Articles for the ‘Sports’ Category

SHS boys win Stampede

The Socorro High School boys' cross country team ran well on its home turf, taking top honors at its only home meet of the year, the Socorro Stampede, last Friday at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.

Lady Steers eye return to state

Photo courtesy of Bryan Baca: The Lady Steers are, back row from left, Breanna Piaso, Kara McCan, Alejandra Munoz-Paez, Michaela Zamara, Julie Zamora, Tori Chambers, Breann Baca, Jaydin Stephens, Monique Gomez, Gabby Apachito, front row from left, Lanique Apachito, Tiffany Tenequer, Kendra Pino, Melique Vinyard, Heather Rodriguez and, being held, Abby Bullock

The Magdalena High School volleyball team moves up to New Mexico Activities Association's Class AA this season, but the Lady Steers will face many of the same teams, according to Head Coach Bryan Baca.

Area youth take to links

ird) aFrom left, Ricky Silva Jr. (first), Sean Moore (thnd Cameron Zuni (second) were the top finishers in boys 16-18.

Socorro junior golfers Ricky Silva Jr. and Sean Moore topped all golfers with scores of 72 and 73, respectively, at the Sun Country PGA Junior Tour Tournament held at New Mexico Tech Golf Course July 14-15.


Photos by Anthony Welch - El Defensor Chieftain:  Coach Curtis Johnson lets Trey Partridge practice the half nelson move during practice.

Success is great, but there are other ways to win in life, according Joel Partridge. This is the message the coach hopes to instill in local youth through the Socorro Warrior Junior Wrestling program.

Sportsmen support ban on drones

The practice of stalking and bagging big game with the aid of radio-controlled, camera-equipped drones may soon be a thing of the past in the state if New Mexico Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, New Mexico Council of Outfitters & Guides and other hunting organizations get their way.

Saturday is Free Fishing Day in N.M.

Whether you feel like testing the waters for the first time or you are an old hand at fishing, Saturday, June 7 is the perfect time to get out and make a cast or two at lakes and streams across New Mexico — no license required.