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Miyamura falls to Aztec, 64-56

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Pats draw Deming in first-round state playoffs

The Miyamura Patriots gave up 34 first half points and went on to lose to 5A foe Aztec High 64-56 in an offensively-charged football game played Nov. 3 at Angelo DiPaolo Memorial Stadium. The game was the last of the season for both teams. The Patriots lost a week earlier...

Pats going for second unbeaten season

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This could be the second unbeaten regular season under the tutelage of head football coach Wes Shank at Miyamura High School. That is quite an accomplishment for a town like Gallup, even though they are not consecutive seasons, not known for its prowess on the gridiron.

The difference is the head coach, not the players although the Patriots have many good ones in uniform. A quick look at the statistics on maxpreps.com assures the local naysayers and probably puts a little fear in the hearts of the opposition. Both are good things.

“Farmington is a real test for us,” said Shank. “We are bigger than them but they may be faster. They have at least five receivers that run 4.7...

Miyamura Football hosts Bloomfield High in a Bittersweet Contest

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The Miyamura Patriots coasted by the visiting Bloomfield Bobcats in Friday night action at Angelo DiPaolo Memorial Stadium in Gallup.

It was a bittersweet game played in front of a home crowd who tragically lost a member of the Miyamura High School staff, Lisa Romero-Muniz to the horrific shooting that happened in Las Vegas over a week ago. A moment of silence and a performance by The Tigerettes paid respects to Romero-Muniz before play Friday night.

It was also a very special evening as the crowd was greeted by a very special guest, Medal of Honor recipient Hershey Miyamura. The home crowd celebrated Hershey’s birthday with a song and distributed cupcakes to the crowd during...

Homecoming 2017

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Gallup Bengal royalty bursts on the scene

Leonard Lee named Diné College head Harriers coach

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Littlewater, N.M., native stresses ‘greatness’

TSAILE, Ariz. — Leonard Lee hopes to end the coaching cyclone in the Diné College cross country program. Lee, a coaching veteran of more than 20 years, was brought aboard in mid-August to lead the Warriors as head cross country coach.

Lee, a graduate of Newcomb High School, located in San Juan County, met the 12-member team last week. The first cross country meet of the 2017 season is scheduled this month. Diné College participates in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.

“We have some very good student athletes on our team,” Lee said. “I’m excited. They’re excited. There have been some great coaches who...

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