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Today's Sports

  • Chavez hoops camp announced for...

    Submitted to the Optic

    Aaron Chavez Basketball Camp for boys’ and girls’ basketball players ages 5-17 will be held June 27-29. Camp hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily.

    Tuition is $45 if paid on or before May 12; $55 after May 12. For more information, contact David Salcido, associate camp director, c_aaron_40@hotmail.com, 505-228-9710, or 575-387-5805.

  • Looking ahead - Sports

    WEDNESDAY
    Softball
    • LCC vs. Lamar CC (DH), 11 a.m., Rodriguez Park

    THURSDAY
    Track and field
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Socorro Invite, 3 p.m., Socorro

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    • LCC at New Mexico Junior College, 2 p.m., Hobbs
    • NMHU at Nebraska-Kearney, 7 p.m. CST, Kearney, Neb.
    Rodeo
    • NMHU at New Mexico State, TBA, Las Cruces
    Tennis

  • FYI - Sports

    City of Las Vegas presents Spring Road Running: Spring Running is a fun program designed to teach the basics of running. Recreation staff will provide instruction which includes stretching exercises, running techniques, running games, timed races and cool down techniques. This five-week program will let you kick up your heels and shake off the winter cobwebs. Participants will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 25 through May 26 at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center.

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  • Redbirds sweep Meadow City

    Home site advantage was a plus for Robertson High’s track and field teams in the 2011 Meadow City Invitational on a sun-splashed Thursday afternoon at Cardinal Stadium.

    But considering how well both boys’ and girls’ programs have fared thus far this season, being at home was just another opportunity for RHS to showcase its talents.

  • Cowboys slam Regis in opener

    The Cowboys’ leadoff man played leader of the pack Thursday. And the Preseason RMAC Pitcher of the Year had a game that lived up to that billing.

    Right fielder Erik Scott hit four times in five at-bats — including a triple — and scored three times as New Mexico Highlands pummeled host Regis 7-1 in Denver. Thus began the teams’ four-game Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball series in the Mile High City.

  • Six NMHU sluggers make RMAC...

    NMHU Sports Information

    Six NMHU student-athletes have been named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic teams for the spring season.

    Jarod Robinette, Cruz Sedillo and Chris Waha represent the Cowboy baseball program and Samantha Butler, Alysha Alvarez and Roxanne Avalos represent the Cowgirl softball program on the All-Academic teams.

  • Looking ahead - Sports

    MONDAY
    Golf
    • Robertson at Las Cruces, 9 a.m., NMSU Golf Course, Las Cruces
    Track and field
    • West Las Vegas at Cimarron, 2 p.m., Cimarron

    TUESDAY
    Baseball
    • Robertson vs. Taos, 3 p.m., MMS field
    • West Las Vegas at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton
    Softball
    • LCC vs. Lamar CC (DH), 2 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Robertson vs. Taos, 3 p.m., RHS
    • West Las Vegas at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton

  • FYI - Sports

    City of Las Vegas presents Spring Road Running: Spring Running is a fun program designed to teach the basics of running. Recreation staff will provide instruction which includes stretching exercises, running techniques, running games, timed races and cool down techniques. This five-week program will let you kick up your heels and shake off the winter cobwebs. Participants will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Learn how running can be a fun and healthy lifetime activity.

  • WLV coach Montaño fired

    After three years as head coach of the West Las Vegas boys’ basketball program, David “Morgan” Montaño’s time is up.

    Montaño confirmed that he had been fired from the coaching position as of Tuesday afternoon. He said West Las Vegas athletic director Jose Medina told him the school board and superintendent had made a decision “to go in a different direction” with the program.

  • Gonna be an Aggie