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St. Michael’s baseball team chili-hot with its fourth-straight win, 8-1, at Santa Fe Indian School Wednesday, and has moved into third place as it plays today’s doubleheader at Raton

By Arnie Leshin  As the stretch run begins for surging St. Michael’s baseball team, every District 2-3A game is important, and today it’s the doubleheader at Raton.   The Tigers are 2-7 in district, 3-15 overall, and were beaten soundly, 11-1, in the previous meeting against the Horsemen. But that’s …

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Annual Capital City track and field meet is slated for a morning start at Santa Fe High Saturday, and again under the directorship of the host school’s head coach Peter Graham

By Arnie Leshin  Meet director Peter Graham expects approximately 20 schools to compete in Saturday’s annual Capital City track and field meet held at Santa Fe High.   Graham, an elite runner back in his day at Adams State in Alamosa, Col., is the long-time head coach of the Demons …

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St. Michael’s girls took the short trip Thursday to Santa Fe Indian School and left with an 8-6 softball victory and an end to their four-game losing streak in the District 2-3A contest

By Arnie Leshin  St. Michael’s 4-game softball losing streak abruptly ended at Santa Fe Indian School Thursday as the teams met in District 2-3A.   It was a much-needed 8-6 win for the Lady Horsemen of first-year head coach Joe Alvarez. They went in front with a 3-run top of …

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Academy of Technology and The Classics’ track and field program rebuilds with the undergraduates, and both the current girls and boys rosters has plenty of 8th graders, freshmen and sophomores

By Arnie Leshin  The Academy of Technology and The Classics’ track and field program just gets younger every season. The seniors graduate and in come the 8thgraders. Then there are transfer students, and under head coach Tim Host, they all get better.   The girls now number 35, the boys …

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Golf anybody? St. Michael’s girls team trying to come up with a fourth player as they go after a third-straight state championship, with only three on the team, a fourth is needed to officially qualify

By Arnie Leshin  There are many high school sports that have a limited roster, but get by with a junior varsity program and sometimes a freshmen team.   But St. Michael’s girls golf team is looking for a third consecutive state championship. From back-to-back 1A-4A titles, the Lady Horsemen were …

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Capital’s baseball program is making progress under second-year head coach Nicholas Salazar, winning a best-ever five starts last season and already at six this time

By Arnie Leshin  Going by results of the last two seasons under head coach Nicholas Salazar, the Capital baseball team is making progress.   Currently at 6-12 overall and winless in four District 5-5A starts, it follows on last year’s 5-21 mark. And if you don’t think that’s progress on …

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St. Michael’s drops two to visiting District 2-3A rival Robertson in softball Friday afternoon, with a lack of hitting in the 10-0 win in the opener, and too many errors in the 18-13 closer

By Arnie Leshin  This time it was double-trouble, a doubleheader at the Christian Brothers Athletic Complex against District 2-3 rival Robertson Friday afternoon.   In the opener, the Lady Horseman didn’t have an answer for Cardinal senior right-hander Mckayla Encinlas’ pitching. She went the five innings of the 10-0 win …

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