COVID-19

NMAA cracks down on COVID-safe practice violators

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Activities Association is cracking down on teams violating COVID-safe practices. “Right now, I’m very worried if what we’re doing continues that we will not have the chance to finish the season,” said NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez.

Mayfield High School In Las Cruces Moves To Remote Learning; District Investigates “Secret Prom”

Under advisement from the New Mexico Public Education Department and the Department of Health, Mayfield High School will voluntarily switch to remote learning for the next ten days while Las Cruces Public Schools investigates allegations that a so-called secret prom occurred over the weekend. Remote learning will be in effect between Friday, April 16 and Monday, April 26 to mitigate any potential spread of COVID-19.

Study suggests wearing a mask affects performance during exercise

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Mask wearing during the pandemic can be a bother and an inconvenience at times but a new study shows how masks actually affect your performance during exercise. These days COVID-19 masks are as much as part of athletics as the basketball, a wrestling mat, or the track.