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Today's Sports

  • Redbirds solidify hold on 2nd

    Nathan Archuleta, Brandon Trujillo and Kenny Yara all shined at the plate Tuesday evening to help the Robertson Cardinals double up Raton 6-3 in Raton.

    Robertson, now 14-9 overall and 6-4 in District 2-3A, solidified its hold on second place in the district standings. Raton (18-8, 7-5) has settled into third place on the final week of the regular season.

    Archuleta is hitting .538, according to a MaxPreps statistical report, and is a headliner both on the RHS roster and in the district.

  • District tennis on tap
  • HU rodeo: Five nationals...

    Sending athletes to the College National Finals Rodeo is nothing new to the New Mexico Highlands University rodeo program.

    But it was a sweet feeling nonetheless this past weekend, when five Highlands athletes in six events qualified for the CNFR based on performances in the Grand Canyon Regional.

    Brady Dinwoodie and Tate Thybo punched their tickets to nationals by rising to regional championships in saddle bronc riding and bullriding, respectively, over the weekend in Las Cruces.

  • Potential buyers line up

    By Greg Beacham
    The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES — If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
    Oprah Winfrey is contemplating a bid. Sean Combs is a Knicks fan, but he wants in.
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants the whole team. Matt Damon wants a tiny piece.

  • Albuquerque Sol soccer 2014...

    Saturday, May 3: At Las Vegas, 8:30 p.m.
    Friday, May 9: At Colorado, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 10: At Colorado, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 24: Midland-Odessa, 7:30 p.m.
    Thursday, May 29: At Midland-Odessa, 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 31: At Laredo, 7:15 p.m.
    Friday, June 6: Tucson, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, June 7: Tucson, 7:30 p.m.
    Friday, June 13: Colorado, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, June 14: Colorado, 7:30 p.m.
    Thursday, June 19: Laredo, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, June 21: friendly TBA, 7:30 p.m.

  • Go Fish - May 2

    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
    Pecos River: April 22, Daniel Lucero, Jr., age 3, of Belen caught a 19.5-inch and a 19.75-inch rainbow trout. It was a joint effort with dad Daniel Lucero. They were using worms and corn.

  • 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.