Sports

Española Pulls Away From Pojoaque

by Staff Reporter / Jan 25, 2016 / 0 comments

After falling behind Pojoaque Valley High School by a point 23-24 early in the third quarter, the Española  Valley High School girls basketball team went on a 16-3 run to take a 39-27 lead heading into the fourth quarter. The Lady Sundevils pulled away from Pojoaque in the final eight minutes of the game to take a 55-35 victory over their local rival Jan. 17 at Pojoaque...

 

Eagles Win Two At Home

by Staff Reporter / Jan 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Eagles Win Two At Home

Espanola Girls Bomb Belen With Record-Setting Performance

by Staff Reporter / Jan 20, 2016 / 0 comments

The Espanola Valley High School girls basketball team launched an aerial assault on the Belen High school Lady Eagles in a dominating 84-31 victory Jan. 14 at Espanola. The Lady Sundevils sank a state-record 16 three-pointers.

“They were hot,” Espanola Coach Cindy Roybal said. “Even the fire department couldn’t cool them down.”

Pojoaque girls fall to Lady Braves

by Staff Reporter / Jan 19, 2016 / 0 comments

The Pojoaque Valley High School girls basketball team missed their chance to seal the deal in regulation time and ended up losing in overtime to the Santa Fe Indian School Lady Braves 50-47 Jan. 14 at Pojoaque.

“We let them back in the game,” Pojoaque Coach Seledon Martinez said...

From The Bleachers: Mora Edges Pecos In The 68th Annual NRG

by Reporter / Jan 18, 2016 / 0 comments

There have been some classic Northern Rio Grande (NRG) Basketball Tournament Championship games in the sixty-eight year history of the oldest basketball conference tournament in the state of New Mexico.

This year’s Championship game held Jan. 9 at Ben Lujan Gymnasium lived up to the thrilling NRG Championship games of year’s past...

Alexis Lovato Returns To The Court To Help Lady Sundevils Defeat Farmington

by Staff Reporter / Jan 12, 2016 / 0 comments

Española Valley High School fans had reason to cheer and it wasn’t just for the Lady Sundevils 59-48 victory over Farmington High School Jan. 2 at Española.

Junior post Alexis Lovato, last season’s leading scorer and rebounder, took the floor for the first time this season against the Lady Scorpions...

Escalante Defeats Mesa Vista 44-41 To Win Girls NRG Title

by Staff Reporter / Jan 12, 2016 / 1 comments

It’s said that faith can move mountains. Faith certainly helped the Escalante High School Lady Lobos defeat Mesa Vista High School 44-41 to win their first championship at the Northern Rio Grande Tournament Jan. 9 at Pojoaque Valley High School...

 

Española Defeats Santa Fe 88-80 In Triple-Overtime Game

by Staff Reporter / Jan 12, 2016 / 0 comments

When Española Valley High School and Santa Fe High School face off on the basketball court, it will be a battle. In the most recent meeting between the two teams, both battled toe-to-toe through regulation and two overtimes before Española emerged with an 88-80 victory at the end of the third overtime Jan. 7 at Española...

 

Española Boys Fall To Hope Christian In Championship Game At Rio Rancho Tournament

by Staff Reporter / Jan 05, 2016 / 0 comments

The Class 5A Española Valley High School boys basketball team defeated two Class 6A high schools at the Jalene Berger Holiday Hoops Classic Tournament at Rio Rancho High School. The Sundevils beat Las Cruces High School 50-38 Dec. 28 in the opening round of the tournament, then knocked off host Rio Rancho 61-52 in the semifinals to advance to the championship game...

Elkettes take third place at St. Michael’s

by Staff Reporter / Jan 02, 2016 / 0 comments

It’s a different Pojoaque Valley High School girls basketball team this season. After a disappointing 7-20 record and ending last season not going to the Class 4A state tournament, the Elkettes are a team that fights to the end.

“We’re not giving up,” senior Aaliyah Casados said. “We’re playing hard, playing good and trying to compete.”

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