Basketball

The chimp has dismounted, Taos wins a district game

Archuleta and Esquibel lead the way, propelling the Tigers over the Horsemen in a thriller at Perez-Shelley Gymnasium.

Taos County teams make it through first half, resume play in January

Great first half, everybody. Now let’s take a breather. The holiday break in Taos County brings family and friends together, but separates high school athletes from their studies and their winter sports teams for a couple of weeks – a …

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Youth basketball skills camp The Taos Pueblo Fitness Program will present the Spirit of Hoops Basketball Camp. This is a two-day basketball skills camp for all interested kids (all levels welcome) wanting to learn about the sport or improve their …

Thank you, athletes, for all that you do for your school, community

Sports Talk is a periodic commentary by The Taos News Sports Editor, Arcenio J. Trujillo. One of the hardest things about this job is having to pick an “athlete of the week” for recognition in our weekly publication. In our area schools, …

Tigers perfect at home, victory over Socorro gives Taos a much needed boost

Back inside the homely confines of Otero Gymnasium, the Tigers again put their best foot forward for the hometown crowd, and pulled off a much needed win over the visiting Socorro Warriors Dec. 20. The mid-week game - and 56-48 win - was a nice …

Frosh and junior varsity games against Socorro postponed, varsity goes at 6 p.m.

The Taos Tigers boys basketball team will take on the Socorro Warriors at Otero Gymnasium Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. This is due to a cancellation and a schedule change that will affect the varsity game start time. Due to a transportation glitch, the …
Baseball
Football

Taos Tigers sending three to ‘North-South All-Star’ football game in June

Due to their outstanding performance on the gridiron, Taos Tigers seniors Ryan McCarty, Johnny Montaño and Ronnie Salazar will soon trade their orange-and-black uniforms for the exclusive garnet hue of the top-half of New Mexico’s best. The Taos …

All-District Football team announced

Seven members of the 2016 football team received All-District honors at the end-of-the season coaches meeting held Nov. 7. One Taos sophomore, three juniors and three seniors were recognized for their efforts in their respective positions. Making …
Hockey

Taos Ice Tigers, Cougars claw at each other in big-cat battle

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 …

Taos Ice Tigers can’t shake those Oso pesky bears from La Cueva

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 …
School sports

Josh Fambro finishes fourth at state in one-day shootout

Josh Fambro improves to fourth place in class A/2A golfers

Helena Padilla brings home two state titles

At the state track and field in Albuquerque, the Questa Wildcats placed 11th, while the Lady Cats came in 12th - wrapping up their respective seasons May 5-6. Peñasco teams lagged in points.

Bruce Gomez nominated for national coach of the year award

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) announced the advancement of Bruce Gomez from Taos High School as a finalist for the organization’s national coach of the year honor in cross-country.

Questa, Peñasco to send track qualifiers to small schools state championships

As a team, the Questa Lady Cats came in second place, yielding the district crown to the Escalante Lady Lobos. The individuals who ultimately qualified for state did so at the district qualifier.

Anger, dismay over decision to open Española jobs

Cindy Roybal was livid. Damon Salazar expressed disappointment. Jesus Maes was worried more for his new hires than he was for his future prospects at Española Valley. Fallout is …

Taos High cheer squad wins state

The Taos High cheer squad won 4A for the fourth year and the Questa Wildcats won their first A/2A state championship over the weekend in Albuquerque.
Community sports

Taos Little League officially opens the 2017 season

Dozens of baseball players took to the field at Kit Carson Park to officially start the 2017 Little League season.

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Upcoming sports and recreation activities in Northern New Mexico.

Taos Winter Sports Teams carve it up in regional downhill competitions

The Taos Winter Sports Team (TWST) racers traveled to Purgatory Resort in Colorado for a day of Super-G (SG) and two days of Giant Slalom (GS) competitions Jan. 14-16. These races are stops on the …

HAA athletes jump-start 2017 season with good showing in Rio Rancho

The gymnasts of High Altitude Athletics (HAA) had a great start to the 2017 season at their first meet Jan. 6-8 in Rio Rancho. The girls competed at G-Force Gymnastics Academy's Gravitational Invitational and were pitted against other gymnasts from …

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Boxing club taking registrations The Los Tigres Boxing Club is registering all interested youth ages 8 years and older for the 2017 season. There is no deadline to join, and the club is also accepting newcomers to the sport. The cost to join …

Venue changed for tonight's game

The game between the Taos Lady Tigers and the Questa Lady Cats that was scheduled to take place inside the "Mini Pit" in Questa has been changed.Due to the ongoing water situation in the Village of Questa, the venue was changed earlier this week to …
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