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Prep Swimming: LLHS boys, girls claim first at APS Mini-Invite

The Los Lunas boys and girls swimming teams claimed first place overall as well as in both the boys and girls divisions of the APS Mini-Invite No. 3 held at the West Mesa Aquatics Center in Albuquerque on Saturday.

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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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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 Swimming: Three Tiger relays qualify for State

The Los Lunas boys and girls swimming teams both placed in the top three at the Los Alamos Invitational on Saturday. But more importantly, the Tigers finished with State Tournament…[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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State Football: Persitent Panthers push Jags out of playoffs

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia defensive linemen Issac Lewis (28) and Nathan Jolley (56) and linebacker Marcos Griego rush the Piedra Vista offense during the two teams' Class 5A State Playoffs game Friday.

TOMÉ – Through two quarters, the No.8 Valencia Jaguars held their own against visiting Piedra Vista in the brisk conditions at Jaguar Stadium. But the Jags seemed to leave something…[Read more]

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NMAA Class 5A State Volleyball Tournament Brackets

Pools Pool A:  (1) Piedra Vista,  (8) LOS LUNAS, (12)Los Alamos Pool B: (2)  Roswell Goddard, (8) Albuquerque Academy, (11) VALENCIA Pool C: (3) Centennial, (6) Roswell, (10) Aztec Pool…[Read more]

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State Volleyball: Rockets rise to eliminate Tigers in quarters

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Los Lunas coach Amy Bell looks on at her team while Lauren Guinn (7) high fives teammates during the Tigers three-set loss to Roswell Goddard Friday afternoon.

RIO RANCHO – The Los Lunas volleyball team showed they were up to the challenge of playing No. 2 Roswell Goddard early on Friday. But the Rockets proved to be…[Read more]

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State Volleyball: Scrappy Jags succumb to Sundevils

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Members of the Valencia volleyball team come together after a winning point during their first-round match against Española Valley Thursday night.

RIO RANCHO – There were times in their first round match against Española Valley that the Valencia volleyball team looked as though they were a much higher seed than an…[Read more]

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