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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.”

Lady Sundevils Take First At St. Michael’s Tournament

by Staff Reporter / Jan 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The Española Valley High School Lady Sundevils won their second tournament championship so far this season, knocking off host St. Michael’s High School 51-33 in the championship game of the Lady Horsemen Tournament  Dec. 30 in Santa Fe. Española had taken first place in the Jaguar Invitational  Tournament Dec. 5 in Santa Fe.

Escalante Dominates As All State Teams Selected

by Staff Reporter / Dec 28, 2015 / 1 comments

Three local football teams had players named to the 2015 All State teams. 

The Escalante High School football team placed six players on the Class 2A All-State first team offense and six players on the All-State first team defense. The two-time defending state champions dominated the All-State team selected by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association...

 

Shots From EVHS Victory Over St. Mike’s

by Staff Reporter / Dec 22, 2015 / 0 comments

Elias Archuleta sank six three-pointers and scored 18 points in Espanola Valley’s 50-44 victory over St. Michael’s Dec. 16 in Santa Fe. The Sundevils are 8-3 on the season after losing 80-66 to Robertson Dec. 18 in Las Vegas. Espanola returns to action Dec. 28 at the Rio Rancho Holiday Tournament in Rio Rancho.

Read on for more pictures from the game.

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