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Gallup Soccer League looks to make improvements

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After a recent visit from the head coach of the University of New Mexico’s men’s soccer team, the Gallup Soccer League is eager to get its own ball rolling.

Coach Jeremy Fishbein and UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez both spoke to a crowd of fans at Sammy C’s March 21 during a Lobo Meet & Greet event. In attendance...

Pats blank del Norte, 10-0

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MHS takes second game, 5-2

The Miyamura Patriots mercy-ruled the Del Norte Knights 10-0 March 24 in the first game of a varsity baseball double-header and went on to beat the Knights 5-2 in the second game of the series.

The Knights (2-9) fell victim to a no-hitter by Brandon Vidal of the Patriots in the first game of the double-header. Del Norte actually didn’t get a hit in the series until about the third inning of the second game.

Vidal allowed just three runners to get on base in the first game. Del Norte’s junior right fielder Jacob Saavedra and senior third baseman Cisco Ortega were the sole Knights who got on base. Both were walked by Vidal and senior Orlando Apodaca of...

Sammy C’s hosts ‘Lobo Meet & Greet’ in downtown Gallup

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Lobos fans, students, youths, staff and City of Gallup officials filled Sammy C’s Rock N’ Sports Pub & Grille as both the University of New Mexico’s athletic director and the head coach for the men’s soccer team presented themselves March 21.

Sammy Chioda, owner of Sammy C’s, welcomed and introduced the sports leaders. Chioda and city officials have worked together in the past to invite UNM athletic coaches to visit Gallup.

This year, Chioda was pleased to introduce UNM’s new athletic director, Eddie Nuñez, and UNM’s head coach for the men’s soccer team, Jeremy Fishbein.


Originally, Chioda and the city invited UNM’s men’s basketball coach and...

Chinle High football coach resigns

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Tim Süe Süe Liufau to coach at Millennium High in Goodyear

CHINLE, Ariz. — Tim Süe Süe Liufau is filled with optimism for the future, because of the successes of his past. The next stop in terms of coaching varsity high school football could be a telephone call away.

That’s the mindset of Süe Süe Liufau months after resigning as the head varsity football coach at Chinle High School. The popular Süe Süe Liufau coached the football team at Chinle for eight years, before moving on to Millennium High School in Goodyear, Ariz.

“I will miss everything about Chinle High School and the community as a whole,” Süe Süe Liufau said. “It’s a great school and a great...

Wingate, Chinle winners in area baseball

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WINGATE, N.M. — Chinle (5-5, 2-0) beat Page 8-2, 6-5 in a double-header baseball game played at Page High School. The Wildcats scored a slew of runs in the latter innings to get the lead and keep the lead. Starting pitcher Troy Yazzie recorded two RBIs and stole base three times.

Wingate 8 Questa 6

The Wingate Bears beat Questa 8-6 in the annual Santa Fe Indian Invitational. Wingate (3-1) came from behind in the sixth inning and recorded four runs to overtake Questa.

Miyamura 6 Bloomfield 5

The Patriots (5-4) beat Bloomfield 6-5 March 17 in a game that was part of the annual Goddard Invitational Tournament.

Shiprock 18 Nucla 3

The Chieftains (5-6) walloped Nucla 18-3 in the...

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