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Biggest Tournament, Others Eat Crow

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Nothing better in any season than watching a tournament. In this area basketball is King, of course, and the biggest tournament belongs to Wingate High School and their three-week, 32-team Holiday Classic.

This tournament starts off the week before Winter Break with a varsity girls’ bracket, then goes to varsity...

Snapshots of New Mexico Bowl 2015

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UNM Lobo’s played with heart, but in the end the Arizona Wildcats prevailed 45-37 during the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque Dec. 19. Photos courtesy of RAH Photography.

Make a Choice: Freedom or Security

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Both words in the headline are used a lot these days. The problem is that few can really define either.

I have heard the phrase, “I’m free to do what I want,” that it sometimes makes me physically nauseous. The same goes for, “I’ll defend myself, my family, and my country to the last bullet.”

The two words do not fit well together, indeed they seem on opposite ends of the spectrum; almost oxymoronic in nature, with the emphasis on the last seven letters.

Both are responsibilities, though, just in different ways.

It was explained to me years ago that my freedom ended where another’s nose began. If you are having problems with this concept, turn off the TV and the...

Sports Scores

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Friday, Dec. 11

GHS BBB 52 @ Rio Rancho 49 (Artesia Tournament)

GHS WRST @ Bloomfield – NO RESULTS

MHS GBB 44 @ Rio Grande 32 (Alice King Invite)

MHS WRST @ Bloomfield – Varsity Team (4th Place of 8 teams) “Highest point total ever, 198.5,” coach Ken Starkovich. 1st Place-A.J. Starkovich, Most Outstanding Wrestler of Meet (8-0), Sr. 152#; 2nd Place-Jeremiah Salaz, Sr. 145#; 3rd Place-Drake Guererro, 8th Grade, 106#; 3rd Place-Enrique Diaz, So. 120#; 3rd Place-Clayton Tom, Jr. 126#; 3rd Place-Max Aycock, Jr. 132#; 3rd Place-Josh Ashley, Jr. 285#; 4th Place-Chris Coffey, Jr. 182#; 4th Place-Jairod Gonzales, So. 220#.

Junior Varsity Team (Third Place in Division) 1st...

Sports Schedule

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Friday, Dec. 18

GHS BBB @ Eddie Pena Holiday Classic, TBA

GHS JV GBB vs. RCHS, 5:30


ToHS BBB @ Coca Cola Classic, Chinle, TBA

ToHS GBB @ Dulce, 7

WHS BBB vs. Holiday Classic, TBA

WHS WRST @ Window Rock, TBASaturday, Dec. 19

GHS BBB @ Eddie Pena Holiday Classic, 2:30

GHS GBB@ Rio Rancho, 7

GHS WRST @ Panther Classic, TBA

MHS GBB vs. Thoreau, 7

MHS SWM @ APS Mini, HHS, 8:30

MHS WRST @ Panther Classic, TBA

RCHS BBB vs East Mountain, 6:30

ToHS BBB @ Coca Cola Classic, Chinle, TBA

ToHS GBB @ Taos, 3

WHS BBB vs. Holiday Classic, TBATuesday, Dec. 22

MHS GBB @ Kirtland Central, 5

WHS JV BBB vs Shash JV Tournament, TBAWednesday, Dec. 23

GHS BBB vs...

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