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Never Too Late for Resolutions

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Maybe this column should have been written a couple weeks ago, but since I don’t personally tie resolutions to any specific date, this time will have to suffice.

It is at this time of year people world-wide like to celebrate by a reasonably strong desire to change the things they don’t like about themselves...


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Jan. 5, Tuesday

GHS GBB 61 Los Lunas 53

MHS BBB 70 Newcomb 27

MHS GBB 28 Moriarty 57

RCHS GBB 64 Navajo Pine 40

ToHS BBB 56 Dulce 61

Jan. 7, Thursday

GHS BBB 68 Tohatchi 51 (Bengal Invite)



RCHS GBB 43 Sandia Prep 55 (Sandia Prep Tourney)

ToHS GBB 58 Thoreau 33 (Striking Eagle Invite)

WHS BBB 59 E. Mountain 50 (Striking Eagle Invite)


Jan. 8, Friday

GHS BBB 74 Sandia Prep 46 (Bengal Invite)

MHS WRST @ Al Salazar Invite (SF), NO RESULTS

RCHS GBB 32 Robertson 61 (Sandia Prep Tourney)

ToHS BBB 66 Kirtland 77 (Bengal Invite)

ToHS GBB 57 Santa Fe Indian School...


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Jan. 15, Friday

GHS BBB @ Albuquerque Academy, 7

GHS GBB vs. Grants, 7

MHS BBB @ Espanola Valley, 7

RCHS BBB @ Santa Rosa Tourney, TBD

RCHS GBB vs. Ramah, 6:30

Jan. 16, Saturday

MHS BBB @ Los Alamos, 4

MHS GBB vs. Belen, 1

RCHS BBB @ Santa Rosa Tourney, TBD

ToHS GBB @ Wingate, 4

WHS GBB vs, Tohatchi, 4

Jan. 19, Tuesday

MHS BBB @ Farmington, 7

ToHS BBB vs. Navajo Prep, 4

WHS GBB @ Bloomfield, 7

Jan. 20, Wednesday

RCHS GBB @ Crownpoint, 6:30

Jan. 21, Thursday

GHS BBB vs. Eldorado, 7

GHS GBB @ Eldorado, 7

MHS BBB @ Moriarty, 7

MHS GBB @ Farmington, 7

RCHS BBB @ Ramah, 5

ToHS GBB vs. Navajo Prep, 7

WHS BBB vs. Bloomfield, 4

Jan. 22, Friday

GHS BBB vs. Piedra Vista...

Gallup Boys Win Invitational

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The Gallup Bengals won the 72nd Gallup High School Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 9.  Gallup overcame Tohatchi in round one on Jan. 7, then defeated Sandia Prep in round two the following day before moving on to face Grants in the final on Saturday evening.  The game tipped off at 7:30 pm before a huge hometown crowd.  The two teams battled back and forth and finished the fourth quarter tied at 70, pushing the game into overtime.  Gallup got the best of Grants in overtime, outscoring them 8-2 and winning the game 78-72, clenching first place in the tournament.

A Thought From the Other Side

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I am pretty sure it is my military training as an analyst that makes me regard change with a great deal of skepticism. I do remember that I was carefree before that time, just going with the flow, as my generation used to say.

Well, the flow isn’t all that bad, until you tumble over the falls onto the rocks below. At that point, you might become a skeptic as well.

Political speeches aside, we Americans are much too eager to accept a radical solution to a problem that needs careful consideration. The opposite has also been true; too much talk and too little action.

In today’s world we only trust our own judgement, no matter how badly it has abused us in the past. A short-term...

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