Athletics

NMAA state basketball brackets released

67 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – State tournament brackets have been released for New Mexico High School Basketball. First and second-round games will be played at the higher seeds gym, while semifinals will either be played at Bernalillo High School, the Rio Rancho Events Center, or the Pit. State Championship games will be

Beauty standards pressure cheer, dance athletes

3 ViewsAs members of the Lobo Spirit Program work to uphold standards of both athleticism and artistry, their physical appearance must also be put up for the consumption of both judges and the general populace alike. The pressure of expectations of how they should look often negatively impact the athletes.

UNM distance runner shows promise

3 ViewsAliandrea Upshaw, a biology major, is a young member of the University of New Mexico women’s cross country team, which is ranked the No. 1 college women’s cross country team nationwide. Although she’s academically a sophomore, Upshaw is classified as a freshman athletically due to NCAA COVID-19 sports reclassifications.

T or C football season canceled after 5 players are accused of assault

5 Views“It’s despicable. It’s disgusting, and we have to send a message it’s not going to be tolerated,” Sierra County Sheriff Glenn Hamilton said. TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. — The remainder of one high school’s football season has been called off after a player reported an alleged assault by teammates.

Supreme Court rules against NCAA in dispute over student-athlete compensation

7 ViewsThe Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in a dispute over limits placed on certain compensation that student-athletes can receive. The decision, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, clears the way for schools to provide more education-related benefits to students like computers, internships

NMAA: Students must follow COVID-19 safety rules

4 ViewsNMAA concerned about sports & graduation Monday morning, school district superintendents from across New Mexico held a special meeting to discuss concerns that too many students and spectators are not following COVID-19 safety guidelines.

NMAA cracks down on COVID-safe practice violators

5 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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.