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Tour of the Gila Friday Time Trials photos

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Stephens Makes Giant Leap in Women's Overall Standings and Zirbel Lives up to Expectation

Team Tibco shakes up G.C. while Optum continues win streak

Silver City, NM (May 1, 2015) – Conditions for the stage three Dan Potts Memorial Individual Time Trial were non-typical of Tour of the Gila's past.Quiet winds barely pushed the American flag outside the Tyrone Post Office, site of the stage start.

Expectations were heavy on the men's side with Tom Zirbel (Optum presented by Kelly Benefits Strategies) starting as the out-and-out favorite while predictions for the women's race varied.-- Continue reading

Silver High School presents academic letter awards

Silver High School presents academic letter awards

Featured speakers for the Silver High School Academic Letter Awards Ceremony held the evening of April 30, 2015 at the SHS Little Theatre were Luis Terrazas, second-year academic letter recipient and Sinea Runnels, third-year recipient.


The Academic Letter Award is presented to students who qualify by maintaining at least a 3.75 GPA for three consecutive semesters. Eligible students are also required to fill out an application, prepare a resume, prepare an autobiography, and provide two letters of recommendation. The final step in the application process is an interview with at least a committee of community members. The second year recipients must maintain at least a 3.75 GPA for five consecutive semesters and the third year recipients must maintain a 3.75 for seven consecutive semesters. This is the 22nd year we have been able to honor the candidates at a ceremony. It is our hope that the Academic Letter Awards will be a successful event for many years to come. Thank you for joining us in congratulating our Academic Letter
recipients.

Academic Letter Award Recipients

First Year Recipients
Tyson Anderson, Kate Boyce
, Teryn Brown, 
Desiree Campbell, Carson Casey, Patrick Casey, Sabrina Castillo, Noah Cook, 
Stephen Cooke-Grado, Danielle Diaz, Odelle Duffy, Erica Farley, Armando Galindo, Teressa Gallegos, Annabella Gomez, Priscilla Gomez, Merrill Goug,h Makayla Guerra, Jennifer Hughes, Alexandra Kesich, Braden Kindle, Alexis Lopez, Destiny Millard, Angel Morales, Konnor Riddle, Dianne Rothpletz, Cruz Sanchez, Bria Sanderson, Arielle Scavron, Elizabeth Sorrells, Danika Stailey, Brady Thompson, Sabrina Thuerauf, Micah Timmons, Cody Tibbs, Levi Tibbs, 
Joshua Torres, Abigail Triana, Alexis Vasquez, Megan Waters, Nicole White, Michelle Ynostroza, Maryssa Young-- Continue reading

Some bicyclists out of race

In a crash on a descent around Pinos Altos, at least two cyclists received injuries. Anthony Canevari of Canyon Bicycles Shimano was airlifted to El Paso with a broken pelvis.

Julian Kyer of Team Smartstop had a possible broken collarbone, although Rebecca Reza, public relations, could not confirm the injury.-- Continue reading

Ewart bravely wins women's Inner Loop while sprint specialist Young delivers in men's race

Race Overall Standings go Unchanged

Silver City, NM (April 30, 2015) – The Tour of the Gila continued today with the stage two Inner Loop Road Race. Professional cyclists adore the Tour of the Gila for days like this one: nearly 6,000 feet of climbing, technical descending and a long straightaway for a potential sprint finish.

The scene was set for heroic performances and Optum presented by Kelly Benefits Strategies delivered. The squad, uniquely set up with both a dedicated women's and men's team, earned victories with Canadian, Annie Ewart, and Boulder, Colorado-based, Eric Young.-- Continue reading

Tour of the Gila Men's Pro Stage 2

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Results below image show.

 


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Tour of the Gila Women Pro Stage 2

Tour of the Gila Women Pro Stage 2

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Twelve Grant County residents arrested in federal meth operation

By Roger Lanse

Twelve individuals are facing methamphetamine trafficking charges as the result of a U.S. Drug
Enforcement Administration-led investigation targeting a methamphetamine trafficking ring o-- Continue reading

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