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  • Noticias July 22, 2016

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

    •The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • Streak ends at nine

    There’s been feast and famine this summer for the Albuquerque Isotopes.

    A couple weeks after enduring the franchise’s longest losing skid, the team strung together its record-tying ninth straight wins.

    The latter streak came to an end Wednesday night, as the visiting Nashville Sounds (53-45) took a 7-5 win at Isotopes Park before a crowd of 7,200.

  • Punching tickets to Atlanta
  • New coaches in town this fall

    Each of Las Vegas’ high schools will see new head coaches take the sidelines this fall.

    Robertson High School will have Bryan Trujillo and Stacy Fulgenzi coaching boys’ soccer and volleyball, respectively.

    And West Las Vegas has hired Elizabeth Ulibarri as its head volleyball coach, with a decision expected soon in regard to its girls’ soccer job.

  • Youth soccer sign-up now
  • Ramirez goes yard three times for Boston

    The Associated Press

    BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez told his Red Sox teammates in the dugout that he wasn’t going to swing for the fences in his final at-bat.

    It doesn’t work for him that way.

    “I don’t hit homers when I try to hit homers,” he explained to reporters after Boston’s 11-7 victory over the San Francisco Giants. “They said, ‘It doesn’t matter. You’ve got three already.’”

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - July 22, 2016

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.

    SATURDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    •State Little League tournaments TBA

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 6:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    Softball

  • Activist messages draw fines

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK  — Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

    The WNBA has fined the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.

    All three teams were fined $5,000 and each player was fined $500.

  • Go Fish - July 22, 2016

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.

    Catches of the Week
    Conchas Lake: Karl Cozby, 10, of Albuquerque caught and released a 14-inch largemouth bass July 14. He used a pumpkinseed tube.

  • City gives chamber the boot

    Roughly six months after the city urged the Las Vegas-San Miguel County Chamber of Commerce to move into its Railroad Depot, the city’s new administration has evicted the organization.

    The chamber moved out of the city-owned facility on Railroad Avenue on Monday. Chamber officials are now scrambling to find new office space after rejecting the city’s offer to move into what chamber officials are referring to as “a storage unit” at the Rodriguez baseball field.