Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Coaching Honor To Highland's Sanchez.(Sports)

Byline: Harold Smith

SHORT HOPS

Highland coach Gary Sanchez recently was named the 2000 national high school track and field coach of the year by the National Federation of High School Coaches.

The 44-year-old Sanchez has won three state championships 1988, '89 and '91.

He assumed the Hornets' helm from his father, Henry, in 1984. The elder Sanchez, 73, now lives in Lincoln. He was the national coach of the year in 1983. …

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