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  • Rams drop Lobos to fifth

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — Gian Clavell scored 24 points and had an answer when Colorado State needed it as the Rams beat New Mexico 68-56 on Tuesday night.

    The Lobos slipped to fifth in the Mountain West chase.

    The Rams (19-9, 11-4 Mountain West) never trailed in the game. Emmanuel Omogbo added a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Clavell had four 3-pointers, three steals and two blocks.

  • In Brief - Sports - Feb. 24, 2017

    The Associated Press
    Lakers begin overhaul
    With the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention.

    And she removed her own brother from his job to do it.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 24...

    • LCC vs. Otero (DH), 1 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU at Texas-Permian Basin (DH), noon, Odessa, Texas
    • NMHU women and men at Colorado Mesa, 5:30 p.m., Grand Junction, Colo.
    • District 2-4A tournament final: Robertson girls vs. West Las Vegas, 7 p.m., Mike Marr Gym
    • District 2-4A junior varsity championship: West Las Vegas girls vs. Pojoaque Valley, 5 p.m., Mike Marr Gym
    • District 5-2A tournament final: Mora boys vs. Escalante, 6 p.m., Montoya Gym

  • Four RHS wrestlers wrangle state...

    RIO RANCHO — A hard-fought third-place trophy was the prize after Robertson placed five wrestlers in the Class 1A-4A state wrestling finals, winning four individual championships, over the weekend at the Santa Ana Star Center.

  • District tourneys set

    The road to the District 2-4A basketball tournament trophies will go through Fifth and Friedman in Las Vegas.

    By virtue of a regular season that saw both Robertson boys’ and girls’ basketball teams win district titles, Manuel Romero’s Cardinals and Leroy Barela’s Lady Cardinals will host the 2-4A tournament finals this coming week at Mike Marr Gym.

  • Cowgirls win series with OPSU

    Making the most of its home debut, the New Mexico Highlands softball team won three of four games over Oklahoma Panhandle State this past weekend at Cowgirl Field.

    NMHU swept OPSU 11-6 and 11-2 on Saturday, then split on Sunday with a 16-8 loss and an 11-10 win.

    In the finale, the Aggies led 10-9 going into the bottom of the seventh. But Monica Capiral reached and scored the tying run on a Jamie Weatherbee hit. And Leah Osborn plated the walk-off winning run, driving Christian Bobian home.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 22...

    • NMHU at University of the Southwest (DH), noon, Hobbs
    • District tournaments, TBA
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at RMAC indoor championships, Spearfish, S.D.

    • District tournaments, TBA
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at RMAC indoor championships, Spearfish, S.D.

    • Luna Community College vs. Otero College, TBA, Rodriguez Park

  • BREAKING: Several local...

    RIO RANCHO -- Updates from the state wrestling tournaments at the Santa Ana Star Center, by weight class:
    106) Pecos' Francisco Martinez will be wrestling for third place; Robertson Andrew Trujillo is in the finals.
    113) Robertson's Justin Salazar is in third place match.
    120) West Las Vegas' Joshua Sandoval and Pecos' Estevan Atilano are in line for fifth.
    126) Robertson's Leon Lujan will vie for fifth.
    138) Robertson's Johnathan Trujillo will grapple for another state title, while West's Emilio Lopez seeks fifth.
    145) Robertson's Tristan Trujillo is in the final.

  • Robertson wrestlers in hunt on...

    RIO RANCHO -- With early rounds complete, the Robertson wrestling team is in the top three -- along with defending champion Cobre and Silver -- at the state wrestling tournaments at the Santa Ana Star Center.

    Eight Cardinals have made it to Saturday's semifinals and have thus guaranteed top-four placings. So have two Pecos grapplers.

    Several wrestlers from West Las Vegas, Pecos and Robertson are alive in the consolation brackets and have a shot at medals.

    Check back for more updates throughout the tournaments.

  • College Sports Schedule - Spring...

    Saturday, Feb. 18
    • Luna Community College at Trinidad State Junior College (DH), noon, Trinidad, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), noon, Cowgirl Field

    Sunday, Feb. 19
    • Luna Community College at Lamar Community College (DH), noon, Lamar, Colo.
    • Luna Community College at Lamar Junior College (DH), noon, Lamar, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), 11 a.m., Cowgirl Field

    Tuesday, Feb. 21