LOOKING BACK ON MARCH 2020; GETTING THE CALL TO HOLD A STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT WITHOUT FANS

It was Wednesday, March 11.  The quarterfinals of the 2020 State Basketball Championships were underway at Dreamstyle Arena The Pit in Albuquerque, as well as the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio [...]

A SPECIAL DAY ON THE GOLF COURSE FOR CIBOLA HIGH SCHOOL’S AIDEN KRAFFT

  Back in 2019, Aiden Krafft won the state golf title as a freshman at Cibola High School.  A pandemic prevented him from defending his title this past spring.  But the 16-year old junior is [...]

NMAA RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES UPDATED – 10/16/2020

NMAA RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES (PDF) – 10/16/2020 COVID-19 ATHLETE/COACH MONITORING FORM (PDF)  

2020-2021 AMENDED NMAA SPORTS CALENDAR UPDATED – 10-20-2020

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In an effort to ensure students have the opportunity to participate in the sports of their choosing during the 2020-2021 school year, the NMAA has created an amended calendar [...]

WEEKLY INTERVIEW WITH NMAA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SALLY MARQUEZ OCTOBER 19, 2020

New Mexico Activities Association Executive Director Sally Marquez answers questions about the return to athletics and activities for the 2020-2021 school year.  Here is this week’s [...]

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR NEW MEXICO GRADUATING SENIORS

The NMAA Foundation is excited to announce a continued partnership with a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to graduating seniors here in New Mexico.  This relationship is with [...]

NMAA FORCED TO POSTPONE FALL SPORTS DUE TO GOVERNOR’S ORDERS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Due to the announcement from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham that interscholastic athletics cannot take place during the Fall Semester because of COVID-19 related public [...]

WEEKLY INTERVIEW WITH NMAA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SALLY MARQUEZ OCTOBER 12, 2020

New Mexico Activities Association Executive Director Sally Marquez answers questions about the return to athletics and activities for the 2020-2021 school year.  Here is this week’s [...]

MY PURPOSE BY RUBEN TELLEZ, PORTALES HIGH SCHOOL

Portales High School athletic director Mark Gallegos held a meeting with his staff of coaches and wanted to talk about the mental health, not just of the students, but the emotional well-being of [...]

WEEKLY INTERVIEW WITH NMAA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SALLY MARQUEZ OCTOBER 5, 2020

New Mexico Activities Association Executive Director Sally Marquez answers questions about the return to athletics and activities for the 2020-2021 school year.  Here is this week’s [...]