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Rio Rancho high school Baseball and Softball teams win tournament titles  KRQE News 13

Rio Rancho held two memorial tournaments this weekends, and both of the host schools would win tournament titles on Saturday. In the Sal Puentes Memorial ...



School board hears about awards, transportation deficit  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education recognized three people for exceptional efforts to help students succeed at its ...



Board reluctant to see students charged game admission fees  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Once Rio Rancho Public Schools did away with the "student *service* fee" heading into the 2019-20 school year, Executive Director of ...



Rams are APS Metro softball champs  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Rio Rancho High School softball team belted four home runs Saturday morning in an 11-2 victory over top-seeded Volcano Vista to ...



Storm are APS Metro baseball champs  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Cleveland High School baseball team won its first APS Metro Championship on the diamond Saturday at Rio Rancho High School, ...



Rams baseball is now No. 1, and coach is No. 2 (in all-time wins)  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Thanks to their stunning 7-1 victory over two-time defending big-school diamond champ La Cueva last Saturday, the Rio Rancho High ...



Winning high school percussionist to perform in concert  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Albuquerque Concert Band will be performing a free show at the Eldorado High School Performing Arts Center this Sunday from 3 to ...



SPORTS DIGEST: Lots of activities going on  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Runners end first season with OT loss Postponed from its original date of Feb. 23 because of snow, the New Mexico Runners indoor ...



Athletes compete in first McLaren Cup for suicide awareness  KRQE News 13

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - Some of the metro's fittest families put the pedal to the metal to raise awareness for suicide prevention in New Mexico.



City’s varsity track & field teams get off to great starts  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Clovis and Los Alamos high schools won the inaugural 12-team boys and girls track meets, respectively, of the season, the Cleveland ...



Lawmakers point state to new educational future  New Mexico Political Report

It was a good year for education. Whether it was great depended on who you asked. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and legislative leaders, both Democratic and ...



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.



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 ...



eSports season for New Mexico high schools starts soon  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The computer room within the Media Room, or library, at Rio Rancho High School is dark and noisy. Within are close to two-dozen ...



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, ...



New Mexico school shooting: Teen involved detained for mental health evaluation  Las Cruces Sun-News

RIO RANCHO - A teen who authorities say fired a gun at a New Mexico school and intended to kill his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to remain in detention ...



Police: Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at Rio Rancho high school  Santa Fe New Mexican

ALBUQUERQUE — A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired ...



RRPS loses a board member  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A Rio Rancho school board member is leaving. The Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education learned at its Monday evening ...



Education legislation — what passed and what didn't in New Mexico?  Las Cruces Sun-News

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and legislative leaders, both Democratic and Republican, extolled investments New Mexico made in education.



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.



SEA: No. 1 priority is retention, expansion through community opportunities  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — It seems SEA has gone to the dogs, attendees saw Thursday morning, at the monthly NAIOP Roundtable in Rio Rancho at Presbyterian ...



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.



Armed security guards patrol Rio Rancho school campuses  KRQE News 13

Rio Rancho Schools now have armed guards on their campuses. In November the school board approved a measure to provide at least 12 security officers at ...



Rams baseball team off to best start in history, 7-0  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Off to its best start since 2001, before the bulk of this year's players were born, the Rio Rancho High School baseball team followed up its ...



Storm boys win two games, Rams boys drop two games  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — By the time Rio Rancho High School coach Wally Salata learned Volcano Vista had been defeated at Atrisco Heritage Academy, it was ...



Four college players from RR in bowl games  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Four of nine former Rio Rancho high school football players are headed with their Division I teams to postseason bowl games; the other ...



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.



Storm basketball teams’ title hopes sizzled in the Ring of Fire  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Cleveland High girls basketball team has a state tournament first-round game this evening in Farmington against the Scorpios.



Cleveland HS shooting suspect's competency to stand trial questioned  KRQE News 13

The attorney for the teen who shot a gun inside a Rio Rancho High School on Valentine's Day said his client may not be competent to stand trial, according to ...



Gutierrez scores 29 in win over ’Dogs  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rio Rancho High School senior guard Laura Gutierrez seemingly didn't mind missing her first four shots lofted from behind the arc ...



First Clay, now David: DP wins Gatorade honor for New Mexico  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced last week that David Patterson of ...



Proud of their heritage  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Native American students fit in at Rio Rancho high schools.



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 ...



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 ...



Classes resume at Cleveland High School nearly a week after shooting  KRQE News 13

Wednesday, students at Cleveland High School will head back to class for the first time since a student fired a gun inside of the school nearly one week ago.



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 ...



Rio Rancho mourns loss of one of its own, multi-sport standout Romell Jordan  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — It wasn't the kind of news a man likes to hear on his 57th or any birthday: A young man he helped raise had taken his own life. But that's…



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 ...



Athlete becomes rapper, actor to make the world better  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — He used to be the fastest; now he's the freshest. At least, that's what the notes from Adren Britton's album “No Capping” proclaim.



Hobbs ends Rams girls’ season … again  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The ninth-seeded Rio Rancho High School girls basketball team had one of its best offensive quarters of the season Tuesday afternoon ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Seniors get nominations for academies  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Two Rio Rancho students and two Bernalillo students have received congressional nominations for *service* academies. U.S. Sens.



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 ...



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 ...



Former Bear, Ram Kayla Peterson enjoys working as hoops official  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The following paragraph, which appeared in a guest column by Dana Pappas, commissioner of officials for the New Mexico Activities ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Letter to the Observer: School band concert impresses former music teacher  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Editor: My wife and I attended the pre-festival band concert on Feb. 26 at the Rio Rancho High School Performing Arts Center. This was ...



Lady Sundevils Leave Rio Rancho With an Identity  Rio Grande Sun

In their latest road trip, this time to the City of Vision for the Rio Rancho Girls Basketball Invitational, the Española Valley High School girls basketball team came ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituary: Matthew Griffiths Farley  Albuquerque Journal

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Bulldog bowling teams dominate home invite  Artesia Daily Press

When the Artesia High School bowling team and Coach Ken Clayton sit down at the beginning of October to discuss the goals of the upcoming…



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 ...



SPORTS DIGEST  Albuquerque Journal

APS Metro championships are this week The annual APS metro baseball and softball championships start this week, with two baseball games being played in ...



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 ...



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.



High School Basketball: Metro Tournament tips off  KOB

The Metro High School Basketball Tournament tipped off Tuesday night.



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 ...



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.



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

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



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 ...



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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rio Rancho High School parents this week received an emailed letter about a longtime janitor accused of multiple counts of sexual ...



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.



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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — State assistance with test fees cited as key to sustaining student involvement.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Rio Rancho Baseball and Softball Tournaments wrap up on Saturday  KRQE News 13

Rio Rancho played host to tournament championship games on Saturday. In baseball Clovis would top Cleveland 3-2 in 9 innings at Rio Rancho High School, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — You feel like you are really part of something.



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 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.



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.



Deming Youth Wrestling Club closes out mat season at state tournament  Deming Headlight

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Five teammates from the Deming Youth Wrestling Club competed at the New Mexico Youth State Tournament held Feb. 23-24 at Rio ...



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