Lots of words come to mind when trying to describe the Lady Warriors' quarterfinal loss to Robertson on Thursday morning. Heartbreaking, devastating, dramatic and lamentable might be a few, but the most accurate way to express the match might simply be "uncharacteristic."
Socorro forward Dez Armijo might be a weapon on offense, but she is by no means a secret weapon at this point.
Despite a regular-season-ending loss to Capitan last Friday night, the Magdalena football team did enough this season to earn itself a six-seed in the 2012 1A state football championship.
When the Silver Fighting Colts came to town last Friday night, the Warriors knew they were in for a battle.
The Lady Warriors volleyball team bid an official farewell to their three seniors on Thursday evening in Socorro, and the emotionally charged match with Silver gave spectators plenty to cheer about.
In the Socorro Electric Cooperative District V election held Saturday at Datil Elementary School, Anna Dorough won the trustee seat by defeating Buster Green by a margin of 12 votes, 60 to 48. The vote count included mail-in ballots as well as votes cast at the voting site.
After a close loss to a good Centennial team on Oct. 19 and looking ahead to the District 3-3A opener with Hot Springs, Socorro head football coach Damien Ocampo said he thought the Warriors and the Tigers, believe it or not, were about even.
After taking the District 3-1A/3A title again last week, several members of the Lady Warriors soccer team said they wouldn't mind if they didn't have a first-weekend bye in the state tournament, so they could get another match in. That would mean they wouldn't get a top-four seed, which would mean the seeding committee didn't find their 17-3 record bye-worthy.
After starting the season 1-3, the Steers football team has found its stride and reeled off four straight wins to put itself in prime position for a District 3-1A championship and a playoff berth. A post-season appearance would be the first since Mag made the switch to 11-man football. All it has to do now is get through a good Capitan team.
The Magdalena volleyball team beat Menaul on Oct. 25 to keep their District 2-1A record in perfect condition at 11-0 and shored up a playoff spot in the process. The Steers, 15-4 overall, face To'hajiilee on Nov. 1 to finish up league play, and a win over the Warriors could ensure them a solid seed in the state tournament.
Socorro boys head soccer coach Dennis Walsh had a plan for his team when he took over as head man this past summer.
The Socorro Lady Warriors won their district on Thursday evening when they beat Ruidoso 10-0, and they did it in impressive fashion. They went undefeated in District 3-3A play, outscoring their opponents 54-2 in the process. Winning district is good, but for this team, it's not good enough. "This is our first part of our journey," head coach Mitch Carrejo said. "Our first step was to win district, of course. We accomplished that. So now comes what we really, really play for, and that's the state tournament."
For the second time this season, the Socorro Warriors were one final play away from tying up a closely contested ball game, and for the second time they came up just short in the waning moments.
Thursday night's victory against Hot Springs was one the Lady Warriors earned.
Maybe Socorro's dismantling of Taos on Oct. 12 wasn't intended to be a statement intentionally directed toward anyone, but more so a personal affirmation.
The Socorro Lady Warriors continued their dominance on the pitch Saturday morning when they used on offensive outburst in the second half to put away Rehoboth Christian High School, 5-0.
In contrast to a few previous matches they've played this season, the Warriors soccer team came out energetic and in sync on Saturday for their contest with Rehoboth.
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