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Today's Sports

  • Weight loss winners named

    In six weeks, Karlene Martinez shed 11 pounds and dropped 2 percent bodyfat.

    In doing so, she earned a victory in the Abe Montoya Recreation Center’s Fitness Challenge for the period between March 24 and May 1.

    The purpose of the city-sponsored program is overall health and wellness, according to a news release, helping participants develop and maintain healthy lifestyles by “promoting a fun and exciting opportunity to exercise.”

  • Locals star in Fitness NM show

    Several competitors with ties to the Meadow City took the stage in this past weekend’s Musclemania and Fitness New Mexico event in Albuquerque.

    Andrea Romero-Munoz, a Las Vegas native who now lives in Las Cruces, earned her pro card — the right to move up and compete in the higher-level professional shows — with wins in the bikini category.

  • Go Fish - May 22

    Fishing report, May 19

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair using Power Bait for trout. We had no reports on perch.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow was 56 cfs near Cimarron. Fishing was fair to good using copper John Barrs, bead-head pheasant tails, Cimarron specials, San Juan worms and worms for brown and rainbow trout. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was good using salmon eggs, Power Bait and spinners for trout.

  • Youth Soccer - May 22

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

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

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

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

    Spain vs. Norway, Field 1; Colombia vs. Germany, Field 2; Portugal vs. England, Field 3; France vs. Belgium, Field 4; Switzerland has a bye

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 22...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Round Rock Express, 6:05 p.m., Round Rock, Texas
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at NCAA Division II outdoor nationals, Allendale, Mich.

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

  • On a mission - Cowgirl track and...

    Mere hours remain until Salcia Slack concludes her collegiate track and field career. Win or lose this week, she’ll do so as one of the most decorated athletes in the history of New Mexico Highlands University.

    Slack, a senior from Kingston, Jamaica, will help lead the Cowgirl track and field team to the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday in Allendale, Mich.

  • Train Robbers return this week

    The Las Vegas Train Robbers, a semipro baseball team in the independent Pecos League, will host the defending league champion Santa Fe Fuego in their home opener 6 p.m. Thursday at Rodriguez Park.

    Izaiah Guerrero, who hails from Houston, is slated to get the opening-night start for the Train Robbers Wednesday in a road game at Santa Fe. It will also be the debut of Max Garza as field manager for Las Vegas.

  • WLV to host youth football camp

    West Las Vegas’ football program is inviting area youngsters to take part in its youth football camp June 1-4 at the Herrera Complex. The camp is open for those in grades 3-6, regardless of school.

    The camp, which will be non-contact, runs from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Participants should be dropped off between 7:30 and 8 a.m. at the WLVHS cafeteria and picked up between noon and 12:30, same place.

    Cost is $50 per camper and includes breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt. Payment is due before camp begins June 1.

  • Free youth soccer clinic Friday

    Las Vegas-area youngsters age 4-14 are invited to learn soccer skills in a free clinic this Friday evening at the Richard Padilla Park on Mountain View Drive.

    The clinic is being conducted by coaches from the Challenger British Soccer Camp, which will be in town the first week of June. Children do not have to be current participants in the sponsoring Las Vegas Youth Soccer League in order to take part in the clinic. Those new to the sport are welcome.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 20...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

    Thursday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Round Rock Express, 6:05 p.m., Round Rock, Texas