Northern New Mexico College hired former NBA player and University of New Mexico star J.R. Giddens as the new head coach for the women’s basketball program.
Aaron Chavez’s parents both worked at McCurdy School when he was in middle school - his mother was a teacher, and his father was the junior varsity basketball coach. If a basketball game was on a weeknight, both his parents wanted him in bed early, but he wanted to know what would happen.
Last month, Ira Harge Jr. won his fourth-straight state championship. After a rocky start, the 2A Pecos boys basketball coach built a dynasty with the program. After winning state he decided he had enough of coaching.
Dusty Giles remembers when his team first really made a mark. In 2012, the second year of his second stint as Escalante’s football coach, the Lobos were 2-0 when they traveled to the southeast corner of New Mexico to face Jal, at the time ranked as one of the top teams in the state.
Pojoaque Valley baseball coach Chris Kitchens had a bad feeling about what might happen following his team’s March 12 game against Capital. He had seen the fears about the spread of COVID-19, and the cancellations happening throughout the country.