SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico
SIGNED UP: Española Valley High School catcher Alexia Garcia will play in the fall at Feather River College in Quincy, Calif. She hit .488 with two homers last season.
4-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP: Three-sport athlete Cora Cannedy of Taos High School earned a four-year, $3,750 annual scholarship through the Los Alamos Employees Scholarship Fund.
ON THE MOVE: Anthony Moya, former assistant girls basketball coach at Santa Fe Indian School, and Española Valley and Santa Fe high schools, has been named the new boys hoops coach at Academy for Technology and the Classics. Moya is taking over for Adam Garcia, who went 13-37 in his two seasons.
UPCOMING THINGS TO SEE OR DO
BASKETBALL: The University of New Mexico hoops team is coming north again this year. Lobos coach Paul Weir, his staff and players will be holding a camp for first- to eighth-graders June 23-24 at the Santa Fe Indian School Pavilion. For more information, call 925-5750 or see camppros.com/register/detail_new.aspx?ListingId=5703&OrgId=61.
FISHING: Sipapu’s free Saturday fly fishing lessons begin this Saturday. Certified fly fishing instructors from Solitary Angler provide hands-on lessons covering fundamentals, including how the fly rod, reel and line work together, how to cast overhand and backhand, and how to shoot line out and strip line in. For required reservations or more information, call 575-758-5663.
OUTDOORS: The Parajito Mountain Summerfest is coming up June 9, with live bands, lift-served hiking and biking, a disc golf tournament and plenty of other activities. Stuff starts happening at 9 a.m., with free shuttle transportation from Los Alamos High School running every half-hour from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
MORE OUTDOORS: The state Department of Game and Fish, along with the city of Las Vegas, will hold a free youth day June 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Harris Kids Pond. Archery, fishing and wildlife displays are on tap for the event. For more information, call 575-430-4212 or 505-629-2246.
MORE HOOPS: Former West Las Vegas star Vera Jo Bustos, who now helps coach the University of New Mexico women’s team, will be a holding a camp June 30 and July 1 at Robertson High School. For more information, see vjselite.com.
STILL MORE HOOPS: Potential college basketball players will have a chance locally to display their talents when Northern New Mexico College holds the first Eagle Showcase Camp June 21-24 in Española. All varsity games will be played at the NNMC Eagle Memorial Sportsplex and regional college coaches are expected to be in attendance from the NAIA, NCJCAA, NCAA D2 and NCAA D3. In addition, more coaches can scout via the school’s Premium Video Streaming service. For more information, call 328-2384.