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Miyamura beats Kirtland 6-2

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Pats roll over Gallup, 18-3; beat KC 6-2

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MHS scores early, often in 5A rivalry win

Marc Rios, Brandon Vidal, Brett McFarland, and Jason Cordova each scored runs for the Miyamura Patriots in the first inning, leading the Pats to an 18-3 victory over cross-town rival Gallup April 21 in a varsity baseball game played at Gallup High School.

If those four runs weren’t evidence enough that the Patriots were for real, the superstar lance Evans sealed the early onslaught with a home run in the same inning. All in all, Miyamura (12-8, 5-2) scored 12 runs in the opening inning. Miyamura head coach Brian Silva said he believes the Patriots must win two of the final three games to take the District-1, 5A title. Silva praised his...

Pats fall to Farmington, 10-4

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Scorpions remain undefeated in 5A

The Miyamura Patriots jumped out to an early lead April 14 against the Farmington Scorpions, but ended up falling to the Scorpions 10-4 in a baseball game played at Patriots Field.

With the win, Farmington improved to 14-5, 5-0 on the 2018 baseball season and Miyamura dropped to 10-7, 3-1. The Scorpions scored a slew of runs in the fourth inning and Miyamura was unable to answer.

“They got hots and we weren’t able to get ourselves back on the scoreboard,” Patriots’ head coach Brian Silva said. “We gave up too many runs and hits in the fourth.” One of the things that proved detrimental this week for the Patriots was the fact that there...

Colt Starting Competition brings equine enthusiasts to Rock Point

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Blasting out of the rough

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Sporting clays game hits Gallup

They call it “golf with a shotgun,” and it is this comparative name that has thrust the target game of sporting clays to the forefront of outdoor recreation in the Indian Capital.

Sporting clay is a target game played with a shotgun and “birdshot” ammunition. The clays are launched by a machine called a “trap.” In virtually every situation, automatic traps are used at stations (holes in golf), and the presentations of these targets in flight to a shooter replicates game bird-shooting.

In some game scenarios, there are rabbit targets that run on the ground like jackrabbits. Just like no two golf courses are the same, no two sporting clay...

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