Sandia High School baseball coach dies after battling cancer

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A longtime and beloved baseball coach at Sandia High School has died.

John Gunther died Wednesday morning after a long battle with stage IV colon cancer. He had been with the Matadors for 16 years.

Just last year, his team and the community rallied around him by holding a 5k run and walk to support “Team Gunther,” where hundreds showed up.

Read the full story, here.

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