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Today's News

  • Vatos in Philly for nationals

    New Mexico Highlands’ Vatos rugby club makes another run at the national title in 7-on-7 rugby this coming weekend in Philadelphia.

    The team faces three regional qualifiers in pool play starting Saturday morning at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., to be exact.

    2014 National Sevens Player of the Year Kevon Williams, will highlight this year’s Vatos entry. Williams is a former standout receiver and return specialist for the Highlands football team.

  • British soccer camp starts Monday

    Las Vegas-area youngsters ages 3-14 are invited to take part in the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp, which runs Monday through Friday, June 1-5, at the United World College campus in Montezuma.

    The camp, which will accept late registration via the challengersports.com Web site, runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m. daily for ages 3-5 and from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6-14. An optional Golden Goal segment is also available for those already enrolled in the half-day camp and runs from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Go Fish - May 29

    Fishing report, May 26

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair using Power Bait for trout. We had no reports on perch.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow was 124 cfs near Cimarron. The higher flow slowed fishing somewhat but there were still some good trout caught by anglers using Platte River specials, bead head hare’s ears and weighted peach colored egg patterns. The best action was above Clear Creek. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was slow but there were a few trout caught by anglers using salmon eggs and worms and fishing on the bottom.

  • Little League - May 29

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by Las Vegas Little League. All LVLL games are played at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    MAJORS DIVISION
    FRIDAY: Red Sox vs. Orioles, 5:30 p.m.; Angels vs. Reds, 7:30 p.m.
    MONDAY: Reds vs. Orioles, 5:30 p.m.; Angels vs. Mets, 7:30 p.m.

    MINORS DIVISION
    FRIDAY: Thunder vs. Bats, 6:15 p.m.; Rattlers vs. Express, 7:45 p.m.
    MONDAY: Bats vs. Paw Sox, 6:15 p.m.; Thunder vs. Express, 7:45 p.m.

    SOFTBALL
    DIVISION

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 29, 2015

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Omaha Storm Chasers, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

  • FYI - Sports - May 29

    Prospective student-athletes at WLVHS are invited to obtain sports physicals 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the WLV school-based health center. No out-of-pocket expense or co-pay required for WLV students. Walk in to the clinic or call to schedule an appointment, 426-2599.

  • UPDATE: Victim in parking lot assault dies

    The man who was airlifted to University of New Mexico Hospital on May 17 after sustaining a head injury during an altercation with two men outside a Las Vegas convenience store has died.

    Joseph Sena, 50, died Saturday, his sister Theresa Duran said. Sena had been in critical condition and on life support since the incident.

    Duran said her brother was taken off life support on Friday and died Saturday morning at University of New Mexico Hospital.

    Sena had sustained a severe injury to the back of his head.

  • Walking the line
  • Five honored by Las Vegas police

    Five current and former employees of the Las Vegas Police Department were honored last Wednesday with a certificate of exceptional service  for helping a suicidal man 16 months ago.

    Honored were communications manager Stephanie Romero, communications specialists Charlotte Sanchez and Dennis Lujan, and Lt. Michael Lopez and San Miguel County Undersheriff Anthony Madrid.

    Deputy Chief Kenneth Jenkins recommended that the five be honored for their actions on Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Looking ahead - News - May 27, 2015

    Story Time Wednesday
    Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, in the children’s area of the public library. Free and open to the public.