A St. Pius Sartan discovers he may have to change his plans after an unexpected encounter with an Artesia Bulldog in this drawing by Artesia High School art student Maegan Lemon. The ‘Dogs will open their 2017 playoff run at 1 p.m. Saturday against the Sartans at Bulldog Bowl in a rematch of last year’s Class 5A state championship.

‘Dogs ready to open playoffs against St. Pius

Some games you just want to forget. The 2016 Class 5A state championship is one of those in the city of Artesia. In the cold,…



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