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Officials: No Injuries After Shots Fired At Rio Rancho High School  KRWG

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A shot was fired Thursday on the grounds of a suburban Albuquerque high school on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, high.



Search warrant sheds light on motive behind Cleveland HS shooting  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New court documents are offering a look at the motive of a 16-year-old student who police say opened fire inside a Rio Rancho ...



Rio Rancho boys alone in first after three 1-5A games  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — How did this happen, fans of the Rio Rancho High School boys basketball team have a right to ask. The Rams' coach said before the ...



Gary’s Glimpses: Non-judgmental at the Research Expo  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Don't kid yourself: Kids in high school are still making paper airplanes. In fact, Rio Rancho High School students Carter Brown and Diego ...



RRPD officer to carry the torch in Abu Dhabi  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — It's a pretty good life these days for Rio Rancho Police Officer Ben Sanchez: He does what he loves, and he loves what he does.



New Mexico sheriffs fight gun bills with ‘sanctuary county’ resolutions  Las Cruces Sun-News

ALBUQUERQUE - A handful of rural counties in New Mexico are passing resolutions saying they will not require their sheriffs to enforce a sweeping slate of ...



Speaker urges unity, building bridges  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — "Walk together, children," were guest speaker Jeremy D. Ponds' closing words to leaders and citizens Monday afternoon at the ninth ...



Black teacher looks at MLK Jr. relevance, changes in society  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — So, is the late Martin Luther King Jr. still relevant in this ever-changing 21st century, Cleveland High School social studies and junior ...



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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A beloved former Rio Rancho High School science teacher who died on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 49 is being remembered by ...



Dogs relieve stress at RRHS  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — With the two-week holiday break approaching, students at Rio Rancho High School were able to relax for a few moments last week, ...



Rio Rancho Public Schools plan to install new security tech  KOB

The Rio Rancho Public Schools District is beefing up security with plans to install a gunshot detection system in Cleveland and Rio Rancho High Schools.



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.



Rio Rancho students could face discipline for social media use  KRQE News 13

A warning of potential discipline and charges for Rio Rancho students who use social media in a destructive way, even if it didn't happen on school grounds.



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 ...



Sundevils Win Consolation at Rio Rancho | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

Española Valley High School head basketball coach James Branch said his team has been a bit on the down side coming into their trip to Rio Rancho High ...



Yet another Patterson leads Rio Rancho hoops  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO – The not-quite-regulation basketball court in the backyard of the Patterson home was a fertile playground for the four boys who shared a roof ...



Proud of their heritage  Albuquerque Journal

Native American students fit in at Rio Rancho high schools.



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

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A beloved Rio Rancho teacher who has been fighting for his life, has died. This comes after police say he was hit by an ...



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 ...



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 ...



Four college players from RR in bowl games  Albuquerque Journal

Four of nine former Rio Rancho high school football players are headed with their Division I teams to postseason bowl games; the other five players were with ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Let’s take a look at what happened here in 2018  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — As we prepare to enter 2019, the Observer takes a look back at the biggest stories of 2018, including elections, a history-making approval ...



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.



Mistakes Costly for Lady Lobos in Loss to No. 7 Santa Rosa  Rio Grande Sun

Escalante head coach Henry Gettler could only manage a small smirk as he sat on the bench and watched the mistakes pile up in the third set of the Lady.



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 ...



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 ...



Jalene Berger Allstate Holiday Hoops tournament tipped off Thursday  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE) - Rio Rancho High School tipped off their annual Jalene Berger Allstate Holiday Hoops tournament on Thursday. Here are the ...



An officer and a gentlewoman: RRHS alum joins Santa Fe PD  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Five-foot-two, eyes of blue … and a 28-year-old Rio Rancho woman who fits that description was recently trained and hired to work for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep basketball roundup: Los Lunas girls stave off Gallup  Albuquerque Journal

LOS LUNAS – Round one to Los Lunas. The Tigers, led by their senior point guard and several impact sophomores, won the girls portion of the Village of Los ...



Closing the PARCC: Opinions differ on removal of test  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The PARCC education assessment has met its demise. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Jan. 2 ordered the state's Public Education ...



Obituary: Matthew Griffiths Farley  Albuquerque Journal

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



Seniors get nominations for academies  Albuquerque Journal

Two Rio Rancho students and two Bernalillo students have received congressional nominations for *service* academies. U.S. Sens. Martin Heinrich and Tom ...



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 ...



High School Basketball: Metro Tournament tips off  KOB

The Metro High School Basketball Tournament tipped off Tuesday night.



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.



Senior Takes First in 145-Pound Weight Class at Albuquerque Academy  Rio Grande Sun

Dealing with injuries and the off time that is winter break, the Española Valley High School wrestling team returned to the mat this past weekend at the ...



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.



2018 State Cross Country Championships | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

In the last three years, the Pecos High School boys cross country team has been all the talk, but now the girls finally have a little blue hardware of their own to ...



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.



Lobos roll in rare game played in historic Ralph Tasker Arena  Albuquerque Journal

UNM beat the University of the Southwest 103-47 in a game more about fan cultivation than basketball Sunday in Hobbs.



RRPD investigates improper actions at high school  KOAT Albuquerque

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



Climbing to the top at RRHS  Albuquerque Journal

You can probably count the number of Rio Rancho High School valedictorians who speak fluent Chinese on one hand.



