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Today's News

  • Que Pasa May 4, 2016

    5.4.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Las Vegas First IBA’s Flower Power Plant Sale will take place behind Indigo Theater. There are flowering annuals and perennials, herbs, veggies, tomatoes and chillies available at this year’s sale. The sale take places from Wednesday through Saturday.

  • Noticias May 3, 2016

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • RHS No. 1 in state softball bracket

    The Robertson softball team, which finished unbeaten in District 2-4A and ranked first in statewide polls, is the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A state tournament that begins this weekend.

    The Lady Cardinals learned they will play host to No. 16 Taos, a district rival they beat three times in the regular season, in the single-elimination first round.

    The game is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at RHS Field.

  • Cowboys sweep Wolves

    Las Vegas Optic

    Highlands baseball (14-31, 11-21) pulled off its first series sweep of Colorado State-Pueblo since 2013 with three wins in as many days over the weekend in Pueblo, Colo.

    After snow and rain led to cancellation of Friday’s scheduled opener, the Cowboys swept a Saturday doubleheader 5-3 and 2-0, then finished with Sunday’s 5-4 triumph.

    CSUP had taken three of four at Brandt Park in mid-March.

  • Champs seek repeat

    Defending state champion Robertson tennis on Sunday learned its path to what players, coaches and fans hope will be another heaping helping of glory.

    The New Mexico Activities Association released state brackets Sunday evening.

    The individual state tennis tournaments begin Wednesday at Jerry Cline Complex in Albuquerque. The team portion begins Friday at Albuquerque Academy.

  • BREAKING : Robertson tennis learns place in state brackets

    Defending state champion Robertson tennis on Sunday learned its path to what players, coaches and fans hope will be more glory.

    The New Mexico Activities Association released state brackets Sunday evening. 

    The individual state tennis tournaments begin Wednesday at Jerry Cline Complex in Albuquerque. The team portion begins Friday at Albuquerque Academy. 

    BOYS SINGLES

  • BREAKING: State baseball, softball brackets out

    The Robertson softball team, which finished unbeaten in District 2-4A and ranked first in statewide polls, are the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A state tournament that begins this weekend.

    The Lady Cardinals learned they will play host to No. 16 Taos, a district rival they beat three times in the regular season, in the single-elimination first round. The winner gets either No. 8 Kirtland Central or No. 9 West Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 11, in Rio Rancho.

  • Couple charged in child’s death

    The parents of an infant boy who died more than a year ago are facing felony child abuse charges after an autopsy determined that the child had cocaine in his system.

  • Meet Super Cooper

    Super Cooper has been a nickname for incoming Las Vegas City Schools Superintendent Kelt Cooper for more than three decades. He started to get called Super Cooper when he was a math teacher. Since then his name has stuck with him throughout his educational career, which has spanned several states. On May 9, he will take the helm as superintendent of Las Vegas City Schools.

  • Campos to deliver HU graduation address

    By Sean Weaver
    Highlands University

    New Mexico State Sen. Pete Campos will deliver the commencement address to this year’s Highlands University graduating class.

    The 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be at 2 p.m. on May 14 in the university’s John A. Wilson Complex.