Sheila Miller/ The Taos NewsTaos Tiger Justin Madrid passes the ball under the basket during the 80-38 win at home over Moriarty on Feb. 15.

Taos vs. Moriarty: A basketball game becomes a blowout

The game opened as one of the most exciting of the season.

Sports brief: Taos basketball – boys and girls

A brief report on Taos basketball.

Sports brief: Peñasco basketball – boys and girls

A brief report on Peñasco basketball.
School sports
Courtesy photoArapahoe Basin Regional winners Charlotte Ulrich of Taos (first place, center), Ellie Huff of Winter Park Big Mountain Team (second place) and Kayleigh Winters of Taos (third place, on left of photograph).
Snow sports

Taos High School snow sports season off to a strong start

TWST Freeride will continue training through a break in competitions until the national tour stop in Crested Butte, Colorado, at the beginning of March.

Sports brief: Questa basketball – boys, girls and cheer

A brief report on Questa basketball
Sheila Miller/The Taos NewsA Taos Tiger swims the butterfly at the district championship meet Saturday (Feb. 9).
School sports

Taos Tigers swim to their best district finish in at least a decade

The Taos High School swimmers chose a good day to have what was in many respects their best meet of the season Saturday (Feb. 9).
Community sports

Sports sidelines – February 21

The Taos Special Olympics will host their annual fundraiser, the March Madness basketball tournament, from March 15 to 17. Entry is $200 per team and the top team takes away $500 cash. Registration is limited to 12 teams. For more information or to sign up, contact Gilbert Atencio at (575) 770-7600.
This is a screen capture of the base view webcam taken about 12:53 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 16) at Taos Ski Valley
Winter sports

TSV reopens lifts closed Saturday due to high winds

UPDATE: Although wind gusts of 60-70 mph buffeted Taos Ski Valley's uppermost chairlifts Saturday afternoon (Feb. 16), forcing their temporarily closure, Sunday (Feb. 17) is a different story.
Courtesy Sipapu Ski ResortThe snow castle is featured as part of the annual February Fun Fest at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort, Feb. 16-18.

Sipapu hosts snow castle, love lifts and treasure hunt

The Sipapu mountain team spent the week designing and building the snow castle, a structure two to three stories tall with stairs, slides, flags and more for people to play on. The castle design is different every year.
Winter 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.
Taos Ski Valley's Kachina Peak Lift has reopened roughly three weeks after two skiers died in a rare inbounds avalanche last month.

Kachina Peak reopens at Taos Ski Valley

Over the weekend, skiers and snowboarders who had waited out the closure posted photos to social media to mark the reopening of the mountain's 12,481-foot peak.  
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