Los Lunas senior Christian Griego, who signed to play football at Eastern New Mexico University in early February, has earned another distinction as he prepares to go off and begin his college football career next fall.

BELEN—About 20 people were present outside of the Belen Consolidated Schools administration building on Tuesday as part of a protest against the district’s target dates for re-entry to hybrid learning.

With the New Mexico Activities Association having approved a calendar which will see schools operating in the hybrid model able to begin the season for fall sports football, cross country and volleyball on Feb. 22, with soccer beginning a week later on March 1, districts and athletic directo…

LOS LUNAS—Students-athletes and parents attended a rally at the Los Lunas Schools’ central office last Friday, hoping to get the school board — and the district as a whole — to rethink its Feb. 2 decision to remain in a remote-learning model.

The New Mexico Activities Association has approved a final calendar to allow high school sports to be played during the 2020-21 school year.

Despite the continuing uncertainty over whether the sports season will begin on Feb. 1, Valencia County athletes were able to return to the practice fields this week in order to prepare for their upcoming seasons.

Isaac Silva, started training at Belen Goju Ryu Karate in August of 2015. He had trained in another style for 2 1/2 years and decided he wanted learn more practical self defense skills and changed styles. Five years later he tested for three and a half hours for his Black Belt in August and …

In December, Jordan Moore, a graduate of Belen High School, achieved a goal that has been one of the driving forces in his life for the last seven years. 

The New Mexico Activities Association has resumed its weekly question and answer series with executive director Sally Marquez. Here is the transcript of the Jan. 4 edition.

It was certainly a unique year for athletes across Valencia County, New Mexico and the country. Despite the fact COVID-19 shut down prep sports for the year in early March, the athletes of Valencia County were still able to accomplish plenty. With the year coming to an end, lets take a look …

With the New Mexico Activities Association’s announcement last week that the start of the sports season would be pushed to Feb. 1, 2021, it brought with it a completely reshuffled calendar featuring a move for winter sports into March, as well as championships split across two weekends.