Today's Sports

  • RHS tennis teams take state

    Dynasty? You know it.

    For the fourth consecutive year – and the fifth time overall – the Robertson girls’ tennis team captured a state championship this past weekend in Albuquerque.

    The Lady Cardinals beat Mesilla Valley Christian for the second year in a row in the finals. This time it was a 5-2 tally, and Robertson had the trophy in hand after singles with five wins.

  • Redbirds dominate tourney

    Get ready to etch some more names on that ever-expanding wall of champions that lines the Robertson High School tennis courts.

    Robertson won dual Class 1A-4A state doubles championships on Thursday afternoon at the Jerry Cline Complex in Albuquerque.

    For the second year in a row, the sister act of Brandelyn and Lauren Fulgenzi defeated their cousins, Jaci and Jenese Fulgenzi, in the girls’ doubles final. It was a 6-1, 6-0 tally.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — May 7,...

    The lunch menu for the Mora/Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad with dressing, beets, and spice cake

    Hamburger mac, green beans, corn, apricots, and peanut butter cookie

    Stuffed bell pepper, baked beans, carrots,
    biscuit, and fruit cocktail

    Pork stir fry, salad with dressing, wheat roll with margarine, and apple cobbler


  • District champs!
  • WLV forum May 9

    West Las Vegas athletic coordinator Richard Tripp will host the WLV Parent/Fan/AD Forum, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Gillie Lopez Gym.

    The purpose of the forum is to air and listen to concerns and thoughts of parents and fans at West.

    The only topic that will not be discussed is the hiring and firing of coaches. Organization of a coaches/parents committee will be discussed.

  • Obstacle course - Race to take...

    Obstacle course racing has arrived in the Meadow City.

    New Mexico Highlands University will host its first such event at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 7, beginning at Perkins Stadium.

    The course will be three miles long, and the race is open to the public. Entry fees are $15 general public, $5 students. Highlands students and employees with valid ID will be admitted for no charge.

    Registration on site will be open from 8 to 9:30 a.m., followed by instructions at 9:45.

  • Outlaws take the trophy
  • Go Fish - May 7, 2017

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. For future weekly reports, see weekend editions of the Optic.

    Catch of the week, Pecos River: Lucas Duran, 3, of Pecos, caught a 14-inch rainbow trout April 26. He was fishing with his dad near Terrero and using salmon eggs.

    Fishing report, May 2

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 7,...

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Las Vegas 51s, 1:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • NMHU at Colorado Christian, noon, Lakewood, Colo.
    • NMAA bracket release for Class 2A state tournament
    • Las Vegas Grizzlies vs. Yellow Jackets, 2 p.m., Herrera Complex
    • Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 1 p.m., United World College, Montezuma
    • NMAA bracket release for state tournaments
    Track and field

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