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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAYt SEPTEMBER 24~ 2010 National Public Cliff Ilings Septe Submitted by GCDNMISilver City National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance our public lands that we all enjoy. Last year alone 150.000 Americans volunteered their time to build trails and bridges, remove trash and inva- sive plants, and restore our water resources on this special day. This year, Gila Cliff Dwellings Na- tional Monument will celebrate that spirit of service and recre- ation by hosting a National Pub- lic Lands Day volunteer project on September 25. 2010 from 10:00 a.m - l:00 p.m. Grab an old shirt and head on up to the Monument on Sep- tember 25" for a fun, family- friendly painting project in the great outdoors! ~-WJth the help of National Park Service staff, vol- unteers will be painting the rail- ings at the cliff dwellings while enjoying the fresh, autumn air. No experience is necessary and no equipment is required. If you are Interested in participating, please contact Becky Latanich at becky_latanich or (575) 536-9461. In celebration of the annual Public Lands Day the Monument will waive entrance fees on Sep- tember 25. 2010. The multi- agency Gila Visitor Center is nt at Gila open from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are open daily from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm and while the gate to the Cliff Dwellings closes at 4:00 pro, visi- tors have another hour in which to complete their hike. A guided tour inside the Cliff Dwellings occurs daily at 1:00 p.m., but visi- tors may also take the self-guided tour byobtaining a free copy of the Canyon Companion trail guide available at the trailhead. Those planning to take a guided tour should begin hiking up from the trailhead contact station one half hour before the guided tour start time. Dogies beat Mustangs 32-14 ...... The DTMS Dogie Football team was victorious on Saturday, September 18, 2010 as they went up against the Huachuca City Mustangs at the new Maverick Stadium. The final score of the game was 32-14. The team wishes to thank the community for their support. Courtesy photo Astronomy evening planned at Gil Cliff r~ Stacie Shelton contributes a kill in the Varsity Cassandra Graham scores in the JV game. game. y Panthers host Mavericks Sept. 14 By ELIZABETH RICHINS/ Hidalgo County Herald On Tuesday, September 14, the Animas Panthers hosted the Lordsburg Lady Mavericks in a volleyball game. Both JV and Varsity teams played, and each game was an exciting one. they took the game to 3 matches. The first match was won by the Lady Mavs, 22-25. The Panthers came back to take the 2"d match though, winning 25-22. In the third match, the two teams battled it,:oet::~for the win, but the Maver- icks pulled ahead by only 6 to The Varsity game went a little better for the Panthers. though After losing to the Mav- ericks at the Morenci Tourna- ment. Animas was prepared to play them again, only this time they planned to come out on top, and they did. The first match The JV girls played first, and win. 9-15. Animas High School 2010 Football August 20 @ Valley Union 6:00 p.m. August 27 vs Tatum 6:00 p.m. September 3 @ Melrose 4:00 p.m. September 10 @ Duncan 7:30 p.m. September 18 @ Menaul 10:00 a.m. September 24 vs. Gateway 7:00 p.m. October 1 vs. Juarez 7:00 p.m. October 9 vs. Foothills 1:00 p.m. October 15 vs. Mountainair"7:00 p.m. October 22 @ Reserve 3:00 p.m. Dwellings on October 2 Submitted by GCDNM/Si/ver City Take advantage of New Mexico's magnificent dark skies by "attending the season's final astronomy evening at .Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument on Saturday, October 2nd be- ginning at 5:00 p.m. Schedule of events: 5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Owls, Hawks, and Ravens, Oh my! Interested in peering into the eyes of a live owl or mar- veling at the talons of a hawk? Volunteers from Wildlife Res- cue. Inc., of New Mexico. an Albuquerque-based non-profit rehabilitation and education group, will showcase their Red- tailed hawk, American. kestrel, raven, and owls in this family- friendly evening program. 