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How Meaningful Are Sports/Athletics in America?

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I’ve been rambling in my column for the last several weeks – not unusual perhaps as constant deadlines combine with PTSD in creating this confusing brain-warp I am subjected to daily. Trying to focus more narrowly is of little use when one is also assaulted with other stories on similar topics from around the country...

A More Balanced View

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I’ve tried to be balanced in my recent columns about coaches (and/or teachers and parents) but have had many friends and readers tell me I have come down more harshly on the above mentioned category while seeming to give more lenience to the younger or coached set of players in the game.

There is a reason for this, at least in my mind. Empathy is more often deserved by those with the least amount of power, be it players of a game, entry-level workers, or Privates in the military.

They all need to be trained by those in power. It is a common trait they all share. When they are better trained, the equanimity gets closer together and the trainers don’t have to work nearly as hard as...

Sanchez Karate Showcases Slick Moves

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Jody Sanchez of the Academy of Martial Arts takes his students through several of their programs in the Rio West Mall on Sept. 19. Photos By Tom Hartsock

Sports Schedule

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Friday, Sept. 25

GHS FB vs Espanola, 7


GHS XC @ Academy Invite, 3

MHS XC @ Academy Invite, 3

RCHS VB @ Monte Del Sol, 4

Saturday, Sept. 26

GHS VB @ Bernalillo, 11

MHS FB @ St. Pius, 11

MHS FB JV vs Laguna-Acoma JV, 11

MHS FB C vs Thoreau, 1

RCHS GS @ Kirtland, Noon

RCHS VB @ Desert Academy, 1

WHS VB @ Laguna-Acoma, 1

WHS XC @ E. Mountain, 9

Monday, Sept. 28

GHS FB JV @ Bernalillo, 4

Tuesday, Sept. 29

GHS BS @ Farmington, 6

GHS GS vs Farmington, 4

GHS VB @ Miyamura, 4:30

MHS BS vs Piedra Vista, 4

MHS GS @ Piedra Vista, 3

MHS VB vs Gallup, 4:30

RCHS BS vs Bloomfield, 3

RCHS GS vs Bloomfield, 5

RCHS VB @ Crownpoint, 4

WHS VB @ Bloomfield, 4


Prodigal Sons and Daughters

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It occurred to me this week while working on this column that the best reference for writing may well be the Bible. What other work has such a large volume of stories and parables as this ancient text? Whether you believe it or not – I do – the various books represent a very wide array of history, proverbs, and common sense themes. Sunday School last Sunday was a fine example, at least for me.

In the Book of Luke, Chapter 15, you can find three parables in 28 short verses, the first two contain only seven verses. The third parable, and the best known, is more detailed. In these parables, Jesus was talking about ‘lost’ things in a Biblical sense, with no mention of sports or...

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