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Crosstown rivalry yields lopsided score with impressive integrity by both teams

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Duane Haven

Sun Correspondent



The Friday game under the lights at Angelo DiPaolo Memorial Stadium went much the way fans on both sides expected, a 54-0 win by the third ranked Miyamura Patriots (now 7-0) over the Gallup Bengals (1-6). Gallup is temporarily without a head coach because of a personnel matter.

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Garrity named Provost; Bigman, Hatathlie remain on Diné College BOR

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TSAILE, Ariz. — Officials at Diné College announced the appointment of a new Provost, retained two members of the Board of Regents (BOR) and revealed details about the institution’s $22 million annual operating budget at the college’s Oct. 4 annual meeting.

Diné College President Monty Roessel announced the appointment of Dr. Geraldine Garrity as Provost. Garrity, who holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Diné College, has served as Interim Provost since April of this year.

“I was surprised,” an elated Garrity said after the nearly four-hour meeting. “I wasn’t expecting to be chosen, but if the job came my way I was ready for it.”

Garrity has worked at...

Garcia’s Judo has four placers, six trophies

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The 2017 Jack Bradford Memorial Judo Tournament was held in the Valley of the Sun last weekend with over 100 competitors and 100 degree heat outside.

Garcia Judo of Gallup once again came through with flying colors as the four young students earned six awards for their efforts. Quincy N. Smith earned a second place award and Isabelle V. Acque earned first place in their respective divisions. Sensei Miguel Garcia was a little extra proud of the two students who earned double awards at this tournament.

Jo-cia J. Long earned first place in the 87 pound class and moved up to 112 pounds, where she finished second. Marley J. Tso, known as Monster by her peers and teachers, also fought in...

Fundraiser account set up in honor of Lisa Romero-Muniz

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The family of fallen Miyamura High School Discipline Secretary Lisa Romero-Muniz held a press conference at the Gallup McKinley County Schools district office Oct. 7.

“She was amazing since I was little,” said daughter Victoria Garcia.  “I am very blessed to be her daughter.”

Recounting her mother’s life, Garcia said, “She did anything she could — any of the children needed — anything she made it happen.”

Romero-Muniz was one of 58 victims of the Las Vegas, NV massacre that occurred Oct. 1.

“Kids were her life,” he said.  “Call her any time of the night and she would go out of her way to be there.”

“We had a lot of great memories,” Muniz added. ...

Public Service for Lisa Romero-Muniz set for Thursday

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By Deswood Tome

Sun Correspondent

A private service for Lisa Romero-Muniz will be held Oct. 11, while a public memorial will be held the following day at Red Rock State Park at 1 pm.

“She was amazing since I was little,” said daughter Valerie Garcia.  “I am very blessed to be her daughter.”

Recounting her mother’s life, Garcia said, “She did anything she could — any of the children needed — anything she made it happen.”

Romero-Muniz was one of 58 victims of the Las Vegas, NV massacre that occurred Oct. 1.

Romero-Muniz’s husband Chris Muniz spoke at the news conference on Saturday evening at the Gallup-McKinley county school board room.

“Kids were her life,”...
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