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Today's News

  • Colts, Eagles deal with injuries to their QBs

    The Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS — Peyton Manning is out, Kerry Collins is hurt and Curtis Painter isn’t sure if he'll be starting next week.

    It’s just another messy Monday in Indianapolis.

    Less than 13 hours after a third straight loss, the Colts’ quarterback carousel spun wildly — team officials denied a report Manning was lost for the season, declined to say whether Collins had suffered a concussion and sidestepped the issue of adding another quarterback to the roster.

  • Big day for cross country

    The following are highlights of a full day of cross country — New Mexico Highlands University’s XC Jam and the Meadow City Invitational hosted by Robertson High — Saturday at the Gene Torres Golf Course.

    NMHU XC JAM HIGHLIGHTS

    MEN'S 8K
    1. Kemoy Campbell, South Plains, 24:16
    2. Isiah Samoei, ENMU, 25:12
    3. Mohammed Noor, ENMU, 25:14
    4. Nicaise Kazingo, NMHU, 25:17
    8. Ismael Samano, NMHU, 26:14
    9. Henrique Chavez, NMHU, 26:17
    11. Justin Lueras, NMHU, 26:28

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Sept. 28, 2011

    WEDNESDAY
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys vs. Moreno Valley, 4 p.m., RHS field

    THURSDAY
    Soccer
    • Robertson girls at Santa Fe Indian, 4 p.m., Santa Fe
    Volleyball
    • West Las Vegas at Trinidad, 4 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.
    • Pecos vs. Springer, 5 p.m., Sanchez Gym

    FRIDAY
    Football
    • Robertson at Ruidoso, 7 p.m., Ruidoso
    • West Las Vegas at Lovington, 7 p.m., Lovington

  • FYI - Sports - Sept. 28, 2011

    Three-on-three basketball tournament to benefit the Pecos/DC Civic Youth Group will be held Oct. 1-2 at the Pecos gym. Divisions from third grade to adults over 40. Youth entry fee $50 per team if paid before Sept. 23; $75 thereafter. Adult fee is $100 a team. To obtain registration form and further information, call Evelyn Hurtado, 470-2980, or Rhonda Sanchez, 231-0201.

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  • Robbery suspect captured

    A Las Vegas man being sought by police for allegedly robbing a KFC manager earlier this month was arrested Thursday night following a standoff with police.

    Walter Padilla Jr. barricaded himself inside a residence, Las Vegas Police Chief Christian Montaño said in an e-mail. The e-mail doesn’t say where the residence was.

    San Miguel County Magistrate Chris Najar had previously signed off on a warrant for Padilla’s arrest. Padilla is charged with robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence.

  • RHS Homecoming
  • Bullying initiative launched

    Casa de Cultura is partnering with Common Sense New Mexico and community leaders to combat youth violence and bullying in schools.

    The groups are launching a series of community meetings this week geared toward getting to the root causes of the problem.

    The first one will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. this Thursday at the West Las Vegas High School cafeteria. The second one will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at McFarland Hall.

    Rock Ulibarri, with Casa de Cultura, said students, parents and community members are all encouraged to attend.

  • Fitness Challenge
  • Sanchez Coffee Club
  • Bill contains millions for state hospital

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Deeply divided Democrats and Republicans headed home Saturday from a special legislative session dominated by partisan conflict over plans to draw new boundaries of districts for elected offices.