The Warriors refused to have a letdown for the second year in a row during the playoffs as they won decisively 52-15 against Raton. El Defensor Chieftain will have a full report in our next issue.

The quarterfinals would end up being the final round for the Socorro Warriors during the 2019 State Championship. After winning the first round qualifier the previous weekend the sixth seeded Warriors could not overcome the three seed Sandia Prep Sundevils, going scoreless in a 5-0 loss to e…

Once again a pop concert level crowd descended upon Rio Rancho high school for the 2019 Laguna Burger NMAA Cross Country State Championships. More than 300 runners in eight different classes took to the 4.92 km course on November 9. The Socorro Warriors had one athlete qualify in 3A, missing…

A second place finish in the District 3-3A standings was in the cards for the Lady Warriors volleyball squad after a close 3-2 win against the Hot Springs Trojans at home. That was followed up with a 3-0 loss on the road against the Hatch Valley Bears over the weekend. Hatch finishes as the …

A cinderella story fell just short for the Lady Warriors during the 2019 State Championships. The one seeded Sandia Prep Sundevils defeated the two seeded Socorro team 4-1 and went home with a blue trophy during the three day long tournament.

The final regular season game of 2019 literally started and ended with a bang. The Warriors came out of the locker room with the song “Here Comes the Boom” blasting and ended with a fireworks show to celebrate the 35-0 shutout win against Cobre.

The Eclipse Gymnastics team traveled down to Roswell for its first competition of the fall on October 26 and came home with multiple medals for Socorro in the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum classes. The team will next compete in Las Cruces on November 16. Pictured; Head Coach Aleta Galleg…

After losing seven of its first eight games, the Magdalena Lady Steers have really turned things around and for the first time this season have a winning record. They traveled to face the crosstown rival Alamo Navajo Lady Cougars and won 3-1, putting them at 10-6 going into district play. 

Several members of the Magdalena basketball team traveled to Albuquerque before the final Steers football game of regular season to raise money for the upcoming 2019-20 season by selling raffle tickets outside of Sportmans Warehouse from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than $1,000 was raised that wil…

As the six seed entering the state championships the Warriors held a home game in the round of 12 on November 2 against the East Mountain Timberwolves. The boys took care of business to the tune of 4-0 and earned the right to move on to the quarterfinals at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex. 

The Steers landed in the sixth seed for the 2019 8-Man State Championships which had them on the road against the Melrose Buffaloes on November 1. The three seeded Buffaloes took care of business to end Magdalena’s season to the tune of 60-8. A younger team with only three seniors graduating…

All season long the Warriors cheerleading squad have been on the sidelines support the Socorro football team, while also performing during halftime. Pictured; Marcella Acevedo, Joaiah Gonzales, Madelyn Romero, Justine Chavez, Mackenna Ackley, Cadence Ortega, Breann Wheeler.