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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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Prep Girls Basketball: Tiger get three-peat, Coounty teams all make state

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LOS LUNAS – Back-to-back championships are great. Back-to-back-to-back championships are better. Ask the Los Lunas girls basketball team. The Tigers won their third consecutive district title to go along with…[Read more]

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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 Swimming: LLHS swimmers solid at district, move on to state

The Los Lunas and Valencia swim teams concluded their regular seasons with solid performances Saturday at the District 1 championship meet at Albuquerque Academy.

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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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