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Today's News

  • ‘Beasties’ top Taos in key clash

    With a convincing 5-1 triumph in the first of two meetings with district archrival Taos, the Robertson girls’ soccer team took a major step closer to the district title on Saturday.

    Seniors Caitlin Diefendorf and Alexis DeVries scored two goals apiece and Siah Trudell-Mills added one, all in the first half, as the Lady Cardinals dealt Taos its worst defeat to date.

    Robertson is 14-3 overall and unbeaten at 5-0 in district with a rematch against the Lady Tigers (11-4-1) coming this Thursday at RHS Field.

  • Digging the pink

    Dominating the game at the net with explosive hitting and timely blocking, West Las Vegas swept visiting Robertson in a District 2-4A volleyball match Thursday night at Gillie Lopez Gym.

    Both teams wore special pink uniforms, and the gym was decked out with balloons, signs and even floor decals with the same rosy color in honor of the fight against breast cancer. Many fans also wore pink or the special T-shirts sold for the cause.

  • Clutch effort lifts Cowgirls

    NMHU Sports Information

    New Mexico Highlands broke a 1-1 stalemate by scoring a pair of second-half goals within 15 seconds, and the Cowgirls picked up a critical three points with a 3-1 win against CSU-Pueblo Friday night at Perkins Stadium.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 20, 2014

    Monday
    No local varsity sporting events scheduled

    Tuesday
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys vs. Portales, 5 p.m., RHS Field
    • Robertson girls at Portales, 3 p.m., Portales
    Volleyball
    • Robertson (A,B,C) at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m., Jacona

    Wednesday
    Football
    • Memorial Middle School vs. West Las Vegas Middle School, 5 p.m., Cardinal Stadium

    Thursday
    Cross country

  • Murder trial under way

    The prosecution and defense in the Joseph “Wicked” Montoya murder trial agreed on a great deal during their opening statements to the jury on Wednesday.

  • Colors of Fall
  • Mora continues drilling ban

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Mora County commissioners voted to continue an oil and gas drilling ban that has triggered lawsuits from the industry while gaining the support of residents concerned about pollution.

    The ban adopted in an April 2013 ordinance made the northern New Mexico county the first in the nation to permanently prohibit drilling.

    Two commissioners recently said they planned to repeal the ordinance. But only one reversed his position Tuesday, making the 2-1 vote favoring the ban a surprise.

  • San Miguel finalizing its drilling ordinance

    Four years after San Miguel County began actively working on developing regulations for oil and gas drilling within its boundaries, the Commission is close to reaching the finish line.

  • HU to award 200 teacher scholarships

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Two hundred teachers will receive tuition and textbook scholarships to pursue online master’s degrees in education at Highlands University, thanks to a new $2.1 million grant from the United States Department of Education.

    The 5-year grant funds new online graduate degrees at Highlands in curriculum and instruction, special education, or rehabilitation counseling. The grant also funds three new School of Education faculty and other staff.

  • Jail Log - Oct. 17, 2014

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Oct. 7 and Oct. 14:

    Maximilian Bond, 28, stalking, bench warrant, SM Magistrate
    Joseph Montoya, 33, hold for court
    Joseph Rue, 19, aggravated battery, failure to pay, bench warrant,  SM Magistrate/Lincoln County Magistrate
    David Sanchez, 34, aggravated stalking, bench warrant, SM Magistrate
    Thomas Romero, 55, driving on suspended revoked license, failure to stop, no insurance, no registration, false or improper use of registration