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Today's Sports

  • Elite meet
  • Last mile
  • Go Fish - April 17

    Fishing report, April 14

    Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair to good using minnows for crappie. Fishing was good using jerk baits, swim baits, worms and tubes for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was good using crank baits, swim baits, jerk baits, spinners and grubs for white bass. We had no reports on other species. Surface water temp in the mid to high 50s.

  • Youth Soccer - April 17

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

    APRIL 16-19

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

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

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

  • Looking ahead - Sports - April...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • LCC at New Mexico Military (DH), noon, Roswell
    • NMHU at Adams State, 3 p.m., Alamosa, Colo.
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Mora, 3 p.m., WLV
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m., Reno, Nev.
    Softball
    • LCC vs. Frank Phillips (DH), 1 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Tennis
    • Robertson at Taos tourney, 8 a.m., Taos
    Track and field
    • Robertson hosts Meadow City Invitational, 3 p.m., Cardinal Stadium

    Saturday
    Baseball

  • Heptathlon: Slack third in world

    NMHU Sports Information

    Salcia Slack blasted her own NCAA Division II record in the heptathlon (set last season) with 6,141 points this past weekend at the Jim Click Combined Events in Arizona, rising to third in the world in the event, according to the International Association of Athletic Federations.

    The New Mexico Highlands senior easily leads Division II and is second to only Georgia’s Quintunya Chapman (by just five points) in the NCAA.

  • West boys make top three in...

    The West Las Vegas boys finished third and the girls eighth out of 10 schools in this past weekend’s Moriarty Invitational track and field meet. The Lady Dons in particular were shorthanded due to spring break, said head coach James Esquibel, but he noted that several of his athletes managed to have a productive outing.

    West’s boys (59 team points) trailed only Clovis (101) and Belen (86.5) in the standings. Of the participating schools, WLV and Estancia were the only ones from Class 4A or smaller.

  • Extra credit
  • Looking ahead - Sports - April...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Robertson JV at St. Mike’s (DH), 4 p.m., Santa Fe
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Lincoln, 3 p.m., WLV
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Tacoma Rainiers, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • West Las Vegas JV vs. Robertson (DH), 3 p.m., WLV

    Thursday
    Baseball
    • West Las Vegas at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m., Jacona
    • Robertson JV vs. Taos (DH), 3 p.m., MMS

  • RHS netters prevail in Las Cruces

     Keeping the momentum going on their midseason winning streak, the Robertson tennis teams triumphed with a pair of tournament championships in Las Cruces over the weekend.

    Both boys’ and girls’ teams captured team titles, showing no significant signs of wear after a busy week of action.

    The Lady Cardinals defeated all five of their opponents, besting Centennial 3-1, Deming 4-0, Las Cruces High 4-0, Silver 4-0, and in the finals, tourney host Mayfield 3-1.