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Rough Rock’s Lakota Curley to walk on at St. Augustine University in NC

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RR’s 2015 season wasn’t great, but Curley caught attention of NC school’s scout

The decision to attend college is a timely one, especially if you’re going there to play sports. Most places prefer prospective student athletes to sign letters-of-intent. Rare is it for schools to hold a spot for someone who has missed...

Gallup High Bengal girls dance team hosts Summer Dance Camp

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It is billed as a ‘Kiddie Camp’ but the annual Gallup High School Bengal Girls Summer Dance Camp has provided lots of experience and fun for girls, and a couple of boys, ranging in age from kindergarten to high school.

Coaches for the three-day camp, which began on June 13, are the ladies of the award-winning Gallup High Bengal Girls Dance Team, who do an absolutely great job handling all the energy brought to the gym floor by these youngsters. Kristy Tiley is the coach of the GHS team and has directed and choreographed her girls to a multitude of awards over the years past.

This year, there were 240 campers in attendance. Each of the age groups performed for parents...

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 University to attend college, come fall.. West signed a letter-of-intent to play soccer and softball at OVU.

“I’m very happy with my decision,” West said. “I will be playing soccer and softball and that was part of the reason I selected Ohio Valley. At first, I thought I’d just be playing one sport and not the other, but at Ohio Valley I have the chance to play...

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.

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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...

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