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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...

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...

Coach’s Korner: Q&A

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What kinds of exercises should women 60 or over perform that have a history of hip problems, yet want to lose some weight and get fit?

Mary, Albuquerque, NM

After receiving clearance from your primary care provider (PCP) to begin exercise the next step is to find fitness professionals with the ability and experience to design a program with your history of hip problems, be it arthritis or hip replacement in mind. Since the hips are the center of strength and balance in the body I recommend you start with someone experienced in bodyweight training.

The ideal programs for individuals 60 and over include exercises that incorporate full range of motion movement (ROMM), strength and...

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