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UNM-G groundskeeper starts Bike For Life

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Andy Martinez is a groundskeeper at UNM-Gallup who has a passion for making children happy.  Andy lives in a Gallup trailer park and noticed kids walking the neighborhood and wondered why they weren’t on bikes.  Andy fondly recalled his own youth where he always had a bicycle, although it was often a hand-me-down...

Fox Run is Open for Play

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For those who are tired of the Gallup to Grants commute on a regular basis, or even farther, the news about Fox Run Golf Course is good, and getting better.

Although not up to the highest standards, or even to previous ones, the work at Fox Run is improving and laying a solid foundation for future years. It has taken months of planning and preparation, but just in the month Max Johnson and Troy Kyle have been in Gallup, the course has improved. Water pumps in the lake areas are working well, the greens are growing back in, and contours and bunkers have been adjusted to provide a more playable course.

“We started on the back side, making the greens more receptive,” said...

This Week in Sports

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Saturday, June 20

Willie Mays League

(Stafie Field)

6pm Giants vs White Sox

8pm Pirates vs Rangers

Monday, June 22

Rod Carew T-Ball

(T-Ball Field)

6pm Yankees vs. Rockies

7pm D-Backs vs. Tigers

8pm Cubs vs. Indians

Roberto Clemente League

(Indian Hills Field)

6pm Marlins vs. Dodgers

8pm Mets vs. Cardinals

U-8 Softball League

(Father Dunstan Park)

6pm Rockies at D-Backs

8pm Nationals at Padres

Willie Mays League

(Stafie Field)

6pm Nationals vs A’s

8pm Dodgers vs Rangers

PeeWee Reese League

(PeeWee Reese Field)

6pm Dodgers vs. Yankees

8pm Braves vs. A’s

U-12 Softball League

(FC Softball Field)

6pm Braves vs. Yankees

8pm Pirates vs. D-Backs

Sandy Koufax...

Boxing Never Left Gallup

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OK, I admit there was an error in a previous column when I announced that boxing had returned to Gallup. It turns out it never left, it just didn’t generate much publicity.

The Gallup Police Athletic League has been training and working with young boxers, from age six to the young 20s, for a number of years. Located in the old jail behind the Gallup Police Department, the gym has been furnished with a boxing ring and several sets of equipment to help in the training.

Coached by Chuck Padilla, a former boxer who won Golden Gloves twice as a teenager - back-to-back as a 15 and 16-year-old – and Frank “Pancho” Diaz, GPAL accepts both boys and girls in a very informal manner...

This Week in Sports

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June 13, 2015


(Indian Hills Park)

9am Cardinals vs. Yankees

11am Dodgers vs. Angels

1pm Indians vs. Twins


(Stafie Field)

9am Angels vs Pirates

11am Dodgers vs Nationals

1pm A’s vs Giants

3pm Rangers vs D-Backs


(F.C. Softball Field)

9am Yankees vs. Giants

11am Trojans vs. D-Backs

June 15, 2015


(T-Ball Park)

6pm Cardinals vs. Tigers

7pm Indians vs. Braves

8pm D-Backs vs. A’s


(Indian Hills Park)

6pm Marlins vs. Tigers

8pm Mets vs. Reds



6pm Angels at Giants

8pm Padres at D-Backs


(Stafie Field)


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