The 2014 season ended very well for both the Belen Hurricanes and Los Lunas Stingrays swim teams at the Sundance Championship swim meet at the West Mesa Aquatic Center on Saturday, July 19.
Articles for the ‘Sports’ Category
Belen High's Katee Elkins-Romero and Gilbert Devlin may not have expected to be playing in this week's State Tennis North-South All-State matches, but they certainly enjoyed the experience.
The Los Lunas Stingrays and Belen Hurricanes swim teams both found success at their respective district meets on Thursday, July 17.
Belen's Taylar Jaramillo said she was so disappointed after her second round at the 71st annual Albuquerque Women's Golf Championship that she left without checking the leaders board at all.
More than 40 Senior Olympians from all over Valencia County made the trip to Roswell in July to participate in the State Senior Olympic Games.
The Enchantment Major All-Stars handed South Valley it's only defeat of the District 9 Little League Tournament in dramatic fashion in the championships game, Tuesday, July 8.
By her own estimation, Bosque's Lyndsey Orris was seconds away from either winning a national championship in goat tying or finishing 20th at the recent National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa.
Knocked down early in the District 9 Little League Tournament, the Yucca Little League Major All-Stars picked themselves up and nearly made their way to the championship game before being sent out of the double-elimination tournament by Westgate Little League, the very team that knocked them out of the winner's bracket.
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.
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.
Nineteen Little League baseball teams in five different divisions will converge on Los Lunas this weekend to try to capture the District 9 Little League title in five double-eliminiation championship tournaments being held at the Enchantment Little League complex in Los Lunas.
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.
During the high school soccer season, the 12 athletes who play for the VC United soccer squad on the soccer fields aggressively competing against one another wearing the colors of Belen, Valencia and Los Lunas high schools.
Both on the golf course and off, Taylar Jaramillo has plenty of drive.
The Little League All-Star season begins in earnest this weekend with three district tournaments on the softball side, all hosted at nearby Isleta Pueblo.
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.