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Prep sports: BHS’ Forde, Gordon sign with Air Force, Wyoming

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Belen's Daniel Gordon looks on as father Andrew Gordon signs off on the younger Gordon's national letter of intent for the University of Wyoming, where Gordon will wrestle.

BELEN – As boyfriend and girlfriend, Belen seniors Daniel Gordon and Mariah Forde probably do a lot of fun things together. Tuesday that included signing the collegiate national letter of…[Read more]

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Sports Spotlight: St. Mary’s volleyball, cross country have successful seasons

Photo courtesy of St. Mary's Middle School: The St. Mary's Middle School of Belen volleyball team consisted of, from left, Dominique Gallegos, Kamryn Duenas, Olivia Montoya, Lorena Baldonado, Isabella Sais, Caitlyn Cordova, Mandi Koester and Monique Aragon.

Belen’s St. Mary’s Middle School volleyball and cross country teams both recently finished successful seasons. The volleyball team finished 10-2 this season and made the quarterfinals of the Albuquerque Parochial…[Read more]

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State Girls Soccer: Short-handed Jags fall to Farmington

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia goalkeeper Paige Hunter, center, and defender Geneya Sanchez (15) go for a loose ball in front of the Jaguar goal against a Farmington player Thursday night.

ALBUQUERQUE – Gritty No. 5 seed Valencia battled more or less evenly with No. 4 Farmington for 76 minutes of their 80-minute State Tournament match Thursday. But the last five…[Read more]

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Prep Football: VHS, LLHS ready for playoff push

Kenn Rodriguez-New-Bulletin photo: Los Lunas' O'Maury Samuels (20) avoids Valencia's Randall Gomez during the Tigers' 41-13 loss Friday night. Samuels later score with a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

With district champs Belen and third-place Valencia assumed to be in, the only drama surrounding Saturday's announcement of the Class 5A State Football Playoffs field was whether Los Lunas would join them in the post-season.

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Prep Volleyball: Tigers, Jaguars move on to The Dance

News-Bulletin file photo: JUNIORS JORDAN HOLLAND (6) of Los Lunas and Peyton Linthicum of Valencia (11) and their teams begin play in the Class 5A state tournament today in Rio Rancho.

Like other state championships in New Mexico, the New Mexico Activities Association has a committee that seeds the 12 teams that play in the Class 5A State Volleyball Tournament.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Dist. 3-5A Volleyball: Tigers competitive in title match loss

In the district season, the Los Lunas volleyball team was the only District 3-5A team to win a set against No. 4 Centennial. Saturday in the district tournament championship game…[Read more]

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NMAA Class 5A State Soccer Tournament Brackets

BOYS 1st Round (Friday, Oct. 31) (12) St. Pius X 3, (5) LOS LUNAS 2 (7) Centennial 3, (10) VALENCIA 0 2014 NM National Guard State Soccer Championships presented by Farmers…[Read more]

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GAME OF THE WEEK – Football: Jags take “Pride” back with 41-13 win over Tigers

Kenn Rodriguez-New-Bulletin photo: Valencia's Tyler McClarran cradles the "Pride of the Jungle" traveling trophy while taking to friends after the Jaguars' 41-13 win over Los Lunas Friday night.

LOS LUNAS – Entering the weekend in a must-win situation, the Valencia football team came across the county for a showdown with crosstown rivals Los Lunas Friday night. In the…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: VHS eliminates Lobos in Dist. 3-5A Tourney

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia players Dayanna Iturralde, far left, Maya Down (3), Emily Garcia (10), Peyton Linthicum (11) and Krystal Vargas (7) celebrate a point during their three-set win over Chaparral Thursday.

TOMÉ – The No. 3 seed Valencia volleyball teams started strong and finished strong in their match against No. 6 seed Chaparral in the quarterfinals of the District 3-5A Tournament…[Read more]

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Eagles claim district title over top-ranked Hawks

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photos: BELEN SENIORS Jonathan “Rock” Barba (11), above, and Matthew Lucero (40) celebrate their win over top-rated Centennial Friday.

BELEN – On Halloween night at Eagle Stadium, top-ranked and undefeated Centennial got the trick, and host Belen got the treat. The No. 3 Eagles stormed back from an early…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Cross Country: Runners ready for Dist. 3-5A meet

The area’s boys and girls cross country teams enter this weekend’s District 3-5A championship cross country meet at Santa Teresa High School having closed the regular season with strong showings…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Volleyball: Hawks too much for young Jaguars

TOMÉ – The Centennial Hawks came into their Saturday match against Valencia undefeated in at 8-0 and 14-4 on the season needing to win the match to clinch the District…[Read more]

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