Today's Sports

  • No. 1 Cardinals tackle homecoming

    There have been years when the Robertson-Raton football game was a red-letter date on the calendar, a marquee matchup between two northern New Mexico state title contenders and District 2-3A rivals whose fans regularly and vociferously complain about the referees’ favorable treatment of the other.

  • Six pack to go - RHS bests...

    Robertson picked up its 11th win in 14 girls’ soccer matches Tuesday with a 6-1 verdict against visiting Capital.

    The Lady Cardinals AKA Beastie Girls are currently ranked fourth among Class 1A-4A girls’ soccer teams in New Mexico, trailing only Hope Christian, St. Michael’s and Sandia Prep.

    Morgan Diefendorf and Amber Yara scored two goals apiece, and Caitlin Diefendorf and Alicia Jaramillo bookended the match with one goal each.

  • HU runners fare well in Arkansas

    The New Mexico Highlands cross country teams turned in numerous career bests at the 2014 Chili Pepper Festival, hosted by the University of Arkansas this past Saturday.

    “It was a great day to get out on the course,” head coach Bob DeVries said. “It was cool and crisp with more than 350 runners in each race. It was just a great atmosphere for cross country and racing.”

  • State Qualifier
  • Youth Soccer - Oct. 10

    The following are Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches scheduled for this coming weekend.

  • Getting defensive - Highlands...

    After a record-tying weekend where the New Mexico Highlands soccer team (5-3-2, 2-2-2 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) did not allow a goal in a tie and win, freshman Sarah Beecher and junior Molly Enenbach were named RMAC Goalkeeper and Defender of the Week.

    With a scoreless shutout against then-No. 4 Colorado School of Mines Oct. 3 and a 1-0 overtime victory at Western State Oct. 5 — the Mountaineers’ first loss of the season — the Cowgirls tied the school record for shutouts in a season (seven).

  • Youth Football - Oct. 10

    The following are Las Vegas Young American Football League games scheduled this weekend.

    Santa Fe Bears vs. Lions, 10:15 a.m., Saturday, Altos Park, Santa Fe
    49ers vs. Santa Fe Trojans, 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Altos Park, Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Lobos vs. Cowboys, 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

    Panthers vs. Santa Fe, noon, Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

  • Go Fish - Oct. 10

    Fishing report, Oct. 7

    Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using crank baits, spinner baits, tubes, worms and chigger craws for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was slow to fair using crank baits and minnows for a mixed bag of walleye and white bass. Fishing for catfish was slow but a few were caught by anglers using chicken liver and homemade dough baits. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the high 60s.
    Coyote Creek: Trout fishing was fair to good using salmon eggs and worms.

  • Trammel leads Cowgirls past Zias

    Freshman Katie Trammel hit a blazing .722 as the New Mexico Highlands volleyball team (7-11) knocked off Eastern New Mexico (8-8) for the second time this season in four sets Tuesday night in Portales.

    Scores were , 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 10...

    • Robertson vs. Raton (homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Tucumcari, 7 p.m., Tucumcari
    • NMHU women at Adams State, 4 p.m., Alamosa, Colo.
    • NMHU at Fort Lewis, 7 p.m., Durango, Colo.
    • Memorial Middle School, West Las Vegas Middle School at Española tourney, TBA, Española

    Cross country
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Los Lunas, 8 a.m., Los Lunas