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Patriots fall to Valencia’s Jaguars

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The Miyamura girls basketball team lost their home non-conference game against Valencia by a score of 48-34 Jan. 3.

Photos by Ryan Hudgeons

The Coach’ Korner Iron, Steel and Change

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There have been many full moons since I was a little boy but I recall a time when I overheard an intense conversation between my mother and her older brother Charles, my favorite but scary uncle. Uncle Charles was a hard man who worked construction, the tough sort of man who knew his way around the world but didn’t take kindly to others suggesting that he change the way he lived his life.

It was rare for me to ever hear or see my mother cry. I was instantly afraid. After the door slammed shut I eased out to the kitchen where my mother sat with tears in her eyes. She told me that my uncle was very sick. Today I would describe his sickness as “comorbidity,” that is having two or...

UNM beats UTSA, 23-20

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LATE TD LEADS TO UNM WIN

The University of New Mexico beat the University of Texas at San Antonio 23-20 Dec. 17 in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl, giving the Lobos a season ending 9-4 record in the Mountain West Conference. The Lobos last won a post-season game in 2007 which was a 23-0 victory over Nevada in the New Mexico Bowl.

“You don’t get these experiences a whole lot of times,” Lobos’ head coach Bob Davie told the Albuquerque Journal. “These players, I’ve talked to them in depth about enjoying the moment. And, definitely, this afternoon was a great moment.”

The Lobos were outgained on the ground by the Roadrunners 24 to 219. New Mexico led the nation in rushing...

Farmington beats Wingate 71-36 to take Holiday Classic

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Scorpions win tourney for second straight season

The Farmington Scorpions blew through the Wingate Holiday Basketball Classic - beating the host Wingate Bears 71-36 to take the championship game of the annual Christmas tournament played at Wingate High School. The Scorpions beat Wingate 49-47 in a nail-biter in the same championship game in 2015.

“We played good defense from the start of the game and that definitely made a difference,” Scorpions’ head coach Paul Corley said. “They have a good team. We stayed focused and came away with a win.”

Farmington (8-1) got out of the blocks fast in the first quarter and opened a 16-5 lead behind the inside play of senior center...

High School Sports Scoreboard

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GALLUP BENGALS

Boys Basketball

(2-7)

12/16: Gallup @ Grants 54-67

Girls Basketball

(4-5)

12/17: Rio Rancho @ Bengals 60-43

MIYAMURA PATRIOTS

No Scores reported.

REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN LYNX

Boys Basketball

(4-4)

12/17: CCP @ Rehoboth 49-51

12/16: St. Michael @ Rehoboth

12/15: Rehoboth @ Navajo Prep 47-61

Girls Basketball

(2-5)

12/17: CCP @ Rehoboth 21-68

12/16: St. Michael @ Rehoboth 58-30

WINGATE BEARS

Boys Basketball

(3-5)

12/17: Farmington vs Wingate 71-36

12/16: Zuni vs Wingate 58-60

12/15: Wingate vs Crownpoint 90-59

Girls Basketball

(6-4)

12/17: McCurdy vs Wingate 36-62

12/16: Wingate vs Mora 58-48

12/15: Pojoaque Valley vs Wingate 51-49

Scores and overall...

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