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  • Shootout thriller: U.S. tops...

    DRESDEN, Germany  — Any time she caught a teammate’s eye, Abby Wambach held up one finger. It had nothing to do with the shrinking numbers on the clock.

    “I kept saying, ‘All it takes is one chance. It takes one second to score a goal,’” Wambach said.
    Regulation. Overtime. Stoppage time. Penalty kicks. Through it all, the Americans never lost faith they’d pull it out.
    Did they ever.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports July 13,...

    WEDNESDAY
    Baseball
    • District 4 All-Star tournaments, TBA, Taos
    Basketball|
    • North-South three-point shootout and slam dunk competition, TBA, Abe Montoya Recreation Center
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult League men’s games: Vegas Boys vs. Buzzards, 6:30 p.m., Young Bucks vs. Yo Momma, 7:30 p.m., city complex
    • District 4 All-Star tournaments, TBA, Taos

    THURSDAY

    Baseball
    • District 4 All-Star tournaments, TBA, Taos

  • FYI - Sports

    The City of Las Vegas is holding a family golf camp for the community during the month of July. The camp is designed for parents and their children to get out on the range and enjoy the game of golf. Sessions will cover fundamentals, use of irons and drivers, putting, chipping and full swing.
    Sessions are scheduled for July 13, July 20 and July 27. Each session will be from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • All- Stars
  • Cano outslugs Gonzalez in derby

    The Associated Press

    PHOENIX — Robinson Cano thought about hitting the Miller Lite sign, a 472-foot drive off an advertisement a good 50 feet or more above and well behind the swimming pool at Chase Field.
    “That was my favorite one I’m going to have that in my mind for the next two or three weeks. I wonder how far could it be, that in New York?” he said. “I got power.”

  • North-South week begins in LV

    Starting Monday, dozens of some of the premier recently graduated high school athletes in New Mexico will be in town for the start of North-South All-Star week in Las Vegas.

  • Crespin fight makes national...

    Las Vegas professional boxer Arturo “El Toro” Crespin got the chance to show his skills for a nationwide television audience Friday night. The bad part is that his light middleweight match with Janks Trotter didn’t last very long.

  • Strong start for area teams

    TAOS — Win or lose, Mora Little League was one of the pleasant surprises on the first day of the District 4 All-Star Tournaments.

    “We’ve had a really good turnout,” said Michael Aragon, one of the coaches who has helped develop young players in the league this season. Aragon said between 120 and 140 youngsters played in Mora’s teams this spring and summer.

    “We have four all-star teams here,” Aragon noted. That includes one in each of the three baseball age divisions (9-10, 10-11, 11-12) plus one juniors team.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports July 11,...

    MONDAY
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult League men’s games: Balls Deep vs. Blaze 6:30 p.m., Young Bucks vs. Louisville Chuggers, 7:30 p.m., city complex

    • Las Vegas Adult League women’s games:  Alta Vista vs. Vida Encantada, 6 p.m.; Bud-Dick’s-Night Owl vs. Lady Warriors, 7 p.m., NMHU field

  • FYI - Sports

    The City of Las Vegas is holding a family golf camp for the community during the month of July. The camp is designed for parents and their children to get out on the range and enjoy the game of golf. Sessions will cover fundamentals, use of irons and drivers, putting, chipping and full swing.
    Sessions are scheduled for July 13, July 20 and July 27. Each session will be from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Camp cost is $65 for two; $15 each additional person. Children are not required to have their own clubs to participate.