• Photo by Todd Fuqua Ruidoso's Jessi Midkiff, far left, runs to a second place finish int he 300 hurdle finals, May 14, during the Class 4A State track and field meeet at Albuquerque.

    Not enough points for the podium

    ALBUQUERQUE – just like last year, the Ruidoso Lady Warrior track team didn’t know where it would finish until the very last race. Photo by Todd Fuqua Ruidoso [...]
  • Photo by Todd Fuqua As her teammates, coaches and fans celebrate, Capitan freshman Kaytlynn McSwane rounds first after getting a game-winning single against Raton, May 12, in the Class 3A/1A State tournament at Rio Rancho. Walking off the pitcher's circle is Raton's Natasha Archuleta.

    Deep lows and epic highs for Capitan

    RIO RANCHO – It wasn’t how the Capitan faithful wanted the softball season to end, but no one could deny the Lady Tigers made it a memorable end. Kaytlynn McSwane [...]
  • Photo by Todd Fuqua Capitan teammates fall down like dominoes along the third base line as Dominique Valadez comes in after a home run, April 12, in the fifth inning of the Lady Tigers' win over Tularosa in the Class 3A/1A State playoffs at Rio Rancho.

    Lady Tigers surge ahead of Tularosa

    RIO RANCHO – A familiar opponent gave a familiar competition before the Capitan Lady Tiger softball team was able to take a 16-6 victory and eliminate District 3-3A/1A [...]
  • Photo by Todd Fuqua Capitan courtesy runner Kylie Pruett, right, slides into home as Laguna Acoma catcher Nelly Leon awaits the throw, May 12, during the Class 3A/1A state playoffs at Rio Rancho. Pruett was safe on the play.

    Lady Tigers to face Tularosa again

    RIO RANCHO – Capitan’s softball team came to the plate swinging against Laguna Acoma in the first consolation round game of the Class 3A/1A State tournament, May 12, [...]

King of the Mountain is coming

by Todd Fuqua in Youth/Community

RUIDOSO – Sure, horse racing is on the minds of most Ruidoso residents as the summer season gets set to kick off with the Memorial Day weekend. But there’s another sport [...]

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Wednesday, May 11
Class 3A/1A State playoffs
at Rio Rancho

Capitan 10, Jal 0
Raton 1, Capitan 0
Thursday, May 12
Class 3A/1A State playoffs
at Rio Rancho

Capitan 11, Laguna Acoma 8
Capitan 16, Tularosa 6
Capitan 12, Raton 11
Loving 8, Capitan 6