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R.O.I.

Return On Investment.  R.O.I is associated with business investments but if you spend money, regardless of what you spend your money on you have the basic idea of what return on investment means – value for dollars spent or invested. We want value for the money we spend. But there is another, more critical aspect...

Tohatchi girls blast Newcomb, 68-32

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Lady Cougars No. 3 in New Mexico

The Tohatchi Lady Cougars blew past Newcomb and beat the Lady Skyhawks 68-32 Feb. 24 in the District 1-3A championship game played at a jam packed Tohatchi High School gymnasium.

All-State point guard Kalian Mitchell led a Tohatchi offensive attack that smothered the Lady Skyhawks from start to finish. Senior guard and defensive specialist Cheyenne Begay was named the 3A player of the year and Tohatchi head coach Tanisha Bitsoi was named the 3A Coach of the Year.

The Lady Cougars (22-5, 8-0) advanced to play Dexter (11-15, 2-7) March 3 in the opening round of the state 3A tournament. That game will be played at Tohatchi High.

“We were able to get...

Navajo Pine’s Wilson to attend Dakota State University

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Wilson hit sole NP home run in school history

NAVAJO, N.M. – Navajo Pine High School is just in its third year of varsity baseball and can already boast of a collegiate signee.

Matt Wilson, a shortstop for the Warriors and member of the baseball team the past three years, announced Feb. 14 that he’ll attend Dakota State University in South Dakota come fall. Wilson signed a letter-of-intent to attend DSU at Navajo Pine in the presence of his mother, Hilda Wilson, Navajo Pine Athletic Director Sean Manuelito, Navajo Pine Principal Mary Ann Sherman and Navajo Pine Counselor Joshua Stepney.

Wilson said he was recruited by a number of schools, among them Bacone College in Oklahoma...

Duke City Gladiators slammed by Metro Stars

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Late firefighter honored at Gladiator’s game

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On June 30,2013, 19 firefighters with the Prescott Fire Department’s  interagency Granite Mountain Hotshots were overrun and killed by a wildfire near Yarnell, Ariz., ignited by lightning on June 28, 2013 in what was the greatest loss of life of firefighters in a wildfire since 1933; the deadliest wildfire of any kind since 1991; and the greatest loss of firefighters in the United States since the September 11 attacks.

At their exhibition game Feb. 25, the family received this hand painted fire helmet by retired Fire Captain Danny Parker of the Chino Valley Fire Department. Parker’s son, Wade Parker, 21 years of age, was among the 19 heroes that gave their life to their...

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