New Mexico Tech men's rugby team finally hit their stride Saturday at the annual Northern Arizona Tens Tournament in Flagstaff, winning three matches in convincing fashion before being edged in the championship match. The performance was a big improvement over a disappointing 38-22 home loss to New Mexico State University on September 21. In the women's division the NM Queens had less success on the scoreboard but managed to finish with a flourish.
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The Lady Warriors soccer team had mercy on the the Ruidoso Warriors on Tuesday, beating them 10-0 in a mercy rule ending after the first half. This is the result of a young Socorro team playing a team equivalent in age and experience, and gives an indication of their potential future if they hold together as a cohesive team.
A disappointingly small crowd cheered on the Reserve Mountaineers for their homecoming matchup against the Animas Panthers on Sept. 27.
It was a battle until the end for the Lady Steers last Friday against the Estancia Bears. They won 3-2 in five closely matched sets after the final score of 17-15 in the fifth set. The leadership is spread fairly evenly throughout the team of mostly seniors. Senior Tristen Dunlap led attacking with nine kills, 1.8 per set.
The Quemado Eagles will host a cross-country 5K run and one-mile walk/jog/stroll on Friday in Quemado. The run will begin at the Rito Quemado convenience store. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the race begins at 10 a.m. The entry fee is $10 and benefits the Quemado Eagles cross-country team. Tee shirts will be given to the first 50 registrants. Trophies will be awarded for first place overall male and female 5K runners. Medals to the top 3 5K runners in each age category and ribbons for fourth to 10th place runners in each age category. Age categories are: 13 and under, 14 through 19, 20 through 35, Master 36 to 59 and Senior 60 and over. For registration information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575-773-4700.
The Yucca 4-H Club, based in Magdalena, held its first archery event on Sept. 21 at the Magdalena shooting range. 4-H members from other area clubs were invited to participate as well, as were nonmembers.
Socorro County's Chazlin LeSueur took first place in breakaway roping for the 4-H rodeo season, and second place as the heeler in team roping. Charles Perkins, also of Socorro County, was the first-place steer rider. Jorrell Mirabal of Yucca 4-H in Magdalena brought home second-place awards for ribbon roping, breakaway roping and calf roping, and Melissa Gabaldon with Tumbleweed 4-H of Socorro came home with third place in ribbon roping, among other awards.
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The Socorro Warriors are making strides in their running game – teamwork is up; they seem more comfortable with their plays, and are marching down the field. They are running!
The Magdalena Lady Steers added three wins to their record during a grueling schedule last week – two at home and one on the road, bumping them up 6 points in the state ranking. The team shows the signs of maturity expected from a team of juniors and seniors who have been playing together for 4-5 years. Communication and teamwork is strong. The Lady Steers faltered slightly during their match-up against the Wildcats last Friday, but pulled it together for a nice win.
It was the Tse Yai Gai Warriors first game — ever.
The Lady Warriors' soccer match against Deming on Sept. 12 ended in a shootout after the two teams tied 1 to 1 in regular play.
The Magdalena Steers made their first three touchdowns by early in the second quarter of the game last Friday night against the Questa Wildcats at home.
The Lady Eagles and Lady Steers junior varsity teams met in a match last Saturday in Quemado. The Lady Steers won the match 3-2, with every game a nail-biting close match.
The final outcome was never in doubt Saturday as New Mexico Tech's Queens rugby club were walloped 64-7 by the University of New Mexico in Socorro.