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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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Pojoaque Valley and Santa Fe High had split weekends on the volleyball courts, winning one and losing one, while Monte del Sol got past Santa Fe Waldorf, 3-1, and Taos also split two matches

By Arnie Leshin  Pojoaque Valley, which won the Tournament of Champions volleyball tournament, ran into a 3-0 sweep against Texico, but then bounced back to sweep Santa Rosa, 3-0, in a busy weekend for the Elketttes.   Then there was Santa Fe High dropping all three sets against Albuquerque St. …

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Capital offense meet Capital defense, as junior running back Luke Padilla scores twice, and the D shuts down reeling Taos, 27-0, for its second-straight whitewash at Jaguar Field Friday night

By Arnie Leshin  Granted, Capital’s football team has offensive weapons with the dynamic running back duo of juniors Luke Padilla and Gio Munoz, but how about kudos for its defense.   Defense, defense, defense, has been added to the Jaguars’ bag of tools, with Friday night’s 27-0 whitewash over visiting …

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Big test for the Academy of Technology and The Classics girls cross county team when they race in Friday night’s Desert Twilight 5-killometer over the course at Casa Grande, Arizona

By Arnie Leshin  The Academy of Technology and The Classics girls will be off and running at Friday night’s annual Desert Twilight 5-killometer Cross Country Invitational on the lit-up course at Casa Grande.   Head coach Tim Host, who has been a successful XC coach through the years, has entered …

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