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Teacher’s passing a ‘great loss’ for Rio Rancho High  Albuquerque Journal

A beloved former Rio Rancho High School science teacher who died on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 49 is being remembered by friends, family and ...



Woman charged in 2017 crash that killed Rio Rancho teacher  KRQE News 13

A beloved Rio Rancho teacher who has been fighting for his life, has died. This comes after police say he was hit by an impaired driver 17 months ago.



Rio Rancho teen rapper gaining attention for new song  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A Rio Rancho teenager's already impressive music career has just hit a new high. His new song is getting more attention than ...



Matthew Griffiths Farley | Obituaries  Rio Rancho Observer

Matthew Griffiths Farley, age 49, a resident of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22.



Police investigating threat to Rio Rancho High School  KOB 4

"We take all threats seriously and are actively investigating this matter," Rio Rancho Police Department wrote on its Twitter account Tuesday night.



0-1 Rams prep for Friday home opener | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

Rio Rancho High School football coach David Howes was busy Monday afternoon, basically rallying his troops in light of their 29-14 loss to Centennial on the ...



Students caught sneaking e-cigarettes into Rio Rancho schools  KOB

Colton Shone September 12, 2018 05:34 PM. RIO RANCHO, N.M. - In a side-by-side comparison of a flash drive and a Juul e-cigarette, it can be hard to tell the ...



Poignant assembly featured at RRHS on National Walkout Day  Rio Rancho Observer

Sad. Startling. Inspirational. All three of those adjectives could be used to describe what went on during a National Walkout Day assembly morning in the Rio ...



For KC's Harrison, love for running leads to higher goals  Navajo Times

RIO RANCHO, N.M.. Special to the Times | Curtis Ray Benally Kirtland Central Bronco Kashon Harrison leads the boys race during the New Mexico Class 4A ...



RRPS, city moving forward with plans for new elementary school  KRQE News 13

They're calling it a collaboration that Rio Rancho has never seen before; multiple agencies coming together to re-develop an entire part of the city.



Chavez gets nod to replace Carver as RRPS athletic director  Rio Rancho Observer

Rio Rancho Public Schools announced this week that Larry Chavez will be the new executive director for athletics, effective July 1.



Led by four state champs, Rams claim 6A wrestling title  Rio Rancho Observer

Heading into last weekend's state wrestling meet at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho High School wasn't even No. 1 in the city.



Vocational renaissance  Albuquerque Journal

Rio Rancho High School is seen in an aerial shot. The school system will soon increase its offerings in vocational training, which will qualify students for jobs ...



Rio Rancho Jamboree: Dulce and Mesa Vista Boys Finish Top 5  Rio Grande Sun

If the 2018 Rio Rancho Jamboree Oct. 20 was any indication of how the state meet may turn out, then two programs left Rio Rancho High School feeling ...



Rio Rancho student in police custody after sending threatening texts  KOB 4

A Rio Rancho high school student was taken into police custody Friday morning after sending texts to peers including disturbing and threatening comments.



Prep cross country: Eight-race state championship meet is Saturday  Albuquerque Journal

The state cross country championships are Saturday at Rio Rancho High School. There are eight races this year, down from 10 the last several years. The Class ...



Volleyball: Veteran Rams roll in district opener  Albuquerque Journal

If it seems as though things have been quiet with the Rio Rancho High School volleyball program in recent years, you'd be right to think that. For this storied ...



Cleveland wins round one: Boys, girls teams beat Rams  Rio Rancho Observer

Now it starts to get even more interesting. After the first of the city's district rivalry games played Wednesday, and games played Saturday, all four varsity soccer ...



State Champions were crowned on Saturday for NM High School Cross Country  KRQE News 13

The 2018 High School State Cross Country Championships ran on Saturday at Rio Rancho High School. Here are the top 5 finishers in class 5A for boys and ...



Plenty of sports camps coming up in Rio Rancho  Rio Rancho Observer

Hodgson receives another honor. The Colorado Mesa University Mavericks had three members selected for the Division II Collegiate Commissioners ...



School hosts 'Fairytale Party' fundraiser  KOB

This weekend, New Mexico families have the chance to meet kids' favorite fairytale characters and support the Rio Rancho High School Theatre Department.



Rams done in soccer; Storm boys and girls hit the pitch Wednesday  Rio Rancho Observer

For the second time in three years, and the fifth time in 10 years, Rio Rancho had one of its varsity soccer teams missing the Fuddruckers State Championships, ...



Not All N.M. Schools Supported Student Walkouts  KUNM

Some local schools encouraged their students to protest on Wednesday. But Rio Rancho High School was not one them.



2 guns, airsoft weapon found in vehicle of Cleveland HS student | KOB 4  KOB 4

In a letter distributed to parents of Rio Rancho Public Schools students Friday, school officials said two guns were found when a student's vehicle was searched ...



