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  • Weather - June 6, 2012

    Wednesday
     A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5-15 mph. A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 10-15 mph.

    Thursday
     A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5-15 mph. A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Friday

  • All-state lineups feature locals

    Between West Las Vegas and Robertson, the Meadow City had enough players selected to this year’s Class 3A All-State softball team to field a full squad.

    Nine locals — seven from West, two from RHS — earned all-state recognition from the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. The lineups were announced this past week by the NMHSCA’s Albuquerque-based office.

    Lady Dons Marissa Cordova, Montanna Martinez, Larrissa Gallegos, Gabrielle Griego and Ellena Armijo were chosen for the first team.

  • Election returns

    It's going to be Democrat Martin Heinrich vs. Republican Heather Wilson in a U.S. Senate race to replace New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. However, Democrat Hector Balderas took San Miguel County by more than 3-to-1, while Wilson handily defeated Greg Sowards 2-to-1 in the Republican primary.

  • Election returns

    It's going to be Democrat Martin Heinrich vs. Republican Heather Wilson in a U.S. Senate race to replace New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. However, Democrat Hector Balderas took San Miguel County by more than 3-to-1, while Wilson handily defeated Greg Sowards 2-to-1 in the Republican primary.

  • Election returns

    It's going to be Democrat Martin Heinrich vs. Republican Heather Wilson in a U.S. Senate race to replace New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. However, Democrat Hector Balderas took San Miguel County by more than 3-to-1, while Wilson handily defeated Greg Sowards 2-to-1 in the Republican primary.

  • Election returns

    It's going to be Democrat Martin Heinrich vs. Republican Heather Wilson in a U.S. Senate race to replace New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. However, Democrat Hector Balderas took San Miguel County by more than 3-to-1, while Wilson handily defeated Greg Sowards 2-to-1 in the Republican primary.

  • Mushball benefit Saturday

    A benefit mushball tournament will provide fun for participants and help get a Las Vegas resident to the Omaha World Series.

    The tourney is a benefit for Nathan Archuleta of Robertson High, who will be playing for Team Under Armour in an exclusive baseball camp and training to be held later this month in Omaha, Neb.

    The tournament will be held this coming Saturday, time and location to be announced. It is open to teams of 10, five males and five females per team mandatory. The entry fee per team is $100.

    To register, call Aaron, 980-1353.

  • Jays end Lobos’ postseason

    The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES  — Erik Mattingly pitched six strong innings and Anthony Bemboom homered to lead Creighton to a 7-2 victory over New Mexico on Sunday in an elimination game of the Los Angeles Regional.

    Mattingly (3-4) scattered three hits and gave up two runs, and Reese McGraw pitched the final three innings for his fifth save. Josh Walker (8-3) took the loss.

  • The Thunder rolls

    By Paul J. Weber
    AP Sports Writer

    SAN ANTONIO  — Look who’s unstoppable now.
    Forget that incredible San Antonio streak of 20 straight wins. That’s ancient history, and the way the Oklahoma City Thunder have taken complete command of the Western Conference finals, the Spurs might soon be finished themselves.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - June 6, 2012

    WEDNESDAY
    Baseball
    • La Plaza Little League, TBA, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Little League, 5:30, 7 p.m., Keyes Park
    Softball
    • Men’s city league, 6, 7 p.m., city complex
    • La Plaza Little League, TBA, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Little League, TBA, Keyes Park
    Volleyball
    • Co-ed city league championship tournament begins, 5 p.m., Abe Montoya Recreation Center

    THURSDAY
    Baseball