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 There’s little doubt that football has been king when it comes to the history of Lovington sports. But the Wildcats have big-time tournament success in other sports too.

 

But of course, we must start with Lovington football in the Roll Call of State Championships…

 

Football
2011…’Cats hand St. Mike’s its only loss of the year as Lovington and coach Jaime Quinones take a third straight Class 3A state title by a 14-10 count
2010…Combined, the teams score over a hundred points in the 3A championship game. But Lovington gets a majority of them in a 60-43 victory over Academy
2004…Lovington overwhelms St. Michael’s 40-14 as coach Speedy Faith garners his fourth championship

2001…Wildcats go back-to-back with an undefeated 13-0 campaign as Lovington swamps Robertson 59-3 in finale

2000…Cobre is clobbered 42-7 in 3A championship as ‘Cats claim another title

1995…A perfect 14-0 season is capped when Lovington beats back Silver 24-7 for 10th overall crown

1990…Lovington goes 12-0 under coach Jerry Brown and finishes it all with a 13-7 win over Bloomfield

1987…A rare instance where co-champs are named. Lovington and Artesia share Class 3A title after 0-0 struggle in title contest

1986…First of four undefeated seasons for Wildcats ends with a 20-7 victory over Ruidoso for 3A honors

1970…Three straight for Lovington when ‘Cats beat St. Michael’s 29-7 in championship

1969…Lovington blasts West Las Vegas 46-14 to take Class 3A for a second straight year

1968…Wildcats nip Aztec 13-12 in 3A finale to begin stretch of three-in-a-row

1960…Winning state for three times in four years, Lovington beats Aztec 26-7 in title game

1958…The Class 1A title goes to ‘Cats for second year in a row when Lovington knocks off St. Michael’s 28-6

1957…First of 12 gridiron titles comes Wildcats’ way after a 20-6 win over Raton in Class 1A final

Girls Basketball
2012…Entering the state tourney with a 12 seed and a 9-17 record, Lovington gets hot and wins the Class 3A state championship – with Mystica Perez hitting a pair of free throws with one-tenth of a second left in a 49-48 upset of defending champ Santa Fe Indian School

Softball
2002…Lovington shuts out Bernalillo 4-0 to claim second straight Class 3A championship

2001…Wildcats grab first crown in softball with a 9-5 victory over Shiprock

Boys Basketball
1983…Records don’t matter if you win the big one. Lovington finishes 14-14 season with a 92-81 state title victory over Tucumcari

1949…Before Ralph Tasker was at Hobbs, he won a hoops title at Lovington. Final: Lovington 47, Tucumcari 39

Baseball
1973…Lovington routs Cobre 10-3 for Class 3A crown and lone title on the diamond

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