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Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 2,...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • LCC vs. New Mexico Military (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU vs. Metro State (DH), noon, Brandt Park
    Tennis
    • District 2-3A tournament, 9 a.m., Taos
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at Don Kirby Tailwind Open, Albuquerque
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Socorro, 3 p.m., Socorro

  • Cowgirl softball season ends

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    GOLDEN, Colo. — The Cowgirls mounted a pair of rallies to send both games on the day to the bottom of the seventh, but the Orediggers captured the win both times as the New Mexico Highlands softball team (11-39, 7-30 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) dropped a pair of 6-5 games against Colorado School of Mines (20-25, 16-20 RMAC) Sunday afternoon in Golden, Colo.

  • State rosters filling up

    As the spring sports season hits the home stretch, a number of area athletes have their sights set on the postseason.

    Robertson has a solid chance of hosting first-round state tournament games in both baseball and softball, said RHS director of co-curricular activities Juan Carlos Fulgenzi. West Las Vegas likely would have to travel but could make the cut in both sports.

  • Outrage grows over Sterling...

    By Tim Reynolds
    AP Basketball Writer
    Outrage over racist comments purportedly made by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling hit a crescendo Monday, with corporations pulling their sponsorship deals with the team.
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was to address the scandal in a news conference in New York where he could reveal sanctions the league will impose on Sterling.

  • Just for kicks
  • Looking ahead - Sports - April...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • West Las Vegas JV vs. Taos (DH), 3 p.m., WLV field

    Thursday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • West Las Vegas at Pojoaque Valley (DH), 3 p.m., Jacona
    Softball
    • RMAC playoffs begin, TBA
    • West Las Vegas at Pojoaque Valley (DH), 3 p.m., Jacona

  • Racquetball fest coming

    The Abe Montoya Recreation center is hosting the Meadow City Racquetball Tournament this coming week, May 2-4. For more information, those interested may contact Lucas Sanchez 426-3207, or Gary Mazaroff, 505-321-1110.
     

  • RHS tennis dominates prelim

    SANTA FE — Home matches have been a rarity of late for Robertson and West Las Vegas tennis teams, and this past weekend’s pre-district tournaments — technically a Las Vegas event on the calendar — were no exception.
    District teams gathered on the campus of Capital High School, which has a dozen courts (double that of the RHS campus), in order to sort out seeding for the district tournaments.

  • NMHU clinches Plains division

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    PUEBLO, Colo. — It is not often a team gets outhit 11-5 but wins. The Cowboys did exactly that Friday night at Colorado State-Pueblo on their way to clinching the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Plains Division.

    The New Mexico Highlands baseball team (26-16, 23-9 RMAC) saw six of its runs score after reaching on a walk or hit by pitch in the game and recorded 14 free bases for the night in a 11-9 comeback win over CSUP (23-19, 19-12).

  • Going halfers