Elkettes Fall To St. Mike’s In Tournament Championship

by Staff Reporter / Dec 21, 2015 / comments

The Pojoaque Valley High School Elkettes had no trouble scoring points in the first two rounds of the Ben Lujan Tournament at Pojoaque, beating Socorro High School by nearly 40 points 56-17 in the opening round Dec. 17 and then defeating Wingate High School 59-39 in the semifinals Dec. 18 to advance to the championship game Dec. 19 against St. Michael’s High School.

McCurdy boys, girls remain undefeated

by Staff Reporter / Dec 17, 2015 / comments

The McCurdy Charter School boys and girls basketball teams both improved to 4-0 with victories Dec. 10 at McCurdy.

The Lady Bobcats won a laugher, pounding Desert Academy 66-5 after leading 38-1 at halftime. At least the boys game was close for a half against the Monte del Sol Charter School Dragons, but the final score turned out to be a 32-point blowout 74-42 in favor of the Bobcats...

School Board Honors EVHS Football Team & Coach

by Reporter / Dec 17, 2015 / comments

Maybe it was the holiday season or the fact that the Espanola Valley High School Sundevil football team gave the Valley something extra to celebrate this year but one thing was for sure, there was a little extra love during the Española School Board meeting Wednesday night...

Sundevils take first at Sandia Prep Tournament

by Staff Reporter / Dec 14, 2015 / comments

By George Morse Sports and Outdoors

The Espanola Valley High School Sundevils returned from Albuquerque with the first-place trophy of the Sundevil Invitational hosted by Sandia Prep High School. Espanola defeated Silver (City) High School 55-46 Dec. 12 in the championship game at Albuquerque.

“I really like what I’m seeing,” Espanola Coach Richard Martinez said...

Pojoaque improves to 3-0

by Staff Reporter / Dec 05, 2015 / comments

The Pojoaque Valley High School Elks improved to 3-0 on the season with a solid 68-45 victory over the Kirtland Central High School Broncos Dec. 4 at Pojoaque. Pojoaque ran off 10 unanswered points to start the game and the Broncos never recovered...

Al Armendariz Tournament : Sundevils Fall To Cyclones

by Staff Reporter / Dec 04, 2015 / comments

The Espanola Valley High School Sundevils ran into a tall and talented team from Pueblo, Colorado in the opening round of the Al Armendariz Tournament hosted by Capital High School Thursday (12/3) in Santa Fe...

Herrera Leads Pojoaque Elkets To Trophy At State

by Staff Reporter / Dec 03, 2015 / comments

Athlete Profile

Pojoaque Valley High School junior Megan Herrera has been opening eyes ever since she surprised everyone by taking second place at the 2012 State cross country meet competing in Class 3A for the Elkettes. Just an eighth-grader, the precocious Herrera had started the season still deciding whether she wanted to compete on the cross country team or continue to play volleyball...

Lady Sundevils Top Taos Tigers

by Staff Reporter / Dec 02, 2015 / comments

It took Espanola Valley High School awhile to warm up. When they did, the Lady Sundevils  shut down the Taos High School Lady Tigers. Finishing the game with a 16-0 run, Espanola won going away 52-25 in the season opener Tuesday at Espanola...

Española Runner Qualifies For 2015 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

by Staff Reporter / Nov 29, 2015 / comments

Española native Zachary Montoya travelled to Albuquerque Saturday, Nov. 21 to run in the 2015 USA Track & Field Regional Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships. Zachary ran Unattached and placed first in the Region 16, Men’s 17-18 Age Division. He will now proceed...

Ranking For Playoffs May Have Hurt Sundevils

by Staff Reporter / Nov 27, 2015 / comments

When the seedings and brackets for the Class 5A state football playoffs came out, Española Valley High School’s opening-round matchup against Farmington High School raised a red flag for me. Not because of Española ’s being seeded fifth after their fine 9-1 record during the regular season, but how did a team like Farmington end up being the 12th and last seed...