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Obituaries 3/20/14

ANAYA — Luis Anaya, age 69, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, March 14, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. He was born in Socorro, NM on April 17,…[Read more]

Calendar of events (03/20/14)

Vertu Fine Art Gallery is offering several opportunities to learn about art media and processes. The first in a series — a demonstration and lecture on etching and intaglio printmaking…[Read more]

Pygmies trounce downstate rivals 45-7 Class B final match

New Mexico Tech's men's rugby club took over second place in the Rio Grande Rugby Union collegiate championship race Saturday with a 45-7 win over New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. The victory avenged a 38 – 22 loss to the Chiles in Socorro on September 21 of last year. It was the final match for both teams in a round-robin series also including the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas at El Paso, in which teams play each other twice during the 2013-2014 school term. UNM and UTEP will complete the series in El Paso on March 22, with the undefeated Lobos overwhelming favorites to beat the 1-4 Miners and gain number one seeding in the Rio Grande championship tournament to be held on the New Mexico Tech campus April 5.

Obituaries (03/13/14)

MARTINEZ — Maria Del Rosirio Martinez, 47, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 3, 2014, with her children by her side. She was born in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, on April…[Read more]

Calendar of events (03/13/14)

LIVE MUSIC Open Mic at Sofia’s Kitchen, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Joe Teichman at the Old Town Bistro, 7 p.m. Friday. Hobart Fink at the Capitol, 9 p.m. to…[Read more]

Lady Warriors Softball still searching for right combination

The first game of the softball season against Espanola brought a challenge of finding the right combination on the field due to the missing basketball players because of post-season play. Additionally, Coach Sandoval is still searching for a starting pitcher from her lineup. Nevertheless, the Sundevils beat the Lady Warriors 22 – 6 in the first game and 17 – 4 in the second game.

Calendar of events (3/6/14)

UPCOMING Bike to School on Thursday, March 6. For more information, call Cynthia Connolly, of Healthy Kids Socorro County, at 575-518-8043. Saracino Middle School’s “Math and Science Fun Night” will…[Read more]

Young Rugby Queens buoyant in loss

William Colburn — for El Defensor Chieftain: Young Rugby Queens players, from left, Phoebe Nicholls, Emily Randall and Andrea Grijalva combine to tackle a NMSU Lady Chiles player in rugby action in Socorro on Saturday.

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.

City eyes SEC alternative

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.

Calendar of Events (02/27/14)

UPCOMING Health Kids, Socorro County is hosting a Stakeholders’ Potluck from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today, Feb. 27, at Cottonwood Valley Charter School. Space is limited. To RSVP, contact Cynthia…[Read more]