Westerners put an end to NMMI’s postseason hopes with 75-65 victory in play-in game

(NMMI’s Andrew Cotton gets ready to put up a shot in the paint. Cotton led the Broncos with 23 points in a 75-65 loss to Western Texas College in a play-in game to determine the final WJCAC team to advance to the Region V tournament. Photo by Geoff Gunn) Peter Dindinger – NMMI Sports Press…

Wildcats claim District 4-3A tourney title with 54-45 win over Colts

(NMMI point guard Ricardo Mata tries to get a shot around the defense of Tularosa’s Cade Chistensen. Photo by Geoff Gunn) Peter Dindinger – NMMI Sports Press TULAROSA Entering a hostile environment in Tularosa, the New Mexico Military Institute Colt basketball team had a big task at hand to try and capture the District 4-3A tourney…

Goddard trio makes an impact at NMMI

Peter Dindinger – NMMI Sports Press Life has come full circle for Roswell natives Cam Stevenson, Ty Villareal and Tyler Hardwick. Having grown up together playing little league baseball to winning a Class 5A state championship at Goddard High School in 2017, the trio is now playing junior college baseball at New Mexico Military Institute. When the Rockets finally…

Colts land in district championship with win over Rattlers

A pair of Rattler defenders collapse on a pass to NMMI’s Hector Soto, forcing an Institute turnover. (Photo courtesy of Shutternut) Peter Dindinger – NMMI Sports Press No team can be taken lightly in the district tournament, no matter their record. The way District 4-3A had gone this season, any team can upset the other.…

Howard College spoils night for Broncos with 79-70 win

NMMI freshman point guard John Mapiou dribbles in from behind the arc, trying to create some movement and offense for the Broncos during their final regular-season match vs. Howard College. (Photo courtesy of Shutternut) Peter Dindinger – NMMI Sports Press The New Mexico Military Institute Bronco basketball team controlled their own destiny going into Thursday…