School sports
The Taos girls varsity runners pose for a picture after their race at the district meet in Edgewood on Friday (Nov. 1). The girls would finish in second place at the meet.
Cross-country

Taos girls, boys place second in district meet, will move on to state

The Taos Tigers cross-country teams will be moving on to the state meet. After a strong performance by the girls and boys varsity squads, the Tigers placed second in both races in the District 2-4A meet at Edgewood Middle School on Friday afternoon (Nov. 1).

Sports Roundup

Taos Tigers boys soccer might have lost their final game of the season when it traveled to Moriarty on Saturday (Oct. 26) and lost 0-2, but they have better things in store for the future. On Sunday afternoon (Oct. 27), the Tigers were chosen as the sixth seed in the state tournament and will host Valley High School on Saturday (Nov. 2) at Taos Eco Park.
Courtesy of Susan FioreZoe Colfax of the Taos Composite team makes a turn during the girls junior varsity race at the Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships in Durango, Colorado (Oct. 19-20).

Sports roundup

Taos Composite, the high school mountain biking team managed by Field Institute of Taos, had members of its team compete in, and place, in the Colorado High School Cycling League State Championship this past weekend in Durango, Colorado (Oct. 19-20).
Baseball
Left: Molly Camp paints the nails of her son Andy to match those of his sister, Mariam. The family comes to Taos for a month each summer and Joe, their father, plays with the Taos Baseball League during that time.Sheila Miller/The Taos News

Summer baseball begins in Taos

The Taos Baseball League had its first official game of the season Sunday (June 9). Both Taos teams, the Taos Blizzard and Taos Lightning were in blue, a …
John T. DenneTaos Tiger baseball players celebrate their 9-8 win over Soccorro at home in late March.

The mysteries of state tournament bracket seeding

Baseball athletes work hard all season. Then, as soon as the in-field dust settles on the regular season, baseball state tournament brackets are announced.And this …
Sheila Miller / The Taos NewsTeammates celebrate with Israel 'Izzy' after he scores the winning run in the final game of the Taos Tiger baseball season on May 4.

Tigers baseball closes season with class

The girls' softball team arrived from Española Valley for their 11 a.m. game Saturday (May 4) right on the adjacent softball field on schedule, but the …
Community sports
Courtesy photoSteve Sanchez of Albuquerque caught this 20-inch rainbow trout at Fenton Lake (Oct. 25). He was trolling a Rapala lure.

Reel Report

This fishing report, provided by Dustin Berg and Go Unlimited (supporting disabled anglers) and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Running and biking and hockey, oh my!

Other sporting events this week:
Courtesy photo
Reel Report

Cut carp to catch a catfish (say that fast three times)

This fishing report, provided by Dustin Berg and Go Unlimited (supporting disabled anglers) and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.
Summer sports
John Adams/courtesy photoMorgan Adams, 14, ropes the heels of a steer off his horse Buttermilk while his partner Bridger Ketchum controls the head during the New Mexico Junior High School Rodeo Association state championships held May 24-26 in Gallup, New Mexico. Morgan and Bridger took first place for the season and will travel next to the national competition.

Roping for the win

Morgan Adams of Taos didn't know when he snaked his rope out around the heels of his final steer in Gallup on Sunday (May 26) that he was about to be a state …
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.
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.
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