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Prep Softball Preview: Area softball squads enter 2015 season with different challenges but same goals

News-Bulletin file photo: THE VALENCIA TRIO of senior Erin Sharp, top front, junior pitcher Amber Baca and senior Kayla Young, top, will lead a Jaguar squad that returns all nine starters from  their 2014 district championship team, the first VHS softball team to win a league title in school history.

The 2014 season proved to be an interesting one for all three Valencia County softball squads as each strove to attain new goals and overcome different challenges. This season will likely be a continuation of those trends.

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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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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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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 EXCLUSIVE – Dist. 3-5A Volleyball: Tigers competitive in title match loss

In the district season, the Los Lunas volleyball team was the only District 3-5A team to win a set against No. 4 Centennial. Saturday in the district tournament championship game…[Read more]

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GAME OF THE WEEK – Football: Jags take “Pride” back with 41-13 win over Tigers

Kenn Rodriguez-New-Bulletin photo: Valencia's Tyler McClarran cradles the "Pride of the Jungle" traveling trophy while taking to friends after the Jaguars' 41-13 win over Los Lunas Friday night.

LOS LUNAS – Entering the weekend in a must-win situation, the Valencia football team came across the county for a showdown with crosstown rivals Los Lunas Friday night. In the…[Read more]

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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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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Cross Country: Runners ready for Dist. 3-5A meet

The area’s boys and girls cross country teams enter this weekend’s District 3-5A championship cross country meet at Santa Teresa High School having closed the regular season with strong showings…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Volleyball: Hawks too much for young Jaguars

TOMÉ – The Centennial Hawks came into their Saturday match against Valencia undefeated in at 8-0 and 14-4 on the season needing to win the match to clinch the District…[Read more]

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Sports Scoreboard (10/30/14)

CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS Friday Grants Invitational Boys – Team results 1. Zuni 32; 2 Laguna-Acoma 36; Shiprock 105; 4. Grants 118; 5. Navajo Pine 125; 6. LOS LUNAS 168; 7. LOS…[Read more]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep Football: Valencia vanquished on road by Hawks

The Valencia football team put up a fight against top-ranked and undefeated Centennial, but was unable to fully derail the Hawks offense Thursday night in the Jaguars 35-10 Thursday night.|…[Read more]

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