Student's disturbing, threatening comments put school on high alert  KOAT Albuquerque

Rio Rancho High School officials say one of its students made indirect threats about the school, but after investigating officers determined the student was cry...



Rio Rancho School Board Approves Plan To Arm School Guards  KUNM

The Rio Rancho school board voted 4-1 Monday evening to put guns in the hands of school security guards. The measure is aimed at keeping students safe in.



RRPS fine arts director retires on high note  Rio Rancho Observer

Is there anything better in life than to achieve a childhood dream?



Proud of their heritage  Albuquerque Journal

Native American students fit in at Rio Rancho high schools.



Softball's regular season ends this week, with a lot to be decided  Rio Rancho Observer

The Rio Rancho High School softball team should still be planning to play in the postseason, but can't be derailed too many times in the final week, like it was.



City's baseball teams will be loaded for bear  Rio Rancho Observer

No wonder the Cleveland and Rio Rancho high school baseball coaches weren't totally despondent after their teams exited the 2018 state baseball tournament ...



Rio Rancho High School's Sports Hall of Fame grows by 7  Rio Rancho Observer

The Rio Rancho High School Sports Hall of Fame, established in 2014, will induct five former Rams athletes, a successful head coach — successful as in four ...



Examining the need for more counselors in RRPS  Rio Rancho Observer

Tonna Burgos, Rio Rancho Public Schools executive director for student services, recently made the school board aware of the need for more counselors in the ...



Lobo basketball takes over Rio Rancho High School  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO — Sitting in the first few rows of the bleachers at Rio Rancho High School's basketball gym on Tuesday afternoon were several Rams basketball ...



Rio Rancho Estates: Paradise lost  Albuquerque Journal

Sold as a prime piece of the West, Rio Rancho Estates languishes today as a dumping ground, shooting range and crime scene.



Rio Rancho Police arrest records  Rio Rancho Observer

Editor's note: These records identify those arrested, cited or given a summons within a specified period of time, including the charges as documented by the Rio ...



FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Rams need a win vs. Volcano Vista tonight  Rio Rancho Observer

The ninth-ranked Rio Rancho High School football team faces No. 4 Volcano Vista at 7 this evening at Rio Rancho Stadium. If you can't get there, see Sunday's ...



Rio Rancho’s Gutierrez seeking wrestling repeat  Albuquerque Journal

The stars seem aligned for this particular shooting star named Orion. With the state wrestling tournament to start three weeks from today, Rio Rancho High ...



RRPS earns praise for high level of AP test participation  Albuquerque Journal

State assistance with test fees cited as key to sustaining student involvement.



Rams softball players socking HRs at record pace  Rio Rancho Observer

It was a rarity, to be sure: Fifteen runners crossed the plate, and not a single home run was socked last Saturday afternoon, when the Rio Rancho High School ...



Cleveland boys swim to first district championship | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

With seven first-place finishes and four runners-up, the Cleveland High School boys swimming and diving team won the District 2 championship at the ...



Prep notes: Carlsbad’s Boswell chooses Idaho State  Albuquerque Journal

One of New Mexico's premier girls basketball players is off the market. Carlsbad High School senior shooting guard Carsyn Boswell on Wednesday committed to ...



Prep cross country: Turtle-Morales heeds the message  Albuquerque Journal

“Go suicide pace.” The plain message contained in those three encouraging words, conveyed via long distance on Saturday morning, by a former rival to ...



Rio Rancho seen through the fresh eyes of foreign students  Rio Rancho Observer

The City of Vision and Mayor Gregg Hull welcomed 21 teens from Germany on June 29, marking the 20th year Eleonore Kluge has brought students ages 13-17 ...



Sherri Carver set to take reins at Rio Rancho High  Rio Rancho Observer

Sherri Carver says her new job as principal at Rio Rancho High School “is like running a small city.”



New Mexico high school athletes sign letters of intent  KOB

Lee Faria November 14, 2018 06:54 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— High school athletes in New Mexico signed letters of intent to play at schools all over the ...



Parents say boy attacked their daughter at school  KOB 4

The parents of a high school student feel angry and upset after they say a classmate brutally attacked their daughter and that boy may be allowed back to school.



Former athlete appears on new series | Features  Rio Rancho Observer

The History Channel debuts a new series on March 8 that matches truck drivers against one another on an obstacle course.



Officer retires after 18 years, will provide school security  Rio Rancho Observer

Short and sweet.



Rio Rancho coach David Howes looks back at 2017 season, ahead to 2018  Rio Rancho Observer

Rio Rancho High School football coach David Howes recently completed his ninth season at the helm of the Rams, posting a winning record for the eighth time, ...



