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Today's News

  • Monster game by Sandoval opens Series

    By Ben Walker
    AP Baseball Writer
    SAN FRANCISCO — A roly-poly Kung Fu Panda outslugged the Triple Crown winner. An October outcast outpitched the Cy Young ace.
    With Pablo Sandoval and Barry Zito taking star turns, this World Series is off to a rollicking start.
    Sandoval hit three home runs and joined Reggie Jackson, Babe Ruth and Albert Pujols as the only boppers to do it in the Series, and the San Francisco Giants jolted Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Wednesday night in Game 1.

  • Highlands football team shows heart

    ALBUQUERQUE — The NMHU Cowboys took a trip down I-25 to the UNM Children’s Hospital to brighten some young children’s day on Oct. 18.

    The ‘Pokes traveled eight players and one coach to serve as goodwill ambassadors for the athletic program. The Cowboys spent some time walking room to room to visit the young men and women in the hospital. They then went for a visit to the activity room and spent the rest of their afternoon playing board games, doing arts and crafts and just talking with the young patients at UNM Children’s Hospital.

  • LV boxers head to Burque

    Three boxers with ties to the Meadow City are scheduled to fight Saturday night in Albuquerque as part of a professional card co-promoted by Crespin’s from Las Vegas and Chavez Promotions from the Duke City.

    The event starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kiva Auditorium, 401 Second Street N.W.

    • Arturo Crespin (7-2-1) will fight Jose Garcia (3-4-1) of Ciudad Juarez in an eight-rounder.

    • Amanda Crespin (6-4-1) faces Mercedes Mercury (3-11) of Denver in a women’s super featherweight match slated for eight rounds.

  • Youth Soccer - Oct. 26, 2012

    The following is this coming weekend’s schedule of Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches.

    U6: Dynamo vs. Chivas, Earthquakes vs. Crew, Galaxy vs. United, Rapids vs. Sounders, all at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Commerce Street Park; Fire have bye week

    U8: AC Milan vs. Real Madrid, Barcelona vs. Mora, Bayern vs. Manchester City, Hot Spurs vs. Juventus, all at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Commerce Street Park

  • Go Fish - Oct. 26, 2012

    FISHING REPORT, OCT. 23

    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. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    CHARETTE LAKES: We had no reports from anglers this week. The lakes close to fishing Oct. 31 and will reopen next spring.

  • Vegas Bowl moved up a day

    Vegas Bowl, the annual football matchup between Robertson and West Las Vegas, has been rescheduled for a 3 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Nov. 9, at WLV’s Herrera Complex.

    Administrators at West announced the change this past week. The game had been originally set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

    Advance tickets may be purchased at the WLV athletics office at Gillie Lopez Gym. Tickets range from $3 to $5.

    Robertson (3-4) and West (1-6) have home games against district foes Raton and Taos, both kicking off at 7 this Friday night.

  • Mora County Notebook - Walk for the Cure held Sunday

    The Career Association which is a part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates-NM coordinated a Walk for the Cure event on Sunday.

    They also got the help of Peer Educators, Middle School Student Government, and the BPA.

    Alex Martinez, the president of the Career Association, was responsible for overseeing the entire operation.

    The different school organizations were responsible for creating signs and decorating the route for the walk. The gate of Mora High School held attractive signs announcing the walk for a cure.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - Oct. 26, 2012

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    1 p.m. — VFW Ladies Auxiliary special meeting, Helping Hands Inc.
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Monte del Sol, home, junior varsity and varsity
    4 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Haunted House, elementary band room sponsored by the Career Association
    8 p.m. — Halloween Benefit Dance with music by Agua Negra Band to benefit of Merced de el Carmen
    Thursday
    5:30 p.m.— Mora Rangerette Volleyball vs. Peñasco, home, junior varsity and varsity

  • Palabras Pintorescas - ‘Better luck next time, Carl’

    Every glorious October is different in the mountains. I know this because I have lived in these mountains for so long. Yes, we have had a few fall rains, sparse by old time standards, but at least the dust isn’t that deep yet.

    This October aspens show of reds, golds, greens and every color in between, has really been spectacular, and has lasted for a while.

  • Students present tech project

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University media arts students presented a tech showcase in late September featuring the cutting-edge multimedia technology projects they created for museums and cultural institutions across New Mexico.

    The students are participating in the university’s one-of-a kind AmeriCorps Cultural Technology Program, or ACT, now in its third year. ACT is part of an ongoing partnership between the Highlands University Media Arts Department and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.