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Miyamura’s Morgan to attend Mount Marty College in S.D.

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Ex-Lady Patriot to pursue zoology career

Miyamura High School’s Yael Morgan will be taking her athletic skills onto the volleyball court next season at Mount Marty College in Yankton, S.D.

The former Lady Patriots superstar signed a letter-of-intent May 19 to attend the Division II institution come August. Morgan is one...

Local youths take home medals for excellence in Judo

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Teams from Albuquerque, Phoenix, Tucson, Utah, El Paso, Mexico, and Gallup competed in the 2016 N.M. State Judo Games on July 1-2 at Albuquerque Prep School, sweeping up medals during the two day competition.

By Tom Hartsock

Photos courtesy of Gallup Judo Club

Rough Rock’s Lakota Curley to walk on at St. Augustine University in NC

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RR’s 2015 season wasn’t great, but Curley caught attention of NC school’s scout

The decision to attend college is a timely one, especially if you’re going there to play sports. Most places prefer prospective student athletes to sign letters-of-intent. Rare is it for schools to hold a spot for someone who has missed a signing deadline or has had a delay in their decision.

That was the case with Rough Rock High School’s Lakota Curley who’ll go to St. Augustine University in Raleigh, NC, next year as a walk-on basketball player with the Lady Falcons. Curley also played volleyball as a student at Rough Rock.

“I didn’t sign a letter, but I am still going there and [will]...

Gallup High Bengal girls dance team hosts Summer Dance Camp

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It is billed as a ‘Kiddie Camp’ but the annual Gallup High School Bengal Girls Summer Dance Camp has provided lots of experience and fun for girls, and a couple of boys, ranging in age from kindergarten to high school.

Coaches for the three-day camp, which began on June 13, are the ladies of the award-winning Gallup High Bengal Girls Dance Team, who do an absolutely great job handling all the energy brought to the gym floor by these youngsters. Kristy Tiley is the coach of the GHS team and has directed and choreographed her girls to a multitude of awards over the years past.

This year, there were 240 campers in attendance. Each of the age groups performed for parents...

Rehoboth’s West to attend Ohio Valley University

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West was superstar in softball, soccer, basketball

Sometimes you just have to travel far to accomplish things in life. The distance takes one away from family and friends, but everything works out in the long run.

That was the mindset June 17, when Rehoboth Christian High School’s Tyra West selected Ohio Valley University to attend college, come fall.. West signed a letter-of-intent to play soccer and softball at OVU.

“I’m very happy with my decision,” West said. “I will be playing soccer and softball and that was part of the reason I selected Ohio Valley. At first, I thought I’d just be playing one sport and not the other, but at Ohio Valley I have the chance to play...

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