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Today's Sports

  • La Plaza tournaments under way...

    La Plaza Little League is winding down the regular season this week, crowning champions in its majors and minors baseball divisions.
    Single-elimination tournaments in both divisions conclude on Saturday afternoon at the Rodriguez Park complex — minors championship at 1, majors at 4, and an announcement of the league’s all-star lineups as part of closing ceremonies to follow the games.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports June 15,...

    WEDNESDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    THURSDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park

  • FYI - Sports

    Mora High School will host a youth basketball camp for players age 6-13 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 20-22 on campus. Cost is $50, which includes camp T-shirt, skill development, games and contests. Mora coaches James Branch and Mark Cassidy are the camp directors. Contact them for more information.
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    The Las Vegas Youth Soccer League will hold its annual board meeting with elections for leaders at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the NMHU Student Center Senate Chambers.
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  • Commentary: NBA future: Bright...

    By Paul Newberry
    AP National Writer
    There’s a disconnect when David Stern starts talking about the state of the NBA.
    On one hand, apparently, things have never been better.
    “We’ve had a great season,” the NBA commissioner said just before Miami knocked off Dallas in Game 1 of the NBA finals. “I would say the most important thing for us is that the play of our players has captured the imagination of our fans. If you look at print, blogs, TV, social media, there’s an incredible amount of buzz around our game.”

  • A new Rider
  • Storm ready for repeat bid

    By Tim Booth
    AP Sports Writer
    SEATTLE  — Along with now being a two-time WNBA champion and continued recognition as arguably the best women’s player in the world, something else changed for Lauren Jackson in the offseason.
    She grew one inch.
    Actually, Jackson’s always been 6-foot-6, or so she says. Now 30 years old, she finally feels comfortable admitting she’s really 6-6 and not 6-5 as was always listed — not that she needed the extra inch.

  • Struggles or not, Tiger still...

    By Doug Ferguson
    AP Golf Writer
     

  • Looking Ahead - Sports June 13,...

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    TUESDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park

  • FYI - Sports

    The Las Vegas Youth Soccer League will hold its annual board meeting with elections for leaders at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the NMHU Student Center Senate Chambers.
     

  • One last hurdle