School sports

Peñasco Lady Panthers pulled off three wins at Cimarrón tournament

Peñasco Lady Panthers headed to the Cimarrón tournament Sept. 14 and pulled down three wins. "The Cimarrón tournament was the first tournament the seniors have …
Sheila Miller/ Taos NewsThe Questa Ladycats volleyball team prepare to take the court for the second game Monday (Sept. 9), which they won 25-13.

Electric play in Questa brings the Ladycats close to victory over Cimarrón

It was an exciting and loud Monday evening in the Questa Mini-Pit Sept. 9. The fans on both sides cheered bountifully for their volleyball teams, resulting in a …
Sheila Miller/Taos NewsAn official signals a Tigers touchdown during their 44-27 win in Los Alamos Friday (Aug. 30).

Taos Tigers football rising stars begin to shine in victory over Los Alamos

The Taos Tigers football season is off to a 2-0 start after a hilly, 44-27 triumph over Los Alamos on the road Friday (Aug. 30).The game kept the tension high for …
Baseball
Left: Molly Camp paints the nails of her son Andy to match those of his sister, Mariam. The family comes to Taos for a month each summer and Joe, their father, plays with the Taos Baseball League during that time.Sheila Miller/The Taos News

Summer baseball begins in Taos

The Taos Baseball League had its first official game of the season Sunday (June 9). Both Taos teams, the Taos Blizzard and Taos Lightning were in blue, a …
John T. DenneTaos Tiger baseball players celebrate their 9-8 win over Soccorro at home in late March.

The mysteries of state tournament bracket seeding

Baseball athletes work hard all season. Then, as soon as the in-field dust settles on the regular season, baseball state tournament brackets are announced.And this …
Sheila Miller / The Taos NewsTeammates celebrate with Israel 'Izzy' after he scores the winning run in the final game of the Taos Tiger baseball season on May 4.

Tigers baseball closes season with class

The girls' softball team arrived from Española Valley for their 11 a.m. game Saturday (May 4) right on the adjacent softball field on schedule, but the …
Community sports
Sheila Miller/The Taos NewsWalkers participating in the ninth annual For the Health of It! walk in Kit Carson Park Saturday (June 29).

Walking for your health and Cancer Support Services

Hundreds of people participated in the For the Health of It! 5K walk and health fair on Saturday (June 29) at Kit Carson Park. People of all ages and backgrounds, …
Sheila Miller/The Taos NewsColorado District Wildlife Manager Tony Bonacquista discusses the ethics of bowhunting with the 24 participants in the all-women Cast and Blast training June 21-23 at the Lone Cone Wilderness Area in Colorado.

Cast and Blast increases women's interactions with the outdoors

Editor's Note: This piece is the first in a series about outdoor skills, education and engagement.It's hard to describe the location of Colorado's Jim Olterman/Lone …
Taos News File Photo

Sidelines - June 6, 2019

Youth camp: The Taos Tigers Boys' Basketball Team will host a youth camp June 17-19, for kids ages 6 - 13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Taos High School. Note that this is a change from previous years …
Summer sports
John Adams/courtesy photoMorgan Adams, 14, ropes the heels of a steer off his horse Buttermilk while his partner Bridger Ketchum controls the head during the New Mexico Junior High School Rodeo Association state championships held May 24-26 in Gallup, New Mexico. Morgan and Bridger took first place for the season and will travel next to the national competition.

Roping for the win

Morgan Adams of Taos didn't know when he snaked his rope out around the heels of his final steer in Gallup on Sunday (May 26) that he was about to be a state …
Taos area rafting companies are expecting a great year on the Río Grande as a healthy winter snowpack melts and heads downstream.
Great outdoors

River rafting: Feel the pulse of the Río Grande

The secrets of the Río Grande are revealed to those who paddle its waterways.
Photo by Claudine ColonnaOn the final stretch, heading in to the mighty Genghis Khan Palace, Caroline Colonna is flanked by proud local horsemen wearing traditional warrior outfits. Colonna was the champion female of the 2018 Mongolian Bike Challenge finishing the grueling six-stage competition with a time of 31h:48:02.8. Plans to return to Mongolia in 2019 is a possibility.

Local rider steppes up, conquers Mongolia Bike Challenge

Dr. Caroline Colonna traveled over 10,000-miles to the other side of the world in early August. Ultimately, it was so she could take a 373-mile bike ride.
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