The Advocate



Elias Arredondo '23, Writer

September 25, 2020

Some of your favorite sports, along with clubs and recreational activities, including hiking in Bear Canyon and using the new bike park, started conducting in-person meetings and practices on Sept.16. Students will soon be able to participate in some of their favorite school activities, with a couple...

Go Take a Hike!

Spectacular views abound from both ends of the Pino Trail.

Quinn Ennis '22, Writer

September 24, 2020

The Pino Trail is an Albuquerque classic that rises 2760 feet before arriving at a ridgeline that offers excellent views to both the east and west.

The Pursuit of Paris

Race leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) shares a word with green-jersey wearer, Sam  Bennett (Deceunick-Quick Step)

Noah Vigil '21, Writer

September 18, 2020

The Tour De France, cycling's premier event, is viewed by a billion people worldwide every year. Millions of people line the roads of France to watch the best cyclists in the world fight for the coveted yellow jersey. The race takes place over 21 race days or stages, always ending in Paris. Duri...

The NBA: A Platform for More than Basketball

The NBA: A Platform for More than Basketball

Neil Mahto '23, Writer

September 11, 2020

The NBA playoffs were just around the corner. The battle for Los Angeles was heating up between the LA Clippers and the LA Lakers. Lebron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo were competing for the title of Most Valuable Player at the end of the season. Highly anticipated rookie Zion Williamson was finding...

Go Take A Hike!

Go Take A Hike!

Quinn Ennis '22, Writer

September 3, 2020

Albuquerque’s high temperatures the last few weeks have meant that hikes in the bosque and foothills are less fun without an early morning start. To escape the heat, I turned to the higher and greener side of the mountain. I decided on the Osha Loop hike, which I thought would be relatively free ...

College Football Playoff Recap

College Football Playoff Recap

Jessica Allen '20, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

After months of battling it out on the football field, two teams, ironically both represented by the same mascot, had their chance to become the 2020 National Champions. In the playoff tournament, four of the strongest teams come head to head, fighting for the national championship title. This year,...

Cross-Country Teams Finish Strong, As Usual

Photo Courtesy of Coach Kedge

Siddhi Gardner, '21

November 26, 2019

As we meet the end of fall sports season, the Varsity Cross Country teams finished the 2019 season with a bang. Each year, both teams send seven girls and seven boys to state, and this year there was a mixture of students, ranging from freshman to seniors. The week before, the teams had lighter practices...

Volleyball Mid-Season Recap: Volleyball Team is on the Rise

Photo By Milton Lau

Reeya Patel 22'

October 15, 2019

The Albuquerque Academy varsity volleyball team is on the rise after getting their first two wins of the season following a Rio Rancho tournament last week. The wins come after a tough start to the season, as the team fell  short in their first 5 games. However, the losses came against some of the toughe...

The New Age of Academy Football

Senior Football Players Photo by Shaun Gehres

Siddhi Gardner, '21

September 26, 2019

New seasons of every sport are bound to have some changes. Drastic ones are taking place on the Chargers Football team, such as the change in coaches over the summer. The previous coach, Kevin Carroll, has retired from that position after a storied career, and has passed the torch to a new generation o...

Madness has Marched on: A Recap of This Year’s Tournament

Madness has Marched on:  A Recap of This Year's Tournament

Jessica Allen, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

For the past month both the Men’s and Women’s Division I March Madness Tournaments gathered millions of viewers across the country, generating immense excitement, which further supports the origination of the tournament’s name. Although there were not as many upsets as in prior years, the Men’s...

Madness is Upon Us: A Preview of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament

Madness is Upon Us: A Preview of the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament

Jessica Allen, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

For the past month, people across the country have been filling out their brackets, preparing for the 80th March Madness Collegiate Men’s Basketball Tournament.  64 of the best college basketball teams in the nation go head to head and compete for the NCAA Division I basketball championship title....

Academy Athletes To Continue in College (Updating)

Academy Athletes To Continue in College (Updating)

Kai Seidenberg and Hannah Cheves

January 7, 2019

Images courtesy of Zach Jaramillo, Tessa Anderson, and Eliza Mariner   Athletics is not the main focus of Albuquerque Academy, but every year some talented student-athletes commit to playing sports in college. Below are profiles of three student-athletes from the class of 2019. We will add...

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