Today's News

  • Isotopes Skin Cats

    Las Vegas Optic

    Rafael Ynoa tripled and went 3 for 5 with one run batted in and two scored to help Albuquerque defeat Sacramento 9-4 on Wednesday night at Isotopes Park.

    Ryan Casteel drove in three runs for the Isotopes and finished 2 of 4. Jordan Patterson went 1 for 2 with two walks and one RBI.

    Albuquerque (16-11 going into Thursday night’s game) trailed 3-1 midway through the fourth inning but scored four in its half, then added two runs in each of the next two frames.

  • Sluggers open state tourneys

    Las Vegas Optic

    In their four previous softball meetings this season — three in regular district play — Robertson has outscored Taos a combined 70-4, winning via mercy rule each time.

    On paper, then, it’s a mismatch for the Lady Cardinals, No. 1 seed in the Class 4A state tournament, in the state opener vs. No. 16 Taos this Saturday at RHS Field.

  • Padilla wins four events in Socorro

    West Las Vegas’ boys and Robertson’s girls both came away with championship trophies this past week at the Dave Mathieu Invitational track and field meet hosted by Socorro High School.

    The Dons amassed 111 team points in the boys’ standings, beating Bernalillo (94) for the top spot. Cobre, East Mountain, Hot Springs, Robertson, Socorro and Wingate followed, in descending order.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 6, 2016

    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Tacoma Rainiers, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •NMHU at Regis, 3 p.m., Denver
    •Class 4A state tournament: Robertson vs. St. Michael’s, 4 p.m., MMS
    •Class 4A state tournament: West Las Vegas at Portales, 5:30 p.m., Portales
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keys Park
    •La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park

  • Go Fish May 6, 2016


    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ.

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait and salmon eggs for trout.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow near Cimarron on Monday was 23 cfs. Trout fishing was slow to fair using worms, salmon eggs, red annelids and San Juan worms.

  • BREAKING: Five from Fulgenzi family in finals

    ALBUQUERQUE - -  Robertson (and specifically the Fulgenzi family) guaranteed itself at least one state tennis championship two hours before the final was to be played Thursday afternoon at the Jerry Cline Complex. 

    That's because No. 1 seed Brandelyn and Lauren Fulgenzi and No. 2 Jaci and Jenese Fulgenzi both prevailed in the semifinals to set up an all-Robertson final at 4 p.m.

  • BREAKING: Pecos wins state baseball opener

    In the opening round of the Class 3A state baseball tournament, Pecos routed Raton 10-2 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals.

    Pecos is the No. 6 seed, while Raton was seeded 11th.

    The Panthers will play No. 3 Lordsburg, a 14-3 victor over Clayton, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Cleveland High in Rio Rancho.

    The 4A state baseball and softball tournaments get under way Friday and Saturday.

    The 1A-3A state softball and 1A-2A baseball brackets will be announced this weekend.

  • BREAKING: Marrujo, Garcia advance in state singles

    Robertson tennis players Cailyn Marrujo and Andres Garcia both survived the first round of the Class 1A -4A state tournaments Wednesday and will move on to the quarterfinals Thursday.

    Marrujo, the No. 8 seed in girls' singles, outlasted district foe Claudia Dimond of Taos, 6-3, 7-5. Marrujo will play No. 1 Patty Borunda at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Jerry Cline Complex in Albuquerque, host venue for the individual state tournaments.

  • Juvenile sentence for teen killer

    The 16-year-old boy who stabbed a man to death last year has been found to be amenable to treatment and rehabilitation, which means he will be sentenced as a juvenile.

    Under the juvenile code, the maximum sentence that Fabian Maes can receive is confinement until age 21. He was ordered to undergo an evaluation prior to sentencing.

    Judge Gerald Baca ruled that Maes is amenable to treatment after a day-long hearing last Thursday.

  • Kidnapped girl found dead

    The Associated Press

    FARMINGTON — An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, launching a massive search, was found dead Tuesday.

    Authorities had been searching by air and ground for Ashlynne Mike, a Navajo fifth-grader who was abducted by a man believed to be a stranger Monday afternoon, FBI spokesman Frank Fisher said.

    The girl’s body was found Tuesday morning in Shiprock, near a rock formation that the town is named for, said Jesse Delmar, the tribe’s public safety division director.