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The undefeated Santa Fe High boys make a late run Saturday to turn back Roswell, 83-69, in the championship contest of the annual Bobby Rodriguez Capital City basketball Invitational

By Arnie Leshin Santa Fe High’s boys came away with the biggest prize, but the other schools from the City Different also did well at the annual Bobby Rodriguez Capital City basketball Invitational played at the Demons’ Toby Roybal Memorial gymnasium Saturday. The final day began with the opening game …

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Navy is still blue, but Army gray is glowing after winning this college football classic for the third straight time in Saturday’s 119th edition played in the City of Brotherly Love

By Arnie Leshin  On Brave Old Army Team has not replaced Anchors Away, nor has the Cadets Black, Gold and Gray anthem replaced the Midshipmen’s Blue & Gold. But on the football field, the tide has turned. It has splashed over from the military academy on Annapolis Bay to the …

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Saturday is the 119th Army-Navy football classic and as usual, it’s a sellout, upwards of 100 thousand expected at City of Brotherly Love’s Veteran’s Stadium

By Arnie Leshin Has the tide for the Army-Navy football game changed? Saturday, in Philadelphia, they will meet for the 119th time. That hasn’t changed, except that after losing American’s Game nine straight times, the Cadets have brought confidence to West Point. Not only have they defeated the Midshipman in …

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As is the norm, the boy’s basketball teams of Los Alamos and St. Michael’s continued their yearly non-district rivalry Tuesday night, with the Horsemen winning this one, 54-43, in their season opener at home

By Arnie Leshin It’s been automatic for the boy’s basketball teams of St. Michael’s and Los Alamos to meet up every season for non-district games, and it continued Tuesday night when the visiting Hilltoppers dropped a 52-43 count to the Horsemen. It was the season opener for St. Michael’s in …

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Santa Fe High boys win out over host Capital to claim the Al Armendariz Invitational basketball championship Saturday night, and hoops now moves over to the Demons’ court for the Bobby Rodriguez, Capital City tournament

By Arnie Leshin From Capital High to Santa Fe High is just a short hop, and that’s where the basketball action will be this week for the Bobby Rodriguez, Capital City Invitational that bounces in Tuesday. Last week it was on the Jaguars’ court for the Al Armendariz Invitational, with …

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In 2001, with his son on the team, Art Abreu coached Robertson to its first state football championship game before the home crowd, but undefeated Lovington left with the trophy

By Arnie Leshin It was 17 years ago when I first made my way to New Mexico’s Las Vegas and got lost before I could find Robertson High School where the state high school 4A football tournaments were being played. That was my assignment for the Albuquerque Journal North. And …

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The only unbeaten schools remaining, Rio Rancho Cleveland and Albuquerque La Cueva, play for the 6A football championship, in 3A it’s Robertson at Dexter, 4A has Bloomfield at Taos, and in 5A it’s Los Lunas at Roswell

By Arnie leshin  Artesia is at home, but its football season is over. The Bulldogs have won state 20 times. They have been in 28 finals. Now it’s an unusual time for them. Their gear has already been stored away, and all they can say is wait until next year. …

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Two unbeaten teams, Rio Rancho Cleveland and Albuquerque La Cueva, play for the 6A football championship, in 3A it’s Robertson at Dexter, 4A has Bloomfield at Taos, 5A Los Lunas at Roswell

By Arnie Leshin  After surprising top seed, undefeated Albuquerque Hope Christian Friday night in the 3A state semifinals, Robertson’s thoughts turned to cross town rival West Las Vegas. And why not? The 6th seeded Dons were playing in the other semis Saturday afternoon at 2nd seeded Dexter, and so it …

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