Pair of Colts become Broncos; Michel Hinojos and Roswell native Jake Guerrero sign baseball letters of intent

May 20, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Surrounded by family, friends, coaches and teammates, Colt seniors Michel Hinojos and Jake Guerrero (seated left and right) get ready to sign their intent to stay at NMMI and play for the Bronco baseball team next season. (NMMI Sports Press Photo) Bronco baseball coach Chris Cook didn’t have to look far to pick up two [&hellip...

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More from state: Lady Demons, Rockets see blue in Albuquerque

May 20, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Demon picture above: (AJ Dickman Photo) The Dexter Lady Demons, above, and Goddard Rockets, below, stand for the singing of the National Anthem at their respective state title games on May 12 and 13. The Lady Demons captured a third-straight Class A/3A title...


Letting it all hang out…

May 20, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Goddard senior pitcher/outfielder Ethan Coombes gets pumped up after an RBI double during the Rockets’ state title victory on May 13 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque. (Scott Stevenson Photo) Above: Dexter eighth-grade infielder Aryana Munoz jumps for joy...


Championship coaches doing their thing…

May 20, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Goddard head baseball coach Alan Edmonson, left, and assistant coach Kevin Whalen get ready to warm up their squad before the Class 5A title game on May 13. Below: Dexter head softball coach Kim Smith celebrates with her pitcher, junior Bry Munoz,...


Piller falls back to ninth after rough third round

May 20, 2017 • AP Golf, Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell native and Goddard High graduate Gerina Piller chips up to the green on the first hole during the third round of the Kingsmill Championship LPGA golf tournament in Williamsburg, Virginia Saturday. (AP Photo) Below: Gerina Piller watches her...


Martinez retires as wrestling coach; Grappler coach will pack it in after 26 years at Goddard High School

May 19, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Goddard High School wrestling head coach Jaime Martinez (File Photo) Coaches have a sixth sense of when it’s time. When it’s time to change defenses, when it’s time to call a pass, to make a substitution, or to call a timeout. Mostly, coaches are hard...


Lexi Thompson opens 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill; Goddard graduate Gerina Piller shoots 67 to stay in second place in tournament

May 19, 2017 • AP Golf, Local SportsComments (0)

Gerina Piller watches her tee shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Kingsmill Championship LPGA golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va., Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot her second...


Praises pour in for retiring Cooper; Roswell High basketball boosters to host reception Tuesday for legendary coach

May 18, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Britt Cooper Since Roswell head basketball coach Britt Cooper announced his retirement Wednesday, warm wishes and expressions of gratitude have poured in for the four-time state champion. The Roswell High Basketball Booster Club has planned a retirement...


Roswell’s Olivas twins sign with USW; Lady Coyotes’ top pitcher and catcher duo ready to contribute right away as Mustangs

May 17, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell High seniors and twin sisters Mykaela Olivas, seated left, and Mykaya Olivas, seated right, are joined by family and coaches in the Coyote Den as they sign national letters of intent Wednesday to play softball for the University of the...


FC Roswell takes first at NMYSA Cup

May 17, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

FC Roswell, a local U14 boys travel soccer team coached by David Sifuentes, took first place in their division at the New Mexico Youth Soccer Cup in Bernalillo over the weekend. Top row, from left: Bruno Ramos, David Sifuentes Jr., Santiago Garbarino,...