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Past Tourneys for the Bears… 






Hatch is well-known as the capital of chile peppers. But the Hatch Valley Bears also have been hot stuff in a variety of sports throughout the years.


Check out the Bears in the Roll Call of State Tourney Champions:




2005…Hatch Valley grabs third straight Class 2A championship in convincing fashion by blowing out Tucumcari 54-7

2004…Bears and coach Charles Gleghorn wrap up a perfect 13-0 season by trouncing Santa Rosa 46- in finale

2003…Long suffering Hatch football fans are rewarded when Bears earn first gridiron title with a 41-12 victory over Lordsburg

1985…Hatch’s lone volleyball championship comes when Bears sweep Jal in three games to finish season 19-3.

Boys Basketball
1964…It’s early in the career of coach Marv Sanders as he guides Hatch Valley to a 65-58 victory over Hagerman in the Class B championship

1982…After a year away from the championship game, Hatch Valley returns and grabs another title

1980…Three-in-a-row titles means a dynasty and the Bears have one after taking Class 2A honors yet again

1979…Hatch closes out decade by repeating as 2A champions on the diamond

1978…Never having won a baseball crown before, Hatch Valley breaks the former trend by earning the 2A championship in New Mexico

1988…Seven times in eight years HatchValley comes away with the 1A-2A title after claiming crown with a 7-5 victory over Hope Christian

1987…Coach Ann Salazar ends up with a third straight championship, and fifth in six years, culminating her Hatch career with an 8-4 win over Navajo Academy

1986…Santa Fe Indian becomes Bears victim in 1A-2A title game as Hatch Valley mauls the Lady Braves 17-2

1985…They’re back!!! Hatch returns from one-year absence and reclaims the Class 1A-2A crown

1983…Bears grab softball state honors for a third year in a row for coach Ann Salazar

1982…Hatch Valley proves year before was no fluke by winning the 1A-2A championship game over Santa Fe Indian School

1981…First softball title for Bears comes when Hatch beats St. Catherine’s 8-5 in 1A-2A finale



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