North Sports: Week in Review

A look back at the top sporting stories, and scores, from northern New Mexico

North Sports: Week in Review

A look back at the top sporting stories – and scores – in northern New Mexico

Cibola knocks La Cueva off Metro volleyball throne

You’d have to go back seven years, to 2014, to find a winner of the Albuquerque Metro Volleyball Championships that wasn’t named La Cueva. Cibola (7-0) ended the Bears’ lengthy reign atop this tournament in a fun and often thrilling final Saturday night, outlasting La Cueva over five competitive sets and 2½ entertaining hours at […]

High school all-star games hope schedule change provides boost

The days of the traditional North-South All-Star games for high school athletes are over. The games themselves are not. In fact, they are being given a fresh coat of paint. And a more immediate calendar. All-Star games in football, soccer, volleyball and basketball will be held during the school year after the New Mexico Activities […]

Rick Wright: Events of Sept. 11 canceled Aggies-Lobos but had varying impact

Each Tuesday during the college football season, provided there’s a game scheduled the following Saturday, the University of New Mexico head coach meets with the news media on the UNM South Campus. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, was a stunning and tragic exception. The Lobos were scheduled to play their downstate rival, the New Mexico State […]

Eldorado High’s volleyball star is so much Moore

Among the regular functions Sydney Moore takes advantage of on her cell phone, one in particular seems most relevant. Her calendar. “I have it color coordinated, too,” she said with a laugh. “For my sanity.” And if you were Sydney Moore, you’d probably have to do the same. Forget for a moment that the 6-foot-3 […]

North Sports: Week in Review

A look back at the top sporting stories, and scores, in northern New Mexico

Ida: Narrow escapes, deadly delays and a husband’s sacrifice

NEW YORK — Tales of selflessness and heroism — and of deadly delays and heartbreaking missed opportunities — are emerging after the remnants of Hurricane Ida, the deadliest storm the nation has seen since 2017, pummeled the Northeast with record-breaking rain that flooded roads and houses, killing dozens. Earlier, Ida laid waste to parts of […]

More than 45 dead after Ida’s remnants blindside Northeast

NEW YORK — A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers and tornado damage Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning more than 40 people in their homes and cars. In a region that had been warned about potentially deadly flash flooding but hadn’t […]

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Feds authorized to seize $3M in Stapleton case
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NM struggles with teacher vacancies
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Missing women too often in the news
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NM monitors use of federal funds at APS
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NM rolling average of new cases declining
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Biden pick confirmed as federal NM judge
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