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Miyamura Patriots defeat the Lady Lynx 1-0 in soccer

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Patriot Mateo Juarez scores 4 goals for Miyamura, defeating Rehoboth 4-3

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Recovery, triumph

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Local bodybuilder brings home medals

Chad Robinson won medals, belts, and axe awards for his classic physique and heavy bodybuilding skills at the NPC [National Physique Committee] Valley of the Sun competition in Phoenix, Ariz. May 1.

Robinson is fairly new to the Southwest. He moved from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. about a year ago, so his wife, Tiffany, a Navajo who grew up in Sanders, Ariz., could be near her family. He now lives in Sanders and works in Gallup.

Robinson, who is in his fourth year of recovery from alcoholism, says his passions are bodybuilding, which he credits with saving his life, and helping other people.

The couple has been training clients out of...

Fall sports prep begins

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Going to bat for Special Olympics

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In a team competition put together by Judith Goins, the Special Olympics Eagles played the Guardians July 28 at Ford Canyon Park.

Goins is the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigators administrative assistant. She is also the regional coordinator for the Law Enforcement Torch Run, representing McKinley and Cibola counties.

When Goins learned that the Eagles, who are coached by McKinley County Risk Manager Andrew Rodriguez, did not have a district competition set up so they could practice for the upcoming tournament in Farmington, she created one made up of members of the MCSO, the Gallup Fire Department, and the New Mexico State Police.

The state competition...

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