Sheila Miller/ The Taos NewsAdrianna Tafoya of Peñasco, who had 18 points in the win over McCurdy on Friday (March 8), drives to the basket.

Peñasco Lady Panthers head to semifinals of state championship

The Peñasco Lady Panthers got it done in round one of the girls 2A state championship tournament at Jicarita Peñasco Gymnasium.From the opening buzzer …
Sheila Miller/ The Taos NewsTaos Tiger Derreck Chacon, whose 3-pointer in the last 20 seconds put the Tigers ahead in their 53-50 win over Valencia in the first round of the state championship.

Taos Tigers battle for a last-minute win over Valencia

The Taos Tigers turned a nail-biter into a 53-50 victory over the Valencia Jaguars in the first round of the 4A state basketball tournament Saturday (March 9).
Taos Tiger Quinn Moon, defended by Zanen Zeller of Los Lunas, drives to the basket during the first half of the Los Lunas 66-46 win. Los Lunas continues on to the semi-finals Thursday (March 14) at 6:30 at The Pit.

Taos Tigers state run ends in the quarter finals

In the second half, the Taos Tigers defense held Los Lunas to 42 percent of their field goal attempts (down from 58 percent in the first half) and allowed only one of five 3-pointers. Still, Los Lunas was able to extend their lead each quarter.
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The Taos Tigers tennis preview

Want to learn a game that you can play throughout your life? The Taos Tigers tennis team is preparing for a new season and still accepting members.Tennis is a …
Courtesy photoTaos Ice Tiger Leandro Richert with his league's Most Valuable Player award.

Ice Tigers close out the season

Playing three hockey games in a single day is lot by any standard, but the Ice Tigers did it this past weekend, March 9-11. At the league tournament in Santa Fe, …

Taos Tiger track preview

The Taos Tigers are off and running with one meet, The Bernalillo Invite, already won for the girls and a second place for the boys. Many athletes are still getting …
Community sports
Courtesy photo Stephen Archuleta with a fat, beautiful rainbow trout caught from the Río Grande near Pilar using a very wiggly worm.

Reel Talk – March 14 fishing report

New Mexico Fishing Report: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. …

Sports sidelines – March 14

The Taos Special Olympics will host their annual fundraiser, the March Madness basketball tournament, from March 15-17.

Sports Sidelines – March 7

CARDBOARD DERBY AT SIPAPU SKI AND SUMMER RESORT – March 16 – one of Sipapu's most talked-about family-friendly fun events where guests build their own vessels using only cardboard, duct tape, string or twine and paint.

Taos Lady Tigers softball preview

The Taos Lady Tiger softball team graduated quite a few seniors last year, and is moving into the 2019 season with "an eager, exciting team," says head coach Ramon …

Taos Tigers baseball preview

The Taos Baseball team has started the season 2-4, playing six games in ten days and finding depth in their roster while waiting for returning players to finish …
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.
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