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Past Tourneys for the Bulldogs… 




AHSim2The first high school in New Mexico’s biggest city naturally was able to scoop up plenty of honors early in state championship history. But Albuquerque High just kept right on winning – especially in one sport.

Care to take a guess? It’s below in the
Roll Call of State Tourney Champs…


 Boys Basketball
1998…Seventh title for Albuquerque High under coach Jim Hulsman after beating Alamogordo 43-35 in Class 4A championship

1995…Led by center Kenny Thomas, Bulldogs upend Clovis 71-59 to cap a 23-3 season record

1993…Class 4A finale comes down to two Albuquerque schools and its AHS that walks away with the trophy following a 56-52 win over Highland

1990…Sparkling 25-1 campaign closes with Bulldogs beating La Cueva 95-82 for state bragging rights

1984…A tight one for the Class 4A blue trophy with Albuquerque High squeaking past Sandia 57-56

1977…Old rivals AHS and Highland hook up for the championship: Bulldogs 55, Hornets 49

1971…Coach Jim Hulsman returns Albuquerque High back to basketball prominence, guiding ‘Dogs to 81-80 win over Hobbs in 4A finale

1946…Bulldogs outlast Forrest by a 35-26 count and Albuquerque again rules over New Mexico in basketball

1937…Led by coach F.M. Wilson, Albuquerque High takes care of Lordsburg 41-22 to finish 25-1 season

1925…After two-year absence, Bulldogs nip in-town rival Menaul 15-14 to win third state championship

1922…Coached by Addison Moore, AHS puts finishing touches on 18-2 season by beating Las Cruces High 26-24 in title game

1921…New Mexico’s first prep championship of any kind goes to Albuquerque High after Bulldogs edge Alamogordo 22-20

1950…Albuquerque High tops the state baseball scene for a tenth time in  11 years after beating Mountainair 12-5 in championship

1948…Perfect 17-0 season for Bulldogs, who beat cross-town foe St. Mary’s 12-5 in finale

1947…Second title for Albuquerque High under coach Jack Rushing as the ‘Dogs blank Santa Fe 11-0

1946…Seven straight state crowns as AHS records 11-0 shutout over Socorro

1945…Last title for coach F.M. Wilson when Bulldogs punish Santa Fe 23-5 in state championship

1944..Albuquerque High continues to dominate the state prep baseball season, this time winning it all and ending the season 15-1 overall

1943…’Dogs prevail over Santa Fe 12-4 to wrap up four consecutive titles

1942…Santa Fe provides the opposition in the championship game, but it’s still AHS that’s on top

1941…F.M. Wilson guides Albuquerque to the baseball crown – first of five titles on the diamond for the coach

1940…First championship in New Mexico high school play goes to Albuquerque High and coach N.G. Tate

Albuquerque High representatives are no strangers to success at state tennis tournaments. Highlighting the list of champs are three-time winner Bobby Stamm (1936-38) and two-time champion Walter Bellman (1925-26) – to go along with fellow victors Ernest Lovato (1959), Stanley Potts (1943), Dave Sims (1939), Bob Singer (1935), Clark Childer (1934), Bob Chacon (1931), Allen Stamm (1928) and John Reidy (1927). AHS has had girls champs too: Maria Ruiz-Fabrega at the 1998 Class 4A state singles tourney and Chloe Lee – winner of the 5A draw in 2012.



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