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Highland overwhelms Miyamura girls

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The Miyamura Patriots girls basketball team lost their home non-conference game against Highland by a score of 44-33 Jan. 11.

Coach’s Korner Q &A

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Question from a reader: Is there a happy medium to eating well? Sure, working out is obviously important, but does a regular Joe who wants to live healthy need to eat so restrictively all the time?  ZH

There is a happy medium to eating well and I encourage everyone to find it. However, in terms of eating restrictively I would like to offer another approach when thinking about healthy eating.

Let us began with the idea of “happy medium” and the hormone cortisol.  Cortisol is a major life hormone produced in the adrenal glands and is controlled by the adrenal, hypothalamus, and pituitary glands. Cortisol affects many of the body’s processes including controlling blood sugar...

‘Dualing it Out’

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The Miyamura High Patriots wrestling team came out on top during their annual invitational meet Jan. 2.

Meet Results

1. Miyamura

2. Albuquerque Academy

3. Bloomfield

4. Gallup

5. Grants

6. Newcomb

Photos by Ryan Hudgeons

Patriots fall to Valencia’s Jaguars

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The Miyamura girls basketball team lost their home non-conference game against Valencia by a score of 48-34 Jan. 3.

Photos by Ryan Hudgeons

The Coach’ Korner Iron, Steel and Change

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There have been many full moons since I was a little boy but I recall a time when I overheard an intense conversation between my mother and her older brother Charles, my favorite but scary uncle. Uncle Charles was a hard man who worked construction, the tough sort of man who knew his way around the world but didn’t take kindly to others suggesting that he change the way he lived his life.

It was rare for me to ever hear or see my mother cry. I was instantly afraid. After the door slammed shut I eased out to the kitchen where my mother sat with tears in her eyes. She told me that my uncle was very sick. Today I would describe his sickness as “comorbidity,” that is having two or...

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