Today's Sports

  • Area athletes North All-Stars

    Andy Gabaldon, Mike Ortiz and Adrian Valdez of West Las Vegas have been named to the Class 1A-4A North All-Stars in baseball. So have Nathan Archuleta and Dominic Lucero of Robertson, as well as Joseph Duran and Jason Henderson of Pecos.

    Marissa Archuleta, Alicia Jaramillo and Amber Yara of Robertson and Kianna Gallegos of West Las Vegas plus Ida Valencia of Pecos have earned the same honor in softball.

    The Class 1A-4A North-South All-Star baseball and softball games will be held June 12-13 at Cobre High in Bayard.

  • Purple Invasion under way across...

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    The New Mexico Highlands football team, under the direction of first-year head coach Jeff Mills, announces its “Purple Invasion Tour” to recruit in New Mexico that started on May 11.

    The goal is for the Cowboys football staff to set foot in every high school in the Land of Enchantment.

  • Boxer, 14, headed to regionals

    Las Vegas’ Michael Archuleta, 14, will be among the young boxers representing New Mexico in USA Boxing’s regional competition this coming weekend in Ogden, Utah.

    Archuleta, who fights at 106 lbs., has been boxing for two years and is trained by Las Vegas’ Carlos Crespin.

    He is slated to fight a couple times this weekend, and if he wins, he’ll advance to national competition. The regional features amateur boxers from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

  • Robbers announce free camp for...

    Local Little Leaguers, the Las Vegas Train Robbers are looking for you.

    The team is hosting a free training camp for Little League players at 10 a.m. Monday, June 1, at Rodriguez Park, according to a news release.

    The Train Robbers, a semipro team in the independent Pecos League, opened their third season on Wednesday in Santa Fe. They were slated to host the 2014 league champion Fuego on Thursday evening at Rodriguez Park.

  • Weight loss winners named

    In six weeks, Karlene Martinez shed 11 pounds and dropped 2 percent bodyfat.

    In doing so, she earned a victory in the Abe Montoya Recreation Center’s Fitness Challenge for the period between March 24 and May 1.

    The purpose of the city-sponsored program is overall health and wellness, according to a news release, helping participants develop and maintain healthy lifestyles by “promoting a fun and exciting opportunity to exercise.”

  • Locals star in Fitness NM show

    Several competitors with ties to the Meadow City took the stage in this past weekend’s Musclemania and Fitness New Mexico event in Albuquerque.

    Andrea Romero-Munoz, a Las Vegas native who now lives in Las Cruces, earned her pro card — the right to move up and compete in the higher-level professional shows — with wins in the bikini category.

  • Go Fish - May 22

    Fishing report, May 19

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

    Cimarron River: Stream flow was 56 cfs near Cimarron. Fishing was fair to good using copper John Barrs, bead-head pheasant tails, Cimarron specials, San Juan worms and worms for brown and rainbow trout. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was good using salmon eggs, Power Bait and spinners for trout.

  • Youth Soccer - May 22

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by the Las Vegas Youth Soccer League:

    All U6 games are played at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

    Russia vs. Greece, Field 1; Italy vs. USA, Field 2; Mexico vs. Chile, Field 3; Croatia vs. Peru, Field 4

    All U8 games are played at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

    Spain vs. Norway, Field 1; Colombia vs. Germany, Field 2; Portugal vs. England, Field 3; France vs. Belgium, Field 4; Switzerland has a bye

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 22...

    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Round Rock Express, 6:05 p.m., Round Rock, Texas
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at NCAA Division II outdoor nationals, Allendale, Mich.

    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

  • On a mission - Cowgirl track and...

    Mere hours remain until Salcia Slack concludes her collegiate track and field career. Win or lose this week, she’ll do so as one of the most decorated athletes in the history of New Mexico Highlands University.

    Slack, a senior from Kingston, Jamaica, will help lead the Cowgirl track and field team to the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday in Allendale, Mich.