Sundevils Defeat Bengals 66-60 In Opener


Sundevils Defeat Bengals 66-60 In Opener

By George Morse Sports and Outdoors

The Espanola Valley High School Sundevils scored the first 18 points of the fourth quarter,seizing control of what had been a close game and defeating the Gallup High School Bengals 66-60 in Espanola’s opening game of the boys basketball season Nov. 25 at Espanola.

After eight months of controversy over the firing, rehiring and an investigation by the state Public Education Department of Coach Richard Martinez, the Sundevils started their season without Coach Martinez on the sideline. Eric Martinez, Coach Richard Martinez’s brother, was on the sideline…

EVHS Coach Richard Martinez May Still Be Out

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Coach Richard Martinez coaching the EVHS boys at Los Alamos in January 2016. Courtesy photo EVHS Coach Richard Martinez May Still Be Out By Robert Naranjo Santa Fe – With school starting just next week, the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED), on Monday, Aug. 8 released a 47-page “Notice of Contemplated Action” (NCA) that […]

EVHS Class Of 1986 Reunion


EVHS Class Of 1986 Reunion It’s time for our 30 year class reunion and we are looking for classmates! Let’s make this one our best ever!! For more information contact one of us: Rob Vigil – (505) 692-9946 Fabian Jaramillo – (505) 929-3297 Hector Villarreal – (505) 692-3469 Angelica Salazar – (505)501-1454 Nanette Montoya-De la […]

Espanola Boys Beat Capital, Win Class 5A State Championship


Eight teams went to Albuquerque with the dream of being the Class 5A state boys basketball champion in the 2016 state basketball tournament. At the end, it was the Espanola Valley High School Sundevils who were team left standing on the floor of the Pit in Albuquerque holding the state championship banner while “We are the Champions” was played.

The Sundevils kept their fans, who packed the Pit for each of Espanola’s three games in Albuquerque, on the edge of their seats…

Delancy Street and EVHS ROTC Team Up To Help Those In Need

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Tuesday afternoon three EVHS students and members of the school’s JR ROTC program travelled to the Delancy Street property in Alcalde to pick up several boxes of donations for families in need and kicked off what they hope will be a long term cooperative relationship with Delancy Street, one of the strongest community giving organizations in New Mexico.

Delancy Street, a nationwide organization which focuses on serving former substance abusers…

EVHS To Remain Closed Wed: Classes Likely To Resume Thurs


Espanola Public Schools Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez released a statement Tuesday evening announcing that Espanola Valley High School would remain closed Wednesday for students, but teachers and staff should report to work as normal.

On Monday an evacuation of students and staff was triggered by the smell of natural gas in the building…