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Author Archives: Ed Johnson /Journal Assistant Sports Editor

North-South football game set

Part of the intrigue for the annual North versus South All-Star football game is to see how players who have… more »

Carlos Wiggins, escaping an Air Force defender last year, is the MWC’s preseason special teams player of the year. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Lobos picked for football preseason honors

University of New Mexico head football coach Bob Davie said Tuesday that he understands the importance of football to UNM’s budget.

Long driver Luis Saavedra, an Albuquerque Fire Department firefighter from Los Lunas, has qualified to compete in the 2014 World Long Drive Championship in Mesquite, Nev., on Sept. 20-24. He says flexibility is the key to his swing. (Courtesy Of Lorin Saavedra)

Firefighter likes a long shot

Luis Saavedra knows pressure.He grew up in Los Lunas, wanting to become a fireman, and …

Former Lobo basketball player and current golf pro at Arroyo del Oso Bill Harvey has qualified for the U.S. Senior Open. (Marla Brose/Journal)

Journey leads to U.S. Senior Open

Bill Harvey has arrived on the hot, muggy plains of Edmond, Okla., where he will stare down the hill …