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Spring 2021 Tournament Set

The 2021 State Championship Brackets have been set: Class 5A #8 Clovis @ #1 Santa Fe #7 Albuquerque High @ #2 Centennial #6 Las Cruces @ #3 La Cueva #5 Cleveland @ #4  Piedra Vista Class 4A #8 Valley @ #1 Valley #7 Gallup @ #2 Albuquerque Academy #6 Los Alamos @ #3 Santa Teresa […]

Bears sweep Sandia

While the first set held promise, what was to be the shootout of the tournament ended up with the Bears sweeping Sandia, 30-28, 25-15, 25-23. La Cueva’s Sidney McIntosh went blow-for-blow with Sandia’s hotshot hitter Cali Hobart, earning 17 kills and 15 kills, respectively, but the supporting cast for McIntosh played stronger; Wallace with 7 […]

Los Lunas stuns Goddard

Long Live Lente In what was one of the more thrilling games of the day, the Tigers took the fight to Goddard and eeked out a 3-2 win, 16-25, 25-13, 12-25, 25-16, 15-13. At first glance, Goddard’s size advantage would carry them past the smaller sized Tigers, but as they say, it’s not the size […]

Texico makes it 5 straight

It was an impressive and improbable run for Dulce, but the Lady Hawks fell short against Texico (18, 22, 12). The Lady Wolverines extended their dynasty earning their fifth straight state championship Dulce didn’t possess the same magic they had against the number one seed, Mesilla Valley Christian and came out meek during the first […]

St. Mike’s takes home Blue

With the exit of so many seniors, it was impressive to have Sandra Prep, last year’s state champion, make the finals this year, but St. Mike’s was just a little too much for the Sundevils, winning in four sets, 25-21, 19-15, 25-13, 25-17. Setter Miquela Martinez had an impressive showing, confounding the Sundevil defense with […]

Logan repeats with win over Melrose

Melrose came out of the gates with guns blazing, but it wasn’t enough to take down the defending state champs. The Longhorns were able to pull off a repeat with a win over the Buffaloes, 23-25, 25-20, 25-13, 21,25,16-14. Trailing in the fifth set, the Longhorns took a timeout. “We talked about getting up, getting […]

Updates from State Tournament

Results from day 1 of the state tournament. 1A Pine Hill 3, Des Moines 1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-22) Tatum 3, SF Waldorf 0 (16, 18, 21) Fort Sumner 3, Mountainair 2 (19-25, 25-16, 25-15, 21-25, 15-10) Grady 3, Gateway Christian 0 (21, 18, 20) The 1A teams will take the courts at Santa Ana […]


Cruces wins Sweet 16

    Congratulations to the Las Cruces Bulldawgs for bringing home the 2018 Jane Leupold Sweet 16 Championship on Saturday, September 8th. Cruces swept the Centennial Hawks, 18, 20, 21 in a hard-fought game. This is the second year in a row Cruces has faced Centennial in the Sweet 16 final, and the first loss […]