Estevan Valerio leads the Tigers onto the field Friday (Nov. 2) at the start of their game against Bernalillo.

Taos Tigers down Spartans 35-16

The Taos Tigers ended their regular season  with a 9-1 record after defeating the Bernalillo Spartans 35-16 Friday night (Oct. 2). Check back here for more highlights of the game.
Morgan TimmsTaos senior running back Jonathan Garcia sprints to the end zone while Brian Moraga guards his right flank Friday (Oct. 26) during Taos' 50-0 victory over Pojoaque Valley at Anaya Stadium in Taos.

Tigers skunk Elks, prep for Spartans

Under the Friday night lights of last week's football game (Oct. 26), the Taos Tigers regained their spirit with a 50-0 victory over the Pojoaque Valley …
Empty bleachers on the home team’s side greeted both teams for Friday’s game between visiting St. Pius and Española Valley.

Strange sight at final Española Valley home game with no fans; St. Pius romps, 49-0

ESPAÑOLA – If you hosted a prep football game at Española Valley and didn't allow fans in to see it, would anyone be able to tell the difference? Friday's essentially …
School sports
Sheila MillerThe girls of the Taos cross-country team embrace after an intense race Saturday (Nov. 10). Pictured are Marielle Gomez, Alyx Mastor, Erin Manchester-Jones, Ella Katz, Casandra Ruiz, Kelly Tonrey and Salome Borrego-Marsh.

Taos County Cross Country runners take medals at State

It seems like everyone cries at the finish line of a cross-country race. For the runners, it's the experience of being completely spent, of pain and …
Taos Lady Tiger harriers pose for a group shot after their state race Nov. 10.
School sports

Mastor takes 3rd for Lady Tigers in state x-country championship

 Taos boys and girls cross-country teams had tough races during the state competition Saturday (Nov. 10).
Peñasco girls cross-country runners competed Saturday (Nov. 10) in the state race.
School sports

Peñasco takes individual medals in girls and boys State cross-country championships

Peñasco harriers went home with some hardware from the state championships Saturday (Nov. 10)
Community sports
Jackalope Lift is looking sweet and ready for first chair Friday (Nov. 16).

Sipapu opens a snowy trail Friday

Even before the Veterans Day snowstorm, the resort had scheduled this opening date. The Sunday night dump of 13 inches has only made opening conditions sweeter.
Community sports

Sidelines – November 8

The Teacher Pass offered by Angel Fire Resort for teachers K-12 is one of the best full season ski pass discounts in the country.  
Community sports

Sidelines – November 1

Teacher Season Pass offered by Angel Fire Resort, Turkey Trot in town, self-defense classes, trail closures, and demo days at TSV.
Dominick Baca
Prep basketball

Pecos coach, facing five sex crime charges, remains in jail

LAS VEGAS, N.M. -- Pecos High School assistant boys basketball coach Dominick Baca was arraigned Wednesday in the San Miguel County Magistrate Court on charges of...
The five seniors from the Taos Ice Tigers roster completed their 2017-18 season and career at the yearend tournament in Santa Fe March 3. Pictured left to right are: Sage Beaman, Forest Rach, Dwyer Wadsworth Lujan, Robbie Wooldridge and Justin "Juice" Lucero.

Winter sports wrap up for all nine Taos County teams

All six basketball teams, wrestling, swimming and ice hockey have completed their respective seasons in Taos County. Here is a recap of the accomplishments of the interscholastic winter sports teams in 2017-18.

Too few points, low shooting percentages doom Peñasco in The Pit

Peñasco Lady Panthers take home the second-place trophy after falling to the Fort Sumner/House Vixens in the Class 2A state basketball final March 9.
Winter sports
Scott GerdesConsultant Gordon Briner discusses details of Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort's Master Development Plan with a local resident who attended the open house Saturday (Aug. 25). The vision for an improved Sipapu includes more runs and more activities at the top of the mountain.
Summer and ski resort

Building up a mountain

An expansion plan for Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in Vadito percolated in Bruce Bolander's mind back in 1990. Decades later, that vision by Bolander, …
File photo of the Gondolita installed last season (2017/18) at the Children's Center.

On tap for TSV: high-speed quad chair, event space, dining areas

Building on the last three seasons’ investments, Taos Ski Valley is continuing a $300 million investment in its infrastructure and amenities.
From the Red River Ski & Summer Area Facebook page, a UNM Lobo ski team racer competes on February 4, 2018. UNM recentlly released a report chronicling its plan to cut men's soccer, beach volleyball and both skiing programs.

UNM's public dismissals undeserved

Well, that couldn't have gone much worse.The public relations disaster that is the University of New Mexico's elimination of team sports reached an all-time low Wednesday night when the …
Coach Chris Padilla (left) and senior Mario Sanchez discuss strategy during a home baseball game in 2017. The Wildcat skipper was fired recently after two years at the helm where he garnered a .500 career record as a head coach and led the Wildcats to a state appearance in 2017.

Something is missing in Wildcat Nation

In yet another chapter in the Questa High School sports saga, the cast of characters has changed again.
Proudly representing her home state atop the tallest tube, Finley Good (center) from the New Mexico Freestyle Team smiles during the awards ceremony at the USASA Skier National Championships April 11. Good garnered gold medals in the grommet girl’s (9 & under) division in slopestyle and the rail jam, plus a silver medal in skiercross and a 4th place finish in the halfpipe The Championships were held in Copper Mountain, CO April 8-11. Each age group had between 15 and 70 competitors representing the different USASA regions across the United States.

Month in sports pictures: April 2018

Here's the latest color palette of Taos County Sports - showing the rainbow of activities and moments from this Northern New Mexico dome.
Arcenio J. Trujillo District 2-4A standings as of Tuesday (April 10). Robertson played against Pojoaque Valley after this section went to press April 11. Variations in the total number of games depending on how many double-headers a team may have played in the first half of district season.

Taos splits with Robertson, rolls over West Las Vegas

The state Class 4A rankings currently show the Robertson Cardinals as the number one team with a an overall record of 13-2, but as of press …
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