Today's Sports

  • Cards win 2 on road

    T.J. Trujillo scored twice, fellow sophomore Carter Conkle and eighth grader Joel Curtis once apiece to push Robertson past Questa 4-1 in a Saturday road game.

    The Cardinals (8-9-1, 6-4) led 3-0 at halftime.

    The win followed a gritty 4-3 triumph after two overtimes at Pojoaque Valley on Thursday.

    Trujillo scored four times, including a winner.

    Robertson boys’ and girls’ teams close the regular season this coming week with home contests against district foes St. Michael’s (Thursday) and Santa Fe Prep (Saturday).

  • Rio run gives state preview

    Miguel Coca got a good look at his main competition for the Class 4A boys’ state cross country championship — not to mention that race’s course and a host of New Mexico’s premier runners — on Saturday morning in Rio Rancho.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 19...

    • West Las Vegas girls JV vs. Robertson, 3 p.m., Herrera Complex

    • Memorial Middle School vs. West Las Vegas, 5 p.m., Cardinal Stadium

    • Robertson boys and girls vs. St. Michael’s, 3 and 4:30 p.m., RHS
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos
    • Mora (A,B) at Questa, 5 p.m., Questa

    Cross country
    • Robertson at Desert Academy, TBA, Santa Fe

  • Friday night football: Cards,...

    Las Vegas' prep football teams remain unbeaten in District 2-4A after dispatching a pair of visiting rivals Friday night. 

    No. 1 ranked Robertson shut out Santa Fe Indian 55-0 to win its homecoming game midway through the third quarter at Cardinal Stadium. 

    Across town, No. 5 West Las Vegas routed Bernalillo 58-7 with 4:53 on the clock in the third at the Herrera Complex. 

    The twin mercy-rule wins elevate the Cardinals to 7-0 and the Dons to 6-1.

  • Respect - Cowboys picked fourth...

    NMHU Sports Information

    The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball coaches announced their preseason rankings and preseason All-RMAC team. New Mexico Highlands’ Cowboys team is picked to finish fourth out of 15 teams in this upcoming 2016-17 season.

    “I’ve never been too concerned with the impact of preseason polls because there are so many unknowns going into a new season,” said NMHU head coach Craig Snow.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 16, 2016

    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.

    Catches of the week
    Monastery Lake: Luther Harris and Corey Rogers of Albuquerque caught and released a good number of trout including a 26-inch rainbow and a 22-inch rainbow Oct. 10. They were using Berkley power worms.

    Pecos River: Luther Harris of Albuquerque caught and released a 27-inch rainbow trout Oct. 4. He was using a gummy bear.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 16...

    • NMHU women at Colorado State-Pueblo, 2:30 p.m., Pueblo, Colo.
    • Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 2 p.m., United World College, Montezuma

    • Robertson boys JV vs. Santa Fe Waldorf, 5 p.m., RHS Field
    • West Las Vegas girls JV vs. Hope Christian, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex
    • West Las Vegas Middle School at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos

    • West Las Vegas JV at St. Michael’s, 4 p.m., Santa Fe

  • Highlands teams top 3 in Stampede

    NMHU Sports Information

    Collins Kurui captured his third consecutive individual championship over the weekend with a win in the Buffalo Stampede hosted by West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas.

    Kurui (25:21) led a 1-2-3 sweep for the New Mexico Highlands men, who earned a second-place team finish behind Eastern New Mexico.

  • Right on track - Redbirds...

    On Wednesday night, Robertson head football coach Leroy Gonzalez shared video — shot during a recent practice — of Connor Houdek booting a 55-yard field goal, splitting the uprights right down the middle.

    Maybe if the Cardinals opt for such long-range kicks instead of touchdowns Friday night, their homecoming game with Santa Fe Indian will take the full scheduled 48 minutes.


  • Lady Cards down Pojo in three

    Refusing to give up even one set, the No. 4 Robertson volleyball team scored an important sweep of No. 3 Pojoaque Valley (11-5, 3-1) on Tuesday night at Mike Marr Gym.

    Game scores were 27-25, 25-23, 25-16, in a duel of top-five squads.

    Brandelyn Fulgenzi (10 kills), Alianza Darley (8), Jazmyne Jenkins (7) and Rachele Portillo (3) were active on the attack for the Lady Cardinals, who improved to 10-5 overall and 3-0 in District 2-4A.