SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico
NEW RECORD: Former Boston Marathon winner Caroline Rotich, who makes Santa Fe her home, set a course record Sunday in the six-mile Wharf to Wharf Race from Santa Cruz, Calif., to Capitola-by-the-Sea, finishing in 29 minutes, 58.02 seconds.
2-2 TALLY: La Plaza Senior League Softball from Las Vegas, N.M., went 2-2 in the Southwest Regional this week in Vidalia, La.
GOING 1-2: La Plaza Senior League Baseball went 1-2 in the Southwest Regional this week in Seguin, Texas.
NEW COACH: Santa Fe Indian School named Patricia Chavez to be the new girls basketball coach, replacing Christie Abeyta. A former head basketball coach at Bernalillo, and track and volleyball coach at Questa, Chavez also spent a number of years as an assistant at Rio Rancho before being an assistant coach with the lady Braves the last three seasons.
HEAD COACH: Former Raton assistant coach Robby Armijo earned his first head coaching position when he was recently named the Robertson softball coach.
UPCOMING THINGS TO SEE OR DO:
GOLF: Take your golfing to new heights at the elevated Angel Fire Resort Golf Course for a tournament Saturday to benefit the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund. For more information, see angelfirefun.com/events/view/9915.
MORE GOLF: All Individuals First, a Los Alamos organization providing day programs for adults with mental disabilities, will be the recipient of the first Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op charity golf tournament Aug. 3 at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Registration is open to the first 120 players. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
MORE LINKS: Show off your skills on the course and help out The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Fe/Del Norte with the annual Isaac Jaramillo Golf Tournament on Sept. 14 at the Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe. For more information or to register, call Lorena Villalovos 249-0786.
SOCCER: New Mexico Highlands University will be holding a youth camp Aug. 11-12. The two-a-day sessions will include dribbling, shooting, passing, receiving, creativity and imagination in an effort to build skills, as well as confidence. For more information, call coach Oscar Mendoza at 915-346-4067 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.