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Today's News

  • Que Pasa - Jan. 23, 2013

    TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “The Missing Mitten Mystery” by Steven Kellogg. Free and open to the public.

  • Editorial Cartoon - Jan. 23, 2013
  • Aggressive second term

    It may have been his inaugural address, but President Obama essentially gave a civil rights speech on Monday. And why not? It was also an official federal holiday to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the greatest civil rights leaders in American history, so why not seize the moment?

    But it was more than the holiday that Obama decided to seize on Monday, it was the opportunity to lay down the gauntlet on a new term in office.

  • Work of Art - Might-have, could-have factor

    Que dira la gente? What will people say? I believe my late mother, Marie, went to bed each night with that question in mind, ready to use on any or all us five Trujillo children, some six decades ago.

    But to try to penetrate Mom’s thought processes necessitates a bit of background, Pay-It-Forward style. Remember the recent movie in which good deeds were paid before they became due? People were encouraged to engage in some act of kindness in the hopes it would soon bear fruit and benefit others.

  • No slacking here - Coaching great remains dedicated to fitness

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Larry Archuleta will be 66 years old next month. But the legendary baseball coach still works out as if he were 36.

    Archuleta, who once played for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, is a student at Luna Community College as he is taking a self-directed weightlifting class at the Gerald Ortega Wellness Center.

  • Cardinals top 10 in Joe Vivian Classic

    Rico Montoya pinned three opponents and gave up a mere two points all tournament in compiling a 5-0 record over the weekend at the Joe Vivian Classic, the premier high school wrestling event in New Mexico.

    Montoya and Joe Crespin — who reached the finals before falling in ultimate overtime — led Robertson to a ninth-place team finish.

    “We continue to make progress every week,” said RHS head coach Richard Martinez. “I am satisfied with the ninth-place finish.”

  • Pure NRG
  • WLV teams third in Hope tourneys

    A roundup of basketball scores from the past weekend:

    • West Las Vegas: Dual third-place trophies were the reward for West’s hoops efforts over the weekend in Albuquerque.

    The Lady Dons captured third place in the Hope Christian Classic, beating Hatch Valley 43-34 on Saturday. They had won 61-37 over Hot Springs on day one but lost in the semifinals to top-ranked Hope 73-29 on Friday.

    Meanwhile, the Dons rocked Socorro 77-60, lost a close semifinal to district foe Taos 60-55 and routed Rehoboth 75-52 for third place.

  • Former Isotopes tabbed for World Baseball Classic

    By Laura Verillo
    Albuquerque Isotopes

    Provisional rosters for the 2013 World Baseball Classic have been announced, and six former Isotopes are among those chosen to play for four different teams in the tournament, which runs from March 2-19 in Japan, Taiwan, Puerto Rico and the U.S.

    In addition, six current Dodgers are among the Classic’s provisional participants: Ronaldo Belisario (Venezuela), Luis Cruz (Mexico), Adrian Gonzalez (Mexico), Hanley Ramirez (Dominican Republic), Nick Punto (Italy) and Paco Rodriguez (Spain).

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Jan. 23, 2013

    Wednesday
    Basketball
    • Robertson girls (A,B,C) vs. West Las Vegas, 4 p.m., Mike Marr Gym
    • Valley Middle School boys vs. Memorial, 4 p.m., Valley gym

    Thursday
    Basketball
    • Robertson boys (A,B,C) at Santa Rosa, 4 p.m., Santa Rosa
    • West Las Vegas boys (A,B,C) vs. Raton, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at Air Force, 8 a.m., Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Friday
    Basketball