You don't have to tell the Valencia girls basketball team that basketball can be a game of inches. Looking into their teary, red-rimmed eyes at a post-game press conference Thursday, you could tell they'd just experienced it first hand.
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ALBUQUERQUE – The talk around The Pit during this week’s Class 4A Boys Basketball Tournament about the second-seed Los Lunas has centered on the Tigers’ dynamic duo – seniors Jacob…[Read more]
ALBUQUERQUE – You don’t have to tell the Valencia girls basketball team that basketball can be a game of inches. Looking into their teary, red-rimmed eyes at post-game press conference…[Read more]
ALBUQUERQUE – Top-seeded Los Lunas will return to the Girls Class 4A State Championship game in The Pit today for a second straight year after a dominating 67-41 win over…[Read more]
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.
Local prep baseball and softball teams saw action last week and over the weekend with mixed results.
All three big school track squads began the season Saturday with the Los Lunas Invitational at Los Lunas High.
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.