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Today's News

  • Little League - June 7, 2013

    Las Vegas Little League’s upcoming games are as follows. Games are played at Keyes Park.

    MAJORS DIVISION
    Friday games: Mariners vs. Reds, 5:30 p.m.; Cardinals vs. Yankees, 7:30 p.m.
    Monday games: Angels vs. Red Sox, 5:30 p.m.; Yankees vs. Orioles, 7:30 p.m.

    SOFTBALL DIVISION
    Tuesday games: Stars vs. Pink Sox, 5:30 p.m.; Lady Longhorns vs. Lady Devils, 7:30 p.m.

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  • Soccer Camp
  • Players interviewed as part of drug probe

    The Associated Press
    NEW YORK — One by one, for three weeks already, players accompanied by their lawyers have been summoned to interviews as part of baseball’s latest investigation into performance-enhancing drugs — and the process is a long way from finished.
    Some pretty big names, led by Alex Rodriguez, could be on the hot seat.
    A-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami anti-aging clinic, Biogenesis of America.

  • Shooting camp starts Monday

    New Mexico Highlands University’s Cowgirl Shooting Camp starts on Monday, and pre-registration is being encouraged by NMHU head coach Tiffany Darling.
    “We are expecting a good turn-out,” Darling said. “Please pre-register if you haven’t done so already.”
    Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 10-12, in the John A. Wilson Complex. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
    The camp will offer a high school team rate of $300 per team, up to 12 players.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - June 7, 2013

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Taos, (DH) 4 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Class 1A-3A North-South games, TBA, Bayard
    • La Plaza Little League games (see complete Little League schedule, Page B3)
    • Las Vegas Little League games
    Softball
    • Class 1A-3A North-South games, TBA, Bayard
    • La Plaza Little League game

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Alpine, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park

    Sunday
    Baseball

  • Spurs getting a different LeBron

    The Associated Press
    MIAMI — Before reaching the top of basketball, LeBron James was run over by the San Antonio Spurs.
    The Spurs swept James’ Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 NBA Finals, so long ago that the winning game plan focused on exploiting James’ weaknesses. Those are nearly impossible to find now, and James essentially warned the Spurs that they shouldn’t bother looking.
    The Spurs already know.

  • Go Fish - June 7, 2013

    FISHING REPORT,
    June 4

    Charette Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week.   
    Cimarron River: Water flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 30 cfs. Trout fishing was good using elk hair caddis, Cimarron specials, brassies, Cimarron worms, stimulators, salmon eggs and worms. Anglers using dry dropper combinations did best. Stone flies are starting to put in an appearance. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was fair to good using salmon eggs, Power Bait and Pistol Petes.

  • BREAKING: Police investigating Big R shooting

    Authorities say a customer walked into the Big R store on Mills Avenue and apparently committed suicide this afternoon.

    Las Vegas Police investigators were at the scene trying to piece together the events surrounding the apparent suicide. The man who died has been identified as Michael Parson, who was in his mid-50s.

  • Victim’s grave vandalized

    By Karl Moffatt
    Las Vegas Optic

    The grave of murder victim Angel Arroyo was vandalized over the weekend, and family members are appalled by the lack of respect it shows.

    “This is sacred ground,” Floribal Bachicha, 26, said on Monday while visiting his brother’s grave at St. Anthony’s cemetery on the far end of Eighth Street.

    ”Whatever happened, happened. They should let my brother rest in peace. If not then they should come see me.”

  • Battling the blaze - Tres Lagunas fire at 8,660 acres

    Pecos — Gabe Sena likely won’t forget his last finals week at Pecos Middle School anytime soon.  The eighth grade student and his grandparents were evacuated from their home near El Macho Church, north of Pecos on Thursday. The massive Tres Lagunas blaze, which had consumed 8,660 acres and was 7 percent contained as of Tuesday morning, forced several families to evacuate the area.