Basketball

Lady Panthers make it look easy, cruise to NRG championship glory

The Lady Panthers actually made it look easy in their three games in the "historic" tournament that currently consists of all five teams from District 5-2A, plus McCurdy, Dulce and Pecos from class 3-A.

Taos boys scrap hard, fall short against Bernalillo

Always within striking distance of the No. 1 4A team in the state, the Taos boys basketball team came up short...

Helter-skelter shootouts and dog fights, Taos boys basketball is exciting again

Under new management, Taos has undergone a much-needed transformation. Call it a re-branding, a new style or a re-launch. In any case the “new-look” Taos Tigers are an exciting playbill.

Regional Basketball Update: Sunday, Dec. 17 edition

Lead up to the holiday season (and shortly thereafter) is tournament season in New Mexico. Tigers will be taking on a powerhouse team this week as the Peñasco teams journey east.

Regional Basketball Update - Wednesday, Dec. 13 Edition

Three games on the docket in the first half of the week.

Regional Basketball Update - Sunday Edition

Busy weekend in the north as local cager contests produce more wins for Taos, Questa and Peñasco. More hoops on the way!

2017-18 Taos Tigers boys basketball preview

The Taos Tigers are working off a clean slate: new coaching staff, new team philosophy, new record, new uniforms and new attitude. All that is needed is a new indoor arena.

Regional Basketball Update - Wednesday Edition

This week's basketball scores and upcoming "tilts" from Taos County high school teams.

2017-18 Taos Lady Tigers Basketball Preview

The Lady Tigers are hoping to eclipse last year’s season stats and overall record. Big-time tournaments are on the horizon for Coach Sanchez and his squad.

Panther big man travels Down Under for annual Hoops Classic

Ernesto “Ernie” Lopez, a senior at Peñasco High School committed himself, mentally, physically and financially to do something out of the ordinary for his senior summer.

2017-18 Questa Wildcats pre-season preview

The combination of a young roster, lack of varsity experience, new coach and new program will vex Questa as they navigate the regular season in 2017-18.

2017-18 Questa Lady Cats pre-season preview

Questa basketball is underway and cowbells will be ringing soon. Lady Cats have a new coach (again), and will be on the prowl in 2017-18.
Baseball

Hall of Fame induction bestowed on local baseball aficionado

Norm Cutliff, the president of the Taos Men’s Baseball League has taken his place in history, inducted into the Men’s Senior Baseball League National Hall of Fame.

Month in sports pictures

On the cusp of warm and cold, green and yellow, indoor and outdoor sports, the month of October offers a nice variety of activities in the Taos area. Bring on the white!

Taos Solar Sox travel to Phoenix, Arizona

With a new logo design emblazoned on their new hats, the Taos Solar Sox will be traveling to Phoenix, Arizona, to participate in yet another Men’s Senior/Adult Baseball League World Series. …
Football

Taos places three on state team

Defensive back Jude Suazo, a senior, was selected to the 4A all-state first defensive team by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Suazo had three interceptions and 34 tackles during a …

All-District football team named, Taos gets six nods from coaches

Six from the Taos Tigers football team received All-District honors for their efforts in their respective positions at the end-of-the season coaches meeting held Nov. 6.

Big plays lambast Tigers as number 2 Portales Rams wool the night

Too many Tiger turnovers and too many big plays yielded by Taos ultimately was the difference, as the Portales Rams eliminated Taos from the state playoffs with a 41-11 final.

Taos overcomes third quarter stagnation to beat Hope Christian 30-28

Taos beats Hope Christian for the second time this season in a barn-burner. Three lead changes in the fourth period caused a lot of nail biting at Anaya Stadium Nov. 10.

Cats versus dogs at Anaya Stadium tonight

The first round game against the Huskies is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m with gates at Anaya Stadium opening at 4:30 p.m.

Taos earns a number 7 seed, will host Hope Nov. 10

Taos given the nod to host first round playoff game and will take on the Hope Christian Huskies in a class 4A rematch Nov. 10.
School sports

Two Questa seniors recognized for athleticism, excellence on the court

Larissa Passino and Arianna Spears were chosen for their athletic contributions to a Questa team that earned a 12-8 overall record and went 6-2 in District 5-2A play.

Four Corners schools honored for class acts following tragedy at Aztec High

The New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) acknowledged seven schools from the Northwest corner of the state for their actions following the tragic events that occurred on the Aztec High School campus Dec. 7.

Taos Tigers kick off the 2017-2018 season with good showing at Bloomfield Invitational

Twelve Taos Tiger wrestlers traveled to the four-corners area for their first tournament of the 2017-18 season to compete in the Bloomfield Invite on Dec. 8.

New Mexico Activities Association approves realignment and reclassification

The move to expand to six divisions lasted only three years and has ended with this latest move by the New Mexico Activities Association to contract back to just five classes.

Tigers win season opener against Alamogordo

Taos wins opener at Coach Henry Sanchez Basketball Tournament in Bernalillo Nov 24 - knocking off the class 5A Alamogordo Tigers 61-53.

2017-18 Peñasco boys basketball pre-season preview

Key factors to the Panther’s success will be the ability to score from the perimeter, a viable full-court press defense and staying out of foul trouble. Will we see the return of the "Runnin' Panthers" in 2017-18?
Community sports

Good showing for HAA in first event of the year at Rio Rancho

The high-flying gymnasts of High Altitude Athletics kicked off the new year as they competed at the 2018 Gravitational Invitational at G Force Gymnastics in Rio Rancho...

Free night skiing at Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort is announcing free night skiing and boarding for the remainder of the season.

Reel talk

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers...

Snowmaking guns a-blazin’: Ski resorts work to open up terrain

December has not been the kindest month for the start of the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. It’s been minimal snowfall on all of the four mountains in Northern New Mexico. However, …

Taos Knighthawks maintain league lead with concentrated effort

Taos Knighthawks maintained their top spot in the Northern Schools Chess League after an impressive showing at Wagon Mound Nov. 17.

Sipapu Ski Resort opens Nov. 18, a week later than planned due to unseasonably warm temperatures

Sipapu Ski Resort officials announced the ski area is delaying its opening by a week due to unseasonably warm temperatures.
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