All six basketball teams, wrestling, swimming and ice hockey have completed their respective seasons in Taos County. Here is a recap of the accomplishments of the interscholastic winter sports teams in 2017-18.
Peñasco Lady Panthers take home the second-place trophy after falling to the Fort Sumner/House Vixens in the Class 2A state basketball final March 9.
Gilbert Mascareñas – who is in his second year as head coach – and his hungry crew are headed for the Class 2A championship game, which includes a fortuitous walk down a storied ramp and into the vaunted vestibule known as “The Pit.”
The end has come for (5) Taos Tigers basketball in 2017-18. The Tigers fall to number four Moriarty, 49-42 in Class 4A quarterfinals.
A collective sigh of relief fell over orange and black clad Taoseños and Taoseñas when the Taos Tiger emerged triumphant over the visiting Santa Fe Indian School March 3.
The Peñasco Lady Panthers continued their winning ways, defeating the Questa Lady Cats 76-42 in first round action at Jicarita Peñasco Gymnasium March 2.
The Peñasco Lady Panthers (3) and Questa Lady Cats (14) are paired together in the first round of the Class 2A New Mexico State Basketball Tournament. Full house expected at Jicarita Peñasco Gymnasium for 7 p.m. start.
Taos wins both regular season and district tournament championship to claim king-of-the-mountain status in District 2-4A and earn number five seed in state tournament.
Questa moves on in district tournament play. Escalante goes home. Lady Cats knock out the Lady Lobos 47-39 inside "Mini-Pit" Feb. 23.
Taos Lady Tigers were shown the exit doors to the District 2-4A tournament - and possibly the 2017-18 season - with a 34-22 loss …
Taos now moves to 16-10 overall, and 7-1 in district play with their latest win over the Horsemen, Dons and Cards. As the number one ranked team, the Tigers will host the district championship tournament game.
The Taos Tiger boys’ basketball played the Pojoaque Valley Elks Feb. 2. Final score: 63-36 in favor of Taos. The following night, the Pojoaque Valley Elkettes traveled to Otero Gymnasium and beat the Taos Lady Tigers. Final score: 63-36.
The state Class 4A rankings currently show the Robertson Cardinals as the number one team with a an overall record of 13-2, but as of press …
With one swing of the bat, a dogfight was settled. The Taos Tigers baseball team won its district home opener in dramatic fashion, beating the St. Michael's Horsemen 9-8.
It was Tigers versus Tigers in the consolation championship at St. Michael's March 17. Earning the win against Raton, was eighth-grader Jalen Montaño who pitched a no-hitter in the 10-0 shutout.
On Friday (Jan. 26), text messages received by coaches sent panic into the small community of Questa that lasted …
The fate of spring sports at Questa High School is in question after reports that the Questa Schools District could scuttle baseball and track.
Norm Cutliff, the president of the Taos Men’s Baseball League has taken his place in history, inducted into the Men’s Senior Baseball League National Hall of Fame.
Defensive back Jude Suazo, a senior, was selected to the 4A all-state first defensive team by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association.
Suazo had three interceptions and 34 tackles during a …
Six from the Taos Tigers football team received All-District honors for their efforts in their respective positions at the end-of-the season coaches meeting held Nov. 6.
Too many Tiger turnovers and too many big plays yielded by Taos ultimately was the difference, as the Portales Rams eliminated Taos from the state playoffs with a 41-11 final.
Taos beats Hope Christian for the second time this season in a barn-burner. Three lead changes in the fourth period caused a lot of nail biting at Anaya Stadium Nov. 10.
The first round game against the Huskies is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m with gates at Anaya Stadium opening at 4:30 p.m.
Taos given the nod to host first round playoff game and will take on the Hope Christian Huskies in a class 4A rematch Nov. 10.
Vulcanized rubber was flying fast inside the yellow snow cave at the Taos Youth and Family Center Dec. 17. Two fancy skating and hard-hitting teams converged and wrangled to prove the better of the big-cat teams in the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice …
The Taos Youth and Family Center was brimming with activity and was packed with fans, as two big home events took place at the same time Dec. 3.
Interscholastic and club swimming took place on one side of the complex, while interscholastic hockey …
The Taos Tigers boys and girls track teams traveled to the Four Corners region to participate in the Aztec “Top Gun Invitational” March 29. The Tigers boys team finished third and the Lady Tigers came in fourth.
For the second year in a row, the Taos Tigers and Questa Wildcats cheer teams claimed their respective place at the head of the interscholastic cheerleader's table.
Taos Tigers cheer, Taos Tigers Classics and Questa Wildcats cheer heading to Albuquerque to compete in state championships. Tigers vying for fifth straight, while Wildcats try for number two.
Coach Benny Mitchell will lead the reloaded Taos Tigers and Lady Tigers track teams in 2018, each poised to make a strong case for state crowns in their respective divisions.
Back for his second year, Abreu has been busy working with his young team and taking advantage of an unusually warm and dry winter in Northern New Mexico.
Trophy history: Thirty years ago - almost to the day - a yellow school bus crested over the final apex of the horseshoe hill south of Taos. Visible …
Taos Little League volunteers sought
Little League of Taos is looking for volunteers to help with the 2018 season which begins Monday (April 23).
Minor baseball coaches and umpires (for all …
Fly-fishing lessons: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort and Solitary Angler are offering casting instruction classes every Saturday, May 26-Sept. 1 (except June 23) during the summer season.
Mother's Day Rio Grande Whitewater Races, the second oldest organized river race in the country, will once again host kayakers and rafters, canoers and spectators.
The Taos Winter Sports Team and Taos Ski Valley hosted the United State Ski and Snowboard Association Southern Series Championships March 24-25, drawing 170 athletes from Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
The Taos Ice Tigers have had trouble figuring out the Los Alamos Hilltoppers this year.
In the first the three games played in the 2017-18 season, the Hilltoppers outscored the Ice Tigers 15-6 and …
As a result of a La Niña weather pattern, the Taos Ski Valley snow making crews and groomers have been focused on delivering pristine corduroy - resulting in ideal terrain for beginners learning to ski and snowboard.