Six heavyweights and eight middleweights, 18 years old and older – of varied skill levels, mixed it up Saturday evening in 20 three matches at the Boot Camp Boxing Gym Tough Man Tournament. Any lack of skill on the part of some of the entries was balanced by competitive aggression. The fans' enthusiasm showed they loved it.
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The Magdalena baseball team is running ahead so far in the season.
The Lady Warriors softball team ran all over Laguna at their second showing on April 6 as Laguna was mercy ruled both games 16-1 and 29-13 respectively.
Shania Berger, 16, made her first hole-in-one at Sandia Golf Course over the Easter weekend. Berger, a junior and a four-year member of the Lady Warriors golf team, was competing in the Rocky Mountain Junior Golf Tournament, March 30-31.
The Lady Warrior golf team won the Bosque School Invite at Four Hills Country Club on April 2. The team shot 337, beating Bosque, their rival 3A school, by 62 shots. Shania Berger was the individual champ shooting a one-over par 73.
The Warrior Varsity baseball team's engine took a little time to fire up, but when it did, they rolled over the Belen JV Eagles 6-5 in nine innings.
The Lady Warriors left Socorro on a distraught note as Hope Moses informed her teammates that she will not finish out the season.
Athlete Ray Vaiza, a 2011 Socorro High School graduate, will compete in a Tough Man boxing tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Boot Camp Boxing gym in Socorro.
Socorro vs. Mesilla Valley JV
The Socorro Lady Warriors placed fourth in the Hot Springs High School softball tournament during spring break on March 14-16.
First up for the Lady Warriors was Mesilla Valley JV. Socorro pitcher Savannah Padilla walked the first batter, No. 22 Taylor Brown of Mesilla Valley, but then sat down No. 1 Rebekah Douglas.
On Saturday Hot Springs High School hosted the Fifth Annual Mike Tooley Relays in Tiger Stadium. Despite heavy winds and blowing dust that affected performance times and javelin distances, the athletes dealt with the adversities of the day and completed the well-run and well-attended event with youthful heartiness.
Monday's game against Cobre was doomed from the beginning as starting pitcher Savannah Padilla hurt her arm and was out of the game. However, Hope Moses took her secondary position and replaced Padilla on the mound.
The Lady Warriors softball team placed second out of 10 teams at the Grants Invitational last weekend.
Coming home after playing on the road, the Socorro softball team was 1-3 in tournament play.
The Chiles rugby club of New Mexico State University easily repelled a challenge at home from New Mexico Tech's Pygmies, tallying four five-point tries in each half to come away with a resounding 63–8 victory. The Chiles more than avenged their narrow 34-31 setback in a season-opening scrimmage in Socorro on Feb. 2.
The six-time defending state champs Lady Warrior golf team opened their 2013 spring season with success by winning the East Mountain tournament in Albuquerque on Monday.
The Lady Warriors woke up Tuesday morning both pumped up and a little nervous about playing in the University of New Mexico's Pit. This was the first scheduled game of the 3A girls quarter finals against the No. 1 ranked Hope Christian High School.
The Magdalena girls basketball team was eliminated in the second round of the state tournament by the Lady Longhorns, 57-39, in Bernalillo on Tuesday. The Logan girls then went on to defeat perennial powerhouse Cliff 63-62, and will take on Melrose in the tournament's final game in the Pit on Saturday.
When the Lady Warrior varsity basketball team wrote their "I am" goals earlier this year, they were serious. Each player wrote "I am going to play in the Pit." They said it, and they meant it.