Rockets can’t find gaps, fall to Hobbs 12-0

March 28, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Goddard senior shortstop Cole Wentland waits at second for the throw from catcher Logan Mathison to put out Hobbs’ David Ortega during the Rockets’ 12-0 loss at home Tuesday. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) Below: Goddard sophomore pitcher Ty Villareal got the start Tuesday against the visiting Hobbs Eagles. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) The Goddard Rocket...

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Lady Rockets clubbed by Carlsbad 12-0, 13-3

March 28, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Goddard senior shortstop Desi Flores (6) is met by her team at home plate after hitting a three-run homer against the Carlsbad Cavegirls in the third inning of Game 2 of a Tuesday doubleheader at Goddard High School. Flores drove in the only runs of...


Colts rebound with 10-0 run-rule win over Loving

March 28, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

The NMMI Colt baseball team bounced back from last weekend’s championship loss, earning a shutout win at home on Tuesday against the Loving Falcons. The Colts [9-1] rode solid pitching, exceptional defense and occasional spurts of offense to a 10-0 final in...


Charlie’s Angels take state again, Goddard cheer captures 3rd

March 28, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

The Goddard (above) and Roswell (below) cheer squads competed at the state spirit championships at the Pit in Albuquerque Saturday night. Goddard cheer took third place with a Day 1 score of 77.93 and Day 2 score of 77.02 for a total of 154.95 points. The...


Lady Demons win Lindsey Callaway Tourney

March 27, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

The Dexter Lady Demons, along with the family of the late Lindsey Callaway, pose with the Lindsey Callaway Memorial Softball Tournament championship trophy Saturday night after defeating the rival Loving Lady Falcons 5-1. Junior pitcher Bryana Munoz had 16 Ks...


NMMI falls 8-2 in Sertoma-Colt final

March 27, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

NMMI’s Gavin Maloney slows down as he approaches third base, after his warning-track triple in the bottom of the first inning Sunday in the Sertoma-Colt Classic title game against the Texico Wolverines. NMMI fell 8-2, suffering its first loss of the young...


Coyotes edged by Aztec 6-5

March 25, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell senior pitcher and first baseman Bear Kyser hits a two-RBI double in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday during the Coyotes 6-5 loss to the visiting Aztec Tigers in the first of two afternoon matchups. Due to an early deadline, the results...


Demons down Floyd 11-1; salvage 7th place at NMMI Tourney

March 25, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Senior Adam Oropesa pitches the ball to a Floyd player Saturday at the Sertoma-Colt Classic. The Dexter Demons destroyed the Broncos 11-1, and earned seventh place at the tourney. (Jeannie Harris Photo) The Dexter Demon baseball squad got a boost of much...


State Spirit: Goddard and Roswell cheer and dance squads go for blue

March 25, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell sophomore Skylair Lopez pumps up the crowd Friday in Albuquerque during the New Mexico state spirit championships. Below: Goddard senior Abbi Roe cheers with attitude at the Pit Friday. (Submitted Photos) Roswell senior Courteney Baca (center)...


Warriors walk off against Grady 11-10

March 24, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Gateway Christian sophomore Riley Arnold hits a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday as the Warriors defeated district rival Grady/San Jon 11-10 at Noon Optimist Park. (AJ Dickman Photo) Below: Gateway sophomore pitcher Wyatt...