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Month in Sports Pictures: July 2017

Time to add images from July 2017 to the ol' scrapbook. Check out the sports photos from the past month and see if you can spot a happy athlete or two. . . .

Brackets set: Taos and Peñasco girls, Questa boys in

The New Mexico State Basketball Championship brackets have been published and games are set to begin Mar. 3.

Month in sports pictures

A few pics from the month that was, February 2017.

A fitting tribute: ‘Fabulous Falcons’ of ‘67 gather 50 years later

Taos High School fans and the team recognize the '67 champs during the home finale Feb. 14.

Top 25 Athletes: Helena Padilla

Lady Cat senior, Helena Padilla was a two-time state champion in track and field, and a powerful force in volleyball and basketball. A shoe-in for Top 25 acclaim.

Top 25 Athletes: Bianca Contreras

Lady Panther sophomore, Bianca Contreras, was one of the most reliable teammates for every sport she was a member of in 2016-17.

Through the lens of a jaunty photographer

John T. Denne, who currently lives in the Peñasco area, has mastered the art of professional sports photography – elevating teams and individuals from Northern New Mexico through this expressive platform that most definitely shows their good side.

Top 25 moments of 2016-17

The Taos News sports editor shares his best front-row sports stories and his top-25 moments from this past school year.
Baseball

Top 25 Athletes: Daniel Aguilar

Taos Tiger pitching ace and all-around baseball star, Daniel Aguilar named a top 25 athlete in Taos County for his heroics in 2017.
Football

Former NFL players make impactful visit to Anaya Stadium as summer workouts wind down

Summer workouts have concluded for the Taos Tiger football team, and the mid-morning practices are now officially done. Pads come on soon.

North-South All-Star football brawls lead to early end of game

The North-South All-Star series is supposed to be a showcase of the top senior players in different sports in the state. On Friday night, the Class 3A-4A football game turned into a grudge match …
School sports

Top 25 Athletes: Simon Mount

Simon Mount: proven leader, fan favorite, Top 25 Athlete. Mount's stellar year in cross country, hockey and track garnered him a spot among the Taos County's elite.

Top 25 Athletes: Aaliyah Duran

Aaliyah Duran exemplifies the modern outstanding athlete through her leadership and tenacity. Never giving up on her dream of a state title, Duran was a cornerstone for the Questa Wildcat cheer team who saw blue in 2017.

Top 25 Athletes: Kaelin Tonrey

Kaelin Tonrey has proven herself year-after-year on the pitch - amassing a 66-24-2 (.717) overall record in five seasons with the Lady Tigers. High-five to the mid-fielder who led the way in 2016.

Top 25 Athletes: Josh Fambro

Standing among giants in the sport of high school golf, Fambro went toe-to-toe with the state's best in class A/4A to claim a fourth place medal and a deserved spot in the Top 25.

Lady Tigers achieve rare softball tie in game with Lady Timberwolves

Taos Lady Tigers enter District 2-4A season after a tie ballgame at East Mountain.

Make it a triple! Taos wrestlers bring home three state championship medals

The Taos Tiger wrestlers ended their season on a high note at the 2017 New Mexico State Wrestling Championships at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho Feb. 17-18.
Community sports

‘Rock of New Mexico’ goes the distance, ascends in the ring and life

In a fateful moment, in the sleepy village of Questa, a dreadful telegraph was delivered to the family of a U.S. Army soldier who was serving his country overseas during World War II.

Teams sought for fall softball league

Calling all sluggers and webmasters. New fall softball league in the works in Taos.

'Master of the Mountains' from Sugarite to Whittington

"Master of the Mountains," which will take place Saturday (Aug. 26) at Sugarite Canyon State Park, features a 6-mile trail run, a 3-mile paddle around the park's Lake Maloya, a 20-mile bicycle trek and a shotgun shoot. Although Monday (Aug. 1) was …

Tiger Sharks waylay stopwatch in Los Alamos; HS swim team heads to district meet in Santa Fe

Short-course season underway, interscholastic season winding down.

Tiger Sharks travel to Farmington to attend 2017 ‘Long Course State Championships’

Eight dedicated club swimmers from the Taos Tiger Sharks – Taos’ swim club coached by Alfredo Aleman and his wife, Melissa – traveled to the four-day end-of-season meet held at the Farmington Aquatic Center in Farmington July 27-30.
Sports

Taos County Senior Olympic athletes travel to Albuquerque for state competition

Athletes from the Taos County Senior Olympics returned from the 39th New Mexico Senior Olympic Games in Albuquerque July 23 with just enough time to visit the Fiestas de Taos before they shut down. …
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