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Pecos surprisingly falls in volleyball in four sets at Texico Saturday, 18-25, 27-25, 12-25, 14-25, to drop its District 7-2A record to 1-1 and suffer only its second setback in 15 matches.

By Arnie Leshin  It wasn’t expected, but when you play on the road, anything can occur.   Such was the case Saturday when Pecos’ District 7-2A volleyball leader took its match to Texico and lost in four sets, 18-25, 27-25, 12-25, 14-25, to even its district mark at 1-1 and …

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A rumble at midfield was the pre-game highlight when Oklahoma and Texas met up in Saturday’s noon hour Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, and ended with a 34-27 Sooner victory

By Arnie Leshin  When Oklahoma and Texas meet up annually at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, they always put on quite a show, and that and the state fair, make for the a double feature.   So on Saturday morning, with a noon kickoff , and with the state fair …

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Santa Fe High volleyball stays in the top spot in District 5-5A by sweeping past district and neighbor rival Capital Thursday at home, 25-19, 25-16, 25-18, and is 4-0 in district

By Arnie Leshin Santa Fe High ran its overall volleyball record to 12-2 and remained on-top District 5-5A with Thursday’s 3-0 sweep over visiting district rival Capital.   The scores were 25-19, 25-16, 25-18 as senior captain Salome Romp led the way with 18 kills and junior Laila Bernardino added …

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Catch the Thursday night high school football game where Santa Fe Indian School plays host to District 2-3A rival and nearby neighbor St. Michael’s, with a 7 o’clock kickoff

By Arnie Leshin  Ah, Thursday night high school football.  Kickoff time is the same, 7 o’clock, and the site is Santa Fe Indian School. And for visiting District 2-3A rival St. Michael’s, it’s a short ride there.   Maybe it’s a chance to so some scouting, for it is bye …

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St. Michael’s girl’s soccer team, with 18 underclassmen on the 21-player roster, is 13-3 under new head coach Maggie Feil after Tuesday after 4-2 district win over visiting Santa Fe Prep

By Arnie Leshin  Four more regular-season matches remaining as the young St. Michael’s girls soccer, under first-year head coach Maggie Feil, have won 13 of 16 after turning back visiting Santa Fe Prep, 4-2, at the Christian Brothers Athletic Complex Tuesday afternoon.   It’s a 21-player roster with only three …

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Kudos to Pecos High athletes for winning the state 2A classification of the Subway Director’s Cup award based upon success in activities, athletics and sportsmanship and recognized by the NMAA

By Arnie Leshin  No doubt, there’s not a subway, a train that is, running through Pecos, not in New Mexico. What is also missing is a Subway Sub eat-in, eat-out site, and there are plenty of them around the state.   But the New Mexico Activities Association did get a …

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St. Michael’s girl’s soccer team scored after five shutouts losses in a row to Albuquerque Sandia Prep, but again came away with a 2-1 setback in the District 2/1A/3A match in Albuquerque

By Arnie Leshin  Well, at least St. Michael’s finally scored against Albuquerque Sandia Prep.   This is girl’s soccer and the three-time state champion Sundevils disposed of District 2/1A/3A/rival St. Michael’s for the fifth straight time, all with shutouts except for Thursday afternoon’s 2-1 win in Albuquerque. This time, it …

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Sweep by St. Michael’s against Robertson in boys and girl’s soccer Tuesday afternoon, the Horsemen winning 5-3, the Lady Horsemen 8-2, while Santa Fe High hit the road and swept Albuquerque, 3-0, in volleyball

By Arnie Leshin  St. Michael’s and Robertson are competitive rivals in just about every sport, so it was a plus Tuesday afternoon when both the Lady Horsemen and Horsemen soccer teams got past the Cardinals. At the Christian Brothers Athletic Complex, the Lady Horsemen prepared for Thursday’s key match at …

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Tuesday, St. Michael’s girl’s soccer team is home to 2-3A foe Robertson, and on Thursday they hit the road to top-ranked district rival Albuquerque Sandia Prep in a key test

By Arnie Leshin  It was a sunny Saturday afternoon, Sept. 4, 2015, when St. Michael’s girl’s soccer team traveled to play Sandia Prep in Albuquerque. They returned with a 2-1 win, and that’s when it became all zeroes.   All zeroes the next five times the Lady Horsemen went up …

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Pojoaque Valley girls run off with the team title in Saturday morning’s annual Capital City cross country invitational over the Municipal Recreation Complex’ 3.1-mile course.

By Arnie Leshin  It was a good Saturday morning for Pojoaque Valley at the annual Capital City cross country run over the MRC’s 3.1–mile course as it settled for the girl’s varsity team championship and finished second in the boy’s run.   Sophomore Mia Vigil was the first Elkette to …

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