Today's Sports

  • Youth Football - Sept. 26

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

    Cowboys vs. Lions, 9 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium
    49ers vs. Santa Fe Bears, 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

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

  • Orender, Slavin reap national...

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    Senior Tyler Slavin and classmate Lance Orender were named NCAA Division II Wide Receiver and Quarterback Player of the week, respectively, by USACollegeFootball.org

    “There were a lot of guys which made these honors possible,” head coach Eric Young explained. “We had 78 passing plays, and for Lance to neither be sacked nor throw an interception, our offensive line did a phenomenal job.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Sept....

    • Robertson at Capital, 7 p.m., Santa Fe
    • West Las Vegas vs. Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Herrera Complex

    • NMHU women at Colorado Christian, 11 a.m., Lakewood, Colo.
    • NMHU at Chadron State, 6 p.m., Chadron, Neb.
    • Robertson at Sandia Prep tournament, TBA, Albuquerque

    Cross country
    • Meadow City Invitational and NMHU XC Jam, 8 a.m., Gene Torres Golf Course

  • No charges for Stewart

    The Associated Press

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.

    A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including accident reconstruction experts and drivers, and looked at photographs and video decided against bringing criminal charges against Stewart for the death of 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during an Aug. 9 race.

    That doesn’t mean it’s over.

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  • Runners shine in Duke City

    Meadow City runners invaded the Duke City this past Saturday, and several in particular had an impact.

    West Las Vegas’ boys’ varsity placed third in the Manzano Invitational, and three Dons earned top 10 individual finishes.
    Moises Coca ran third, his second time in the top three in as many Saturdays. J.J. Esquibel was seventh and Kevin Villanueva ninth. Miguel Coca (18th), Conrad Atencio (23rd) and Enrico Tenorio (30th) rounded out the West Las Vegas boys’ effort.

  • Getting the ‘W’

    Ray Parks won a lot of games as the founding head coach of the Robertson girls’ soccer program.
    On Monday, he won his first as coach of the boys’ team.

    The young Cardinals (1-7) broke through in a 2-1 triumph over Desert Academy (6-3) as a light-drizzle-moistened RHS Field.

    That the win came eight matches into the schedule made it especially sweet for the players and coaches on the Robertson sideline.

  • Second-half goal lifts Skyhawks

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    The Cowgirls managed to outshoot the Skyhawks 13-6, including 6-4 in shots on goal, but the New Mexico Highlands soccer team (3-2-1, 0-1-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) saw Fort Lewis (2-3-1, 1-1 RMAC) score the lone goal on a mad scramble in the box Sunday afternoon at Perkins Stadium.

  • Down 3, WLV girls fall at Taos

    Las Vegas Optic

    West Las Vegas’ fledgling girls’ soccer team has been defying odds all season.

    The Lady Dons took it to another level this past Saturday, playing shorthanded a full 80 minutes in a road match against a solid Taos team.

    According to reports, the Lady Dons fielded eight players against Taos’ 11 in a 9-0 win for the Lady Tigers.

    West Las Vegas will play its first home contest at 11 a.m. Saturday when Academy for Technology and the Classics comes to the Herrera Complex.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Sept....

    • Memorial Middle School at Santa Fe Indian, 4 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Robertson boys vs. Monte del Sol, 4 p.m., RHS Field
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) vs. Bernalillo, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

    • West Las Vegas Middle School at Española Valley, 4 p.m., Española

    • Robertson girls at Monte del Sol, 4:30 p.m., Santa Fe