Author Archive | Rich

Daily Dig – Oct 05

Las Cruces downs Mayfield The traditional rivalry between these two schools extends to every activity imaginable, although there is another rivalry the Bulldawgs are forming with Centennial (that’s for another post.)  The Bulldawgs pretty much handled Mayfield without a whole lot of problems, especially in the first two sets. In the third, things got a […]

Freshman Alexie Stiles is making contributions to the varsity team.

Daily Dig – Sep 28

Las Cruces falls to Centennial Las Cruces visited Centennial Tuesday night, kicking off the first of two regular-season district games. Having already met in the Jane Leupold Sweet Sixteen tournament final, these two teams have become familiar foes. The Hawks (11-1 overall) swept the Bulldawgs, 21, 23 and 20. The Bulldawgs did not go down […]

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Daily Dig – Sep 13

              Oñate sweeps Gadsden Coach Charles Donohoe kicked off his District 3-6A debut with a win over Gadsden (24, 21, 24) on Tuesday night. The Panthers were their typical scrappy self, but the inability to finish the Knights cost them.   Other scores Centennial 3 – Hobbs 0 (11, […]

Daily Dig – Aug 25

Margaret Hussman Tournament Underway Pool play taking place in various gyms across west El Paso, with the championship quarterfinals happening at Franklin HS @ 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Scores from last night Hobbs 0 – Clovis 3 (10, 11, 10) Centennial 3 – Goddard 0 (14, 15, 12) Ramah 3 – Toahtchi 0 (17, […]

Daily Dig – Aug 23

Hussman Tournament to Kick-Off this week The Margaret Hussman Tourney will start pool play Friday, August 25 and continue into Saturday. With stiff competition from the El Paso schools, in this case, Franklin and Eastlake, The Hussman tournament has been a good spot for the NM teams to cut their teeth for the nascent season. Participants include […]

Daily Dig – Aug 16

Centennial opens season with loss It’s deja-vu all over again, with the Hawk’s opening night loss to an El Paso team. A win would have been nice, but the loss means nothing this early in the season–the Hawks are getting some valuable experience and finding areas on which they need work. The highlight? A strong […]

Daily Dig – Aug 15

The season’s first games are on tonight for New Mexico schools, including defending state champions Centennial taking on El Paso’s top program Coronado. The NM schools are typically at a disadvantage this early in the season, as the Texas season opened several weeks ago. Tonight’s Games Centennial @t El Paso Coronado, 6:30 p.m Mayfield at […]

Oñate hires Donohoe

Oñate has hired Charles Donohoe to coach the varsity team in the 2017 campaign. Donohoe makes his way to Las Cruces from Buffalo, Texas, where he last coached the Buffalo Bison volleyball team to a 7-11 (7-7) record in 2014. He also had a brief stint in Truth or Consequences, NM coaching girls basketball, where […]

2016 All-State Volleyball Selections

Congrats to the following players for earning All-State recognition. First Team Left/Right Hitters Alyssa Barrera Las Cruces Bebe Jacquez Piedra Vista Jadyn Nañez Centennial Setters Raquel Gonzales Centennial Kenley Vote Cleveland Middle Hitters Celeste Cox Las Cruces Annabel Kubinski La Cueva Libero Marin Smith Centennial Second Team Left/Right Hitters Alexis Benda Oñate Jaedyn Fuqua Sandia […]

Oñate’s Benda signs with Metro

Congratulations to Oñate High School’s Alexis Benda for signing with Metropolitan State University. Benda has been a threat at OH her entire high school career, amassing a total of 838 kills. In her senior campaign, Benda racked up 331 kills, with a 39.6% hitting percentage. Metro, located in Denver, Colorado is a member of NCAA Division II, and […]