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State Basketball for The Gallup Independent

Kalleen Shutiva consoles teammate Julie Gallegos after Kirtland Central defeated Grants 53-49 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday afternoon in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Gallup's Stacy Charley dives trying to steal the ball from Roswell's Arianna Gomez. Gallup defeated Roswell 50-44 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday morning in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Gallup's Stacy Charley shoots over Roswell's Diana Carrillo. Gallup defeated Roswell 50-44 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday morning in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Stacey Charley is hugged while walking off the court by teammates Celia Herrera (Left) and Robyn Antone (Right) after Gallup defeated Roswell 50-44 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday morning in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Kirtland Central's Meghan Yazzie fights for the ball against Grants Sydney Carpenter and Teige Zeller. Kirtland Central defeated Grants 53-49 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday afternoon in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Kirtland Central's Ametia Begay streches out for a loose ball as Sydney Mares of Grants moves in from behind. Kirtland Central defeated Grants 53-49 in the AAAA semifinals Thursday afternoon in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)Summer Tallbull and Haley Taliman embrace after Shiprock defeated Portales 35-33 in the AAA semifinals Thursday morning in Albuquerque at The Pit. (Steven St. John)This was my first sports assignment since, well, last years New Mexico State High School Basketball tournament. Obviously sports isn’t a big emphasis of my work, but it’s fun picking up the occasional assignment documenting these student athletes who play with such heart and dedication.

Paleontologist Portrait for The Gallup Indepenent

Albert Prieto-Marquez , Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, stands next to a dinosaur skull found near Gallup New Mexico. Photographed at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science on Jan. 4, 2011. ..((NOTE FOR EDITORS: Though he goes by Alberto, he prefers Albert in print. FYI)). (Steven St. John)Albert Prieto-Marquez , Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, photographed outside the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science on Jan. 4, 2011. ..((NOTE FOR EDITORS: Though he goes by Alberto, he prefers Albert in print. FYI)). (Steven St. John)

I got a call to make a last minute portrait of Albert Prieto-Marquez, Ph.D. Paleontologist, and Postdoctoral Fellow at the American Museum of Natural History for the Gallup Independent. The fossil in the top picture was found near Gallup NM and is part of his current research.