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Today's Sports

  • 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
  • Clippers owner under fire for...

    By Antonio Gonzalez
    AP Sports Writer

    SAN FRANCISCO — The NBA is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

    NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ’s website. Bass called the comments “disturbing and offensive” and said the league would have no further comment.

  • FYI - Sports - April 28, 2014

    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.
     

  • Looking ahead - Sports - April...

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • Robertson at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton
    • West Las Vegas at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos

    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park• Robertson at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton

  • East owns rematch

    Pitching problems tripped up West Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon, and visiting Robertson capitalized on it — on both the baseball and softball diamonds at the WLV complex.

    So after having split doubleheaders with their crosstown rivals earlier this spring, the Robertson Cardinals and Lady Cardinals secured wins in the regular-season East-West series.

  • Highlands wrestler is new All-...

    By Vincent Nolasco
    NMHU Sports Information

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Easton Hargrave was the shining New Mexico Highlands University wrestler this past weekend at the U.S. Open Greco. Hargrave earned Greco-Roman All-American status.

    Three Cowboy wrestlers competed at the Asics U.S. Open Greco and the FILA Junior Nationals.

  • Go Fish - April 25

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Catches of the week
    Eagle Nest Lake: On April 18, Angelico Chavez of Las Vegas caught a 34-inch, 9-pound northern pike. He was using a No. 5 Mepps spinner.