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Duke City Gladiators visit Gallup

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Gallup recently welcomed the Duke City Gladiators, Albuquerque, New Mexico’s first-ever Professional Indoor Football team.

Co-Owner/CFO John Lopez, General Manager/Co-Founder Matt Caward, Director of Media Relations Andres Trujillo, Head Coach Dominic Bramante, Sales Manager Fidal Lopez, and DCG Defensive End player...

Lynx beat 3A foe Crownpoint, 68-56

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The Rehoboth Lady Lynx beat the Crownpoint Lady Eagles 68-56 Feb. 2 in a girls basketball game played at Rehoboth Christian School. The game was a District-1 3A game for both teams. Both teams have new coaches with Darrell Kenneth in the top job at Crownpoint and Adrian Pete, the athletic director at Rehoboth, coaching the girls basketball for the first time in two years.

Senior guard Halle Lizer scored 22 points against the Lady Eagles and senior guard Jessica Becenti hit 14 points. The versatile Lizer was able to score on a variety of jump shots and layups.

“That was a good team game,” Rehoboth’s Pete said of the Crownpoint game. “It was a district game, so you always want...

Navajo Pine rolls over Rehoboth

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Koa Louis (13 pts.) too much for Rehoboth

Eighth-grade guard Jordan Louis and senior center Timeka Watchman scored 13 points apiece and the Navajo Pine Lady Warriors rolled over the Rehoboth Christian Lady Lynx 57-34 Feb. 4 in a basketball game played at Rehoboth Christian School.

The game was one of two played Saturday at Rehoboth which was Homecoming weekend for the Lynx. The Lynx don’t have a football team, so homecoming is held during basketball season.

“This was us hustling and getting up and down the floor on offense and defense,” Lady Warriors’ head coach Aretha Mariano said. “We played well on offense and we played very well on defense.”

After falling behind the...

‘Aiming for Success’

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Mid-fielder Toni Garcia of Miyamura High School signs a letter-of-intent Feb. 6 to play soccer at Sterling College in Kansas. The signing took place at MHS. From left, (standing) Eric Taylor of the Gallup-based Truth Spin Collegiate Guidance, Miyamura girls soccer coach Aric Skalican, (Seated, from left) Victor Garcia (father), Toni Garcia, and  Teri Garcia (mother).

Enchantment Skateboarding: Reviving youth through skateboarding

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Local Native American skateboarding duo Jeremy and Cecely Todacheenie, both from Gallup, NM, are “shredding” the light on talented local skateboarders by posting skateboarding news on their community-based page called “Enchantment Skateboarding.” Gallup Sun got the chance to find out more from these avid skateboarders, who also happen to be husband and wife, and tell of their upcoming skateboard event coming to the El Morro Theatre at 7 pm on Feb. 4.

GS: First off, thanks for doing this … let’s get right into it ... what is Enchantment Skateboarding about?

CT: ES is a community based page where we post skateboarding events, news, videos, as well as getting the...

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