Today's Sports

  • Rose to be allowed at All-Star...

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer’s All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

    Rose, baseball’s career hits leader and a former Reds star player and manager, agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport in 1989 after a Major League Baseball investigation concluded he bet on his team to win while he was managing the club.

  • As fight nears, Pacquiao not...

    The Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Manny Pacquiao isn’t feeling much love for the hotel where he will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing’s richest fight ever.

    Pacquiao plans to skip a Tuesday ceremony at the MGM Grand marking formal fighter arrivals, an event that has been standard at the hotel for major championship fights. Pacquiao is staying at another hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, and will have his after fight party at yet another hotel, the Wynn.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - April...

    • NMHU vs. Colorado State-Pueblo, noon, Brandt Park
    • Robertson vs. Santa Fe Indian (DH), 3 p.m., MMS field
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s, 8:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games (first day), evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Pre-district tourney, TBA, Gene Torres Golf Course
    • Robertson vs. Santa Fe Indian, 4 p.m., RHS field

    • West Las Vegas vs. Taos, 4 p.m., WLV field
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior...


    TBA — DWI Prevention Specialist visit, Mora Elementary
    1 to 6 p.m. — United Blood Services Blood Drive

    3 p.m. — Mora Middle School baseball vs. Los Alamos, double header, away
    TBA — Mora track at NRG, Dulce, away

  • East teams take Round 2

    The Lady Cardinal softball team may be best known for its offense, but these girls can play defense too.

    That was evident Tuesday, when Robertson closed out West Las Vegas 12-5 to earn a sweep of the three-game season series and stay unbeaten at 7-0 in District 2-4A.

    Starting pitcher Samantha Montaño didn’t allow a run through the first two innings and didn’t get rattled even as the visiting Lady Dons made a run, drawing to within 8-5 in the top of the fifth.

  • Mora sluggers looking tough

    With just a couple weeks left in the regular season, the Mora Rangers baseball team is locked in a dogfight for supremacy in District 4-2A.

    It’s not a bad place to be for the Rangers, who have made a gradual climb in the ranks under head coach Manuel Benavidez.

    Mora lost a tough one to the combined Cimarron-Maxwell squad, a district opponent, by a 13-2 tally on Tuesday.

  • Quintana, Barela post qualifying...

    She’s already qualified for state in May, but West Las Vegas’ Joedy Quintana continues to post strong scores on the golf course.

    Quintana shot a 75 Tuesday at New Mexico Military Institute and an 83 Monday at Spring Rivers in Roswell. She made putts for birdies on three consecutive holes (4, 5 and 6) Tuesday.

    The two-day tournament was hosted by Goddard with 77 girls — many from Class 5A schools — participating.   

  • Coca to HU
  • LV native in Boston Marathon

    When George Chavez was a freshman at Robertson High School back in the 1960s, the Boston Marathon caught his eye.

    “I remember watching it,” he recalled. “I told myself I would do it when I was 60.”

    It’s a promise he kept when he traversed the 26-mile course on Monday at the age of 61.

  • Luna sluggers going deep

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    The Luna Community College Lady Rough Riders kept their postseason hopes alive by taking three of four games from Frank Phillips College at home this past weekend. Frank Phillips is a college from Borger, Texas.

    The Lady Rough Riders won the first three games 19-9, 13-8, 17-10. They lost the fourth game in the series 13-12.

    “We hit the ball really well,” said Luna Community College head coach Nathan Trujillo. “We hit 15 home runs in four games.”