Members of New Mexico Tech's Queens Rugby Club were justifiably proud of their performance at home on Saturday, despite being outscored 22 points to 12 by New Mexico State University's Lady Chiles.
Despite heading to the locker team at halftime up by three, the Lady Warriors struggled in the second half and lost the game 40 – 53. Despite their loss, the team will going to the state tournament; they're seeded fifteenth in the bracket.
Due to "poor customer relations and lack of representation," as well as the seemingly-endless stalemate the city has fallen into with Socorro Electric Cooperative, Mayor Ravi Bhasker began a discussion about "alternative options" at the March 3 City Council meeting.
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The Warriors were a little short-handed when they faced Hot Springs, which resulted in coming up just shy of the "W" as they lost by one 66 – 67 against Hot Springs. Matthew Jojola would score the first goal from the line after he was fouled. Gibo Padilla and Sean Moore each drained three pointers to take the lead 7 – 4. Zeb Esquivel would tap in another two. Dennis Woods increased the lead 15 – 7 Socorro.
The Lady Warriors faced the tough Hot Springs High School Lady Tigers and their fans Tuesday night in the Warrior Dome. The lead changed hands between Socorro and Hot Springs several times throughout the night, but it would be the Lady Warriors who became the hometown heroines as they beat Hot Springs 44-39.
The students and staff at Magdalena High School are hosting a village mayoral candidate public forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the school’s fine arts center.