The Warriors basketball team is undoubtedly young, at least in regard to varsity court time, and it definitely has some talent.
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The Socorro swim season is in more than full swing at this point in 2013, and at about the halfway mark head coach Deidra Vinson and her squad are heading in a positive direction.
The roundball Warriors played host to St. Michael's on Jan. 11, and the Horsemen from Santa Fe dealt Socorro a 49-23 home loss.
The Magdalena boys basketball team won yet another tournament over this past weekend as it took care of Reserve, Honda and Capitan to take home the Smokey Bear Tournament Championship.
The Alamo Navajo boys basketball team recorded its first win of the 2012-2013 season on Friday, beating Graceway Christian Academy in overtime, 78-75.
Admittedly I wasn’t sure what to expect when I took the job writing for the Chieftain here in Socorro.
The Magdalena boys basketball team still has an unblemished record as they beat Quemado and Ramah over the weekend to push their record to 8-0.
The Magdalena girls basketball team earned a convincing and much-needed win over Ramah on Saturday as they beat the Mustangs 60-40.
After dropping an 83-61 contest on the road at Robertson on Jan. 5, the Warriors boys basketball team tried to rally past Ruidoso on Monday night at home but came up just short in a 67-61 loss. Socorro was down 56-41 after the end of the third quarter, but outscored Ruidoso 20-11 in the fourth to make things competitive.
When they took the court against Centennial on Saturday afternoon, the Lady Warriors were coming off a win over Sandia Prep Friday on Dec. 27 and were looking to capture the championship trophy in the consolation bracket of the Village of Los Lunas Holiday Classic.
Despite a 19-day layoff after winning the Steer Stampede on Dec. 8, the Magdalena boys basketball team won first place in the Bear bracket at the New Mexico American Indian Classic over the weekend.
The Alamo Navajo boys basketball team is still looking for a much-needed win after falling to Graceway Academy in the seventh-place game of the New Mexico American Indian Basketball Classic. The Cougars also lost to Tse Yi Gai and Shiprock Northwest, and their rough early season schedule is doing them no favors. Alamo has played three schools from a larger class so far and their opponents have a combined record of 39-36 and it has Artesia, Menaul and rival Magdalena scheduled for January. The Cougars visit Reserve on Jan. 4.
The following players have been selected to play in the 2013 2A/3A North-South All-Star football game. This year's game will be held at Perkins Stadium on the New Mexico Highlands campus in Las Vegas on July 13 at 7 p.m.
Dezirae Armijo broke the New Mexico record for most career soccer goals by a high school female Aug. 27.
“That wasn’t the first thing in the back of my mind,” she said. “The first thing in my mind was whatever I can do to help our team win. It wasn’t about any record-breaking. I wasn’t really thinking about that. I was just thinking about how we can win.”
After the Magdalena boys basketball team beat Native American Community Academy on Dec. 8, they pushed their record to 3-0, but they were also staring at a 19-day stretch without a game.
When it comes to scheduling, Lady Warriors head coach Marleen Greenwood isn't shy about presenting her team with a challenge.
Warrior girls basketball
After beating Hatch Valley 45-34 on Dec. 18, the Socorro girls basketball team made the drive to Pojoaque Valley to take part in the 2012 Ben Lujan Tournament from Dec. 20-22.
The first month of the season may have been a tough one for the Warriors basketball team, but the mantra so far has basically been gain experience, get better.