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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...

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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Bengals, Starlettes head to DTU Nationals

The Gallup High School’s Bengal Girls Dance Team and the Starlette Dance Team are both headed to the Dance Team Union National Championship in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 3-5.

A big send-off was held Jan. 25 at the GHS gym.

“We had a send-off performance last night and we hopefully raised all the money we needed for the trip out to Florida,” Bengals Dance Team spokesperson Elinor Romero said. “All of the girls are going to perform, and all are pretty excited.”

This was the last fundraising event in which $500 is needed for each girl to cover flight and hotel accommodations. The Bengal Girls Dance Team also held other fund raising events...

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