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Feb. 25, Thursday

RCHS GBB 38, Navajo Prep 54

WHS BBB 39, Bloomfield 37

Feb. 26, Friday

GHS BBB 50, Farmington 54 (District  Championship)

ToHS BBB 43, Navajo Prep 36 (District Championship)

WHS BBB 60, SHIPROCK 63 Triple OT (District Championship)

Feb. 27, Saturday

GHS BASE 1, Belen 11

GHS GBB 70, Farmington 64...


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Mar. 5, Saturday

GHS BASE @ St. Pius Invite, TBA

#7 GHS BBB vs #10 Belen, 7

GHS SOFT @ Belen, 11

GHS T & F @ Farmington, 9

MHS BASE @ (Valencia Tourn), TBA

MHS JV SOFT @ (Cleveland Tourn), TBA

MHS T & F @ Farmington, 8

MHS JV T & F @ Laguna Acoma, 8

Rehoboth Invite T & F Meet

#15 ToHS BBB@ #2 Texico, 2

ToHS T & F @ Laguna Acoma, 8

#15 WHS BBB @ #2 Robertson, 5

WHS T & F @ Rehoboth Invite

Mar. 8, Tuesday

GHS BASE vs Shiprock, DH 4/6

GHS TEN @ Grants, 3

MHS G TEN vs Rehoboth (Ford), 4

RCHS SOFT @ Zuni (Ford) DH, 3/5

RCHS G TEN vs Miyamura (Ford), 4

Mar. 9, Wednesday

GHS JV BASE vs Zuni, DH 4/6

Mar. 10, Thursday

GHS BASE @ Bloomfield Invite, TBA

MHS BASE @ Cobre...

Stars and Stripes teach junior wrestlers

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I love to watch young kids having fun learning a sport, and Feb. 23 I was able to attend a practice of the Stars & Stripes Wrestling Club practicing at Miyamura High School. This club is for all kids from age five to 15 by Sept. 1, as long as the older ones do not yet wrestle for high school.

The president of the club is Phillip Lopez, a two-time placer for Gallup High, fourth at 138 pounds in 1987 and Champion of the 145 pound class in 1988. Assisting him are VP Paul Gutierrez, Secretary Natasha Sellers, Treasurer Chewy Morales and board member Anthony Garcia.

“We had 52 to start the season (from Octobr to May) and we have about 35 now.” Lopez said. “Most of them will...

‘Mean Joe Greene’ one of the biggest stars to visit Gallup

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Assuming that all others know everyone or everything you know is always a mistake. But it happens often, as it did when I first covered the Rotary Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 11 and their guest speaker, Charles Edward “Mean Joe” Greene. A lot of current NFL fans were not even born by 1969, when he first entered the NFL and many more are not old enough to have appreciated his talents.

Before his NFL career, Greene had an outstanding college football career at North Texas State University, leading the team to a 23–5–1 record during his three seasons. In his 29 games at defensive tackle, North Texas State held the opposition to 2,507 yards gained on 1,276 rushes, a per carry...

‘State Wrestling Champion’

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A portrait of State Wrestling Champion A.J. Starkovich, and his mother, Yvette Martinez. Starkovich reigned supreme at 152 pounds in the Class 5A session Feb. 20. Photo Credit: Tom Hartsock

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