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Carly Gonzales was hard to stop in the paint, so it was hard to ignore her when it came to postseason honors. The 5-foot-9 senior post for Peñasco averaged 21.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per game to lead the Lady Panthers to the Class 2A championship game earlier this month. more
Have you ever been in a building so empty that the buzz of electric lights hanging above you have a deafening pitch? In many ways, that's how it felt being in the Pit on Friday (March 13) for the Girls 2A State Championship between No. 1 Peñasco and No. 2 Mescalero Apache. more
ALBUQUERQUE – First-time state champions - and it wasn’t the No.1 Peñasco Lady Panthers (30-3) who came away with the victory. No. 2 Mescalero Apache, state runner-ups a season ago, came away with the 69-54 win over the Lady Panthers on Friday (March 13) at the Pit. And in front of no fans. more
ALBUQUERQUE – The No. 1 ranked Peñasco Lady Panthers are moving on to the Girls 2A state championship game. more
The  NMAA announced late Wednesday night (March 11) that the remainder of the State Basketball Championships will be played "without fans" in attendance.  more
The No. 1 Peñasco Lady Panthers ran through the No. 9 Rehoboth Christian Lynx 63-23 on Tuesday (March 10) at the Santa Ana Star Center in the quarterfinals of the NMAA State Basketball Championships. more
The New Mexico Activities Association on Monday (March 9) sent out a memo to media concerning Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, and the NMAA State Basketball Championships.  more
This was the first year in recent memory that the Questa Lady Cats have put together a winning season in more than a decade – an accomplishment in its own right.  But the No. 12 Lady Cats, who went 16-11 prior to their meeting with No. 5 Magdalena, dropped their first-round contest in the NMAA State Basketball Championships to the Lady Steers 70-49 on Friday (March 6), ending their season and their quest for a state championship in Class 2A.  more
The Taos basketball team didn’t win out like they had hoped. In their final game on Saturday (Feb. 22) in Española, the Tigers dropped their district match to Española Valley 59-52. more
The Taos Tigers picked up a big win on Thursday (Feb. 27) at Otero Gymnasium, as they defeated the Los Alamos Hilltoppers 69-59 in a semifinals match in the District 2-4A Tournament.  The win … more
When Peñasco and Escalante faced off on Saturday (Feb. 15) in Peñasco, it was a game that was meant to have some questions answered. more
Northern New Mexico basketball is alive and well.Through four quarters, the Taos Tigers and Española Valley Sundevils battled on Thursday (Feb. 6) in a packed … more
Truly, the match between the Taos Tigers and the Española Valley Sundevils at Otero Gymnasium on Thursday night (Feb. 6) was a Northern New Mexico clash. The stands were packed with both Tigers and Sundevils fans, and it made for a competitive game of basketball. But by the time the whistle had blown, Taos managed to pick up an important 58-51 victory in District 2-4A play. more
The Questa Lady Cats knew that they had something to prove when they faced Peñasco on Thursday night (Feb. 6).  But the Lady Panthers knew that they wanted to keep with their winning ways. And so they did.  more
The Peñasco Lady Panthers dropped their second game of the season. And not because they lost from start to finish. more
It has been a long time since the Questa girls basketball program has had winning days. more
The crowd was loud - especially the student section for the Los Alamos Hilltoppers - and it made for a fierce game between two district rivals on Friday evening (Jan. 31). more
Before Peñasco’s home match with defending Class 2A state champion Pecos on Tuesday evening (Jan. 27), head coach Mandy Montoya reminded her team of the first conversation she and the team had when she took the job. more
The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team didn’t look like the same team that lost on the road to San Jose State last Wednesday (Jan. 1). But they didn’t exactly look polished either. Still, the Lobos made baskets when it mattered and had a strong second half on their way to a 78-64 victory at the Pit on Tuesday evening (Jan. 7). more
The Taos Tigers upset the Española Sundevils at Española High School 86-83 Friday, Mar. 1 for the District 2-4A championship. In what was surely among the most exciting prep … more
Driven, selfless and committed to her teams and coaches, Larissa Passino demonstrated a level of athletic supremacy and leadership that only comes along every generation or so. more
No matter the uniform - be it football, basketball or baseball - Jude Suazo exhibited raw athletic talent and a knack for making others around him better in 2017-18. more
With athleticism, and personality, Matthew Lopez helped lead his Peñasco Panthers basketball teams through multiple rebuilding years. One stellar javelin throw at state capped his career. more
A top-tier athlete, Adrianna Tafoya produced numbers on the basketball court that thrusts her into realm of state's best among class 2A players. Other sports had good showing with her on their rosters. more
Number 10 was solid on defense for the Lady Panthers on the volleyball and basketball courts in 2017-18, but impressive all-round stats during the state title in the Pit make it a special year for Contreras. more
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