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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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Holiday Tournments, Dec. 11-13, 2014

All six Valencia County prep basketball teams are playing at various Holiday tournaments this weekend. Here’s a handy compilation with brackets and results. We’ll be updating this page all weekend….[Read more]

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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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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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WEB EXCLUSIVE – Prep girls basketball: Jags take down No. 1 Sartans, Belen decimattes Socorro

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The Belen and Valencia girls both found wins in their opening games, but the Jags snagged the first signature win of the season Tuesday night at home. The No. 4…[Read more]

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Boys Prep Basketball Preview: A changing of seasons, Eagles, Jags and Tigers have a lot of seniors shoes to fill

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The 2013-14 season proved to be an extremely competitive one for all three Valencia County boys high school basketball teams. District 6-4A, the league Belen, Los Lunas and Valencia played…[Read more]

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Prep sports: VHS softballers Sharpe, Young sign college letters of intent

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: VALENCIA HIGH SOFTBALL players Erin Sharpe, left, and Kayla Young, both signed national letters of intent to play at Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska on Tuesday.

Valencia softball players Erin Sharpe and Kayla Young are self-described best friends. So it’s fitting that the duo were sitting next to each other, signing their national letters of intent…[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: 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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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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State Girls Soccer: Short-handed Jags fall to Farmington

Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia goalkeeper Paige Hunter, center, and defender Geneya Sanchez (15) go for a loose ball in front of the Jaguar goal against a Farmington player Thursday night.

ALBUQUERQUE – Gritty No. 5 seed Valencia battled more or less evenly with No. 4 Farmington for 76 minutes of their 80-minute State Tournament match Thursday. But the last five…[Read more]

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Prep Volleyball: Tigers, Jaguars move on to The Dance

News-Bulletin file photo: JUNIORS JORDAN HOLLAND (6) of Los Lunas and Peyton Linthicum of Valencia (11) and their teams begin play in the Class 5A state tournament today in Rio Rancho.

Like other state championships in New Mexico, the New Mexico Activities Association has a committee that seeds the 12 teams that play in the Class 5A State Volleyball Tournament.

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