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New England hits the road for Kansas City Sunday and the Los Angeles Rams will head for New Orleans, with the NFL conference winners matching up in the Feb. 3 Super Bowl in Atlanta

By Arnie Leshin  Up, up and away. The defeated Los Angeles Chargers will fly back to the West Coast, the victorious New England Patriots will land inKansas City. That’s the American Conference. Traveling to New Orleans will be the Los Angeles Rams. That’s the National Conference. And that’s the NFL’s …

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It’s down to the Elite Eight this weekend as the National Football League takes the field for the stretch run that leads to the Feb. 3 Super Bowl

By Arnie Leshin  The guessing game has begun. Eight National Football League teams are left in quest of the confetti falling and another Super Bowl team celebrating. Last year it was the Philadelphia Eagles carrying off the championship trophy for the second time and keeping the New England Patriots from …

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AFC top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs one win from their first Super Bowl appearance in 46 years after disposing of the visiting Indianapolis Colts, 31-13, Saturday at loud Arrowhead Stadium

By Arnie Leshin  The American Football Conference won’t have to go through New England this time. Regardless who wins the Sunday playoff game between the visiting 5th seeded Los Angeles Chargers and the 2nd seeded Patriots in New England, the AFC championship game will be hosted by the top-seeded Kansas …

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For the second straight time, host St. Michael’s meets up with red-hot Silver in the Horsemen Round Robin Invitational after ending its 4-game losing streak by dominating Wingate, 65-40, Thursday night

By Arnie Leshin  Silver and St. Michael’s have a recent history of meeting on the football field, home or away and usually in the state tournament. But the schools, separated by an approximate 5-6 hours drive along I-25, are now matching up on the basketball court. In last year’s Horsemen …

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Santa Fe High came away with four first places at the annual Al Salazar Wrestling Invitational at St. Michael’s, will join with Capital at Saturday’s Conflict Invite at Rio Rancho Cleveland

By Arnie Leshin State champion Isaiah Martinez has graduated, but first-year Santa Fe High head coach Mark Hussey has a good group of wrestlers led by sophomore Miguel Padilla and junior Issac Beltran.  Both did well last year at the state 5A championships. Padilla came in at 113 and lost …

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District basketball taking the floor soon, so it’s time to check out how the schools fared in non district play as they now think of the state tournament where the invitational will come from

By Arnie Leshin  It’s almost district basketball time, so it’s a good time to check out how our area schools have done in non district play, and how the districts are the only way to get invited to the state tournament. So far, we’ve got Pecos boys and girls right …

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The unbeaten Pojoaque Valley girls visited Santa Fe High Saturday night and won their 12th straight by dominating the Demonettes, 68-30, while the Capital and St. Michael’s girls also lost

By Arnie Leshin  And the undefeated Pojoaque Valley girls continue to roll along. Not mixing a beat, they won their 12th in a row by dominating Santa Fe High, 68-30, in a non district game Saturday afternoon at Toby Roybal Memorial gymnasium. It was also the third straight setback for …

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