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Posted August 18, 2014

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Let the Games Begin

APS sponsors Metro Tournaments throughout year

The Albuquerque Public Schools Athletics Department showcases the district’s athletic teams by sponsoring Metro Tournaments during each season. Schools compete for the big traveling trophy, and winning teams get blue championship t-shirts.

The first Metro Tournament of the school year will match up soccer teams from Albuquerque and surrounding areas including Rio Rancho. The tournament begins Monday, Aug. 25, at the APS Soccer Complex. The championship games for both boys and girls teams will take place on Friday, Sept. 5.

APS also hosts the annual football East vs. West Kickoff Clash featuring eight football games in three days. Seven of the games will be held at Community Stadium Aug. 27-29.

For more information and updates, visit Athletics

Here's the schedule for the 2014-15 APS Metro Championship Tournaments:

Soccer Aug. 25-30 APS Soccer Complex
Volleyball Sept. 10-13 WMHS, RGHS, MHS, LCHS
Cross Country Oct. 11 Community Stadium
Dance Dec. 12 Atrisco Heritage
Cheer JV & Varsity Dec. 13 Atrisco Heritage
Basketball Jan. 6-10 APS high schools (TBD)
Swimming & Diving Jan. 17 and 24 West Mesa Aquatic Center
Wrestling Jan. 30-31 Eldorado High School
Baseball March 16-21 Rio Rancho, Cleveland, Academy and APS schools
Softball March 19-21 APS schools
Tennis April 20-24 APS schools
Golf April 20 Desert Greens
Track & Field April 30-May 1 Community Stadium
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