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Today's News

  • RMAC honors Cowboy pitchers

    Three times this season, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has honored a New Mexico Highlands athlete as its RMAC Pitcher of the Week.

    Kyle Sayers became the latest following his role in a 1-0 shutout of Nebraska-Kearney on March 12. Sayers handcuffed the Lopers to the tune of five hits and three walks, striking out five, over seven innings of shutout ball.

    Trent Evins and Jason Sirak are other Cowboy hurlers who have earned the RMAC Pitcher of the Week honor to date.

  • Sports Roundup

    Luna Community College softball hopped back over the .500 mark Wednesday with a road sweep of Adams State’s junior varsity, 16-11 and 11-8. Meredith Gilpin’s team is 12-11 overall.

    LCC baseball came close to its fourth win in a week Wednesday, falling at Trinidad State 7-6 in extra innings. TSJC won game one 8-1.

    Robertson softball improved to 3-3 Monday, defeating Española 7-5 on the road.

    Also in Española, West Las Vegas’ baseball team (6-4 overall) lost to the Sundevils 6-2.

  • Go Fish

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Fishing report, March 22
    Cimarron River: Flows below Eagle Nest Dam are 8.5 cfs and 9.1 cfs near Cimarron. Fishing conditions are slow due to water levels and cold weather.  

  • HU soprano sings in opera

    By Margaret McKinney
    New Mexico Highlands

    New Mexico Highlands University soprano Nicole Robinson was part of a cast that received standing ovations in February for Santa Fe and Albuquerque performances of the 1964 Benjamin Britten opera Curlew River.

    Britten called Curlew River a “parable for church performance,” and both productions were staged in First Presbyterian Churches.

  • 17th annual fiesta this Saturday

    By Margaret McKinney
    New Mexico Highlands

    The 17th Annual New Mexico Highlands University Fiesta de la Hispanidad brings music and dance center stage at Ilfeld Auditorium March 26, 6:30 p.m., for this community celebration of Hispanic culture.

    The cost for the event is $4, and there will be free refreshments and door prizes. Ilfeld Auditorium is at 900 University Ave.

    Fiesta de la Hispanidad is sponsored by New Mexico Highlands University President Jim Fries, the university’s School of Social Work, and Community First Bank of Las Vegas.

  • Science Time
  • Swearing-in
  • Mora County Notebook: Mora Little League registration under way

    Saturday the Mora Little League had its first registration day at Russell’s parking lot.

    It was a busy day for the Little League representatives. They were thankful for the beautiful day (excepting for the wind).

    There were many parents and young players enthusiastically looking forward to a new season.

    Young people from ages 4 through 16 came to signup for the 2011 Little league season. There were 35 players who signed up on Saturday.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu

    Community Calendar

    Friday
    TBA - Mora Rangers Baseball-last game of NRG tournament
     

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Butter chips and the railroad track walker

    I’ll bet 90 percent of today’s young people have no idea, not even an inkling of,  what a butter chip is. Butter chips went out of style when I was small, but I do remember our proper British mother demanding they be placed at the correct spot on our very formal holiday tables when set, at Valmora. These very small, sometimes fancy plates held one’s pat of butter, of course.