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Sanchez volunteering @ Eldo

Former UNM Lobos women’s basketball coach Yvonne Sanchez, who was ousted as head coach in March this year, has landed on her feet and now assisting at Eldorado as a volunteer on the boy’s basketball team.

The Albuquerque Journal is running a story on her new role. Check it out here.

Perez signs with NMJC

20140405-FW6A0972Congrats to Ashley Perez for recently signing with New Mexico Junior College.

Perez, a stand out at Albuquerque High School, will be joining a strong Thunderbird squad that went 29-4 in the 2014-15 campaign, and made it to the NJCAA Championship Quaterfinals.

Good luck, Ashley!

Crittenden signs with Otero JC

Heather CrittendenMore great new from the El Paso area, this time with Eastlake standout Heather Crittenden.

Crittenden has signed to play Otero Junior College  in La Junta, Co.

Heather, a 6′ 1″ post, helped Eastlake earn the 2013-14 District 2-4A bi-district championship. Racking up 14 PPG and 8 RPG, Crittenden also earned the District 2-4A co-offensive player of the year.

Otero Junior College, lead by head coach Kyle Spencer, plays in the NJCAA as a Division I school. Spencer and the Lady Rattlers have enjoyed some success in recent history, including three straight appearances in the Regional Final Four. Learn more about Otero JC Women’s Basketball.

Read more about Heather’s signing.

Congrats, Heather, and good luck!

EP Austin’s Chao heads to Cochise

Chao getting it done at the 2014 ShowcaseCongrats to Guadalupe Chao who signed with Cochise College to play at the next level.

The El Paso native and 2014 Big Time Hoops participant will be headed to Douglas, Arizona to contribute her skills as an Apache.

Cochise, coached by Laura Hughes, is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Apaches play in a competitive Division 1, sharing the division with Arizona and all of California.

Way to go, Guadalupe!


2014 Showcase

Congrats to the Monarchs for getting the win in the BTH tournament championship game. The Monarchs consist of (L-R) coach Lonnie Neal, Gabriela Guebarra, Cheyenne Orozco, Megan Guadian, Victoria Lopez, Breann Baca, Tori Farrow and Nehaa Sohail. Way to go, guys!
Congrats to Liberty, for winning runner-up in the championship game in the BTH tournament. Liberty are DeAna Lopez, Madi Singer, Nicole Villegas (front row), and Ari Baca, Elisa Gonzalez, Abby Flores, Guadalupe Chao and coach Rich Harbin.