MERGER: With the Albuquerque Public Schools district decision to continue virtual learning, Capital and Santa Fe high schools have been merged with Rio Rancho and Cleveland high schools to form a new volleyball and soccer district for this year only. Football remains unknown at this point.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: College isn’t looking much different for Taos graduate Jonah Vigil. A freshman at Adams State, Vigil was recently named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference athlete of the week after winning the 200 meter dash at the 2021 Ichabod Indoor Invite in Topeka, Kansas, in a time of a of 21.57 seconds. It is the best time in the conference this season and is fourth among D-II qualifiers nationally. He also finished fifth in the 400-meters, posting a time of 48.78.
IN LOVING MEMORY: The University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Business has established the J.B. White Memorial Endowment Scholarship to support undergraduate students studying business. White, a Santa Fe High School graduate last summer and a UNM basketball recruit, was killed in August 2020. Preference for the scholarship will go to graduates of SFHS and northern New Mexico. The fund also is accepting donations. More information can be seen here: unmfund.org/fund/jbwhite.