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Gallup baseball player to compete on All American team in Florida

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Comes from a big sports family

The Denetclaw family has a history of playing a number of sports, from baseball and softball to wrestling to volleyball. This love of sports has resulted in a remarkable opportunity for one of the family’s children.

Jalen Denetclaw, born and raised in Gallup, will be a freshman...

Gallup Sports Commission discusses TDFL schedules, soccer

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TDFL competing for the Four Corners Youth Football Championships

It’s summer and the next leg of Gallup youth sports is about to begin. Kids from across Gallup and neighboring communities like Zuni and Window Rock will soon get to play in local leagues for football and soccer.

The City of Gallup Sports Commission discussed the schedules for the upcoming Gallup Soccer League and Tony Dorsett Touchdown Football League seasons during its July 10 regular meeting.



Commissioner Theodore “Bobo” Saucedo spoke about the TDFL schedule. Practice will start in August, and the season proper will begin in September.

“We are waiting for the baseball season to end so we...

True Hoops Basketball Camp in its tenth year

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True Hoops Basketball Camp was started 10 years ago with a vision and mission to reach youth who love basketball with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Adrian and Natlia Pete started True Hoops in 2010 and each year the camp has grown. It is one of the biggest basketball camps in Northwest New Mexico, averaging 200 campers per day.

The camp’s success is based on help from many coaches and organizations. Rehoboth Christian School and coaches from Tohatchi, Rehoboth, Nageezi, Alcoa, Tenn., Zeeland, Mich., and Kalmazoo, Mich. make the camp a success.

The camp also has a group from Michigan called Kalmazoo2Rehoboth, a non-profit organization with the sole intent of helping with the...


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Miyamura High student

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Miyamura High student and volleyball player Matejka Abeita signs on the dotted line to attend college at Lakeland University in Plymouth, Wis. May 14. Back row, from left: Coach Joshua Dupont, Coach Reyes Hernandez, and Coach Sarah Mortensen. Front row, from left: Cameron Abeita, Mariam Abeita, student Matejka Abeita, and Damian Abeita.

Photo Credit: Ryan Hudgeons/RAH Photography

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