Today's News

  • Warren Fulgenzi excelling on national circuit

    Las Vegas native Warren Fulgenzi isn’t getting carried away with the most recent honors he’s received — Southwest Adult Men’s Player of the Year, to accompany the state version of that award he's already won.

    He’s looking forward to December and the chance to make an international squad that will represent the U.S. in world tennis competition.

  • ‘Beasties’ blank Pojoaque

    Elena Martinez scored three goals and Amber Yara had two scores to lead Robertson to a 7-0 shutout at Pojoaque on Tuesday.

    “It was a very good game overall,” said RHS head coach Ray Parks. “Our passing game is much improved, which was important on such a sloppy, wet field.”

    The teams encountered rain throughout the match.

    Martinez scored her first from the top of the penalty box off an assist from Anissa Gallegos in the fifth minute. She then took a feed from Lexus Jaramillo roughly 10 minutes later to make it 2-0 by halftime.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 7, 2011

    This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    COYOTE CREEK: The flow is 0.74 cfs. Fishing is fair for trout. Better fishing reported in the beaver ponds downstream from the camp areas.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 7, 2011

    • Robertson vs. St. Pius X, 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • Mora at Questa, TBA, Questa
    • Wagon Mound-Roy-Mosquero at San Jon, TBA, San Jon
    • Don Gibson Tournament, 9 a.m., Gene Torres Golf Course
    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 7 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    • Pecos vs. Monte del Sol, 5:30 p.m., Sanchez Gym

    Cross country

  • Walk to School Day
  • Students of the Month
  • Education News in Brief

    From The Associated Press

    Company fights U.S. lawsuit
    PHILADELPHIA  — A for-profit education company is denying Justice Department claims that it improperly pays recruiters to enroll unqualified students.

  • Tiffany Abeyta awarded scholarship

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University outstanding psychology senior Tiffany Abeyta was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from MANA del Norte, and will be honored at the nonprofit’s annual banquet on Saturday, Oct. 8.

    MANA stands for Mexican-American Women’s National Association, a nonprofit that has worked since 1974 to empower Latinas through education, community service, leadership development, and advocacy.

    The MANA del Norte chapter formed in Santa Fe in 1989.

  • Congressman Lujan visits Mora

    Congressman Ben Ray Luján visited the Mora Valley late last week, and he got an earful from residents on controversial issues like the closing of rural post offices and drilling. The event, which included heated discussions on controversial issues, took place at the David Cargo Library in Mora last Thursday.    

    The main problems that concerned the citizens present were the closing of the rural post offices, drilling in Mora County, health insurance issues, unemployment problems in the rural area and gun control.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Oct. 7, 2011

    Community Calendar

    9 a.m. — NRG cross country at Peñasco, junior varsity and varsity, boys and girls
    10 a.m. — Sangre de Cristo Livestock Growers Association meeting, Mora School Board Room
    1 p.m. — Mora Ranger football at McCurdy, varsity
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Santa Fe Prep, senior night, junior varsity, varsity, 7th and 8th
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Benefit breakfast at VFW Hall