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Renaissance man Duane Evans visits the Masters

There is not much that Duane Evans has not done in his 84 years on this earth. He played football, basketball and tennis at...

Cavan Jones: The other side of success

What happens when the golfing gods have smiled on you and you’re supposed to be the next big thing? There was talk of life...

A behind the scenes look at the Masters

Sports Editor’s note: On Wednesday, RDR Sports looked at Goddard grad Thomas J. “Tommy” Owen Sr., and how he was able to play the...

First Tee program is for everyone

When you first walk onto the greens at New Mexico Military Institute’s golf course, one will notice a separate section of little kids with...

Goddard’s general plays Masters course

Thomas J. “Tommy” Owen, Goddard High School class of 1974, couldn’t have imagined that by playing with great high school golfers in Arnold Madril...

De La Cerda plans ‘all gas, no breaks’

Roswell’s own Jaedyn De La Cerda has grown up right before our eyes. She’s played on the playgrounds like all the other little kids...

From Lions-Hondo to Roswell and now USW

Nick Palomino knows that getting through New Mexico Military Institute was not as easy as camping out under a flyball in right field and...

Rhett Stokes stays home, signs with NMMI

It will be a shame if Roswell shortstop Rhett Stokes cannot continue to make shortstop his home at Joe Bauman Field like he has...

Angels’ comeback greater than the setback

For Charlie’s Angels coach Kim Castro and her assistant coach Silvia Hernandez, it has never been easy. Just to form the Angels they needed...

Governor, can you hear us now?

Many attend peaceful protest in Santa Fe When the Green Bay Packers were on their way to their Super Bowl victory in 2011, the Packers...

Goddard dancer wants ‘one last experience’

She moves gracefully through the pods, Goddard senior Kaylyn Patterson’s arms work in synchrony with the rest of her body as the music blares...

Faith, friendship and fun keep the trio going

For Agnes Frazier, Shelby Griffin and Jan Melton, it is one thing to walk by faith, and quite another to run by faith. These...

Life during COVID-19 through a parent’s eyes

By Oscar Rubio Special to RDR Sports For my son, Fernando Rubio, it all started when the wrestling season ended for him. Fernando is a two-time...

Coaching in the time of Covid

By Gilbert R. Alvarado Special to RDR Sports The first nine weeks of the semester has ended. This marks the first time in school history that...

TJ Parks: ‘NMMI saved my life’

In this climate of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents often wonder if their children are going back to school and if so, when? Their next...

Finding a way during the pandemic

During Monday’s peaceful protest at the Wool Bowl, athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes and parents attended to let New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham know how...

Lady Coyotes celebrate Pink Week

The Roswell High girls’ soccer team recently celebrated Pink Week, which occurred from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. The team is hopeful to play...

Kyle Alsup shines paying it back and forward

When teams win the Blue Trophy, coaches always celebrate with them. The good coaches will tell their athletes this should be a great memory...

Kyle Alsup’s thoughts

Sports Editor's Note: For the main story on Kyle Alsup, see the story "Kyle Alsup shines paying it back and forward." For an additional...

Championships relived

Sports Editor's Note: For the main story on Kyle Alsup, see the story "Kyle Alsup shines paying it back and forward." Going into his junior...

Governor: No sports until 2021

Thursday afternoon, school superintendents, principals, coaches and athletes of Roswell and Chaves County waited with hope, anxiety and anticipation for 30 minutes during New Mexico...

New Mexico Activities Association postpones season

Due to the announcement from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham that interscholastic athletics cannot take place during the fall semester because of COVID-19-related public health...

UNM coach Davis grateful for his time at NMMI

Sometimes a promotion might look like a demotion. Coaches that are not secure in themselves and their ability might not bet on themselves. To the outsider,...

Local volleyball on hold; governor’s press conference scheduled for later today

Above: Roswell’s Victoria Sandoval hits the ball over the Lovington defense last season at the Coyote Den. Below: Goddard’s Lacie Schooley hits the ball...

NMAA board gives athletes confusing clean slate

Sports Editor’s Note: As of now games will be played. There is a cancellation of the Roswell girl’s volleyball game against Santa Teresa this...

The cameraman gets a second chance at life

For many of the Roswell parents, they are used to seeing the portly man with the smile on his face as he clicks away...

Gottlieb: Eligibility rules change ‘a good thing’

The superintendent of Roswell schools said a change in student-athlete eligibility rules by the New Mexico Activities Association is a positive move. The New Mexico...

Willie Hall will call it a career after this season

Just ask any of the former great boxers that fought in Roswell. They know what it is like to duck a punch and take...

NMAA meeting Thursday

A file photo of New Mexico Activities Association executive director Sally Marquez. The NMAA Board of Directors are scheduled to hold an emergency meeting...

New Mexico is all set to ‘play again’

It has been since March that sports have been played. We are four days — and one governor’s press conference — away from practicing, beginning on...

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