Basketball
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The crowd was loud - especially the student section for the Los Alamos Hilltoppers - and it made for a fierce game between two district rivals on Friday evening (Jan. 31). more
The Questa girls basketball team is off to a hot start in district play. more
The Taos Tigers survived a scare when they traveled on the road to face the Los Alamos Hilltoppers on Friday evening (Jan. 31). A barrage of 3-pointers from the Hilltoppers – mainly from sophomore guard Wesley Stanfield – kept their team in the lead most of the game. But the Tigers prevailed and came away with an 85-75 victory in overtime. more
Before Peñasco’s home match with defending Class 2A state champion Pecos on Tuesday evening (Jan. 27), head coach Mandy Montoya reminded her team of the first conversation she and the team had when she took the job. more
When Taos hosted Moriarty on Tuesday night (Jan. 28), it was more than just a basketball game. more
With fans having filled the stands and screaming loudly for their teams, both the Peñasco girls and boys basketball teams picked up key wins in a homecoming showdown with Cimarrón on Saturday evening (Jan. 18) at Peñasco High School. more
The Taos Tigers are 13-5 entering District 2-4A action. But regardless of the record, head coach Hernando Chavez is still preaching consistency to his team. more
When the Taos head boys basketball coach walked into the locker room to prepare for the Tigers' showdown with St. Michael's High of Santa Fe in the finale of the Horsemen Shootout round-robin tournament in Santa Fe, he saw a team that was ready and prepared for the moment. It was everything Taos wasn't before playing Laguna Acoma on Friday (Jan. 10). more
The Taos Tigers basketball team wasn't exactly scared by the full-court pressure that Grants applied when the two team's faced off at Otero Gymnasium on Monday (Dec. 6). more
The Ben Luján Gymnasium at Pojoaque Valley High School on Saturday (Jan. 4) was more reminiscent of a college basketball game than a high school one. more
John Denne, a freelance photographer who graciously submits sports photos for the newspaper, and Matthew Narvaiz, the Taos News sports editor, both attended the Northern Río Grande Tournament, which spanned from Thursday (Jan. 2) to Saturday (Jan. 4) at Pojoaque Valley High School's Ben Luján Gymnasium, and shot photos of two Taos County teams in Questa and Peñasco.  more
The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team didn’t look like the same team that lost on the road to San Jose State last Wednesday (Jan. 1). But they didn’t exactly look polished either. Still, the Lobos made baskets when it mattered and had a strong second half on their way to a 78-64 victory at the Pit on Tuesday evening (Jan. 7). more
The Lady Panthers endured their first defeat on Thursday (Dec. 19) when they faced Class 4A Bernalillo, and lost by just one point. more
The Tigers participated in the 66th annual Stu Clark Tournament at New Mexico Highlands last weekend, and came away with two wins and a loss in the process. more
The Peñasco Lady Panthers dropped their first game of the season. After winning six straight games -- and most in dominant fashion -- the Lady Panthers (8-1) lost in the first round of the Ben Luján tournament in Pojoaque to Bernalillo, 50-49, on Thursday (Dec. 19). … more
The Lady Tigers basketball team picked up their third win of the season on Wednesday (Dec. 18) at home when they hosted Robertson. more
The Taos Tigers were winners of five straight games entering Tuesday night's (Dec. 17) contest against Bernalillo. For the Spartans, wins over Española Valley and Los Alamos proved to be key victories through the early season -- but losses to La Cueva and Roswell both came just before the game against Taos. more
A 2-3 zone. A full-court press. Regardless of the defensive set, the Peñasco Lady Panthers brought the pressure on Friday night (Dec. 13) in a convincing 51-16 home opener win over the Estancia Lady Bears. more
The Peñasco High School girls basketball team couldn't have asked for a better start. Four of their five games have been blowouts. A smaller school, Peñasco has defeated two Class 3A schools, too, in St. Michael's and Dexter. more
The Taos High School boys basketball team didn't get the start it wanted this season when it lost to Capital on a goal-ending call with under 20 seconds to play on Dec. 3. more
Questa girls basketball is looking for a winning season. MaxPreps tracks season records for the state of New Mexico going back to the 2006-07 season, and Questa hasn't had one to date since then. more
Dennis Archuleta knows the tough task he has in front of him. Archuleta, who is in his first year leading the Questa boys basketball team, is picking up a program he says needs to be rebuilt from the ground up -- and for good reason. more
Peñasco boys basketball, as well as third year head coach Brandon Gurule, know that they have the tools to win District 5-2A. But they also know they'll face tough competition in opponents like Mora and Escalante, who Gurule says are guard-heavy, quick teams. more
The Peñasco girls basketball team will look a lot similar to a season ago. The Lady Panthers will field seven seniors this year, most of which were a part of the squad that made it to the Class 2A semifinals in the state championships and put together an impressive 26-4 record last season. more
This usually doesn't happen in basketball. But it did this time. With about 18 seconds left, Capital guard Dominic Luna arched a floater towards the basket from inside the paint. That forced Taos big man Noah Armijo and wing Abdul Khweis to try to block the shot. more
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