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Today's Sports

  • Gallegos cracks top 10 nationally

    NMHU Sports Information

    The NMHU women’s track and field team put another athlete and a relay into the national top 10 with their performances at the New Mexico Classic this past weekend at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 8...

    WEDNESDAY
    Basketball
    • West Las Vegas boys (A,B,C) vs. Robertson, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym
    • Mora girls (A,B) at Questa, 5 p.m., Questa

    THURSDAY
    Basketball
    • Mora boys (A,B) at Questa, 5 p.m., Questa
    • Pecos girls and boys vs. Raton, 4 p.m., Sanchez Gym

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    • LCC at Western Oklahoma, TBA, Altus, Okla.
    • NMHU at Fort Hays State, 2 p.m., Hays, Kans.
    Basketball
    • West Las Vegas girls (A,B,C) at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos
    Softball
    • LCC at Midland Classic, TBA, Midland, Texas
    Wrestling
    • NMHU at Colorado Mesa, 6 p.m., Grand Junction, Colo.

  • East-West games this week

    A pair of East-West basketball games are in store this coming week.
    The Robertson-West Las Vegas girls' game has been moved up from Tuesday to Monday due to the school board election Tuesday at Mike Marr Gym. Action begins with junior varsity at 5:30.
    In light of Friday's district court ruling, Wednesday's WLV-RHS boys' game is a go. Advance tickets will be sold Tuesday from 11-2 and Wednesday from 10-1 at Gillie Lopez Gym.
    Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
    There will be a limit of four per sale.
    Doors will open at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

  • District duals: RHS solid

    Robertson has returned to its position atop the mountain in District 2 wrestling.

    The Cardinals claimed the district championship on Thursday evening, emerging with the best record in head-to-head duals. The event was hosted at West Las Vegas’ Gillie Lopez Gym.

    Just one event is left before the state tournaments. Taos will host the individual district tourneys  this coming weekend.

    From there, the top five wrestlers in each weight class earn spots at state, Feb. 17-18 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

  • Atlanta RBs see each other as...

    The Associated Press
    HOUSTON — Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman are so interchangeable in the Atlanta Falcons backfield, Matt Ryan gets a little mixed up at times.

    “He doesn’t even know who’s in the game,” Coleman said, breaking into a huge smile.

    Quite a 1-2 punch, these two are.

    It really doesn’t matter who you put at “1’’ and who goes at “2.”

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 5...

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    • NMHU vs. West Texas A&M, noon, Brandt Park
    Softball
    • NMHU at Texas Woman’s University, 3 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.

    MONDAY
    Softball
    • LCC vs. McCook College (DH), 1 p.m., WLV softball field

  • Luna sluggers kick off in style

    Dozens of fans packed JC’s New York Pizza on Wednesday night for a chance to meet Luna Community College’s baseball and softball players and coaches.

    The event is part of a renewed effort by new Luna athletic director Art Abreu to generate interest and support for the Rough Rider teams, who begin their seasons this weekend.

    Rough Riders baseball coach Antonio Siqueiros, in his fifth year at the helm, joined new softball coach Lucas Griego in introducing their players.

  • Eighteen - Lady Cards drop...

    Jazmyne Jenkins slammed the door shut on Pojoaque Valley Wednesday night, scoring 12 fourth-quarter points as Robertson won 63-43 at Mike Marr Gym.

    She finished with 18 points, matching Alianza Darley for the team high.

    After going up 17-9 through one, the Lady Cardinals stretched the lead to 22-9 on a Maria Barela three-pointer and a Darley putback.

    Angelica Montoya, Tessa Ortiz,  and Savannah Sena scored seven points apiece, with Barela finishing with six. Barela and Ortiz shared point guard duties, and RHS spread the court well on offense.

  • Help sought in honoring...

    Mora made some history this past fall, winning the Class 2A state volleyball championship as well as an individual 1A-2A girls’ state cross country title.

    Now, the school’s athletic department is asking for help in formally recognizing those achievements.

    Donations are being sought to help pay for a set of championship rings for 14 student-athletes, two managers and three coaches at the estimated cost of $3,480.

    Those interested in helping are asked to make checks payable to Mora Girls Volleyball, P.O. Box 179, Mora, NM, 87732.

  • Brady-Belichick duo keeps...

    By Teresa M. Walker
    The Associated Press  

    HOUSTON — Marv Levy, the only coach in NFL history to take a team to four consecutive Super Bowls, looks at what Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have done together with the New England Patriots and marvels.