Former Highland High coach dies at 86

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Former Highland High School track and field coach Henry Sanchez passed away Friday morning at the age of 86.

Sanchez led the Hornets to nine state track titles and seven in cross country, and is set to be inducted into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame this month.

His son, Gary Sanchez, led Highland to five state titles.

blog comments powered by Disqus