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Prep basketball: Pre-holiday tourneys good tune-ups

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: LUCAS CHAVEZ of Belen dribbles past a Roswell defender in the third-place game of the inaugural Hub City Classic Saturday at Belen High School.

All six Valencia County basketball teams took part in pre-holiday tournaments all over the state last weekend, with the Valencia and Los Lunas girls leading the charge into the championship games.

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Holiday Tournments, Dec. 11-13, 2014

All six Valencia County prep basketball teams are playing at various Holiday tournaments this weekend. Here’s a handy compilation with brackets and results. We’ll be updating this page all weekend….[Read more]

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Prep Basketball: Hub City Classic part of weekend of tourney play

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BELEN – While the five other prep basketball squads based in Valencia County are off to various locales in the state to play in basketball tournaments Thursday through Saturday, the…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Wrestling: LLHS, VHS begin season with success

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The Los Lunas and Valencia wrestling squads had a successful beginning to their seasons this past week, both in team duals and tournament dual meets. The Tigers defeated Class 6A…[Read more]

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5A State Football Championship: ‘Dogs dash Eagles’ title hopes

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Belen senior running back Manuel Romero is tackled by a host of Artesia defenders during the Eagles-Bulldogs title game Friday night.

BELEN – Belen football fans began lining up for Friday’s Class 5A State Championship game nearly four hours before the 7 p.m. kickoff, giving Eagles Stadium an air of excitement….[Read more]

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Prep Football: Belen bests Centennial to make state 5A championship game

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Belen's Dustin Duenas (34) and Ryan Chavez (53) tackle Centennial running back Jaylon Boston (2) during the Eagles' State 5A Semifinal

Copyright 2014, Number Nine Media LAS CRUCES – A sign posted by Belen football fans in the visitor’s section of Las Cruces’ Field of Dreams read “Eagles soar above all…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Boys basketball: Belen coasts to win at Socorro, Jags rout ‘Toppers on road

Eric Heinz-El Defensor Chieftain photo: Belen senior Brandon Ammons drives to the basket during the Eagles' 56-40 win over the Warriors Tuesday night in Socorro.

As temperatures dropped outside Socorro High School gym Tuesday night, things got a little chilly inside as well. The Socorro boys’ basketball team’s offense seemed to go into a deep…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep girls basketball: Jags take down No. 1 Sartans, Belen decimattes Socorro

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The Belen and Valencia girls both found wins in their opening games, but the Jags snagged the first signature win of the season Tuesday night at home. The No. 4…[Read more]

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Prep Football: VHS, LLHS ready for playoff push

Kenn Rodriguez-New-Bulletin photo: Los Lunas' O'Maury Samuels (20) avoids Valencia's Randall Gomez during the Tigers' 41-13 loss Friday night. Samuels later score with a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

With district champs Belen and third-place Valencia assumed to be in, the only drama surrounding Saturday's announcement of the Class 5A State Football Playoffs field was whether Los Lunas would join them in the post-season.

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