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New Mexican (Newspaper) - October 2, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico Sunday October 2 2005 THE NEW MEXICAN E3 COMMUNITY SPORTS Little warriors of the gridiron Genoveva Chavez Community Center The following activities are at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center For more information go to www Learn to swim Swim classes for tots to teens Check out the variety of swimming classes avail able Contact Valerie Garcia at 9554020 Kids sports classes Activities include running throwing jumping and catch ing Different skills that work on motor skills and help children with physicaldevel opment problem will be liighlighted Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 to 11 for children 3 to 5 years old Santa Fe Youth Hockey Santa Fe Sting Santa Fe Recreational Hockey Santa Fe Sting a recreational hockey program offered from October to early March with teams formed at several age groups Mites 5 and 8 year Squirts 9 and 10 year Peewee 11 and 12 year olds and Bantam 13 and 14 year These teams practice twice per week and play games against teams from Albuquer que Rio Rancho Los Alamos and Taos The registration fee is to and does not include equipment Blue Jackets High School Hockey Santa Fe Blue Jackets High School Hockey a night school hockey program that welcomes players from all area high schools to compete against teams from through out Northern New Mexico The team begins practice in September and concludes the season in February The cost is and does not include equipment Girls Hockey Girls Hockey The Santa Fe travel Mustangs is a New Mexicowide team of expe rienced girls hockey players who are age 14 or younger by Dec 31 There also is a rec reational hockey program for girls of all ages Please contact Eric at [email protected] or 6969155 By Nathan Jacquez For The New Mexican Football season is here For many that means weekends spent on the couch rooting for a favorite team For the players and coaches of New Mexicos Young American Football League program it means time to suit up and play some foot ball On a recent Saturday these pintsize warriors of the grid iron were getting ready to do battle on the fields of Franklin Miles Park The undefeated Santa Fe Titans were the 11 Los Alamos Mad Dogs in a fourquarter clash that was as much about strategy and team work as it was having fun Were 3 andO so far so I think we have a Oshea Martinez the quarterback for the Titans said moments before the game Were going to start off with a tightend pass and then were just going to keep running our running YAFL a nonprofit youth sports program is dedicated to teaching and encouraging participation in the sport of American football combat ing juvenile delinquency by interesting young people in the sport furthering sportsmanship and teaching the importance of physical activity We have taught the kids fundamentals since the very beginning as far as blocking hitting tackling and good sports said Titan head coach Adam Griego Our kids have a lot of respect for the game and for each other We bring new guys on that have never played football and they really take them under their wing and show them everything that they Griego started coaching six years ago as a way to take an active interest in his sons activities and finds it a reward ing experience What Ive gained personally is a renewed respect for chil Griego said We need to invest in these kids as much a possible as parents and what we get in return is a better gen The YAFL season runs from the end of July to the last end of October Teams are divided into age groups with a division for 6through 8year olds 9through 10yearolds and 11through 12yearolds with additional consideration for weight Registration costs which includes use of YAFL helmets shoulder pads pant pads and a game jersey Parents are required to provide practice jerseys cleats and transportation to practice as well as the occasional team snack and drink YAFL coaches are volunteers and registration money goes to various costs associated with running the league and safety equipment Safety is Griego said The referees check at the beginning of each game to make sure all our kids are prop erly equipped So with respect to safety its a high high prior According to the coach YAFL spent nearly this year to recondition the leagues helmets Griego also said his team has as many new players as experi enced ones As coaches what we do with our kids is develop themover he said Dur ing the season and at the very beginning we work them really hard I think the thing that helps them bond the most is we like to make practice fun for them They play twohanded touch as a team they get to pick their own players on their team and they also develop leader ship skills They maintain a pretty strict work ethic while Anthony Segura of the Cobras runs the bait with Brady Childs of the Mud Dawgs pursuing him during a YAFL game at Franklin Miles Park Lara Shipley The New Mexican theyre on the field and theyre all required to do certain things in school as The Titans won their game that day by a score of 140 to a desperate scramble by their quarterback that led to a pass to running back Tres Chaires for a thirdquarter touchdown That made the Titans 40 for the season that Saturday Looking for Affordable Home Ownership Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity builds Simple Decent Affordable Homes for Santa Fe Families To Learn About Opportunities You Must Attend A Meeting On Thursday October 6th at 7 or Saturday October 8th at 2 at Salazar Elementary School For additional information call 9865880 cr visit There are Dolt The Santa Fe New Mexican Classifieds Do it on the phone Do it online you could do it by fox 8201635 Support Public Radio NOW KSFRs Fall Fund Drive is now underway Without the support of the community we simply could not stay on the air Its that important 4281393 or Pledge online at KSFR Santa FePuMc Ratio 500 ACRES IN WHICH TO LOSE YOURSELF OR REDISCOVER EACH OTHER Rates rig 31 239 pef room per night through HYATT REGENCY TAMAYA EXPERIENCE PACKAGE 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