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Today's Sports

  • Roswell locks up South

    With a nine-game lead and just 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Roswell Invaders have virtually locked up the Pecos League’s South Division title — and hosting rights in the first round of the upcoming postseason tournament.

    Roswell has been the league’s most consistently dominant club all summer. The Invaders are 45-15 overall as of early Thursday. They’ll host the Alpine (Texas) Cowboys, which at 36-24 has secured the other playoff spot in the South.

  • ‘Topes honor four Hall of Famers

    By Laura Verillo
    Albuquerque Isotopes

    Four men influential to the success of baseball in the Duke City will be inducted into the Albuquerque Professional Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday as outfielder Billy Ashley and pitchers Charlie Hough, Steve Lagomarsino, and Geoff Zahn will make up the 2013 class.

    The four were elected by the Albuquerque Professional Baseball Hall of Fame committee, consisting of baseball history experts throughout the city of Albuquerque.

  • Go Fish - July 19, 2013

    FISHING REPORT, July 16  

    Charette Lakes: Due to low water levels only small boats are being launched here. Trout fishing was good this past week for anglers using Power Bait and fishing the north side and the Texas Point area.
    Cimarron River: Water flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 19 cfs. Trout fishing was good using small stimulators, red bead-head San Juan worms, salmon eggs and worms. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was good using salmon eggs, Power Bait and Pistol Petes.  

  • Youth soccer sign-up ongoing

    Las Vegas Youth Soccer League is conducting in-person and online registration for the fall 2013 season. Registration deadline is Saturday, Aug. 10.

    The league is open to young soccer players age 4 through 14 and includes multiple age divisions.

    Cost is $51.40 per child and includes jersey, shorts and player fees. Players are also required to provide their own shinguards and cleats.

    Online registration is available via the league website, www.lasvegasyouthsoccer.org.

  • Youth soccer sign-up ongoing

    Las Vegas Youth Soccer League is conducting in-person and online registration for the fall 2013 season. Registration deadline is Saturday, Aug. 10.

    The league is open to young soccer players age 4 through 14 and includes multiple age divisions.

    Cost is $51.40 per child and includes jersey, shorts and player fees. Players are also required to provide their own shinguards and cleats.

    Online registration is available via the league website, www.lasvegasyouthsoccer.org.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - July 19...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Boxing
    • Arturo Crespin vs. Christopher Pearson, TBA, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nev.

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Raton

    Sunday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Raton
    Softball

  • LAS VEGAS TRAIN ROBBERS PLAYER...

    TRAVIS RENWICK ... No. 20 ... Pitcher
    Birthdate: Aug. 17, 1991
    Hometown: Middletown, N.Y.
    Baseball hero: Randy Johnson
    Favorite baseball movie: “For Love of the Game”
    Funniest Train Robbers teammate: Ben Runyon
    Favorite 1960s song: “I Walk the Line,” J. Cash
    Favorite 1970s song: “No Woman No Cry,” B. Marley
    Favorite 1980s song: “Atlantic City,” B. Springsteen
    Favorite TV show: “Game of Thrones”
    Favorite Web site: The Chive

  • LAS VEGAS TRAIN ROBBERS PLAYER...

    EDISON ALVAREZ ... No. 24 ... Pitcher
    Birthdate: Aug. 4, 1988
    Hometown: Santiago, Dominican Republic
    Baseball hero: Pedro Martinez
    Favorite baseball movie: “42”
    Favorite non-baseball athletes: Kevin Durant, Al Horford
    Funniest Train Robbers teammate: Travis Renwick
    Favorite Pecos League away city: Alamogordo
    Biggest influence: “My momma”
    Favorite song: “Corazon Grande” by Dkano
    Favorite actress: Zoe Saldaña

  • Champions!
  • Isotopes returning Thursday

    The all-star break couldn’t come at a better time for the Albuquerque Isotopes.

    The Isotopes (56-42) are coming off the longest game in franchise history, a five-hour, 31-minute war of attrition Sunday night in Des Moines, Iowa. The ‘Topes went 18 innings to record a 5-1 win over the Iowa Cubs. They used 21 players, including 10 pitchers.