ASHCRAFT & KEDGE NAMED NATIONAL COACHES OF THE YEAR

Two New Mexico high school coaches pulled in some national honors this week.  La Cueva High School’s Amber Ashcraft was named the 2018 Girls Soccer Coach of the Year by the National High School [...]

FORMER PRO GETS 1ST HEAD JOB AT PIEDRA VISTA

There’s a change at Piedra Vista High School.  After 9 years in charge, Mike McGaha stepped down as head baseball coach.  Panthers assistant Jeff Kiraly is taking over. “I’ve always wanted to be [...]

HENDERSON TAKES OVER AT FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

Farmington High School has a new girls basketball coach.  Former Shiprock head coach Larenson Henderson is heading down the highway to take over the Scorpions. “I’m excited, just overwhelmed,” [...]

UPCOMNG CHANGES FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

The New Mexico Activities Association announced some changes for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first change involves the maximum/minimum number of games/contests permitted by a team.  [...]

EVERYBODY HAS A STORY: FRANK CASTILLO “WORK HARD AND HAVE FUN” (but don’t tell the Patriots)

After more than 700 wins and multiple state titles, Hall of Fame basketball coach Frank Castillo spoke with J.P. Murrieta about his career.  From biology teacher to recent family tragedy, [...]

RIZEK & CLEVELAND TABBED TOP TRACK ATHLETES IN STATE

Haley Rizek of St. Pius X and Volcano Vista’s Jericho Cleveland were named the 2017-2018 Gatorade New Mexico Girls and Boys Track & Field Athletes of the Year.  The award, which [...]

EVERYBODY HAS A STORY: MATT ABNEY “THE KID FROM A SMALL TOWN”

Las Cruces High School girls basketball coach Matt Abney sat down and talked with J.P. Murrieta about his career in coaching, love of baseball and graduating high school early.  Click on the link [...]

VOLCANO VISTA STANDOUT NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR

CHICAGO (June 18, 2018) — In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Brianna Martinez of Volcano Vista High School as its 2017-18 [...]

EVERYBODY HAS A STORY: TANISHA BITSOI “THE GIRL FROM NASCHETTI”

Tohatchi girls basketball coach Tanisha Bitsoi sat down with J.P. Murrieta to talk about the importance of basketball to other Native Americans.  Click on the link to listen to the interview.

SUBWAY STUDENT PROFILE: GLORIA JONES (GALLUP HIGH SCHOOL)

Gloria Jones is a recent graduate of Gallup High School with a unique perspective of the high school experience. Two years ago, this daughter of a military family moved to the southwest after [...]

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