SANTA FE, N.M. — As we get ready to flip the calendar away from what has been one of the odder, more contentious years in recent memory, this is a good time to reflect back on the year in sports. Not surprisingly, the various fields, courts and courses of play were not exempt from the general mayhem that seemed to be the rule throughout the year.
So here is one person’s look back at 2016 for the top-10 sports stories in northern New Mexico. There are, of course, the normal huzzahs for achievement and a few for, well, conflict. We’ll even include a few noteworthy stories that perhaps did not quite fit the top-10 but still deserve to be noticed.
10. Santa Fe Prep wins second boys soccer championship in three years. The Blue Griffins’ Jacob Cook scored from about 20 yards out for the game’s only score over perennial A-4A powerhouse Bosque.
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