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School is out for Spring Break, but games continue

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The old saying, ‘no rest for the weary’ might well apply to high school kids everywhere, who are given a certain amount of time off from their studies, twice each year, only to find the more athletic ones remain tied to schedules for their sports and activities, regardless.

Such is the hard life for the...

Spring is here, and so is off-roading fun in the sun

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Spring started on Mar. 21 and in Gallup we don’t look for the first robin – it got blown away by the 60 plus mph winds – but we wait for the first event at the OHV-MX Park on Hasler Valley Road. Wait no more, that event starts April 2-3 with host Round #3 of the NM Trials Association, and a re-opening of the track.

Dave Steadman and Damian Silva have revamped the track and the crowd on Saturday and Sunday should be pleased with the changes. The Saturday practice session (see schedule below) will have a well-groomed and watered track, weather permitting.

Any riders wanting to register for the RRMS 2016 Club Membership are invited to join in the fun. Knock the cobwebs off your...


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Mar. 10, Thursday

RCHS SOFT 0, Cobre 10

Mar. 11, Friday

MHS BASE 3, Cobre 0

RCHS SOFT 13, Hatch Valley 2

Mar. 12, Saturday

MHS BASE 1, Silver  2

RCHS SOFT 18, Wingate 15

Mar. 15, Tuesday

GHS GTEN 2, Miyamura 7

MHS JV BASE 17, 15, Wingate 2, 5

MHS SOFT 11, Bloomfield 0

MHS GTEN 7, Gallup 2

RCHS SOFT 18, 23, Thoreau 3, 0

WHS BASE 2, 5, Miyamura 17, 15

WHS SOFT 12, 13, St. Michael 2, 8

Mar. 16, Wednesday

RCHS BASE 7, Navajo Pine 5

Mar. 17, Thursday

GHS JV BASE 15, 15, Thoreau 2, 0

MHS BASE 7, Los Lunas 6 (14 innings)

MHS SOFT 22, 18 Grants 6, 6

MHS BTEN 6, Moriarty 3

MHS GTEN 9, Moriarty 0

WHS BASE 8, Santa Fe Indian 29

Mar. 18, Friday

RCHS SOFT 11, Grants 7



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Mar. 25, Friday

GHS SOFT @ Rio Rancho Invite, TBA

GHS JV SOFT @ Piedra Vista Invite, TBA

MHS SOFT @ Kristen Griego Tourn, TBA

ToHS Softball Tournament, TBA

WHS BASE @ Pecos Tournament, TBA

Mar. 26, Saturday

GHS BASE @ Bernalillo, DH 11/1

GHS SOFT @ Rio Rancho Invite, TBA

GHS T & F vs Route 66 Classic (Tohatchi, Thoreau, Rehoboth, Bosque School, Cottonwood Classical Prep, Miyamura, Grants, Navajo Pine, NACA, Wingate)

MHS BASE vs Los Alamos, 11/1

MHS SOFT @ Kristen Griego Tourn, TBA

MHS TEN @ Belen, 11

MHS T & F @ Route 66 Classic, 9

RCHS T & F @ Route 66 Classic, 9

ToHS Softball Tournament, TBA

ToHS T & F @ Route 66 Classic, 9

WHS BASE @ Pecos Tournament, TBA

WHS T & F @...

Parents should always be concerned about ‘their kids’

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It is often difficult to distinguish between normal parental concern for our kids and the almost paranoid attachment some have for their offspring. I have three children, and find myself wavering across that line in both directions, all the time. It is ‘normal’ to be concerned about those we bring into or raise in this current society. It’s never an easy job!

So this is my tribute to all parents that truly care, even as they slip over the line. Those in charge sometimes forget this; some parents care, albeit in different ways. Communication is key, within the family and/or school.

The parents also need to understand there are certain things out of the reach of their children...

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