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011219 Alton’s Power Block athlete of the week

Alton’s Power Block Gym Athlete of the Week is on the left: Dexter’s Nick Cobos with Alton employee Izhai Hernandez on the right. (Shawn...

Goddard falls short in comeback bid

St. Pius X knew it had to stop Bailey Beene coming into the game. They had mixed success. What they could not stop was...

Nick Archuleta finds coaching easier in year two

One of the hardest things to do in sports is to replace a legendary coach, especially if he is still around coaching. Goddard has...

Boggs wants 1 percent more from his team

In just his third year at the helm, Roswell wrestling coach Jesse Boggs knows what it’s like to transfer his hunger to succeed into...

Santillan takes second place

Rafael Santillan, eighth-grader from Mesa Middle School, wins this match by a pin against a student from Ruidoso at the Goddard High School open,...

Moriarty tournament winners

Winners from the Roswell Invasion Wrestling Club at the Rumble in the Jungle Tournament in Moriarty on Jan. 4-5. The team took sixth out...

Roswell powers past Chaparral

Slow starts are nothing new for Roswell coach Fernando Sanchez. The last three years he’s been coach, he’s had to start over with his...

2018 New Mexico Player of the Year Award Winners

Roswell head football coach Jeff Lynn was named Coach of the Year. Lynn led the Coyotes to the state title. (David Rocha File Photo) Above...

Rockets bounce back to defeat Moriarty

RUIDOSO – The Goddard Rockets bounced back from a lopsided loss to Taos on Thursday to defeat the Moriarty Pintos, 51-39, Friday night at...

010519 Alton’s Power Block Athlete of the Week

Alton’s Power Block Athlete of the Week is Goddard’s Derek Carrica on the right. On the left is Alton Shields, owner of Alton’s Power...

Rockets fizzle out against Taos again

RUIDOSO – In their rematch against the Taos Tigers, the Goddard Rockets just couldn’t find the formula to beat Taos in the round robin...

Local riders taking motocross by storm

Two local riders have taken the motocross championships by storm. These riders vary in talent and stages of their careers — one is beginning...

Roswell wins Poe Corn Tournament

Roswell boys basketball coach Moses “Dude” Burrola might be affable off the court, but when it comes to his on-the-court persona — let’s just say...

The No. 1 sports moment of the year

I know that many of the Chaves County sports fans have been asking me, what is the No.1 sports moment of the year? Thank...

The No. 2 sports moment of the year

This was a year where things didn’t look like what they seem for the Roswell Coyotes football team, which played with an unbreakable spirit....

122918 Alton’s Power Block Athlete of the Week

Hagerman’s Elijah Garcia is Alton’s Power Block Athlete of the Week. On the right is Alton Shields, owner of Alton’s Power Block Gym. (Shawn...

Goddard loses to Miyamura

Goddard’s Bailey Beene goes up for a jump shot against Miyamura’s Odessa Begay. Goddard would lose 44-38. The Lady Rockets play at 8:30 a.m....

Roswell loses to El Paso Bel Air

The Roswell Lady Coyotes lost to El Paso Bel Air, 35-26, at the Hobbs Holiday Tournament on Friday. (David Rocha File Photo)

Goddard against Gallup

Goddard’s Jonah Chavez drives to the basket against Valencia on Dec. 21. Due to weather, the score of Friday night’s game against Gallup was not available...

Roswell against Artesia

Roswell’s Jasia Reese looks for an open shot inside the paint Thursday night against Bloomfield. Due to weather, the score of Friday night’s game...

The No. 3 sports moment of the year

There is one thing about the Charlie’s Angels dance team coach, Kim Castro, that no one knows about. It is her uber competitive drive...

RHS girls fall to Wichita Falls, 64-57

Roswell girls lost to Wichita Falls Hirschi, 64-57. They play today at 8 a.m. (David Rocha File Photo)

Goddard girls cruise by Crownpoint

Abbie Garcia of Goddard dribbles around Kaleigh Shorty of Crownpoint in the GHS Holiday Classic Tournament. The Lady Rockets would cruise to a 68-36...

Roswell against Bloomfield

Roswell’s Nate Dutchover gets the feed underneath the basket and goes straight up for a shot against Bloomfield Thursday night. Roswell won the game,...

Goddard plays Los Alamos

Goddard’s Xavier Garcia drives against Los Alamos Thursday night. Goddard won the game, 67-56. Coach Mestas earned his 300th win with this victory. (Steve...

The No. 4 sports moment of the year

The hardest thing to do in sports is to repeat, especially with a group of high school athletes. What Dexter softball coach Kim Smith...

Dexter sweeps Hagerman in rivalry games

Above: Dexter’s Sergio Ramirez scores on a layup against Hagerman on Thursday. Dexter would win the game, 58-42. Below: Dexter’s Anayee Carlos scores two...

The No. 5 sports moment of the year

No one outside of Dexter knew how special the 2018 football team could be. Most fans in 3A football wouldn’t expect anything of the...

The No. 6 sports moment of the year

That’s why they play until the final whistle. It had been five years and it looked to be six years and counting for Roswell...

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