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Today's News

  • West to host 2-3A volleyball semifinal; Taos upsets RHS

    Third-seeded Raton held serve on its home court late Wednesday, sweeping fifth-seeded Taos and earning a shot at the West Las Vegas Lady Dons in Friday night’s District 2-3A volleyball semifinal.

    West Las Vegas, off since Oct. 29, is 15-5 overall and 6-2 in district. The Lady Dons’ only 2-3A defeats came against longtime thorn-in-the-side Pojoaque.

    Friday’s winner advances to play regular-season champ Pojoaque Valley at 7 p.m. Saturday at Ben Lujan Gymnasium in Jacona.

  • Of note...

    Several key out-of-town sporting events of local interest  mark this weekend:

    • NMHU cross country competes in NCAA Division II South Central Regional on Saturday morning in Canyon, Texas, with nationals berths at stake.

    • State cross country championships unfold Saturday in Rio Rancho.

    • Vatos rugby (5-0) wraps fall slate at Red Rocks, Denver.

  • M&M
  • Vegas Bowl: The scores

    1958: RHS (Jim Colclazier) 12,
        WLV (Ernie Abreu) 0
    1959: WLV (Ernie Abreu) 43,
        RHS (Joe Singleton) 0
    1960: RHS (Joe Singleton) 20,
        WLV (Frank Herrera) 7
    1961: RHS (Joe Singleton) 13,
        WLV (Frank Herrera) 0
    1962-64: No RHS-WLV games
    1965: RHS (Joe Singleton) 14,
        WLV (Frank Herrera) 7
    1966: WLV (Frank Herrera) 15,
        RHS (Joe Singleton) 8
    1967: WLV (Frank Herrera) 13,

  • Winter 2013-14 sports schedule

    Saturday, Nov. 9
    Basketball
     • NMHU women at University of the Southwest, 6 p.m., Hobbs
     • Memorial Middle School girls at Taos, 10 a.m., Taos
    Monday, Nov. 11
    Basketball
     • NMHU men vs. Portland Bible College, 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    Tuesday, Nov. 12
    Basketball
     • NMHU women at Northern New Mexico, 6 p.m., Española
     • Memorial Middle School girls vs. West Las Vegas, 4 p.m., MMS
    Wednesday, Nov. 13
    Wrestling

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Nov. 8, 2013

    Friday
    Volleyball
    • NMHU vs. Adams State, 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    • District 2-3A tournament semifinal: Wednesday’s winner at West Las Vegas, 7 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

    Saturday
    Basketball
    • NMHU women vs. University of the Southwest, 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    • Memorial Middle School girls at Taos, 10 a.m., Taos
    Cross country
    • NMHU at NCAA Division II South Central Regional, 10 a.m., Canyon, Texas
    • State championships, 8 a.m., Rio Rancho
    Football

  • Details emerge in deaths

    The night before Alex Montoya and Cochise Bayhan died, Denise Encinias says she gave them their medications at 8:30 p.m. and asked them to put on their pajamas.

    The two had been staying in an outbuilding behind the Encinias home.

    Encinias said she went back to the “apartment” at about 10 p.m. to tell Montoya, 61, and Bayhan, 56, to go to bed. The two were relaxing on a couch.

  • Fall colors
  • Community rights laws defended

    Saying that our current system of government is rigged in favor of corporations, environmental activist Thomas Linzey told a crowd of more than 100 Monday night that they have a responsibility to engage in civil disobedience to regain power for local governments and the people.

  • Luna sponsoring coat drive

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College students led by both student government and the student nurses association are conducting an “LCC Cares Coat Drive.”

    Although the emphasis will be on coats, any article of cold weather clothing, such as hats, gloves, and scarves are welcome.

    Items will be distributed Nov. 23. The last day to donate a coat and other items will be Nov. 22.