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Today's News

  • Cowgirls, Hawks draw

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    For the second straight game against the Skyhawks, the Cowgirls surrendered the first goal of the game. Unlike in Las Vegas last month, the Cowgirls were able to get the equalizer.

    Both teams scored in the first half and then played a scoreless second half and two overtime periods as New Mexico Highlands (6-3-3, 3-2-3, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) and Fort Lewis (4-3-5, 3-1-4) tied 1-1 in swirling winds Sunday afternoon in Durango, Colo.

  • RHS football enjoying top ranking

    Alumni of Robertson High School returned to their alma mater this past weekend to discover their Cardinal football team flying high, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A.

    The Cardinals, who host Pojoaque Valley on Friday night to open the District 2-4A portion of their schedule, have been in that lofty perch since first kickoff.

    As the reigning state champion with much of its players from last year’s run still in the fold, RHS was an early favorite to repeat.

  • East-West volleyball Thursday

    The first of at least two annual East-West volleyball showdowns comes Thursday night at Gillie Lopez Gymnasium, but instead of traditional school colors, pink is the color fans of both sides are encouraged to wear.

    “Dig Pink” is the theme in honor of the breast cancer awareness cause.

  • Lady Don soccer
  • RHS girls, WLV boys top 3 in Los Lunas

    Junior Anabella Miller and eighth grader Makayla Quintana both burst into the top 10 individually, leading Robertson to a runner-up team finish — behind only Class 5A Valencia — in this past Saturday’s Los Lunas cross country meet.

    Meanwhile, West Las Vegas placed five varsity boys’ runners in the top 50 and grabbed third place as a team, also in Los Lunas. Only Hope Christian and Grants finished with better team scores than the Dons.

  • D-backs name new manager

    The Associated Press

    PHOENIX — Chip Hale spent 10 seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization, the final three as the major league third base coach. He also played at the University of Arizona and still lives in Tucson.

    If ever there was a perfect fit for Hale’s first job as a big league manager, it was with the Diamondbacks, who gave him a two-year contract Monday to replace Kirk Gibson.

    “This is the perfect job for me and my family, and that is important for me to be here,” Hale said.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 15, 2014

    Wednesday
    Football
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Pojoaque, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex
    Volleyball
    • Memorial Middle School vs. Raton, 4 p.m., MMS

    Thursday
    Football
    • Memorial Middle School at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys at Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., Jacona
    • Robertson girls vs. Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., RHS Field
    Volleyball
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) vs. Robertson, Dig Pink night, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

    Friday

  • HU faculty blast president

    Faculty at New Mexico Highlands University took President Jim Fries to task on Friday, publicly accusing him  and his administration of making unilateral decisions without meaningful input from them.

    Maureen Romine, president of the Faculty Senate, presented a letter to administrators and regents outlining the faculty concerns and asking that faculty be included in decisions at the university.

  • RHS Homecoming
  • U. S. health worker tests positive for Ebola

    By Nomaan Merchant
    The Associated Press

    DALLAS — A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.