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  • LV tracksters capture three...

    ALBUQUERQUE — Nicholas Gurule finished his high school athletics career as a winner — a three-time state champion, in fact — with one herculean throw in the javelin Saturday at UNM Track and Soccer Complex.

    Angelica Montoya carved her name into history as well, earning a state title in the discus on Friday.

    And Robertson grabbed another state championship in the girls’ relays, this time racing to victory in the 1,600-meter medley.

  • BREAKING : More state titles...

    ALBUQUERQUE - West Las Vegas javelin thrower Nicholas Gurule earned another state championship in his event, and the Robertson girls' medley relay quartet also reached the winners circle Saturday at the Class 4A state track and field meet at UNM Track and Soccer Complex. 

    They joined Robertson's Angelica Montoya, who won in discus on Friday, as Las Vegas athletes to claim championship medals this weekend. 

    In the team standings, West Las Vegas boys placed sixth and Robertson 11th. Robertson girls were fifth and WLV 15th.

  • Little League 2016

    LA PLAZA LITTLE LEAGUE

    All games at Rodriguez Park

    Sunday, May 15
    MAJORS: Yankees vs. Athletics, 6 p.m.

    Monday, May 16
    MAJORS: Dodgers vs. Yankees, 5:30 p.m.; Rockies vs. Athletics, 7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, May 17
    MINORS: Yankees vs. Dodgers, 5:30 p.m.; Cubs vs. Angels, 7:30 p.m.
    SOFTBALL: Cyclones vs. Bratz, 5:30 p.m.; Kryptonite vs. Roadrunners, 7:30 p.m.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 15...

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Round Rock Express, 1:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •La Plaza Little League game, Rodriguez Park
    Soccer
    •Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 2 p.m., Montezuma
    MONDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Round Rock Express, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keys Park
    •La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park

    TUESDAY
    Baseball

  • BREAKING : Montoya rules in...

    ALBUQUERQUE -- Robertson's Angelica Montoya became the first local athlete to win a state championship in the Class 4A track and field meet, winning in girls discus Friday. 

    Montoya, a sophomore, threw for 120-4, winning by nearly 13 feet. It is her second medal in a throwing event. As an eighth grader, she placed thirdin the shot put.

  • STATE BASEBALL UPDATE : Texico 6...

    ALBUQUERQUE -- Texico 6, Pecos 2, final, in Class 3A state baseball championship game at Isotopes Park. Relief pitcher Arturo Archuleta strikes out two Wolverine batters in top of 3rd, stranding three to escape bases-loaded jam. Texico had no-hitter going through three before Panthers struck for first time in bottom of 4th.

  • Robertson boys’ golf seventh at...

    Las Vegas Optic

    Robertson senior Robert Gallegos finished 16th individually and helped the Cardinals to a seventh place team result in the Class 1A-4A state golf tournament this week at Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River in Roswell.

    Gallegos was up on the leaderboard after shooting a 78 for Monday’s first round. But he dropped back into the pack a bit after his 85 on Tuesday. He finished with a gross score of 163.

  • Lady Cards a win away

    As of press time, the Robertson softball team is one win away from the Class 4A state championship game.

    A No. 1 seed in the bracket, the Lady Cardinals (26-3) earned a spot in the semifinals with two double-digit wins Wednesday at the Rio Rancho Softball Complex.

    First came a 13-3 win over No. 8 seed Kirtland Central. Ashlea Lujan hit two home runs to help lead the Lady Cardinals to a mercy-rule victory.

    Then Robertson downed No. 5 seed Cobre 11-1 later in the afternoon, getting a home run from Savannah Sanchez.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 13...

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Salt Lake Bees, 6:35 p.m., Salt Lake City, Utah
    •Class 4A state tournament semifinal: Robertson-Taos winner vs. Sandia Prep-Silver winner, 3 p.m., Rio Rancho High
    •Class 3A state tournament championship game: Pecos-Tularosa winner vs. Texico-Estancia winner, noon, Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keys Park
    •La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    •La Plaza and Las Vegas Little League games, TBA

  • Bees sting from mound

    Las Vegas Optic

    Albuquerque beat Albuquerque on Wednesday afternoon.

    Al Albuquerque, the closing pitcher for the Salt Lake Bees, gave up one run in the ninth but otherwise stuffed an Isotopes rally to preserve a 4-2 win for the host Bees.