Today's News

  • Pennsylvania native finds a college home in Las Vegas

    From Lancaster, Pa. to Las Vegas, N.M. From the East Coast to the Southwest. A world of difference, but to Luna Community College nursing student Andre Shenk, Las Vegas is home. Shenk and his wife moved to Las Vegas a little over three years ago. They were looking for something different. And somewhere along the journey, Shenk found Luna. 

  • Not the way I remember

    It's not the way I remember it. No, it's FAR different from the noisy 900 block of Railroad, conjures memories, which I'll tell you about in a few graphs.

  • Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

  • Riders split softball series — sans coach

    On the eve of its four-game weekend series against Dawson Community College, the Luna Community College softball team found itself without a coach.

    Head coach Lucas Griego continues to be on paid administrative leave while the school investigates allegations of a potential conflict of interest, according to LCC President Ricky Serna.

    And assistant coach Roy Sanchez, Griego’s second in command, had requested time off this past weekend, Serna said Monday afternoon.

  • NMHU roundup: Cowgirls can't hang with No. 1 Mavs

    Colorado Mesa looked every bit the No. 1 team in the nation during a four-game sweep of New Mexico Highlands over the weekend at Cowgirl Field.

    The Mavericks (23-0) won 23-0 and 10-1 on Friday, then 9-1 and 14-0 Saturday.

    Highlands fell to 4-16 overall and remain winless in the RMAC at 0-11.

    Only a double by Bayley Legarreta denied Mesa ace McKenzie Surface of a no-hitter in game one. The Mavs racked up six home runs, six doubles and a triple.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, March 14-17

    WEDNESDAY (March 14)

    • Robertson JV at Capital (DH), 3 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Robertson JV at Capital (DH), 3 p.m., Santa Fe


    • Mora vs. West Las Vegas JV, 4 p.m., Mora
    Track and field
    • Memorial Middle School at ATC-SFIS meet, TBA, Santa Fe


    • Luna at Frank Phillips College (DH), noon, Borger, Texas

  • HU tracksters, wrestler take on nationals

    Five New Mexico Highlands University athletes — four in women’s track and field and one in wrestling — represented the school in NCAA Division II national competition over the weekend.

    The Cowgirl tracksters and coach Bob DeVries were in Pittsburg, Kans., for the NCAA Division II indoor nationals.

    Tashay Hunter posted the Cowgirls’ best individual result, clearing 40 feet, 1.5 inches, in the triple jump. Teammate Annie Topal also competed in the event, placing 12th with 39-6.5.

  • Prep roundup: RHS tennis teams sweep in Las Cruces

    The defending state tennis champion Robertson Lady Cardinals checked off another regular-season tournament title on Saturday in Las Cruces.

    And this time, the RHS boys joined them in the winners’ circle.

    Robertson swept to wins in the Las Cruces and Mayfield event, continuing a tough stretch requiring a lot of miles of travel for head coach Warren Fulgenzi and his teams.

    The RHS girls had won the previous weekend’s tournament in Roswell, with the boys finishing second.

  • Still looking for answers

    Cindy "Tig" Rivera's 25th birthday was Feb. 14.

    Her family and friends haven't seen her since June of 2012.

  • Pecos boys repeat as state champs

    ALBUQUERQUE —Last March, when the Pecos Panthers won the Class 3A state basketball title, it had been 51 years since their previous championship triumph.

    It was only 364 days between titles this time. Pecos handed top-rated Texico its first defeat of the season 58-44 in the 3A boys' final Saturday at The Pit, becoming the first Las Vegas-area hoops team to earn a repeat state championship.