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Gallup trainer getting boxing off the stool

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Kids travel all over for bouts

Joseph Olivas likes being in a corner.

It’s a space where re-engineering and re-evaluating are paramount. During a minute between rounds, he gets to relay a lifetime of advice. Sometimes his words are simple: Lead with your left and keep your chin down and hands up and keep...


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Apr. 16, Saturday

GHS B TEN 0, 0 Farmington 9, (PV 9)

GHS G TEN 0,1 Farmington/Piedra Vista 9/8

MHS TEN 0, 0 Farmington/PV 9/9

Apr. 18, Monday

MHS G TEN 9, Rehoboth 0

RCHS BASE 4, 5 Tohatchi 6, 6

RCHS SOFT 16, 24 Newcomb 6, 0

RCHS G TEN 0, Miyamura 9

ToHS BASE 6, 6 Rehoboth 4, 5

Apr. 19, Tuesday

WHS BASE 4, 0 Kirtland 16, 12

Apr. 20, Wednesday

GHS SOFT 0, 0 Piedra Vista 18, 14

GHS T&F @ Angelo Dipaolo Memorial Invite – Boys-Third Place, 74 points-1600 meter Sprint Medley. Girls-Fourth Place, 55 points- Deedra Cadman, 1600 meters, 1st; Wynona Martin, 3200 meters, 1st; 1600 meter Sprint Medley, 1st.

MHS SOFT 13, 17 Farmington, 0, 10

MHS T&F vs Angelo DiPaolo Memorial...


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Apr. 29, Friday

GHS TEN @ District - Farmington

MHS SOFT vs Piedra Vista, DH 3/5

MHS TEN @ District - Farmington

RCHS B/G TEN @ District (Bosque-G, Los Ranchos-B), TBA

Apr. 30, Saturday

GHS BASE vs Miyamura, 11

GHS TEN @ District – Farmington

GHS T&F @ Bloomfeld, TBA

MHS BASE @ Gallup, 11

MHS JV SOFT @ Piedra Vista, DH 11/1

MHS TEN @ District – Farmington

MHS T&F @ Bloomfield, 8:30


May 2, Monday

GHS TEN @ District – Farmington

MHS TEN @ District – Farmington

May 3, Tuesday

RCHS SOFT @ Navajo Prep, DH 3//5

May 5, Thursday

RCHS BASE @ Tohatchi, DH 3

RCHS SOFT @ Tohatchi, DH 3

ToHS BASE vs Rehoboth, DH 3

ToHS SOFT vs Rehoboth, DH 3

May 6, Friday

GHS TEN @...

The perils of parents and punks

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One doesn’t have to read far into my article on the Gallup Amateur Baseball/Softball Association to discover my feelings about parents that don’t participate but want everything their way, and punks who see nothing wrong with taking advantage of others, even kids, to prove their own self-worth, or in this case worthlessness.

It is possible for those of us with experience to talk about both subjects for a long time. Without becoming Clint Eastwood, there is so little we can do about either problem except talk. It is where we find ourselves at a disadvantage in both cases.

It is no wonder that across our nation, youth sports is becoming more and more unpopular and expensive. Some...

The loud vocal minority disagrees, but won’t participate

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It’s another rough start for the Gallup Amateur Baseball/Softball Association, which directs and organizes the recreational, yet competitive, baseball and softball teams and leagues for the upcoming summer months.

The president of the association, Kevin Menapace, was forced to resign after some parents insisted on appearing at his place of employment to complain about a variety of small items they didn’t like.

These were most likely the same parents who refused to attend any of the meetings where these decisions were discussed and agreed to, and probably in the same social grouping as those parents from last year that used the same tactics.

Some of the rule changes were necessary...

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