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AA Football beats Bernalillo under the lights

Lights shine on AA victory
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...

Artist conception of a possible new stadium for NM United.

Building a new “lab” for NM United

Does the Duke City need a new stadium?
Darin Eberhardt '25, writer September 8, 2021

Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and New Mexico United owner and president, Peter Trevisani, made an announcement to fans before the El Paso Locomotive game near the end of July. “You all have earned a stadium!”...

New Mexico News Roundup

New Mexico News Roundup

Advocate Staff May 19, 2021

San Juan County Fire - Elizabeth Hiller '25 On May 18, a fire started in San Juan County between Bloomfield and Les Acres. As of May 17, the fire spread over 21 acres and is only five percent contained. ...

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PED Use On the Rise in High School Athletics

Drugs have been a major issue among teens and are now finding their way into the hands of young athletes.
Neil Mahto '23, Opinion Editor December 11, 2020

High school is a strange time. Those influential years normally contain many of your “first” voice crack, awkward hair growth, mounting stress, breakups, failed tests, and primary drug use. Drug use...

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Diego Maradona dies at 60

Mireya Macias '23, School and Local Editor December 2, 2020

The 5’5” Argentinian former soccer star, Diego Maradona died this past Wednesday and the world of fútbol is mourning his passing. His home country enacted three days of mourning while other cities...

Finally!

Finally!

Sports and extra-curricular activities make a slow but steady return.
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....

Senior Football Players Photo by Shaun Gehres

The New Age of Academy Football

Revitalized Team Charging Ahead
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,...

Madness is Upon Us: A Preview of the Mens 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...

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Runners Battle Harsh Conditions, Emerge Victorious in the Boston Marathon

Sarah Weber, Writer May 18, 2018

On April 16, Patriots’ Day, Desiree Linden made history as the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985. She was followed by Sarah Sellers for the first 1-2 American finish in almost...

When Rape is a Culture: Sexual Assault in Sports

When Rape is a Culture: Sexual Assault in Sports

Chris Kuang March 15, 2018

While sports are looked on as an area of friendly competition, they often have a dark underbelly of sexual assault. Recently, the high profile sexual assault case of physician Larry Nassar, who formerly...

The Olympics Bring Peace—and Problems

The Olympics Bring Peace—and Problems

Nikita Jaiswal February 22, 2018

The five rings of the Olympic flag represent the five continents of the world uniting in spirit of games and athleticism. While this year’s winter events take place during a tense time globally, with...

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