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Prep Wrestling: Belen third, VHS seventh at Joe Vivian Invitational; LLHS tops in Bernalillo

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: BELEN JUNIOR WRESTLER MATTHEW BURGUENO, right, and senior Danny Gordon, not pictured, reached the championship matches in the 220-pound and 285-pound divisions of the Joe Vivian Tournament at Cibola High School Friday and Saturday, helping the Eagles to a third-place finish in the  tournament, which is one of the biggest in the state. Belen was the top placing team among the Class 5A schools entered in the tournament, which was attended by 29 teams, mostly Class 6A schools from the Albuquerque area.

The Los Lunas and Belen wrestling teams were both extremely successful at weekend tournaments as was the Valencia team. The Tigers took momentum into the weekend with a 33-27 dual…[Read more]

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Year in Review – A Banner Year: State title appearances abound in 2014 for area prep athletes

There is no question ― the 2013-14 prep sports season was one of the best ever experienced by Valencia County athletes. No less than 29 squads from the area qualified…[Read more]

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


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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Prep sports: BHS’ Forde, Gordon sign with Air Force, Wyoming

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Belen's Daniel Gordon looks on as father Andrew Gordon signs off on the younger Gordon's national letter of intent for the University of Wyoming, where Gordon will wrestle.

BELEN – As boyfriend and girlfriend, Belen seniors Daniel Gordon and Mariah Forde probably do a lot of fun things together. Tuesday that included signing the collegiate national letter of…[Read more]

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