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Today's News

  • No. 4 Ruidoso doubles up Cards

    Robertson’s last gasp almost took Ruidoso’s breath away on Friday night.

    With 2:31 left and the host Warriors sitting on a cozy 21-point cushion, they coughed up the ball near midfield.
    Jose Estrada came up with the fumble.

  • Lobos run over Aggies 66-17

    Staff and wire reports

    ALBUQUERQUE — Kasey Carrier rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns to lead New Mexico to a 66-17 victory Saturday over rival New Mexico State.

    Five different Lobos scored on the ground while Carlos Wiggins added a touchdown catch and took a kickoff back for another score as New Mexico (2-3) equaled its highest point total in the series with the Aggies (0-6).

    Carrier finished with 126 yards on 14 carries, and Lobos quarterback Cole Gautsche added 127 yards on 12 carries with one touchdown rushing and one passing.

  • Last-minute drive foiled

    Colorado Mesa stuffed what would’ve been a game-winning drive at its own 3-yard line with 17 seconds left Saturday, sealing a critical victory over New Mexico Highlands, 22-17, before a crowd of 2,000 at Perkins Stadium.

    After falling to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in league play, the Cowboys and head coach Eric Young now face an uphill battle in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football chase.

    NMHU will play at Western State on Saturday in Gunnison, Colo., then return to the Perk to host Adams State for homecoming on Oct. 19.

  • Block party
  • NMHU runners get taste of Chile Pepper

    In a race heavily populated with athletes from NCAA Division I schools, New Mexico Highlands University was well-represented among the fray of the 2013 Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival held Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark.
    Highlands’ lead runners —Henrique Chavez on the men’s side and Marie-Josiane Ohoueu on the women’s — both cracked the 60s in placing.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 7, 2013

    Monday
    Volleyball
    • Memorial Middle School at Eldorado, 4 p.m., Eldorado
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Taos, 4 p.m., WLV

    Tuesday
    Volleyball
    • Pecos (A,B) at Peñasco, 4:30 p.m., Peñasco
    • West Las Vegas vs. Robertson (A,B,C), 4 p.m., TBA
    • Memorial Middle School vs. Pojoaque, 4 p.m., MMS

    Wednesday
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys at Pojoaque Valley, 5 p.m., Jacona
    • Robertson girls at Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., Jacona

  • Alleged killer to stand trial

    A prosecution witness testified Wednesday that Joseph “Wicked” Montoya asked for help killing Angel Arroyo minutes before shooting the father of two in the head.

    It was the early morning hours of May 18, and a number of people were at a party at a second-floor apartment on 12th Street and San Francisco, across the street from the New Mexico Highlands University daycare center. Those at the party were drinking and taking hits of meth, according to testimony presented Wednesday during Montoya’s preliminary hearing in San Miguel County Magistrate Court.

  • Bear’s-eye view: Mother, cubs captured here

    It was a rare sighting. Two cubs and their mother brown bear made their way around Calle Contenta and the Peggy Lane area on Monday.

    New Mexico Game and Fish officers with the help of Las Vegas Police Department officers tranquilized the trio and moved them to a location outside of the city. The family climbed a large tree behind a home on Peggy Lane. In the morning, residents of Calle Contenta spotted them in their back yard and in a field near Chico Drive. The bears were in search of food in preparation of their upcoming hibernation.

  • Storrie group upset over water diversion

    Members of the Storrie Project Water Users Association are miffed over the decision of the State Engineer’s Office late last week to divert water to the acequias rather than allow all of it to go into Storrie Lake for storage.

    Rob Larrañaga, vice president of the group, said that at this point in the season sending water to the acequias is effectively wasting it because there have already been two nights of frost.  He said allowing all of it to go to Storrie Lake would be more beneficial because it would be stored for the next irrigation season.

  • State’s health exchange goes live

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — New Mexico launched an online marketplace for health insurance that enrolled 170 business customers on Tuesday, but individuals struggled with problems trying to use a federal exchange, according to state officials and health care advocates.

    New Mexico took a “hybrid” approach to the online marketplace — implementing a state-run computer system to sign up small businesses but initially relying on a federal website to handle individuals.