Soccer fans and non-fans alike ventured out to the City of Socorro's new sports complex as it played host to its first big event Saturday.
Socorro High School hosted a four-team track meet last Friday at Casteneda Field.
Another successful season of adult basketball concluded March 24 with X-Factor taking the end of the season tournament, with a score of 84-66 against Los Originals.
The University of New Mexico captured the Rio Grande Rugby Football Union 2013-2014 collegiate championship on a blustery Saturday with a 19-5 victory over New Mexico Tech in Socorro. The triumph capped the Lobos' undefeated run through six round robin matches since last September against RGRFU members University of Texas at El Paso, New Mexico State University, and NM Tech. Runners-up New Mexico Tech – 3-3 through the round robin schedule – scored an 8-7 opening round win over New Mexico State while UNM dispatched UTEP 29-0 to advance to the late afternoon championship. Third place NMSU relegated UTEP to the wooden spoon with a 33-8 drubbing.
The Socorro Warrior baseball team easily beat the Magdalena Steers in two games last Tuesday 12-1 and 9-3 in cold and windy conditions at the Warrior Diamond.
The Hatch Bears were no match for the Lady Warriors in a softball double header last Thursday at Hatch. The mercy rule ended each game in the third inning with scores of 26-6, and 19-2 respectively.
Wind gusts were up to forty-five mile per hour.
The New Mexico Tech Rugby Club will cap its 40-year anniversary by hosting the Rio Grande Rugby Football Union Collegiate Championship April 5.
Three players of the Socorro Warrior basketball team were selected to the 3A all-district tournament team, and one player was designated as honorable mention.
The Socorro High School boy's golf team cruised to a four-shot victory over the Clovis Wildcats, as well as six other teams, at the Great 8 Invitational in Ruidoso last Friday.
As discussion surrounding Socorro Consolidated Schools' new multi-age program continues, the superintendent expanded on benefits and obstacles that the district foresees during a meeting Monday at Parkview.
The Socorro High School boy's golf team overcame a one-shot deficit from the first day of competition and dusted the field by 18 shots in the Seery Invitational Golf Tournament, hosted by the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.