SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico
JAGUARS COACH RESIGNS: Successful Capital High School boys soccer coach Eugene Doyle resigned his post after 10 seasons. Doyle, who led the Jaguars to the 2014 Class 5A state championship, went 158-63-4 and reached the state tournament every year.
GIRLS COACH LEAVES: After four seasons, Leroy Barela resigned as the Robertson High School girls basketball coach. Barela led the Cardinals to consecutive District 2-4A championships and achieved the No. 2 seed this past season. Robertson went 71-44 during his tenure and reached the semifinals in 2017.
CALIFORNIA BOUND: 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.
ALL-AMERICAN: Los Alamos High School graduate Connor Mang, who is playing for the University of New Mexico, was named to the Collegiate Baseball freshmen All-America team. Mang hit .326 in 48 games with two home runs and 27 RBI. He committed just one error while playing first base.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED: Three-sport athlete Cora Cannedy of Taos High School earned a four-year, $3,750 annual college scholarship through the Los Alamos Employees Scholarship Fund.
NEW POSITION: 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.
OUTDOORS: The Parajito Mountain Summerfest is coming up Saturday, 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 be conducting a free youth day Saturday from 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.
EVEN MORE HOOPS: Former West Las Vegas star Vera Jo Bustos, who now helps coach the University of New Mexico women’s team, will be holding a camp June 30 and July 1 at Robertson High School. For more information, see vjselite.com.