All hail: Rio Rancho High School's Class of 2015  Rio Rancho Observer

With some memories of four years at Rio Rancho High School revisited during commencement exercises Monday morning at Santa Ana Star Center, it was only ...



Spirit Stick Playoffs Week 1  KRQE News 13

It's the first week of the Spirit Stick Playoffs! Who will be this week's winner: Rio Rancho High School, Manzano High School, Valencia High School, or Belen ...



Rio Rancho High Football earns national recognition  KRQE News 13

Undefeated State Champions, the 2016 Rio Rancho Rams Football Team, has earned recognition at the national level.



Family grieves son's addiction, overdose death | Features  Rio Rancho Observer

Robbie Hix, a former Rio Rancho High School defensive lineman, didn't have any problems tackling opposing ball carriers.



Tensions run high after loaded handgun is found in car parked on campus  KOAT New Mexico

The principal of Albuquerque High School addressed an incident that happened Tuesday regarding a loaded handgun that was found on campus. Police found ...



CRIME BLOTTER: Jan. 21 | News  Rio Rancho Observer

EDITOR'S NOTE: These records identify everyone who has been arrested, cited or given a summons within a specified period of time, including the charges as ...



Class 4A baseball: Portales, Silver, Hope and Bernalillo reach semifinals  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO — Hope Christian wasted little time in showing why it was seeded No. 1 on Thursday in the Class 4A baseball quarterfinals at Rio Rancho High ...



Rio Rancho man with autism proves to be a star employee  KRQE News 13

A Rio Rancho business owner says one of her employees has a special gift when it canines. He's also not allowing his disability to keep him from being a ...



Prep baseball: Clovis, Cleveland get impressive wins  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO — A month ago, coaches were whispering their name. With the second half of the prep baseball season nearly upon us, the Clovis Wildcats are ...



Rio Rancho School Board To Vote On Arming School Guards  KUNM

In response to deadly school shootings across the nation, the Rio Rancho Public School Board is considering arming school security guards. A vote is.



Police investigate 'improper actions' at Rio Rancho High School  KOAT Albuquerque

Rio Rancho police are investigating a report of what they're calling improper actions at an area high school.



Not like TV: FBI gives teens a taste of real crime scene work  Albuquerque Journal

Jordan De Graff, 16, and Adrian Delgado Cota, 17, process a mock crime scene on June 28 during the FBI Teen Academy held at the FBI headquarters in ...



Local students share their thoughts on school safety  KOB 4

For the most part, students were less interested in physical security measures, and more in how students treat each other and are treated by adults and the ...



Rams boys win, girls second at Rio Rancho Invite  Rio Rancho Observer

The Rio Rancho High School boys won their 10-team Rio Rancho Invitational last Saturday at RRHS, winning nine events and posting a state-qualifying time for ...



Arroyo playing big for Lobos heading into exhibition vs. Northern N.M.  Albuquerque Journal

Walk-ons don't generally get much playing time at the Division I level of college basketball. Even fewer see the court in their first season. Almost none can lay ...



Rams and Storm hoops teams in tournament action Thursday-Saturday  Rio Rancho Observer

Four basketball tournaments, two of them in the City of Vision, have the city's varsity teams playing three games in as many days later this week.



Victim's family speaks out in Rio Rancho teacher sexting scandal  KRQE News 13

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - The family of a Rio Rancho teenager who claims his teacher sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages is stepping ...



Rio Rancho Rams believe in the process  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO — Not that David Howes needs, or wants, reminding, but the 2015 Rio Rancho High School football season, particularly at the end, went ...



Rio Rancho baseball star makes sacrifice to save sister  KRQE News 13

A Rio Rancho High School baseball star is healthy, and so is his sister, after his selfless act.



Rio Rancho High cancels classes due to power outage  KOAT Albuquerque

Students at Rio Rancho High School were dismissed from class early Wednesday morning after a car slid off the road near the school and knocked out the ...



Sundevils No Longer Undefeated | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

It is back to reality for the Española Valley High School boys basketball team.



New soccer team gets its man to coach: 'Fami' Famiglietta  Rio Rancho Observer

To hear longtime Rio Ranchoan Steve Famiglietta tell it, his life — filled with soccer — has literally come full circle.



'My Three Sons,' Anderson style | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

In 21 seasons of Rio Rancho High School sports, along with nine seasons at Cleveland High, several families have had the distinction of providing a trio or more ...



Is there life after the RhythAMetteS? | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

By Gary Herron. Sports Editor. Rio Rancho High School's precision dance team, the RhythAMetteS, is losing more than its seniors from the team – longtime ...



RRHS art club, real estate agent install public murals  Rio Rancho Observer

The two small murals motorists may have noticed along NM 528 are the work of Rio Rancho High School art students.



