The Socorro swim teams competed in the Horsemen Invite in Santa Fe on Jan. 12, and both teams had strong showings.
After dropping a hard-fought contest to Portales on Jan. 18 in the Hope Christian Invitational, the Warriors basketball team rebounded with an 81-47 win over Hatch Valley on Jan. 19.
The week of Jan. 15 represented another taxing stretch for the Lady Warriors basketball team as it stared down a rematch with Sandia Prep, then traveled north to Albuquerque to play in the Hope Christian Invitational.
The Warriors basketball team is undoubtedly young, at least in regard to varsity court time, and it definitely has some talent.
The Socorro swim season is in more than full swing at this point in 2013, and at about the halfway mark head coach Deidra Vinson and her squad are heading in a positive direction.
The roundball Warriors played host to St. Michael's on Jan. 11, and the Horsemen from Santa Fe dealt Socorro a 49-23 home loss.
The Magdalena boys basketball team won yet another tournament over this past weekend as it took care of Reserve, Honda and Capitan to take home the Smokey Bear Tournament Championship.
The Alamo Navajo boys basketball team recorded its first win of the 2012-2013 season on Friday, beating Graceway Christian Academy in overtime, 78-75.
Admittedly I wasn’t sure what to expect when I took the job writing for the Chieftain here in Socorro.
The Magdalena boys basketball team still has an unblemished record as they beat Quemado and Ramah over the weekend to push their record to 8-0.
The Magdalena girls basketball team earned a convincing and much-needed win over Ramah on Saturday as they beat the Mustangs 60-40.
When they took the court against Centennial on Saturday afternoon, the Lady Warriors were coming off a win over Sandia Prep Friday on Dec. 27 and were looking to capture the championship trophy in the consolation bracket of the Village of Los Lunas Holiday Classic.
Despite a 19-day layoff after winning the Steer Stampede on Dec. 8, the Magdalena boys basketball team won first place in the Bear bracket at the New Mexico American Indian Classic over the weekend.
Dezirae Armijo broke the New Mexico record for most career soccer goals by a high school female Aug. 27.
“That wasn’t the first thing in the back of my mind,” she said. “The first thing in my mind was whatever I can do to help our team win. It wasn’t about any record-breaking. I wasn’t really thinking about that. I was just thinking about how we can win.”
After the Magdalena boys basketball team beat Native American Community Academy on Dec. 8, they pushed their record to 3-0, but they were also staring at a 19-day stretch without a game.
When it comes to scheduling, Lady Warriors head coach Marleen Greenwood isn't shy about presenting her team with a challenge.
The first month of the season may have been a tough one for the Warriors basketball team, but the mantra so far has basically been gain experience, get better.
Being able to cover the seventh edition of the New Mexico Bowl (now sponsored by Gildan) was without a doubt a privilege and an experience. I'm an Albuquerque native and an avid fan of UNM athletics and having an opportunity to cover my first FBS game, as well as my first bowl game, made for a week I won't soon forget.