6:30 - 6:45 p.m. Make your own Star Wheel Navigate your way around the night sky. This fun take- started out fierce: with both teams home planisphere will show you firing back and forth point after "what's up" each night. point, but the Panthers ended the 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. match, winning 25-19. In the sec- Evening program: Stars of the ond game, Animas knew Gila Lordsburg was going to fight harder to take a win, but again, they stopped them in their tracks and won the 2nd match as well, 25-15. The 3rd and final match wasn't as tough as the first two, as the Panthers defeated the Mav- ericks 25-11. , Merrilee Richardson led in kills, with 4 of her own. Erika Mendoza and Nidia Nieblas fol- lowed each contributing 2. The Lady Panthers will travel to Capitan on Friday, September 24. to play in the Capitan Tourna- ment. Dr, AI Grauer, an astrono- mer from the University of Ari- zona will offer visitors an op- portunity to explore the won- ders of the cosmos with "Stars of the Gila" an evening program examining the connection be- tween the night sky "and the Gila's earliest inhabitants. ;7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Night sky viewing (weather per- mitting). Telescopes provided by area astronomers, but visitors are encouraged to bring their own field glasses or telescopes. This event is free and open to the public. For more infor- mation, please contact Becky Latanich at (575) 536-9461 or by e-mail at becky_latanich DTMS observes Constitution Day .... On Thursday, September 17, 2010, students and staff at Dugan-' Tarango Middle School started off the day by observing Constitu- tion Day. Constitution Day is an American federal observance that recognizes the ratification of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. Citizens. It is observed on Sep- tember 17 because that is the day the U.S. Constitution was signed in 1787. Above, DTMS Dogies of the Week Alondra Gonzalez, Javier Ruiz and Marlena Rendon helped David Montana, school custodian, raise the U.S. and New Mexico Flags. Mr.Tom Stidham, DTMS history teacher, gave an explanation of what Constitution Day. After the flags were raised, all staff and students recited the Pledge of Allegiance and the Salute to the New Mexico flag. Courtesy photo h Chaires Insurance 2OIO LORDSBURG HIGH SCHOOL MAVERICK DATE Thursday, August lg OPPONENT vs. Silver- C/JVN (Scrimmage) Thursday, August 26 Friday, August 27 Thursday, September 2 Friday, September 3 Thursday, September 9 Friday, September 10 Thursday, September 16 Friday, September 17 Thursday, September 23 Friday, September 24 Saturday, September 25 Friday, October 1 Friday, October 8 Friday, October 15 Friday, October 22 Friday, October 29 Saturday, November 13 Saturday, November 20 Saturday, November 27 JV vs. Willcox, AZ @ Willcox, AZ JV @ Hatch Valley vs. Hatch Valley JV @ Cobre vs: Cobre*** Homecoming*** JV vs. Silver JV vs. Deming 9th @ Hot Springs JV vs. Hot Springs @ Anthony, TX vs. Ruidoso vs. Laguna Acoma @ Estancia @ Tularosa State Quarter-finals State Semi-finals State Championship "~'! > 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 6:00 PM *** OPEN*** 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 11:00 AM Ramona's Caf6 2010 LORDSBURG HIGH LADY MAVERICK VOLLEYBALL Umphres Propane CBA Construction orse Construction SCHOOL = - PNM Love's Truck Stop 7:00 PM 7:00 PM Fri.& Sat., August 20.21 Tues., August 24 Thurs. August 26 Tues. August 31 Sat Sept. 11 Tues. Sept. 14 Thurs. Sept: 16 Tues. Sept. 21 Tues. Sept. 28 Tues. October 5 Sat. October 9 Sat. October 16 Sat. October 23 Tues. October 26 OPPONENT_ IIME Magdalena TOurney(VNN) TBA San Simon (JV-V) 5:00/6:00 PM @ Cobre (C-JV-V) 4:00/5:00/6:00 PM @ Duncan, AZ (JV-V) 5:00/6:00 PM @ Morenci Tournament TBA vs. Animas (JV-V) 5:00/6:00 PM @ San Simon (JV-V) 5:00/6:00 PM malt vs. Cobre (C-JV-V)4:00/5:00/6:00 PM @ Animas (JV-V) 5:00/6:00 PM vs. MeslllaValley Christian (JV-V) 5:00/6:30 PM @ Tularosa (C-JV-V) 1:00/2:00/3:00 PM Vs. CIo~udcroft IJV-V)2:00/3:00 PM Vs.Tularosa(C-JV-V) 1:0012:00/3:00 PM @ MesillaValley Christian (JV-V) 5:00/6:30 PM Sat. October 30 @ ~dc~roft (JV-V) 2:00/3.'00 PM Man. November 1 Distrt~ Tournament (V) 6:00 PM Tu-.s. November 2 Di~dct Tournament (V)6:0{) PM Thurs. November 4 District Tournament (V) 6:00 PM Sat. November 6 Distdct Championship (V) 6:00 PM Thurs.-Sat. Nov. 11-13 State Toumarnent (V) T.B.A. Lordsburg Cycle Works Gila Regional Medical Center Canon Stevens Jerry Turner Truck Service DeLaGarza Carpet Cleaning Abeyta Physical Therapy Darr Shannon dba Short Co. Triple T Plumbing Smith Ford Ibarra Family Western Bank PAL Cottage House Hidalgo County Herald Saucedo's Supermarket 7:00 PM ,~. Days Inn 7:00 PM 7:00PM PAL SCHEDULE', Circle H mA Sept. 25 Upper Mavericksvs, Vikings I:O0PM Fox Field HMS TBA LowerMavericks vs. Raiders 10:30 Iff,1 Stout Field D.awg Plumbing & Heating TBA Fla Havericks vs, Bobcats 9:00 AM Stout Field Robed Swan Americon I I I I