2 guns, airsoft weapon found in vehicle of Cleveland HS student  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 ...



Las Cruces High volleyball No. 3 seed for Class 5A state tournament  Las Cruces Sun-News

The Las Cruces High volleyball team is the No. 3 seed for the Class 5A state tournament.



Rio Rancho Estates: Paradise lost  Albuquerque Journal

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



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.



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 ...



Students rally for safe schools  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico students take part in the nationwide movement.



Classroom controversy at a Rio Rancho high school  Albuquerque Journal

Teacher ends up resigning after student complaint about another student's essay involving Jesus and marijuana.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



State investigates teachers accused of bad behavior  KRQE News 13

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Most teachers are devoted to helping kids and being good role models, but there are some bad apples. In those cases, the New ...



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 ...



Rio Rancho High janitor accused of sexual misconduct with minor  Albuquerque Journal

Rio Rancho High School parents this week received an emailed letter about a longtime janitor accused of multiple counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.



Los Alamos Dominates Northern New Mexico Challenge as Pojoaque Tries to Keep Pace  Rio Grande Sun

Cross Country's District 2-4A can be summed up in two words and that is Los Alamos.



Rio Rancho Rams QB suspended for violating school rules  KOAT Albuquerque

Rio Rancho High School has suspended its starting quarterback for a violation of school rules.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Sal Puentes is honored in Rio Rancho  Silver City Sun-News

Three former Rio Rancho High School student-athletes, along with a former coach and a long-time contributor have been named to the school's Sports Hall of ...



High School student charged with dealing drugs on campus  KRQE News 13

Haley Rush - RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - A Rio Rancho High School student was charged with dealing drugs on school grounds. It all started with a student's ...



UTEP names Ben Wallis volleyball head coach  KFOX El Paso

Ben Wallis, who was a part of NM State's run to 136 victories and three NCAA Tournament berths over the last six years, has been named volleyball head coach ...



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 ...



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.



Hilltoppers scale mountain, claim team title | Sports  Santa Fe New Mexican

The beginning of developing a championship squad began in the summer, as the sweltering heat conspired to alter the typical training the Los Alamos boys and ...



Exchange students enjoy life as high schoolers in Rio Rancho  Albuquerque Journal

Copyright © 2016 Albuquerque Journal. When Henryk Kronsbein thought about going on a foreign exchange, he wanted to spend the year somewhere ...



Emptying the notebook: Weir’s early misstep, brutal night for MWC, and more  Albuquerque Journal

Here are a few stats, videos, tweets, odds and ends, notes and quotes, and whatever else I could find that didn't make it into print after Saturday night's UNM ...



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 ...



Emptying the Notebook: Lobos beat USW in Hobbs  Albuquerque Journal

Here are a few extra notes, quotes, stats, videos and pictures from Sunday's 103-47 Lobos win over NAIA University of the Southwest in Hobbs' Ralph Tasker ...



Freshman orientation: Lobo newcomers acknowledge early doubts  Albuquerque Journal

Drue Drinnon can admit it now. It wasn't always a great summer for the Lobos' 6-foot freshman point guard from Georgia, one of two freshmen scholarship ...



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 ...



New Mexico Boys Basketball POY: Clay Patterson  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Gatorade State Boys Basketball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 fall season. Each winner also ...



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 ...



Gearing up for the future at RoboRAVE  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Competition draws participants from around the globe to spark innovation and improve the world.



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.



Rio Rancho tops Las Cruces for 6A state title  Las Cruces Sun-News

Rio Rancho beat Las Cruces High 39-17 to win the Class 6A state championship Saturday afternoon at Rio Rancho High School.The Rams completed a ...



Football dream gone, teen faces a new future  Albuquerque Journal

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



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 ...



New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Holiday Pops' concert visits Popejoy Hall  KRQE News 13

Celebrate the season's timeless songs with the New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra's 'Holiday Pops' concert at Popejoy Hall.



Coed marksmanship team: Girls just wanna have 'gun'  Rio Rancho Observer

You could say for a fact this five-person team of JROTC students at Rio Rancho High School is a straight-shooting bunch.



Rio Rancho police unveil memorial for officer killed on duty  KRQE News 13

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - Rio Rancho police are remembering one of their own. Officer Anthony Haase died in the line of duty two years ago in a car crash.



Sundevils No Longer Undefeated | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

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



NMSU call leads Lobos to alter upcoming high school practice plans  Albuquerque Journal

In 35 days, Paul Weir can thank his old colleagues in Las Cruces in person when the Lobos and Aggies meet in the Pan American Center. Thursday, he had to ...



Top 25 Moments of 2017-18  taosnews

In classy Lady Panther form, Alaska Lopez acknowledges the throng of supporters who gathered inside Dreamstyle Arena aka "The Pit" as the team departed ...



Exchange students enjoy life in Rio Rancho  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When Henryk Kronsbein thought about going on a foreign exchange, he wanted to spend the year somewhere completely different ...



Prep football: Rio Rancho goes to air to pummel Mayfield  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO — Baby brother Bruere is picking up where big brother left off. The Rio Rancho High School offense is in Logan Bruere's hands now, and the ...



Topper Girls XC Wins First In 2-4A District Meet  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Topper Girls Cross Country team won first place in the 2-4A district meet Friday afternoon at Pojoaque High School. The team from Taos won 2nd followed ...



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