Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Men's Basketball League Tips Off With 18 Teams.(Sports)

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Players Range From Age 18 to 44, Some of Them Fathers and Sons

Regular season play is under way in the Los Lunas Men's Basketball League, which began its 12th season Sunday.

Eighteen teams, featuring more than 216 players ranging in age from 18 to 44, are competing in four divisions. The regular season consists of 12 games. Championship games will be played April 1.

"The majority of players are from Valencia County. The Blazing Hyenas are the sole all-Albuquerque cage team," said league coordinator Richard Garley. "We expect a very highly competitive league. There is a lot of super talent. We expect the league to provide good family entertainment. …

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