Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Mimbres Region Arts Council participated in filling the “tree canopy” at the Office of Sustainability on Saturday as part of Comcast Cares Day. Also on Saturday, children of all ages rode around the obstacle course as part of the annual Pedalista, which was held in Downtown Silver City. Attendees listed to music and had special smoothies made by pedal power.
The American Legion Auxiliary Bataan Unit 4 proudly awarded four Deming mothers with Blue Star Banners at a presentation on April 14th at the Bataan Post Home. Since 1917, the Blue Star Banner represents that an immediate family member is actively serving in the United States Armed Forces.
In sports news, Sophomore Mariangela Garcia and Senior Alicia Enriquez were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honorable mention squad as the teams were announced Tuesday. The Lady Mustang softball team finished the season 21-34 overall and 17-23 in the RMAC, just missing out on the RMAC Tournament placing ninth.
Senior All-American Calum Hill added his second straight Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Academic Golfer of the Year award, while junior All-American Harry Wetton landed on the First-Team. Senior All-American Thomas Neve, senior Ben Skinner, Senior Daniel young, and sophomore Ross White were named to the honor roll. The Mustangs now travel to NMSU for the NCAA West/South Central Regional that takes place today through the 4th.
Sophomore Vladimir Gnilozubov and junior Sacha Bretchel collected All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Academic First-Team honors for Mustang Tennis. Redshirt sophomore Tristan Da Lio was named to the honor roll. The Mustangs, 15-9 overall on the season, will wait for the NCAA Championship selection show tomorrow to see if they will make the regional field. They are currently fourth.
Lady ‘Stang Tennis also received RMAC honors. Seniors Ashley Newell and Claudia Osuna earned All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Academic First-Team honors, while senior Diamond Morrill was named to the honor roll. The Lady Mustangs closed the season going 9-15 overall and ended the year with a strong 5-3 win against Colorado Mesa to claim the RMCA Tournament title.