Morgan Timms/The Taos News Questa's Gabe Hernandez attempts a basket Thursday (Feb. 7) during Peñasco's 82-55 victory over Questa at Questa High School.

Peñasco boys win in Questa

The abrupt downturn ended with the game and a final score of 82-55, Peñasco - whose Lucero had a 35-point game.
Sheila Miller/ The Taos NewsTaos Lady Tiger Dahnyell Martinez sinks a free throw during the 45-30 district loss to Moriarty on Thursday (Jan. 31).

Taos Lady Tigers have a great fourth quarter against Moriarty

The final period started slowly - to Taos's credit. In the whole of the fourth period, they held Moriarty to only 6 points. Indeed, in the last 11:36 of the game, they allowed only 8 points, none of them in the final 3:18 of the game, which ended 45-30 Moriarty.
Sheila Miller/The Taos NewsAbdul Khweis of Taos fights for the ball during the tip-off with Los Alamos on Friday (Feb 1).

Taos boys basketball 3-0 in district games

The Taos court isn't the same without Quinn Moon.In their away win over Moriarty Jan. 29, Tiger starter and captain Moon broke his foot, putting him on the bench …
School sports
Taos Ice Tigers huddle after their 6-1 win against Durango on Friday (Feb. 1).

Photo gallery: Taos High School hockey team hot on the ice

The varsity team came away with three wins and one loss; the final scores were 6-1 and 6-0 against the Durango Devils and 6-3 and 4-6 against the Telluride Miners.
John T. Denne for the Taos NewsAlpine skier Nick Veth of Taos and the New Mexico Lobos finished third overall out of nine teams in the UNM Invitational, hosted at Red River Ski & Summer Area and Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area on Feb. 1 and 2.

The end of UNM ski racing at Red River?

The fate of the UNM Ski Team is uncertain. House Bill 320, introduced in the New Mexico legislature, would, if passed, allocate $2 million to restore the sports that were cut by the university regents.
Morgan Timms/The Taos NewsDurango's Gus Kidd trips while attempting to take control of the puck from Taos's Nicholas Elliott on Friday (Feb. 1) during the Ice Tigers' 6-1 win against Durango at the Taos Youth and Family Center.

Taos Ice Tigers finish their home games, win three

The Taos Ice Tigers won three out of four games this weekend (Feb. 1-3), including the Saturday evening (Feb. 2) game-turned-brawler at which they honored their seniors.
Community sports

Hundreds cheer on shovel racers in 40th annual Angel Fire event

It takes a special kind of thrill seeker to hop on an aluminum snow shovel and fly down a snowy hillside. But that's what 185 competitors of all ages did in the 40th annual Angel Fire Resort World …

Sports sidelines – February 14

GOURMET VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER AT MIDWAY YURT – For this inaugural event in the Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area in Red River, guides will lead you to the Midway Yurt on our groomed trails. Once in the warmth of the yurt, you will enjoy a delicious meal prepared by BLM Catering. Award-winning performer Michael Martin Murphey will also make a special appearance.
Courtesy Angel Fire Resor/Kaela RannA competitor slides to the finish during the World Championship Shovel Races at Angel Fire Resort. The 40th annual races are scheduled for Feb. 8-9.

Ready your shovels, racers!

Angel Fire Resort is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its world famous shovel races and competitors are waxing up their rides for the Feb. 8-9 competition.Racers of all ages are invited to pit …
Winter sports
Costumes were encouraged in the Chama Chile Ski Classic and Winter Fiesta Weekend.

Photo Gallery: Bucket of fun at Chama Chile Ski Classic

In a three-day event, participants traveled from throughout New Mexico and Colorado to compete in a range of events.
A competitor in the Don Diego Slopestyle competition Saturday (Jan. 12) at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort.

Kings and queens of the hill

The King and Queen of the Hill Terrain Park Competition, the 8th annual slopestyle competition at the Don Diego Terrain Park of Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort in conjunction with NMX Sports...
Chama Chile Ski Classic participants in 2017. Photo provided by Mary Ann DeBoer.
Community sports

Action-packed events at 45th Annual Chama Chile Ski Classic

The three-day event runs January 19-21 and its schedule is packed with classic cross-country ski races, freestyle skate races, snowbike and snowshoe races –– and costumes. Lots of costumes.
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