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Seniors Shine as Lobos Top Utah State on Senior Night

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ALBUQUERQUE — Hannah Johnson had the final word as she spoke to the Johnson Center crowd after playing her final home match as a Lobo on Senior Night.

“I remembered today that we had to do a speech and I knew I had to do this, so I wrote it all down,” Johnson said.

But, along with fellow senior Skye Gullatt, she...

Rugby in the Snow

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There were two styles of Rugby played on Nov. 10 at Public School Stadium, one before the snow started (BS) and one after the sudden storm kicked into high gear (AS).

It was quite an invitation to a team of Indigenous Australians that had traveled several thousand miles to play a mostly local team of Indigenous Warriors, especially based on a feature video that was distributed in over 100 countries. But the invitation was accepted by the team from Down Under and Gallup’s Rugby maven Timaris Montano put together a group of former Gallup High players to meet the challenge.

It was more of a ‘fun’ event than an actual contest. The Australians had played together for some...

Moving with the Music

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It was an action-packed event on Nov. 7 at Gallup High School as hundreds of dancers performed in the Fourth Annual Turquoise Classic. This competition drew participants and fans from around the state, and the enthusiasm for the efforts was overwhelming, and not just from ‘Dance Moms.’

The two large speakers by the announcer’s stand vibrated with the music selected by each group, building the beat and encouraging everyone to become a part of what was happening in front of them.

As expected, the local dancers were at the top and collected most of the awards, although teams from Los Lunas, Piedra Vista, St. Pius, and Aztec provided plenty of competition. In the end...

4-Corners Football Championship Another Success

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For all the spectators, players, coaches and others that took the weekend for a lot of youth football, the Sixth Annual Four Corners Football Championship was another success story as the weather stayed nice, if not a little warm for the two-day event.

Actually it was a little longer than just the weekend as teams showed up early for the food and entertainment on Friday night, too, and turned it into a long, enjoyable weekend for all. For local businessmen and women, the weekend started on Thursday with a Business After Hours at the Sammy Chioda TDFL Field sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

A Gallup team, the Tigers, won the title in the eight-year old division...

Miyamura Plays with heart on ‘Pink Night’

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