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The Biggest Lie: It’s All About the Kids

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People sometimes wonder why I’m sarcastic. I tell them that a steady dose of listening to politicians and even non-government types talk about their lofty goals that will benefit EVERYBODY, or maybe just a small group of people unable to defend themselves, has made me that way. You’ve heard the same words, maybe.

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Lobos start 3-0 after 75-51 win over Loyola-Chicago

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ALBUQUERQUE – The (-/RV) University of New Mexico men’s basketball team (3-0) snapped the Loyola-Chicago Rambler’s (2-1) seven-game winning streak in a 75-51 victory in WisePies Arena Nov. 18.

“I’m really proud of my guys,” stated Craig Neal. “I thought they played really, really hard. I have a lot of respect for Porter, I think he’s a great coach. They have a really good, veteran team. I didn’t think the score was going to be like it was, but we just played well and with a lot of energy. I’m just really proud of my guys for doing everything I’ve asked them to do. They’ve really been able to take scouting reports and do some things that were impressive...

Seniors Shine as Lobos Top Utah State on Senior Night

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ALBUQUERQUE — Hannah Johnson had the final word as she spoke to the Johnson Center crowd after playing her final home match as a Lobo on Senior Night.

“I remembered today that we had to do a speech and I knew I had to do this, so I wrote it all down,” Johnson said.

But, along with fellow senior Skye Gullatt, she also had the final word against Utah State Nov. 18.

Johnson dished out a game-high 35 assists and connected with Gullatt for the game’s final kills as New Mexico volleyball turned away Utah State in three sets, 25-18, 27-25, 25-21 on Senior Night.

“At game point, I knew I had to give it to Skye,” Johnson said. “I wanted to do everything in my power to get...

Sports Schedule Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

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Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

GHS GBB vs. Shiprock, 7

GHS SWM @ Los Lunas, 9 am

MHS SWM @ Los Lunas, 9 am

ToHS GBB vs Window Rock, 1

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

ToHS GBB @ Laguna Acoma, 4

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

GHS BBB @ Del Norte, 5:30

GHS GBB @ Del Norte, 7

RCHS GBB vs Northwest, 6:30

ToHS BBB vs Navajo Pine, 4

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

WHS BBB @ Pecos, 3

 

A Busy Week is Always the Best

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If the headline for this column is true, there must have been a lot of happy people in Gallup last week.

Dancing

Kristy Tiley and her dancers always put on a great show, whether it is for halftime or in this competitive environment of the Turquoise Classic. She starts with mini-dancers – about the age of four – and tries to keep them interested and improving every year right through high school.

The ultimate goal for most of these young ladies is to become a member of the Gallup High Bengal Girls Dance Team, a highly evolved and greatly experienced team of teenagers that at the least make you want to tap your feet as they move. A few go beyond even that goal and continue their...

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