The first pitches towards rebooting an underachieving 2018 Lady Warriors softball team began on July 14. New Head Coach Pepe Alvarado hosted his first voluntary practice for new and returning players to get summer workouts in before the 2019 season.

Over the summer nine different club teams, now eight after an incident with the Mountaineer Mud Ducks last week which resulted in them leaving the group, have been filling the three Sedillo Park fields every Tuesday and Thursday evening for softball competition.

On the heels of its first winning season in more than 10 years the Socorro Lady Warriors wished former Head Coach Lars Baker a fond farewell after he decided to move on. Stepping in is former assistant coach JB Mauldin.

For the second year in a row a 4th of July 5K color run took place at the Socorro Rodeo Complex to raise money for the Rising Stars Dance Studio. More than 130 runners and walkers took to the course around 7:30 to start off their Independence Day.

On a cloudy afternoon the New Mexico Tech Golf Course hosted a 4th of July themed friendly golf tournament on July 6. As part of its monthly ’scramble’ series, 29 competitors took to the course during the shotgun style event. Head Administrator Sabino Grijalva organized the event and assigne…

On the 30th Anniversary of the New Mexico Games the Socorro Stingrays swim team traveled to West Mesa High School Aquatic Center to compete in its fourth state summer youth tournament in a row. Swimmers ages 7 to 18 hit the pool for just shy of 100 heats during the July 7 program.

On Mondays and Wednesdays kids of all ages from Socorro County hit the diamond for an evening of exhibition baseball. All three Sedillo Park fields are filled with young hitters looking to hone their skills with parents and family members from around the state traveling to cheer from the stands.

On June 29 and 30 the Socorro Rodeo Complex hosted a special Dominic Chavez Benefit team roping event to raise money for the Chavez family. Chavez works for the MRGCD and is a well respected member of the rodeo community. In March of this year he was clearing brush in ditches near the river …

During the 'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' event at the Rodeo Complex in Reno, Nevada a local Socorro competitor went up against cowboys from New England to California on June 22.

A late June test for the Warriors was one of the first steps towards the goal of a blue trophy in 2019. The team traveled to Las Cruces for the Doug Martin New Mexico State University 7 on 7 Football Camp on June 23. More than 30 players from SHS competed against athletes from 11 different s…

Located just east of the Escondida exit off of I-25, the Eclipse Gymnastics facility has been training young athletes in Socorro since 2014. Head Coach Aleta Gallegos, a native to Socorro County, is currently hosting non-competitive practices during the week to brush off the rust for athlete…