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Today's Sports

  • Looking ahead - Sports - July 1...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City Wind, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • Las Vegas adult league games, evenings, city softball complex

    Thursday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City Wind, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball

  • 11-12 All-Stars
  • MVP Outlaws
  • Robbers win 4 of 5 on road

    The Las Vegas Train Robbers are enjoying their most successful stretch of the season, having won four of five games this past week — all on the road.

    After a quick stop in Alamogordo on Monday the 22nd — a 12-7 win over White Sands — the Robbers took three of their first four games at Las Cruces. They won 16-9 on Tuesday, lost 27-2 on Wednesday, then rebounded with 8-3 and 10-6 wins on Thursday and Friday.

    Kyal Williams’ masterful performance at pitcher and Max Garza’s offensive outburst highlighted the Thursday victory.

  • U.S. edges China

    By Anne M. Peterson
    AP Sports Writer

    OTTAWA, Ontario — Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field.

    Aided by tweaks in the lineup, the 32-year-old midfielder was able to roam more Friday night, scoring for the United States in a 1-0 victory over China that sent the Americans to the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup against Germany.

  • Adult Softball - June 29

    The following are upcoming adult softball games scheduled by the City of Las Vegas Recreation Department. Games are played at the city softball complex off Grant Street.

    MONDAY, JUNE 29: Men, Sons of Pitches vs. Tecolote, 6 p.m.; V-Town Grizzlies vs. Tecolote, 7:15 p.m.; Vegas Boys vs. V-Town Grizzlies, 8:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, JUNE 30: Men, Tecolote vs. Balls Deep, 6 p.m.; Hackers vs. Balls Deep, 7:15 p.m.; Tecolote vs. V-Town Grizzlies, 8:30 p.m.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 29...

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Pecos League All-Star Game, 6 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Salt Lake Bees, 7:05 p.m., Salt Lake City, Utah
    Softball
    • Las Vegas adult league games, evenings, city softball complex

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Garden City Wind, 6 p.m., Garden City, Kans.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • Las Vegas adult league games, evenings, city softball complex

  • A ‘99 rematch

    By Anne M. Peterson
    AP Sports Writer

  • LV’s Rayborn, Shannon among...

    A midseason check sees second baseman R.J. Rayborn and shortstop Tyler Shannon as two of the Las Vegas Train Robbers’ best hitters, as well as a couple of the most accurate sluggers in the Pecos League.

  • Juniors open district Friday

    District Little League tournaments are on tap over the next two weeks, and Las Vegas’ all-star baseball and softball teams have been immersed in practice sessions to get ready.
    This part of the postseason gets under way this weekend. La Plaza Little League’s Juniors Division softball team will host Raton at 7 p.m. Friday at Rodriguez Park. Play resumes Saturday morning.
    Meanwhile, La Plaza’s Juniors baseball team visits Mora, also Friday evening, for its district opener.