Articles for the ‘Sports’ Category

GRAPPLING SUCCESS

News-Bulletin file photo: VALENCIA HIGH HEAVYWEIGHT  Nathan Jolley, top, and heavyweight George Truesdell of Los Lunas, bottom, are among the top returning wrestlers for their respective squads.

The 2012-13 wrestling season ended with the Los Lunas and Belen High School teams finishing second and third behind Class 4A titans, Farmington Piedra Vista.

ALL EYES ON THE PRIZE

News-Bulletin file photo: VALENCIA’S JOSH BACA, is one of the key players on a Jaguar team that is looking to erase the memories of a five-win season in 2012-13 with the help of first-year coach Hamilton Doyle.

While Valencia County has been busy becoming in high school football hotbed, the three Class 4A schools in the county have been quietly improving as part of what some call the toughest district in the state at the 4A level.

Eagles Aloft

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo:  BELEN’S MARIAH FORDE, right, steals the ball away from Socorro’s Gaby Alvarado during the Eagles’ 52-16 win Tuesday night.

The Belen girls basketball team is 2-0 early in the season after defeating Albuquerque Academy and Socorro at home in their first two games of the season.

Zeller to run with Wolf Pack

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: LLHS’ TIEGE ZELLER, right, laughs with father/coach Marty Zeller, center and mother Gael while signging her national letter of intent  to play basketball at the University of Nevada, Reno next season.

Los Lunas senior Teige Zeller officially signed her national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Nevada, Reno next season while friends and family looked on Tuesday at Los Lunas High School.