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Farmington beats Wingate 71-36 to take Holiday Classic

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Scorpions win tourney for second straight season

The Farmington Scorpions blew through the Wingate Holiday Basketball Classic - beating the host Wingate Bears 71-36 to take the championship game of the annual Christmas tournament played at Wingate High School. The Scorpions beat Wingate 49-47 in a nail-biter in the same...

Gallup High vs Piedra Vista

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‘YOU’RE IN’ GABSA picks new board

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The Gallup Amateur Baseball Softball Association elected new members to the organization’s Board of Directors during an open meeting on Dec. 12. The meeting lasted one hour and was held at Gallup City Hall.

Mayor Jackie McKinney presided over the meeting for about 35 minutes. Outside of folks connected to the league, nobody attended the meeting.

“This is the annual meeting that takes place every year,” McKinney said. McKinney is a volunteer announcer at some league games played at Ford Canyon Park. “When you leave this meeting, you will have new officers,” McKinney said to those in attendance.


Tammy Houghtaling was elected president; J.P. Madrid is the new...

Perspective ... The Coach’s Korner: Resolution Success in 2017

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As Christmas day comes and goes like the steady urgency of BNSF trains and the upcoming New Year is fast on its heels there is little doubt that our minds once again turn towards our health and the resolutions we plan for 2017.  However, as the seasons pass we get older and the lack of success from the previous years becomes increasingly difficult to take. Your New Year resolutions need to work for you, but how? What will be different this year than the previous year?

Thankfully there are a few steps you can take that will put you on the path to greater success in 2017. Let us begin.

Step one. Review the past year and take note of any setbacks that may have derailed your progress...


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Lady Cougars fall to Carlsbad, but leave impressive mark

The Carlsbad Cavegirls beat Tohatchi 66-35 Saturday in the girls championship game of the annual John Lomasney Lady Bengals Invitational Basketball Tournament at Gallup High School. The game was the first loss for Tohatchi in the weekend tournament which saw the Lady Cougars beat Gallup and Miyamura high schools.

In the championship game, the highly competitive Lady Cougars never led in the game.

Carlsbad jumped out to a 13-2 first quarter lead behind the scoring punch of sophomore guard Carsyn Boswell who shook the Lady Cougars with a variety of jumpers and inside shots. Tohatchi junior guard Kalian Mitchell had her...

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