Castellanos Sun-News Pick AOY

Looks like Castellanos just can’t keep out of the news; this time for being the Las Cruces Sun-News’ Athlete of the Year. Nathalie, who earned the nod for AOY, was in consideration alongside some top-notch talent, including Mayfield basketball standout Elena Holguin. Read more on the Las Cruces Sun-News site.

Gadsden’s Castellanos named All American

Gadsden’s Nathalie Castellanos has earned perhaps her most prestigious recognition, as has named her to their list of High School All Americans. Nathalie was among 150 players selected, 41 of them being juniors, and the only from New Mexico–she’s definitely in some lofty company. The criteria for being nominated are very strict: “To be … Read more

Daily Dig – Sep 9

Polls are out New Mexico High School Coaches Association polls are out, check ’em out here. Agree? Disagree? Indifferent? Share your thoughts. My thoughts: Nice three-way tie for second in 2A right behind Texico. 5A doesn’t look quite right, especially in relation to the southern teams–time will tell. Metro Tourney going on The APS Metro … Read more

Q&A with Gadsden’s Al Rosen

Al Rosen is the head coach of the Gadsden Panthers and El Paso Wildfire Volleyball Club. A transplant from Hawai’i, Rosen is a lifelong student of the game. A straight shooter with high expectations of his players, he has found a consistency and success that eludes many of his colleagues; in 2010 the Wildfire was … Read more