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Today's Sports

  • District déjà vu - Cardinal...

    Robert Gallegos sank a 20-foot putt from the edge of the green on his fourth shot on Hole No. 1, then waited — all calm on the outside at least — as opponent Jason Parker tried from a similar distance several feet away.

    Parker’s putt rolled just short, and for the second year in a row, Gallegos — a Robertson High junior — captured the District 2 boys’ golf championship.

    For the second year in a row, he did it by hitting a clutch shot to win a playoff.

  • Cowgirls: RMAC champions!

    NMHU Sports Information

    PUEBLO, Colo. — It all started a decade ago with nine points in the 2005 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships.

    Ten years and 170 points better, the No. 4 nationally ranked New Mexico Highlands track and field team is the 2015 RMAC champion.

  • Rivals to meet in state...

    How about some more Robertson-West Las Vegas baseball this spring — this time in the first round of the state tournament?

    The Cardinals are the No. 6 seed and host the No. 11 Dons for a best-of-three Class 4A playoff series this Friday and Saturday. Friday’s opener is set for 3 p.m. at Whorton Field; Saturday’s first pitch is 10:30 a.m.

  • Little League - May 6

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by the Las Vegas Little League. Games are played at Keyes Park on Mills Avenue.

    MAJORS DIVISION
    WEDNESDAY: Yankees vs. Mets, 5:30 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Angels, 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Yankees vs. Orioles, 5:30 p.m.; Mets vs. Cardinals, 7:30 p.m.

    MINORS DIVISION
    WEDNESDAY: Owlz vs. Express, 6:15 p.m.; Red Wings vs. Rattlers, 7:45 p.m. THURSDAY: Sandgnats vs. Paw Sox, 6:15 p.m.; Owlz vs. Thunder, 7:45 p.m. FRIDAY: Rivercats vs. Express, 6:15 p.m.; Threshers vs. Bats, 7:45 p.m.

  • State tennis opens Wednesday

    Fortified with the addition of brother-sister duo Warren and Brandelyn Fulgenzi, the Robertson boys’ and girls’ tennis teams have been built to win championships.

    Starting Wednesday, they’ll get a chance to prove it.

    The state tournaments commence with individual brackets Wednesday and Thursday at the Jerry Cline Complex in Albuquerque. Team brackets follow on Friday and Saturday at Albuquerque Academy.

    Robertson is coming off a clean sweep of all four individual District 2-4A championships.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 6,...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Las Vegas 51s, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Tennis
    • State championships, Albuquerque

    Thursday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park

  • Weather - May 4, 2015

    Monday
    Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5-10 mph, becoming south 15-20 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Showers and thunderstorms likely at night. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 5-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

    Tuesday

  • Banner day for RHS

    Saturday was a banner day for Robertson High School, as teams in boys’ and girls’ tennis, baseball and softball all hoisted district championships before appreciative home crowds.

    TENNIS
    Robertson swept boys’ and girls’ team titles as well as individual medals in boys’ and girls’ singles and doubles tennis, setting the stage for what could be one of the best finishes in the history of a storied program.

  • End of trail for Highlands

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    New Mexico Highlands’ softball season came to an end Thursday at the hands of the Thunderwolves as the Cowgirls (22-28) lost to Colorado State-Pueblo 4-1 in the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament.

  • ‘Money’ gets richer after...

    The Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. —  The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn’t the best.

    Using his reach and his jab Saturday night, Mayweather frustrated Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title bout. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 48 fights, cementing his legacy as the best of his generation.