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.
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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.
Former Belen High tennis player Alan Dils, who recently finished his 18th year as head coach of the University of New Mexico's men's tennis team, announced his retirement from UNM effective June 30 on Monday.
At the end of the 2014 high school track and field season, Valencia High sprinter Joshua Burbank stood alone as a state champion. But the junior in high school said it took a group effort to set him up for that individual success.
The News-Bulletin starts the summer off with College Corner, a look at area athletes who have continued their athletic careers at the collegiate level.
Post-season awards began to come in for area softball players in the last few weeks and the first all-star week of the summer begins this week as well.
By most standards 2014 was a banner year for high school sports.
Sitting in a side room in the otherwise darkened Valencia High School gymnasium, LoriAnn Archuleta looks down at the scholarship papers in front of her, then at her family and asks "What's today's date?"
As he steps back on the driving course at Isleta Eagle Golf Course, Los Lunas High golfer Dylan Gonzales turns to his teammate Chesten Browning and laughs while asking "Really? Stanford? That's exactly what I said."