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1.  Name the NHL team that played from 1976-82 before moving to New Jersey and becoming the Devils. (Hint: It shares a name with an MLB club.)

2. What Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver caught nine passes for 131 yards and a touchdown to be named MVP of Super Bowl XLIII?

3. Name the Basketball Hall of Famer and member of...

Cougars fall short in first round of state tournament

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Lady Cougars keep their eye on the prize

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In 2023, the Tohatchi Lady Cougars beat the Sant Fe Indian Braves in the Nusenda Credit Union Girls Basketball state championship game on March 10 with a score of 46-24. This year, they’re looking to continue the streak of success and win another championship.

In an interview with the Sun before their quarterfinal matchup against the Zuni Lady Thunderbirds on March 12, Lady Cougar Brooke Badonie explained that the team’s strategy relies heavily on defense.

“We say that our defense will create our offense, so tomorrow we want to focus on stealing the ball [and] making them turn the ball over,” she said.

Badone is a senior this year, and she took time to reflect on...

Lady Bengals beat the Lady Bobcats

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State wrestling champion caps off high school career

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Four titles in four years for Miyamura High wrestler

Lorianna Piestewa grew up watching her dad and brother wrestle, and in an interview with the Sun she said they inspired her to get into the sport.

“Watching your role models growing up, you really want to be like them, so I got into wrestling,” she said.



Lorianna started wrestling in the eighth grade, and with 2024 Wrestling State Championships taking place on Feb. 23 and 24, she has officially finished her high school wrestling career. In her four years at Hiroshi Miyamura High School, Lorianna won the state champion title four times.

This time around Lorianna said her competition was tough, but she...

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