Mackenzie Latimer and Adrian Sanchez were crowned Basketball Homecoming Queen and King during a schoolwide assembly Jan. 31 at Hobbs High School. Voted the honor by fellow team members, both are seniors.
Halle Woods waits for a pass during the Jan. 29 matchup against Lovington. The Lady Eagles improved their record to 19-1 with a 36-27 win over defending Class3A state champion Lovington.
The Highland Middle School Bears put on their war paint for a Jan. 29 pep rally that was a prelude to upcoming Border Conference basketball championship games.
HMS Supt. TJ Parks visited each elementary school during the last week of January in order to recruit third-graders for a three-week fitness challenge designed to help them adopt healthy eating and exercising habits.
Middle school students sang and danced their way through a high-school directed performace of the Big Bad Musical on Jan. 25.
Adrian Sanchez put up six three-pointers in the Jan. 22 match against Roswell. The Eagles won the contest 89-831.
Highland 8th-grader Zackery Howell, left, emerged as the top speller in Lea County following the Jan. 17 spelling bee at Tydings Auditorium. But Stone Elementary's Brevin McCool and Lovington sixth-grader Mackenzie Cuellar also qualified for the state spelling bee in Albuquerque.
Cole Smith tries to get the angle on his opponent during the Jan. 15 wrestling match against
Roswell in Tasker Arena. Smith won thematch, helping Hobbs to a 40-31 win.