Articles for the ‘Sports’ Category

SHS boy golfers victorious

The Socorro High School boys' golf team cruised to a 58-shot victory over the Alamogordo Tigers and five other teams at the Tiger Invitational at the Desert Lakes Golf Course in Alamogordo on Monday, March 16.

Tech Pygmies fall in El Paso

Photo courtesy of Dave Wheelock: UTEP back D.J. Forbes tries to elude the tackle of New Mexico Tech Rugby Club’s Ben Turner Saturday. Scrambling at right is halfback Brian Arko, while fullback Darien Williams (No. 15) prepares to assist. The Miners beat the Pygmies 39-22 in El Paso.

Carrying just one substitute player, 16 New Mexico Tech Pygmies fulfilled their travel obligation to the University of Texas at El Paso Saturday, but their version of "ironman rugby" fell short in a 39-22 defeat. In a contest between a superior forward pack (NMT) and an ascendant backline (UTEP), the backs carried the day for the Miners, avenging a 28-27 loss in Socorro on Sept. 13.

Bass fishing to improve at Elephant Butte

With spring on the way and anglers looking for the best fishing spot, Socorro bass fisherman Ron Gilworth has been spearheading an effort – along with Elephant Butte community members – to re-stock the state's largest lake with up to 20,000 fish.

Steers win battle of unbeatens

Photo courtesy of Bill Fuller: Magdalena junior Mike Chambers passes to senior Tyler Julian during Monday’s home game against Hondo Valley.

What some thought might be a titanic tussle quickly turned into a blowout victory Monday, as the Magdalena boys' basketball team decimated the Hondo Valley Eagles, 83-34.