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Crosstown rivalry brings fans together

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Lady Bengals win against Lady Patriots; Miyamura boys take lead

The growth of soccer in Gallup is unbelievable, especially with autumn officially here — and the temperatures sure have dropped.

Crosstown rivals Gallup High School and Miyamura High School boys and girls soccer teams put on a show for the town and...

Gallup boys’ soccer team comes up short, 0-1

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Despite loss, Bengals make it count in second half

Beneath a cloudy sky and falling rain, the Gallup High School boys’ soccer team fought against the Bloomfield High School Bobcats during a district game Oct. 2 at the Public School Stadium in Gallup.

Both teams sponged the field with their cleats to try and score in the first half. A few shots were close and some were blocked.

A few yellow cards were drawn, but the game continued on.

Despite the rain, which can mean slippery turf fields and soccer balls, both teams managed to control the pace of the game.

The GHS Bengals had a few opportunities to put a number on the board.

With 7:39 on the clock in the first half, Bengals...

Meet the champions

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Student runners participate in 19th annual Tohaali invitational

This year, Baca/Dlo’ ay azhi Community School, located in Prewitt, N.M., boasts its first-ever cross country program.

“We’re in a ‘Four Corner Junior High League,’ which consists of BIE schools in the Four Corner Area,” Head Cross Country Coach Damon Brown told the Sun in a Sept. 26 email.

On Sept. 22, the cross-country team, made up of 4th through 6th graders, participated in the 19th annual Tohaali Community School Cross Country Invitational in Tohaali, N.M., near Shiprock.

“The Baca/Dlo’ ay azhi Falcon Boys took home the first place trophy,” Brown stated. “Our girls did an outstanding job as...

The crowning of homecoming royalty

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Despite a 7-0 loss, a king and queen grace Gallup

Patriots play aggressive, come up short

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Miyamura boys lose 3-0 against Kirtland Central

Within the first minute of a boys’ district soccer game that pit Miyamura High School against Kirtland Central High School, Kirtland Broncos sophomore and captain Jaxon Manning put it in the goal with an assist by junior Colten Warner to put Kirtland on the board 1-0.

The Broncos didn’t stop there. They continued to pressure and pass the ball to Manning, who once more found his way in the 18-yard box, firing a shot to put Kirtland up 2-0 with 19:30 remaining in the first half.

The Miyamura Patriots’ defense attempted to put more pressure on Manning and on the ball to score before halftime, but Manning escaped the Patriots’...

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