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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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GAME OF THE WEEK: Eagles claim district title over top-ranked Hawks

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photos: BELEN SENIORS Jonathan “Rock” Barba (11), above, and Matthew Lucero (40) celebrate their win over top-rated Centennial Friday.

BELEN – On Halloween night at Eagle Stadium, top-ranked and undefeated Centennial got the trick, and host Belen got the treat. The No. 3 Eagles stormed back from an early…[Read more]

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Belen dominant in 49-7 Valencia Bowl win

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photos: BELEN PLAYERS, lift the Valencia County News-Bulletin Chile Roaster traveling trophy  in celebration of their 49-7 win over archrivals Los Lunas  last Friday night at Eagles Stadium. The win kept the Eagles undefeated in district, setting up a showdown with top-ranked and undefeated Centennial in Belen this Friday night, Halloween night.

BELEN – For a football team with so many distractions this week, Belen was incredibly focused in their quest to win the 62nd Valencia Bowl Friday night. On homecoming night,…[Read more]

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Prep Football: Tigers’ second-half burst key in victory

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: LOS LUNAS SOPHOMORE O’Maury Samuels ran for 284 yards and four touchdowns in the Tigers’ win at Santa Teresa Friday night.

The Los Lunas football team traveled far south for their first district road game Friday night, and after a sluggish start ― and a big second half on both sides…[Read more]

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Prep Football: Battle for The Plow, and first place

The Belen and Valencia football teams took their acts on the road Friday, opening the district portion of their schedules with wins and setting the stage for this week's Battle for The Plow rivalry game between the Eagles an Jaguars at Jaguar Stadium in Tomé at 7 p.m. Friday.

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Sports Scoreboard (10/9/2014)

CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS Saturday Valencia Invitational, Los Lunas Boys – Team standings 1. . BELEN 40; 2. VALENCIA 55; 3. Socorro 76; 4. LOS LUNAS 99; 5. Estancia 109; 6….[Read more]

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