County rodeo riders will be representing the county and the state at the upcoming National Junior High Final Rodeo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, June 22, through Saturday, June 28.
At the end of the 2014 high school track and field season, Valencia High sprinter Joshua Burbank stood alone as a state champion. But the junior in high school said it took a group effort to set him up for that individual success.
By most standards 2014 was a banner year for high school sports.
Sitting in a side room in the otherwise darkened Valencia High School gymnasium, LoriAnn Archuleta looks down at the scholarship papers in front of her, then at her family and asks "What's today's date?"
As he steps back on the driving course at Isleta Eagle Golf Course, Los Lunas High golfer Dylan Gonzales turns to his teammate Chesten Browning and laughs while asking "Really? Stanford? That's exactly what I said."
Sometimes one at-bat can change the complexion of a game. That was the case in the sixth inning of the No. 4 seeded Valencia quarterfinal match up against the Albuquerque Academy on Thursday in the Class 4A Baseball Tournament at Cleveland High School.
Midway through the afternoon on Saturday, the Valencia boys and Los Lunas girls track and field teams were looking at the possibility of making the awards stands at the Class 4A State Track and Field Championship meet.
No. 5 seeded Valencia got off to a great start in the Class 4A State Softball Tournament Thursday morning but was unable to continue that momentum through the rest of the double-elimination tournament and was eliminated Friday morning to end the Jaguars' historic season.
Great team efforts from the Belen boys and Los Lunas girls helped the two county teams secure team championships at the District 6-4A Championship Track Meet at Miyamura High School in Gallup on Saturday.
Metro-area residents weren't the only people flummoxed by the overnight rain and early-morning snow Tuesday. The Los Lunas boys golf team didn't found the weather to be rough as well.
With several choices possible for his collegiate career, Los Lunas High senior Jacob Holland chose basketball, signing a national letter of intent to play for Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colo. on Thursday, May 1.
ISLETA PUEBLO –Los Lunas golfer Colby Kerr’s experience shows through, even when he’s not swinging the sticks. For instance, take the Tigers’ practice on Thursday, May 8, just days before…[Read more]