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Local team wins gold

Former Portales friends team up to take state division in Senior Olympics hoops


November 11, 2018

Courtesy photo: Adolph Cordova

A group of Portales natives claimed the gold medal in the 50-54 division of basketball during the New Mexico Senior Olympics. From left are Robert Armijo of Portales, Paul Maynes of Deming, Ike Montoya of Artesia, Adolph Cordova of Portales and Benny Ortiz of Las Vegas, New Mexico

PORTALES - A group of five former Rams, two of them still in Portales, punched its ticket last week to next year's National Senior Olympics.

The quintet of Robert Armijo, Adolph Cordova, Paul Maynes, Ike Montoya and Benny Ortiz, went 5-0 in the 50...

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