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Cleveland High Earns 4th Director's Cup
Posted on 07/17/2019

For the fourth time in five years, Cleveland High School gets to add one of the state’s most coveted awards to its bulging trophy case.  Cleveland captured the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) Subway Director’s Cup in class 5A, beating out second-place La Cueva HS by more than 300 points in the year-long competition.  Rio Rancho High was third. 
The Subway Director’s Cup is awarded for overall excellence and success in student athletics, activities, and sportsmanship.  Schools earn points for participation and success in 21 sports and 11 activity programs (clubs, science fair, band, choir, speech and debate, student government, etc.), and for participation in an additional 13 activities.  Schools also receive points for district and state championships, state runner-up finishes, state semifinals and/or 3rd/4th place finishes, and sports district championships.  

Cleveland’s stellar 2018-19 year included 5A state championships in boys soccer, boys cross-country, boys track and field, and girls golf. The Storm were the state runners-up in football, bowling, wrestling, and girls cross-country and earned points for strong results in E-Sports, choir, and concert band as well as numerous other sports and activities.