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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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Boys prep basketball: Jags competitive in losses: LL, BHS find limited success at tournaments

Senior Garrett Gibson scored 15 and fellow senior Juan Lopez added 14 points as Valencia was competitive with visiting Bernalillo for three quarters, but fell 55-43 Tuesday night, the team's fourth consecutive loss.

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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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Prep Basketball: Area sqauds compete in post-holiday tournaments

Five of the area’s prep basketball teams entered the week playing post-holiday tournaments and hoping to make the championship games in Alamogordo and Roswell, but none made it going into…[Read more]

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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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