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Today's Sports

  • Cowboy runners 19th in D-II

    As teams prepare for the postseason, the New Mexico Highlands University men’s cross country remains nationally ranked, checking in this week at No. 19.

    The Cowboys are tied with Cal Poly Pomona for 19th in the latest NCAA Division II poll, released Wednesday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. They garnered 50 points in the poll.

    NMHU, which competed in a crowded, muddy Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival last week, slipped eight spots from No. 11 in the previous poll.

  • Sunday (YAFL) ticket
  • Youth Soccer - Oct. 11, 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. Greece, Field 1
    Italy vs. Croatia, Field 2
    USA vs. Mexico, Field 3
    Peru vs. Russia, Field 4

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

  • Go Fish - Oct. 11, 2013

    FISHING REPORT, Oct. 8

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow but there were a few trout caught by anglers using Power Bait.

    Cimarron River: Water flow below Eagle Nest Lake on Monday was 6.3 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

    Clayton Lake: Fishing for trout was fair using gold and silver spoons and Power Bait. We had no reports on other species.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 11...

    Friday
    Football
    • West Las Vegas vs. Raton (homecoming), 7 p.m., Herrera Complex
    Rodeo
    • NMHU at Mesalands, TBA, Tucumcari
    Soccer
    • NMHU women vs. Adams State, 7 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    Volleyball
    • NMHU vs. Metro State, 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    • Memorial Middle School at Española tourney, TBA, Española

  • Cowgirls climb to .500 in RMAC

    Highlands’ women’s soccer team kept the pressure on Western State’s defense in recording a 2-0 victory Sunday afternoon at Perkins Stadium.

    The Cowgirls, who squared their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference record at 3-3, were credited with 13 shots on goal while allowing just one.

    Crystal Schuder and Andrea Duke each tallied their third goals of the season for NMHU (5-3-2 overall).

  • Joedy punches state ticket
  • Rodeo teams riding high at...

    The New Mexico Highlands University rodeo team had another great weekend at the Cochise College Rodeo Sept. 27-28 in Douglas, Ariz.

    Both the Cowgirl and Cowboy teams notched Reserve Champion team finishes over the weekend, with individual competitors in both the men’s and women’s All-Around category.

    The Cowboys and the Cowgirls, led by head coach Jordan Taton, are sitting in second place in the Grand Canyon Region standings, with the Cowgirls just 145 points shy of first-place Central Arizona College.

  • Sandoval paces Pecos at SFIS meet

    Sophomore Ryan Sandoval ran to a 12th place individual finish and led the Pecos boys’ varsity cross country team to an eighth place team finish in this past Saturday’s Grimley Memorial Invitational hosted by Santa Fe Indian at Cochiti Pueblo.
    Sandoval crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 47 seconds.

    Sub-19-minute times also were turned in by Pecos freshman Julian Garcia (33rd place, 18:32) and junior Jason Henderson (42nd, 18:42).

  • Little League elections Oct. 22

    Elections for Las Vegas Little League and La Plaza Little League will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center.

    Last season, the two leagues joined forces on the governing board level, although LVLL and La Plaza retained independent sets of officers, teams and schedules in all divisions.

    Michael Quintana served as board president. Each league had posts for their own vice president, secretary, treasurer, player agent, safety officer and chief umpire.

    For more information on the elections, call 718-9964.