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Rehoboth’s West to attend Ohio Valley University

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West was superstar in softball, soccer, basketball

Sometimes you just have to travel far to accomplish things in life. The distance takes one away from family and friends, but everything works out in the long run.

That was the mindset June 17, when Rehoboth Christian High School’s Tyra West selected Ohio Valley...

Tohatchi High School Football Summer Conditioning.

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All Tohatchi High School students interested in playing football in the 2016-2017 school year are encouraged to come out for the summer conditioning. Now is also the time to schedule Sports Physicals, packets can be picked up at the front office or can be downloaded from the GMCS website.

Monday July 11 -  9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wednesday July 13 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Friday July 15 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Monday July 18 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wednesday July 20 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Friday July 22 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Monday August 1 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wednesday August 3 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Friday August 5 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Monday August 8 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday August 9 - 9 a.m. to...

Navajo Prep’s Coleman headed to Cochise College in Ariz.

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Coleman coming off NM all-star basketball game

FARMINGTON – Jasmine Coleman of Navajo Prep School is the latest area high school girls basketball player to commit to playing at the next level.

Rainy Crisp, head girls basketball and volleyball coach, and interim athletic director at Prep, said Coleman entertained several scholarship offers from myriad schools, but settled on Cochise College in Arizona.

“She was a very good player for us in her four years at Prep,” Crisp said. “She will be missed. She is an excellent basketball and volleyball player, and is an even better person.”

Coleman, who graduated about three weeks ago, played forward on the basketball team and was a...

Legendary basketball coach Mendoza hired at Chinle High School

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Wildcats won four games last year

CHINLE, Ariz. - Raul Mendoza is the new head boys’ basketball coach at Chinle High School, officials recently announced.

Mendoza, who previously coached the boys’ basketball team at Window Rock High School, takes over a Wildcats’ team that went 4-17, 0-11 Sectional, last year, but also a (Chinle) team that went 22-7 a year prior under then Head Coach Brandon Tso. Tso has since moved on to revive a Rough Rock boys team that featured superstar forward Devin Smith last tear.

The Fighting Scouts were 26-10, 8-4 Sectional, with Mendoza at the helm and advanced to state before losing to Scottsdale Christian Academy 54-34.

“I’m very happy to be...

Big Brothers, Big Sisters raise funds, spread awareness

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The Ninth Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event was held on May 30 at Gal-A-Bowl and was again a big success, according to Sarah Piano, the Regional Director for McKinley County of the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization. The theme for this year’s event was 50’s Rock and Roll and the 46 teams entered raised a total of $33,872.88 and additional sponsorships brought in another $25,500. And more is still coming in to increase the total.

Considering the five agencies statewide raised $184,937 this year, Gallup’s share of almost 30 percent of that total is very telling. Truth is, this area always contributes well to a worthy cause!

The teams must raise $100 per bowler - $500 per...

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