With a little help from friends, New Mexico Tech's Queens finished their fall season at home Saturday, overcoming the challenge of the Red Mountain Rugby Club of Tempe, Ariz., 61-20. A victory brimming with running rugby cheered the home audience on the heels of a 62-7 loss to Santa Fe by the Tech men's team.
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The Santa Fe Rugby Club brought the New Mexico Tech Pygmies' fall season to a rude ending Saturday in Socorro, brushing off the students by a 62-7 score.
The Socorro Warriors cross-country teams — boys and girls — will run in the state championship today, but without some of their all-district individual runners. The team change is occurring…[Read more]
The Lady Warriors fought hard for their 1 – 0 win against the Portales Rams on Saturday, in first round of the finals. Both goalies worked hard, shutting each other out for the full first half. Dominque Molina scored the Lady Warriors' only goal early in the second half, off an assist from Sabine Fuierer.
Our local cross-country teams have been trekking "across country" all fall season, making their way to their district championship meets.
The Lady Steers backed off their game some on Oct. 31 against the To'hajiilee Warriors, still pulling off a 3 – 0 win, advancing their winning streak to six and an 18-2 record, 12-0 in their district. Non-starters and some junior varsity teammates were rotated in during the second and third game, causing a tighter game for the second set. This play time will be valuable experience for less experience players next year, when Magdalena loses six graduating seniors, four of whom starters.
The Lady Warriors came out pumped up for their volleyball match against the Hot Springs Tigers on Tuesday night – maybe a little too pumped up. They scraped out a 3-1 win over the Tigers, and will head to Silver City on Saturday for the district championship game.
New Mexico Tech's Queens Rugby Cub participated in an unusual sporting event on the New Mexico State University campus Saturday. Prom dress rugby was the theme as 7-member teams from Tech, NMSU, and the University of Texas at El Paso donned formal wear (and rugby boots) to scrum down in a lighthearted round robin competition. The host club emerged victorious with wins over the Queens and UTEP's Desert Dames while Tech lost in the final minute to a UTEP side reinforced with NMSU players.
A depleted New Mexico Tech men's rugby side was hammered by the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque Saturday 90 points to 7. The Lobos took full advantage of a Pygmy team with only one substitute and several players in unaccustomed positions to score 48 unanswered points in the first 40 minutes before cruising home in the second half.
The Lady Warriors nailed the win on Tuesday night, playing with a new passion against the Hot Springs Tigers in their last regular season home performance of the year. The Lady Warriors secured home advantage for their first district game next Thursday, also against the Tigers, with a 3-0 win, in three tightly played sets. Seniors Tamera Chavez, Jaedyn Gutierrez, Maria Alderete, Ashley Pyke and Natalie Paz had extra reason to play from the heart.
Truth or Consequences
Around the region and the state this year, high schools were engaged in raising funds for cancer patients through Dig Pink events.
The Magdalena Lady Steers' rank in the state moved up four points to 38 following their latest win over Jemez Valley last Saturday.
Socorro The Socorro Consolidated School District held a golf tournament Oct. 26 at New Mexico Tech Golf Course to raise money for a fund that provides for recognition, appreciation and…[Read more]
The Lady Warriors socked it to the Hatch Valley Bears again Oct. 17, for back-to-back wins that also secured the district championship title for the ladies. In their best win yet, the Lady Warriors took the match 7-0 in Hatch Valley, their second biggest win of the season.
A team composed of New Mexico Tech graduates survived a stern test from the current student team in the 49ers Black and Blue rugby match Friday evening, coming from behind to win a 39-36 thriller.
The Lady Eagles are continuing to progress in their skill building and teamwork, as demonstrated against the Magdalena Lady Steers on Oct. 19 in Magdalena.
The Cougars had several dropped balls and couldn't make their running game work against the Mountainair Mustangs on Oct. 19 at home. They were also plagued by several minor injuries throughout the game.
Even on a sluggish day, the Lady Warriors scored another soccer win in district play, leading the district with a 4-0 district record.