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Gallup High School beats Bernalillo 12-1 in first round of state softball

It’s a Shutout!

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Miyamura defeats Kirtland Central 7-0

Navajo Pine High School basketball player signs letter of intent

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NAVAJO, N.M. — Jordan Louis of Crystal, N. M., basketball player for Navajo Pine High School, signed a letter of intent to play for Paul Smith’s College in New York on June 12 with the support of family members.

Her newly hired Head Coach, and former women’s assistant coach, Andrew Pond was full of praise for Louis.

“I’m excited to announce Jordan Louis … will be joining the roster. The 5’2” point guard will provide balance for the Bobcats in scoring, defensive toughness, and overall leadership as an incoming freshman,” Pond said.

What caught Pond’s eye about Jordan was her floor-general ability to run the offense and put every one of her teammates in the right...

Congratulations 6-4-3 Militia

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Gallup’s local 13U USSSA travel baseball team participated in a USSSA State Tournament in Albuquerque for a tournament June 11-13. Pool play began June 11.

Team Militia’s first game was against ABA Orange. Militia pulled off the victory to get the win. The final score was 11-10. Carlos Garcia hit a 3-run homer to help seal the game.

The second game of pool play was against the DC Wranglers. Militia tried to put runs on the board, but was unsuccessful. The final score was 23-4 in favor of the Wranglers.

June 12 started the elimination bracket. Militia would have to face the ABQ Yankees. Going into the last inning with the time close to expiring, Militia was up 6-2. With one...

Turning videogames into a school sport

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Parents can breathe a sigh of relief. Not all children playing video games are ignoring their studies.

With many colleges beginning to offer esports scholarships and gamers making millions of dollars for streaming while they play, the popularity of esports may rise above even the more traditional sports like basketball or football.

Janice Spiros, Miyamura High School’s librarian and building test coordinator, used to be one of those parents who worried about the amount of time her children spent playing video games. But that’s all changed.

Now she coaches the school’s esports team.

In an interview with the Sun, she laughed at a memory of the time she threw her sons’...

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