The fall sports season has been pushed until 2021 after Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced last week she would not be amending the state public health order to allow for competitions to take place.
Last fall, Socorro High School enjoyed one of its greatest football seasons. The Warriors and coach Damien Ocampo got all the way to the Class 3A state championship game, where they lost at home to Hope Christian.
The next time Socorro High School’s Warriors hit the gridiron, they will be playing on an award-winning football field. Lone Mountain Contracting of Bosque Farms, New Mexico has won the American Sports Builders Award for the Eddie Castaneda Stadium at Socorro High School.
After fear of canceling the entire fall sports season just two weeks ago, the New Mexico Activities Association and Director Sally Marquez recently released a schedule that appears might allow all high school sports to take place – just not at the prescribed times during a regular prep sport…
The continued COVID-19 pandemic took a huge toll on prep athletics nationwide this past spring, and now in New Mexico some fall sports will feel the same effects.
It’s been a little more than two weeks since the New Mexico Activities Association released COVID-19 appropriate guidelines regarding high school athletics opening up for summer workouts.
Recent Socorro High School graduate Ian Jordison played offensive and defensive line for the Class 3A state runner-up Warriors and won a New Mexico High School state wrestling championship at 220 pounds for Socorro as well.
An entire spring season worth of sports on both the high school and collegiate levels was lost to the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months but at long last, Socorro and New Mexico state sports have been cleared to resume some semblance of normalcy beginning June 15.
Recent Magdalena High School graduate, honor student and multiple-sport athlete Jaxson Mirabal has accepted a scholarship to attend school and ride rodeo at the University of Wyoming for the upcoming fall.
Even as a handful of businesses in Socorro County and New Mexico begin to operate again under restricted guidelines, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has yet to lift social distancing practices, and gatherings of more than five individuals remains prohibited.