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Today's Sports

  • Youth Soccer - Sept. 27, 2013

    The following are this coming weekend’s scheduled Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches:

    U6 DIVISION
    All U6 matches are played at 8:45 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.
    Chile vs. Mexico, Field 1
    Peru vs. Italy, Field 2
    Russia vs. Greece, Field 3
    USA vs. Croatia, Field 4

    U8 DIVISION
    All U8 matches are played at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.
    Belgium vs. Portugal, Field 1
    Spain vs. Norway, Field 2
    Switzerland vs. Germany, Field 3

  • Late coach to be honored

    On the first anniversary of his death, the late Joshua Paul Garcia will reportedly be honored with the naming of Mora’s baseball and softball fields.

    The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Mora High School.

    Garcia, a well-liked softball and football coach in Mora and Las Vegas, died last fall in a one-vehicle car crash.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Sept....

    Friday
    Football
    • Robertson vs. Capital (homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Hatch
    Rodeo
    • NMHU at Cochise College, TBA, Douglas, Ariz.
    Soccer
    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 7 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    Volleyball
    • NMHU at Western State, 7 p.m., Gunnison, Colo.
    • Robertson at Sandia Prep tourney, TBA, Albuquerque
    • West Las Vegas Middle School at Los Alamos, 4 p.m., Los Alamos

    Saturday

  • Miller time for Lady Card runners

    Annabella Miller’s fifth-place individual finish sparked a solid team outcome for Robertson girls’ cross country this past weekend at the Bosque Invitational in Albuquerque.

    The Lady Cardinals captured fourth place as a team, buoyed by Miller’s  top-five finish with a time of 21:00.

    The sophomore continues to shine as a consistent pace-setter for the Redbird girls.

  • Cowgirls drop RMAC openers

    Visiting Fort Lewis fought back from a 2-0 deficit in Saturday night’s volleyball match, winning the last three sets to claim a 3-2 win over New Mexico Highlands on the opening weekend of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference portion of the schedule.

    Highlands (6-4 overall, 0-2 RMAC) won the first two sets 25-21 and 25-19 and was on its way to a sweep, leading the third set 5-3 after three early kills by Marina Samoa.

  • Manning owns Raiders

    By Eddie Pells
    AP National Writer

    DENVER — Peyton Manning clapped his hands four, five, six times and barked out the signals. A few seconds later, Wes Welker was all alone, cradling the quarterback’s latest touchdown pass.

    All part of another impeccably crafted victory for Manning and the Denver Broncos, who rolled over the Oakland Raiders 37-21 Monday night. Denver’s 127 points lead the league and are 31 more than second-place Green Bay.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Sept....

    Wednesday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Thursday
    Football
    • Memorial Middle School vs. Santa Fe Indian, 4 p.m., MMS
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Espanola, 4 p.m., WLV
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys vs. Bosque, 4 p.m., RHS
    • Robertson girls at Bosque, 4 p.m., Albuquerque
    Volleyball
    • Pecos (A,B) vs. Springer, 5 p.m., Sanchez Gym
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) vs. Bernalillo, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

  • Early finishes for Cards, Dons

    As expected, much-improved Fort Lewis was no pushover in Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football opener at Perkins Stadium.

    But Emmanuel Lewis threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions, staking New Mexico Highlands to a 31-20 win.

    The Cowboys are 2-1, while the Skyhawks slid to 1-2.

    FLC’s Dewaun Wesley ran for 112 yards and a touchdown. that led to a 7-7 tie late in the first quarter.

  • HU runners stampede in Texas

    Alonzo Chavez may be only a freshman for the New Mexico Highlands University cross country team, but he ran like a seasoned veteran Saturday morning.

    With a time of 26:05, Chavez won the men’s individual title at the Buffalo Stampede in Canyon, Texas, hosted by West Texas A&M. The former Mora Ranger outkicked Tye Doty of Tarleton State to win the 8-kilometer men’s race by nearly six seconds.

    Seven of the top 13 men wore NMHU purple and white, assuring the Cowboys of a meet championship even without No. 1 man Henrique Chavez, who sat out the race.

  • UCLA stays unbeaten vs. winless...

    PASADENA, Calif. — Brett Hundley passed for 280 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 13 UCLA honored late receiver Nick Pasquale during its 59-13 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night.

    Jordon James rushed for a career-best 164 yards and two scores as UCLA (3-0) routed the undermanned Aggies (0-4) in its first home game since Pasquale was hit by a car and killed two weeks ago.