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Today's Sports

  • 9-10 All-Stars
  • Isotopes’ McBride earns All-Star...

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    Albuquerque Isotopes outfielder Matt McBride has been elected by the fans to represent the Pacific Coast League in the 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game to be hosted at Werner Park in Papillion, NE, on Wednesday, July 15.

    McBride has been the Isotopes most potent hitter so far this season, claiming a .347 batting average with 52 runs scored, 26 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs, 41 RBI and 14 walks. His .590 slugging percentage is tops in the PCL, while his .347 batting average ranks second.

  • U.S., Japan to clash again in...

    The Associated Press

    Bring it on.

    That’s how the U.S. women’s soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the opponent in the World Cup final.

    The Americans beat Germany 2-0 on Tuesday to reach the championship game. Japan defeated England 2-1 on a late own goal. The rematch of the 2011 final won by Japan on penalty kicks is Sunday in Vancouver.

  • Zamora takes West volleyball...

    As friend or foe, Eric Zamora has become a familiar face to Meadow City volleyball fans dating to the early 1990s.

    Now he’s a head coach for West Las Vegas, and his mission is to help guide the Lady Dons back to the state final.

    Zamora this past week was hired to the post, replacing Karli Salazar, and he had his first meeting with team parents and a few athletes on Tuesday at Gillie Lopez Gym.

  • Robbers punish Garden City

    Continuing a midseason surge, the Las Vegas Train Robbers extended their winning streak to six games Wednesday night in a 32-9 rout at Garden City (Kans.).

    Robbers pitcher Izaiah Guerrero helped his own cause with a home run, a double, five runs batted in, and a 2-for-4 stat line.

    Tyler Shannon hit 5 for 5 with four runs and two RBI; Jordan Caillouet was 4 of 6 with an RBI and three runs. Steven Taft finished 3 of 5 with four RBI and four runs, and Max Garza, 1 of 4 with three walks, was responsible for another four RBI.

  • Go Fish - July 3

    Catches of the Week

    Pecos River: Michael Angel Martinez, age 3, caught a 20-inch rainbow trout June 25. He was fishing near San Jose and using a spinner.

    Ute Lake: Justin Keith, age 8 caught his biggest smallmouth ever June 23. It weighed 2.5 pounds and was 17 inches in length. He was using a minnow. He also caught a 15-inch walleye while using a ¼ ounce white jig head with a white grub.

    Fishing report, June 30

    Charette Lakes: No reports from anglers this week.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - July 3...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City Wind, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • Las Vegas adult league games, evenings, city softball complex

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City Wind, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s, 8:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.

    Sunday
    Baseball

  • 10-11 All-Stars
  • Two Robbers home games moved to...

    The Las Vegas Train Robbers are scheduled to have five more home games this summer.

    But Las Vegas fans will only be able to see the team three more times in the Meadow City itself, weather permitting.

    The Pecos League late this past week indicated it would schedule two of the team’s remaining home dates for Santa Rosa instead of Las Vegas. The league Web site made it official on Monday that the home games scheduled for July 7 and July 13 would be held at Santa Rosa High School.

    No reason for the move was specified.

  • Mora juniors make history

    For the first time in more than two decades, Mora served as host to a District 4 Little League tournament this past weekend.

    And the locals made the most of it, too. The Mora Juniors (ages 13-14) baseball team prevailed over La Plaza in the final to win the district championship and punch a ticket to state.

    In addition to La Plaza, Santa Rosa and Taos fielded Juniors baseball teams for the seven-game tournament at Mora High School.