School sports
John T. DenneIn the top of the fourth inning, Los Alamos pitcher Savana Luster chills out with third base player Desiree Martinez after hitting a triple. She was later tagged out at home by Taos catcher Ariana Aguilar on a perfect throw from Andrica Quintana at second base.

Lady Tigers softball wins two at home

The Lady Tigers softball team won both of their home games Saturday (April 12) against district leader Los Alamos, bringing their district record to 2-3.The Taos …

Taos Tigers track stars shine at two meets

The Tigers track team sent athletes to two meets last week: the Golden Spike Classic April 2-3 at Santa Fe High School and the Top Gun Invitational in Aztec. They …
School sports

Sports roundup - week of April 4

Taos Baseball: The Tigers went 1-2 in their tournament weekend, losing to St. Michael's, beating Portales 8-7 in an eighth inning and losing to Robertson. On Saturday …

Keeping the game alive after high school

By Sheila Miller sports@taosnews.comThere are two leagues in which adults can play baseball this summer.Adult men's leagueFor men 18 years and older, there's a competitive baseball league in town. …
John T. DennePeñasco's Juan Arellano finds his way safely home as Questa catcher Eugene Jackson reaches for what would be an errant throw.

Long baseball game offers opportunities to both sides

In spite of the chill air, it was a pleasure to be at the Questa at Peñasco baseball game Tuesday (April 2). The joy came not from one particular play--though …
Left: Peñasco relief pitcher Chaske Dyer closed out three scoreless innings, allowing only one run in the four innings he pitched.

Peñasco Panther baseball opens season with a win

The Peñasco Panthers baseball team opened their season with an 18-9 win Friday (March 22) in Antonito, Colorado. Beneath gray skies, the Panthers endured snow …
Community sports
Community Sports

Sports Sidelines - April 18

MEN'S COMPETITIVE BASEBALL LEAGUE For men 18 years and older, there's a competitive baseball league in town. Men's Senior Baseball League aspires to rebuild the Taos baseball tradition of the past and generate as much positive baseball participation as possible.
Flavios Paving's Scott Blair leaps to attempt a basket Sunday (March 31) during their 100-75 championship victory against Team Nuevos. Teams competed in the March Madness basketball tournament to raise money for Taos Special Olympics.
Community basketball

Teams compete in March Madness tourney to raise money for Taos Special Olympics

The Taos Special Olympics' annual fundraiser, March Madness basketball tournament, was held at Taos High School on Saturday (Mar. 30).
Taos area rafting companies are expecting a great year on the Río Grande as a healthy winter snowpack melts and heads downstream.
Great outdoors

River rafting: Feel the pulse of the Río Grande

The secrets of the Río Grande are revealed to those who paddle its waterways.
Summer sports
Photo by Claudine ColonnaOn the final stretch, heading in to the mighty Genghis Khan Palace, Caroline Colonna is flanked by proud local horsemen wearing traditional warrior outfits. Colonna was the champion female of the 2018 Mongolian Bike Challenge finishing the grueling six-stage competition with a time of 31h:48:02.8. Plans to return to Mongolia in 2019 is a possibility.

Local rider steppes up, conquers Mongolia Bike Challenge

Dr. Caroline Colonna traveled over 10,000-miles to the other side of the world in early August. Ultimately, it was so she could take a 373-mile bike ride.
Riders make their way down a variety of course types. The Trek Dirt Series is bringing its two-day cross-country and downhill skills camp to Angel Fire Bike Park Sept. 29-30.

Trek Dirt Series mountain bike camp returns to Angel Fire Bike Park

After 18 years of bringing "more skills more fun" to thousands of women across Western Canada and the US, the Trek Dirt Series will be bringing its two-day cross-country and downhill skills camp to Angel Fire Bike Park on Sept. 29-30.
Albuquerque runner, Heidi Anderson crosses the finish line first in the women's division of the 13th Annual Up and Over Aug. 4. This was Anderson's first attempt on this challenging course and she crossed the finish line with a time of 1:14:36.

Mother Nature, Taos Ski Valley collaborate for a fabulous Up and Over

The 13th Annual Up and Over organizers could not have picked a better day to have a race at Taos Ski Valley.
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