“You don’t ever get diamonds without pressure”- Greg Jackson, Eunice football head coach

There’s always pressure when you are one of the teams to beat year-in-and-year-out, but the Eunice High School head football coach embraces the challenge for his program.  “I tell the […]

Thank You, Coach

The New Mexico Activities Association would like to start the 2022-2023 school year with a big Thank You to all the coaches in New Mexico who give their time, energy, […]

NEW HEAD COACHES FOR BOTH 6A FOOTBALL FINALISTS

Changing head coaches is nothing new to high school football, but having a pair of powerhouse programs in the same city put new men in charge in the same season […]

“I want to win the next one even more”-Anthony Gonzales, Lovington High School Football Head Coach

Monday was the first official day of practice for high school football team across New Mexico.  One program with a blue turf field hopes to add another blue trophy to […]

Begay Cites Importance of High School Coaches During Hall of Fame Speech

Article by Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Chief Executive Officer Several weeks ago, the NFHS hosted its annual Summer Meeting involving key leaders from the 51 state high school associations. […]

FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO THE PROS, JORDAN PACHECO HAS SUCCEEDED AT EVERY LEVEL

Whoever said you can’t come home again, doesn’t know the story of Jordan Pacheco.  His athletic career started in New Mexico and has taken him to Washington, Wyoming, North Carolina, […]

TWO FORMER NEW MEXICO PREP BASEBALL STANDOUTS SELECTED IN MLB DRAFT

Former La Cueva High School baseball player Jack Pineda and recent Carlsbad graduate Nolan Perry were both selected in this week’s Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.  Pineda was taken in […]

LOS ALAMOS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE MAKES HISTORY

Former Los Alamos High School athlete Chase Ealey made history as the first American woman to win a shot put world title.  Ealey, 28, won the gold medal at the […]

NOTAH BEGAY III INDUCTED INTO THE NFHS HALL OF FAME

On Friday, New Mexico’s Notah Begay was officially inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Hall of Fame.  Begay was introduced with the 2022 Class at […]

ALAMOGORDO’S YVONNE STINSON NAMED GATORADE NEW MEXICO GIRLS TRACK & FIELD PLAYER OF THE YEAR

In its 37th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Yvonne Stinson of Alamogordo High School is the 2021-22 Gatorade New Mexico Girls Track & […]