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Coach Barney's National 
Federation of Highschool Sports Hall of Fame Induction photo.

Dave Barney Set to Retire

Marly Fisher '23, Writer May 17, 2021

The man, the myth, the legend... Dave Barney. Coaching for more than 50 years, with several championships and an entry in the hall of fame under his belt, Barney has no doubt become a legendary swim coach....

Daniellle Formosa catches air.

The Bike Park brings adventure and lifelong learning to AA

Maya Macias '25, Writer April 30, 2021

As I flew through the banked turn, I expected to come to a halting crash. Instead, I was met with the sound of my fellow riders encouraging me to keep my eyes on the track and said that by doing so the...

Hideki Matsuyama Wins the Masters

Hideki Matsuyama Wins the Masters

Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer April 20, 2021

On April 11, Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese-native to win the Masters. The former teenage golf prodigy won by one stroke to become the champion of the 85th Master’s Golf Tournament, barely...


March Madness!

Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer April 9, 2021

After three weeks of single-elimination basketball games played by the top collegiate athletes in America, the NCAA Women and Men’s Tournament, or March Madness, finally concluded with the heavily anticipated...

The Chargers run across the field victoriously.

JV Boys soccer team completes short but successful season

Elliette Varley '25 April 7, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted lots of events in the past year. Most of these events were sports, but since the Governor’s approval for sports to resume, soccer players are returning to the...

And they're off!

Cross country teams finally hit the trail

Kamal Nallandighal, Writer March 16, 2021

Albuquerque Academy hosted their first cross country meet of the season on Saturday, March 13th. Four schools participated in the meet: Albuquerque Academy, Cleveland High School, Bosque School, and St....

AJ Rivera '23 rolls out for a pass

AA Sports Restart with First Football Game Since Fall of 2019

The Albuquerque Academy Football team played its first football game since 2019 against Hope Christian on Saturday, March 6th. The game was all defense in the first half, with neither team scoring....

AA Sports starting up again

AA Sports starting up again

Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer March 5, 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one light shining through the darkness for high schoolers across the nation is sports. This is very much the case at Albuquerque Academy, where many students are very eager...

Naomi Osaka at Wimbeldon, 2017

Naomi Osaka

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, Writer March 3, 2021

Naomi Osaka has become a tennis superstar in a fairly short amount of time. At only 23 years old, she has won four Grand Slam titles, the fourth female player to do so, and currently has a 21 match winning...

Super Bowl Predictions

Super Bowl Predictions

Ajay Sundaram '22, Writer February 5, 2021

In one of the most remarkable seasons in NFL history, it will be capped off by a legendary showdown between two teams led by superstar quarterbacks. Tom Brady, the most successful and arguably the greatest...

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, Writer January 27, 2021

2020 was an Olympic year. Tokyo, Japan was ready to fulfil their hosting duties, shelling out more than 24 billion dollars to host the greatest athletes in world class arenas, and house them in villages....

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