The traffic along I-25 hums quietly just a quarter of a mile away, with the Belen High School football stadium about as close to a major thoroughfare as any facility in New Mexico.
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Last week, we went over the changes for county prep teams in their new classification, Class 5A (which is really just Class 4A) and its new league, District 3-5A. The…[Read more]
2013 was a banner year for the Los Lunas Tigers soccer team, a solid season at Valencia and a bummer in Belen. 2014, however, could be quite different, with one exception — the Tigers are just about as loaded as they were last season.
The 2013 prep soccer season ended with all three Valencia County girls teams in the Class 4A playoffs after a very competitive District 6-4A title chase that involved all three teams.
A new high school sports season is starting soon and there are a few changes that county prep sports fans need to know about, if you all don’t know about…[Read more]
Sitting in what will soon be his former office at the University of New Mexico Tennis Complex, former UNM men's tennis coach Alan Dils pauses, then begins to reflect on his time at the school — first as a player then as an assistant coach, then as the school's winningest head coach in 18 years of coaching.
The seven Valencia County players wearing the blue of the South All-Stars did not finish their prep football careers with a win, but they did not leave the turf of Albuquerque's Community Stadium looking glum.
D'Ana Gabaldon missed her senior year of softball at Los Lunas High due to injury. Fortunately for her, that injury didn't end her career.
Los Lunas High's Jacob Holland started the scoring for the South All-Stars, but former Tiger Chris Sanchez ended the North All-Stars chances as Holland and Sanchez helped the South win the annual Class 4A/5A North-South All-Star boys basketball game 118-115 at West Mesa High School Thursday night.
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.
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.