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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Boys Prep Basketball: Los Lunas beats Belen, adances to title game

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LOS LUNAS – It’s said defense wins championships. On Thursday night, the Los Lunas boys basketball team proved that defense can also get a team into the championship game. Using…[Read more]

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5A State Wrestling: Eagles clipped in title bid; county places three in top five

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RIO RANCHO – The Belen High School wrestling team held the attention of New Mexico wrestling fans as the Eagles held first place for much of the two-day NMAA Class…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Basketball: Belen boys, girls get first round sweep of Chaparral

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BELEN – The Belen boys and girls swept Chaparral in a rare hoops double-header Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of this week’s District 3-5A Tournament. The Eagle boys cruised…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – State Wrestling: Borgueno, Cervantes, Nash, Robinson take home gold

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RIO RANCHO – Four Valencia wrestlers were among the 14 Class 5A grapplers who came away from Saturday’s final round with their hands held aloft and gold medals hanging around…[Read more]

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Prep Wrestling: Eagles dominate at district ahead of state meet

Valencia County wrestling fans will get to see three full squads at this weekend's NMAA Class 5A State Wrestling Meet in Rio Rancho, as all three schools qualified grapplers in all 14 weight classes at the District 3-5 Championship Meet in Las Cruces on Saturday.

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WEB FIRST – Prep Girls Basketball: Los Lunas takes league lead with with at Belen

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BELEN – When Belen and Los Lunas meet in any sport, the stakes are high. But the stakes were especially high Wednesday night as both the Tigers and Eagles came…[Read more]

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Prep Boys Basketball: LL boys vanquish Belen on last-second 3-pointer

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LOS LUNAS – Sophomore guard Kayden Walker hit a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left Tuesday night to give Los Lunas a dramatic 37-35 win over arch rivals Belen at the…[Read more]

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Prep Wrestling: Belen third, VHS seventh at Joe Vivian Invitational; LLHS tops in Bernalillo

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: BELEN JUNIOR WRESTLER MATTHEW BURGUENO, right, and senior Danny Gordon, not pictured, reached the championship matches in the 220-pound and 285-pound divisions of the Joe Vivian Tournament at Cibola High School Friday and Saturday, helping the Eagles to a third-place finish in the  tournament, which is one of the biggest in the state. Belen was the top placing team among the Class 5A schools entered in the tournament, which was attended by 29 teams, mostly Class 6A schools from the Albuquerque area.

The Los Lunas and Belen wrestling teams were both extremely successful at weekend tournaments as was the Valencia team. The Tigers took momentum into the weekend with a 33-27 dual…[Read more]

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