Parents, athletes cry foul over canceled high school baseball class  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Does a high school baseball class help students keep their grades up? Players and their coach claim it does and say the class ...



Classroom controversy at a Rio Rancho high school  Albuquerque Journal

CORRECTION: Katrina Guarascio's name was spelled wrong in an earlier version of this story. What seemed at first to be an innocuous creative writing ...



A time to celebrate for Cleveland High and Rio Rancho High  Albuquerque Journal

Colorful confetti fluttering through the air and falling on graduates concluded commencement ceremonies for Cleveland High and Rio Rancho High this week at ...



Rams lose starting QB for game with Storm  Rio Rancho Observer

Steven Bailey, the senior quarterback who led Rio Rancho High School to exciting victories at Rio Rancho Stadium over Clovis and Volcano Vista, with his “Hail ...



Rio Rancho teen following rapper dream hopes to inspire others  KRQE News 13

A local teen turned rapper hopes to inspire kids his age to follow their dreams.



Rio Rancho leads state in football signees | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

Rio Rancho's high schools have combined to send 11 student-athletes off to play college football next season, after National Signing Day took place across the ...



Football dream gone, teen faces a new future  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rare condition rules out contact sports for Rio Rancho student.



Gary Tripp leaves RRPS, Beth Pendergrass and Paul Romero return  Rio Rancho Observer

It wasn't originally spoken to describe Rio Rancho Public Schools, but you almost do need a scorecard to tell the players.



PAWN STARS: Working on their knight moves | News  Rio Rancho Observer

All right, granted, it wasn't the shootout at the OK Corral.



Local teacher in hospital after six-car pileup  KRQE News 13

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - The community is rallying behind a beloved high school teacher after he was hit in a six-car pileup that sent him to the hospital.



King of the board: RR resident wins ABQ chess tournament  Rio Rancho Observer

Rio Rancho High School Class of 2015 alumnus Corbin Gustafson pocketed $200 and a first-place finish at the Albuquerque Open Chess tournament June 10.



ABQ middle school threat under investigation  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Garfield Middle School parents were notified Tuesday that the school was investigating a threat made on social media. "I wanted to let ...



Both schools vandalized before rivalry game | News  Rio Rancho Observer

Like the late Yogi Berra said, “It's déjà vu all over again.”



Death of RRHS pitching coach shocks high school baseball in New Mexico  Rio Rancho Observer

They had been hoping for the best and not necessarily expecting the worst when Rio Rancho High School assistant baseball coach Ray Chavez went into the ...



Rams' Wally Salata already thinking about 2018-19 campaign | Local Sports  Rio Rancho Observer

If you know Rio Rancho High School boys basketball coach Wally Salata, then you know he didn't wait very long after his team's first-round tournament loss at ...



Storm claim individual titles, team titles in cross country  Rio Rancho Observer

For the second time in seven years, Cleveland High's boys and girls cross country teams won state championships, the most-recent being last Saturday at Rio ...



Police: Rio Rancho High School janitor sexually assaulted girls since '99  KOAT Albuquerque

A former Rio Rancho High School janitor is facing sexual assault charges after police said he abused victims as young as 7 years old for more than a decade.



New Mexico Runners are ready to bring Arena soccer to the Duke City  KRQE News 13

Another soccer team is setting up shop in New Mexico.



Pecos runner's push to finish secures team title  Santa Fe New Mexican

RIO RANCHO — You're the one. Faith Flores knew the color of the trophy the Pecos Lady Panthers took home Saturday afternoon came down to her, and it was ...



Where are they now: Dennis Friedland | News  Rio Rancho Observer

Coaching and selling have a lot in common. Would you buy a used house from this guy? People have, and someday you might, too.



Recent UNM grad wins local chess tournament  Albuquerque Journal

Corbin Gustafson pocketed $200 and a first-place finish at the Albuquerque Open Chess tournament las ...



Pro softball league MVP Pendley eyes Olympics in 2020  Albuquerque Journal

Postseason softball honors are nothing new for Shelby Pendley.She was an All-State and ...



New PED secretary likes what he sees at ASK Academy  Rio Rancho Observer

Amanda Aragon, a graduate of Rio Rancho High School in 2005, didn't need any of the trigonometry she learned in Dan Barbour's class more than a dozen ...



He says he's no hero; others say otherwise  Rio Rancho Observer

They are often unidentifiable in a crowd, those who have served this country and their communities in the military or as a first responder.



City's distance teams take 3 cross country trophies | Community  Rio Rancho Observer

Three out of the city's four high school cross country teams claimed red and blue trophies at Saturday's Class 6A cross country championship races at Rio ...



New RRHS principal has small town roots, but big plans in mind  Albuquerque Journal

Sherri Carver says her new job as principal at Rio Rancho High School “is like running a small city.” Indeed. Carver hails from Melrose, a small city in ...



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