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Today's News

  • ‘Topes’ last homestand under way

    Held to just seven hits Wednesday night in their return to The Lab, the Albuquerque Isotopes nevertheless proved efficient in a 5-3 win over visiting Nashville.
    The victory snapped a losing skid that had reached eight, including a crippling five-game road letdown at division-leading Oklahoma City.
    Albuquerque starting pitcher Matt Magill (5-1) was a major reason why the home team won. He struck out nine batters and scattered eight hits and one walk over six innings, although he did allow three earned runs.

  • Go Fish - August 23, 2013

    FISHING REPORT, Aug. 20  
    Cabresto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week.
    Charette Lakes: Due to low water levels only small boats are being launched here and with some difficulty. Trout fishing was fair to good trolling Christmas tree-worm combinations. A few were also caught by anglers using power bait. We had no reports on perch.

  • Denver’s Von Miller suspended six games

    By Eddie Pells
    AP National Writer
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.  — Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl.
    The league wanted a longer penalty for the third-year linebacker, but the sides agreed to less than half the season, a person familiar with the negotiations between the linebacker and the NFL told The Associated Press.

  • Strong season still lacking

    By Doug Ferguson
    AP Golf Writer
    JERSEY CITY, N.J.  — This might be the best way to measure Tiger Woods’ season. Sam Snead is getting more attention than Jack Nicklaus.

  • Slugger honored

    New Mexico Highlands baseball player Javier Ledford was recently honored with selection to the 2013 Horizon Air Summer Baseball All-Series Second Team.  The Cowboys’ first baseman played with the Marysville Gold Sox over the summer, starting 41 of the 43 games he participated in.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Aug. 23, 2013

    Friday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Saturday
    Soccer
    • Robertson girls at Belen, noon, Belen

    Sunday
    No local sporting events scheduled
    Monday
    Football
    • West Las Vegas junior varsity vs. Taos, 4 p.m., WLV
    Softball
    • Las Vegas city league championship tournaments, men’s and women’s division brackets, beginning at 6 p.m., city softball complex

    Tuesday
    Soccer
    • Robertson girls vs. Goddard, 3 p.m., TBA

  • FYI - Sports - Aug. 23, 2013
  • Injunction called against West

    West Las Vegas High School students returned to school on Tuesday on a new 5x5 schedule despite an emergency injunction ruling by the state’s Public Employees Labor Relations Board. A 5x5 schedule is a combination of both traditional and block scheduling.

  • Back to school - Union Elementary reopens

    Students at Union Elementary got one extra day of summer break, courtesy of the school not being fully ready for their arrival Monday morning. The West Las Vegas school site underwent a yearlong renovation that includes expanded classrooms, new paint and a revamped entrance. The district perfected the alarm system, applied fresh paint and renovated the entrance area to the west side school site.

  • Commission refuses to abandon road

    San Miguel County commissioners voted unanimously last week to reject a request to abandon a portion of County Road C-53-D near Maes.

    And Commissioner Ron Ortega made it clear that he isn’t happy that the road in question is being blocked by a gate, asking county staff to address that issue.