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Seniors taking a victory photo!

The Football Showdown of the Year

Townes Richardson '25, Writer September 23, 2023

This past Thursday, the junior and senior girls squared off at Richard Harper Memorial Field in an intense flag football competition. The experienced senior girls team had an apparent advantage going into...

Chargers strategize their plan of attack.

Academy’s “Jett”-Propelled Offense Dominates Rio Grande as the Chargers Destroy the Ravens in Football Season Opener

Austin Curtis '25 August 21, 2023

On Thursday night, before a packed crowd, the boys varsity football team scored a big victory against Rio Grande in their first home game, beating the Ravens 50-0. In fact, the Chargers racked up so...

Buffalo Bills players (CC BY-SA 2.0) by All-Pro Reels

Damar Hamlin Recovering after Cardiac Arrest During Game

Ben Montoya '23, Writer, Journalism Class 2022-2023 January 19, 2023

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been released from a Buffalo hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest on the field during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on January 2nd. Hamlin spent a total...

Portales Rams Roll Over Academy Chargers

Portales Rams Roll Over Academy Chargers

Austin Curtis '25, Writer October 19, 2022

On Friday, October 14, the Academy Boys Varsity Football team faced a gridiron great, finding out why the 4A District Portales Rams are ranked number one. The Rams beat the Chargers 42-7. The...

Bens Top 10

Ben’s Top 10

Ben Montoya ‘23, Writer, Journalism Class 2022-2023 October 14, 2022

NFL Week 6 Top 10 Power Rankings  1. Eagles (5-0) Next game: Dallas Cowboys It pains me as a Cowboys fan to say it, but the Philadelphia Eagles are legit. Jalen Hurts has taken control of his offense...

The team and fans.

Boys Football Under The Lights

Hannah Topf '23, Photographer September 14, 2022

Friday night lights endured Academy style on Sep 9, 2022. Academy varsity football played Bloomfield. Although the team lost 14-17, Cole Conway ‘23 and Rylee Bleicher ‘23 scored two exciting touchdowns....

Jude Logan looks to launch a free kick.

Fall Sports Roundup

Townes Richardson '25 and Academy Staff November 3, 2021

On Saturday October 30th the boys soccer team faced off against archrivals St. Pius, in a thriller of a game that ended in Academy's favor 4-2. Academy entered this game as the second seed in these playoffs...

Sign says it all.

AA Football beats Bernalillo under the lights

Kate Aubin '24, Writer and Photographer October 14, 2021

The Albuquerque Academy Chargers did it again with another fantastic win! Varsity football beat Bernalillo on Sunday, October 3rd with a score of 14-7. For the first time in this school's history, Academy...

Gambling in the NFL

Gambling in the NFL

Townes Richardson '25, Writer October 6, 2021

After rejecting the idea of gambling, the NFL has changed their minds on the subject and now seems to be encouraging the idea. On April 15, 2021, the NFL announced a deal with Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings,...

Senior Football Players Photo by Shaun Gehres

The New Age of Academy Football

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,...

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