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Miyamura takes the lead, 48-47

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Lady Patriots squeeze past Española Valley at home
Photos by Cayla Nimmo

High school cross-country teams compete for state titles

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Rio Rancho was once again the site for the New Mexico State High School Cross-Country Championships Nov. 10.

Area schools from around the state competed for state titles and time records at Rio Rancho High School.

Participating high schools included Zuni, Thoreau, Navajo Pine, Miyamura, Shiprock and Grants, among others.

The event saw well over 75 schools and more than 2,500 visitors cheered the teams on.

The race course consisted of 3.1 miles over flat asphalt, uphill terrain and sandy areas where the runners pushed through the course toward the finish line.

As each school competed in their own category, team and individual times were recorded and trophies were distributed...

President Begaye encourages Navajo athletes at rodeo

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LAS VEGAS, N.V. — Rodeo opens the doors to education and career opportunities, President Russell Begaye told a crowd of Navajo qualifiers Friday at the 43rd annual Indian National Finals Rodeo.

For the second year in a row, the Office of the President hosted a luncheon reception for Navajo contestants and their families at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center.

More than 75 Navajo athletes and fans took a break from rodeo events to celebrate their culture and exchange words of encouragement.

“It takes a lot of time and commitment to get to this level,” Begaye told athletes. “We’re behind you, cheering for you. You make our Nation proud.”

Athletes representing...

Kickin’ it with TDFL

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the love of the game. Tony Dorsett Touch Down Football League plays for

The Tony Dorsett Touch Down Football League held its ninth annual Four Corners championships Oct. 27-28. Pictured are several highlights from the games.

Founded by Sammy Chioda, TDFL aims to teach and encourage participation in the sport of American football; to assist in combating juvenile delinquency by promoting the physical and emotional well-being of young people by interesting them in football and other physical activities; to further sportsmanship and the importance of physical activity in their lives; and to carry on competitive games and exhibits in the City of Gallup and more broadly, in New...

Bloomfield Bobcats blast Bengals

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Gallup High School loses 34-0 at home. Photos by Ryan Hudgeons

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