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Sports: Week in Review

SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico


NEXT CHOICE: Just a week after committing to Boise State to continue his career, Capital’s José Tapia found out the Broncos had axed the program. So, this week, he committed to George Mason.


COACH AND CAMP: Former West Las Vegas star basketball player Vera Jo Bustos, who now is working as director of operations for the University of New Mexico women’s program, will be holding a one-day basketball camp June 11 at Robertson High School. The camp is for elementary and middle school boys and girls. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 426-5615 or email”>href=””>


NEW DIRECTOR: Former St. Michael’s assistant football coach Kevin Garcia has been named the new Pojoaque Valley athletic director, replacing longtime AD Matt Martinez. Garcia was a member of two Horsemen state championships coaching staffs.


BASEBALL: The season for the Santa Fe Fuego of the Pecos League has started with upcoming games at venerable Fort Marcy Park tonight, Saturday and Sunday. Each game against the White Sands Pup Fish begins at 6 p.m. For more information, see

Although summer hasn’t yet hit, plans are already underway for fall baseball. The E&G Baseball Academy will hold a coaches, players and parents meeting July 23 at the academy. For more information, email

TENNIS: Summer is a great time to learn a new sport or for experienced players to sharpen their skills and the Los Alamos Tennis Clinic caters to both options.

As a fundraiser for the Hilltopper boys and girls teams, there will be two week-long clinics for players aged 4-15: June 5-9 and Aug. 7-11. For more information, email

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