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Alamogordo Tue. Apr 6 2021

New Mexico History- The Founding of Alamogordo and the evolution of High School Athletics 1912- 1950's.

New Mexico History- The Founding of Alamogordo and the evolution of High School Athletics 1912- 1950's. In 1898 Alamogordo was split into two cities: Alamogordo a primarily Caucasian enclave and Chihuahua a primarily Mexican/Latin American enclave. The two were merged in 1912 and became the incorporated city of Alamogordo, New Mexico.... Dudley School was built in 1914 and had four classrooms. Dudley School was set up as part of a segregation plan at the time and specialized in children that did not speak English being educated in a separate school facility. Hispanics could not go north of 10th Street or into the plaza at the time. The city of Alamogordo, New Mexico with its proximity to Texas was a racially divided city.... Alamogordo High School began an organized sports program in 1912 for Caucasian boys offering PE, Track & Field and Basketball and Football. The African American School was called the Delaware School and the school that spoke Spanish only was the Dudley School. Athletes from those schools were segregated from the white schools of the time.
New Mexico History- The Founding of Alamogordo and the evolution of High School Athletics 1912- 1950's.
Alamogordo Weather

Monday September 20

Clear throughout the day.
High: 90°
Low: 66°
Wind: 6 mph WNW
Chance of precipitation: 2%
Alamogordo Sun. Apr 4 2021

Alamogordo Sports History: "The Football Game to Remember 1972: Alamogordo High Verses Artesia"

The homecoming game against Artesia in November of 72...Artesia and Alamogordo were and are fierce rivals and have a history. Alamogordo players, in protest a few years prior, had left Alamogordo and gone to Artesia to make political statement. Further, Artesia showed no mercy to the Alamogordo Tigers over the years. Going into 1972, Artesia had beat Alamogordo 19 times in prior meetings...Since 1946 the scoresheet shows Artesia winning 19 times, losing 2 and tying 1....
Alamogordo Sports History:  The Football Game to Remember 1972: Alamogordo High Verses Artesia
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Alamogordo Sat. Apr 3 2021

Commentary- "The Soft American" A Commentary of John F Kennedy 1960. Relevant Today in Alamogordo & Beyond

Alamogordo has a history of strong interscholastic participation rather it be track and field, football or speech and debate and band. In these post Covid-19, times it is critical that as citizens we support the schools in keeping interscholastic activities live and well for our students. Rather band, speech and debate or soccer and track and field there is an activity that is ideal for every student. Let's get our youth off their cell phones and into programs that stimulate and engage and the long run with be a healthier and happier society as we come out of the fog of Covid-19 and move forward into the sunlight. The commentary of John F Kennedy 12/26/1960 is reprinted below and is a solid reminder of our history and a reminder of our responsibilities to our youth and our nations health today.
Commentary-  The Soft American  A Commentary of John F Kennedy 1960. Relevant Today in Alamogordo & Beyond
Alamogordo Fri. Apr 2 2021

Alamogordo Good News Story April 2, Peanut Butter & Jelly Day History Lesson

The National Day Calendar defines April 2, 2021 as National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. Fun fact the average teenager graduating from Alamogordo High will have consumed 2000 P & J sandwiches by the time they graduate. But how did peanut butter and jelly originate and how did it become so popular as a food staple? What is the most popular brands? What is the most popular jelly with peanut butter?
Alamogordo Good News Story April 2, Peanut Butter & Jelly Day History Lesson
Alamogordo Thu. Apr 1 2021

Alamogordo High School Tigers Basketball Schedule - Let's Support Our Local Tiger Teams

The Alamogordo High School Tigers Boys & Girls Basketball Schedule is now locked in. In this post Covid transitional world we live in, we may not yet be able to attend most of the games in person, but we can all attend online. We should all support these young athletes, post positive comments of support and the business community can deck their stores in gold and black to show our teens our local support. Bring out the Black and Gold, follow health guidelines and lets support our student athletes and get back to normalcy. Schedule is below...
Alamogordo High School Tigers Basketball Schedule - Let's Support Our Local Tiger Teams
Alamogordo Wed. Mar 31 2021

Alamogordo High School Basketball Kicked Off 3/30 with A Boys Win and A Girls Loss

The Alamogordo High School Tiger Basketball kicked off their abridged season with a Boys and a Girls game against the Centennial Hawks. The Alamogordo Boys rallied the silent court with a win! The Girls also began their season, however the Basketball Gods were less kind to the Tiger Girls for their first game against the Centennial Girl Hawks, resulting in a first game loss...
Alamogordo High School Basketball Kicked Off 3/30 with A Boys Win and A Girls Loss
Alamogordo Wed. Mar 31 2021

Fun Fact: March 31st, National Crayon Day Unofficial Holiday- Adults & Kids Celebrate. What was your favorite Crayon Color?

March 31st is the unofficial National Crayon Day. This national celebration of color and art is a perfect day for art teachers across Alamogordo, New Mexico, California and the nation to bring a little color and flare to the classroom. Coloring with crayons is not just for kids. What was your favorite crayon color? Did you have a jumbo 64 box with a sharpener? Fat crayons or skinny? Adults began reengaging in coloring as a hobby in de-stresser in 2015. Here are some more fun facts about crayons...
Fun Fact: March 31st, National Crayon Day Unofficial Holiday- Adults & Kids Celebrate. What was your favorite Crayon Color?