ALBUQUERQUE – Near the end of their quarterfinal match-up with third-seeded St. Pius X Tuesday morning, the Valencia girls basketball faced a situation that they’d encountered in nearly every loss…[Read more]
ALBUQUERQUE – At a certain point, fans watching the second-seeded Los Lunas in their back-and-forth battle with the seventh-seeded Albuquerque Academy Chargers Wednesday must have thought that who ever made…[Read more]
ALBUQUERQUE – Familiarity really does breeds contempt – just ask the ninth-seeded Miyamura Lady Patriots. [subscriber-content] Before Tuesday, the plucky Pats had faced top-seeded Los Lunas four times this season,…[Read more]
ALBUQUERQUE – So close and yet so far away was an apt description for the Belen boys basketball team’s Class 5A state tournament game on Saturday night. The No. 14-seeded…[Read more]
TOMÉ - Fans of the sixth-seeded Valencia girls basketball team shifted in their seats nervously after the first quarter of the Jaguars’ first round Class 4A State Tournament game against visiting…[Read more]
LOS LUNAS – The Los Lunas boys chose the Twitter hashtag “#redemption” as the single word written on the backs of the t-shirts celebrating their back-to-back district titles – a…[Read more]
Coach Dereck Atencio said his Belen basketball team struggled in the third quarter all season long – and the Eagles game against Espanola Valley in the first round of the…[Read more]
LOS LUNAS – The top-seeded Los Lunas girls began their defense of the Class 4A girls state basketball championship with a with a strong showing Friday night. The Tigers got…[Read more]
Going into their Boys Class 4A State Tournament game at top-seeded Roswell High, the Valencia boys knew they had a tough assignment. But knowing what you’re up against doesn’t always…[Read more]
When the 2013 softball season closed, the Los Lunas Tigers were the top of the heap in Valencia County, having finished second in District 6-4A before winning a dramatic first-round game at the state tournament before falling to eventual state runners-up Aztec in the double-elimination portion of the playoffs.
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.
RIO RANCHO – Former Los Lunas High wrestler Ahren Griego was again on the podium Saturday. The first-year coach led his Volcano Vista wrestling squad to an impressive third place…[Read more]
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.