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  • Mines takes 2 of first 3

    Colorado School of Mines found a way to contain New Mexico Highlands’ typically prolific offense over the weekend, holding the Cowboys to one run total over games one and three of their four-game set at Brandt Park.

    Highlands broke through for an 11-2 victory in the series’ second game.

    But the visiting Orediggers won Thursday’s opener 2-1 and Friday’s nightcap 3-0 to assure they’d leave Las Vegas with no worse than a split. The teams were to wrap the series on Saturday afternoon after this issue went to press.

  • A no-no for ‘Muma’

    Marissa “Muma” Cordova may as well have been chucking Easter eggs for the Pojoaque Elkettes to try to hit on Wednesday.

    The Elkettes couldn’t find a way to crack the code against the West Las Vegas softball ace, and West ended up with a 14-0 victory in the delayed third-place game of the St. Michael’s tournament.

    Cordova was credited with 12 strikeouts on her way to a no-hitter against Pojoaque. She came close to a flawless game, allowing just one baserunner via walk.

  • So long, Alford

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES — UCLA hired Steve Alford as basketball coach on Saturday, luring him from New Mexico days after he signed a new 10-year deal with the Lobos.

    Athletic director Dan Guerrero said Alford is “the perfect fit for UCLA” because he connects with a new generation of players and brings an up-tempo and team-oriented style of play to Westwood.

  • Dennison edges Crespin

    Nohime Dennison emerged victorious in her third fight with Las Vegas super featherweight Amanda “Boom Boom” Crespin, taking a majority decision on Friday night in Albuquerque.

    Two judges had Dennison winning the six-round match with tallies of 59-55 and 60-56. A third saw it as a 57-57 draw.

    All three fights between the two have been close, going down to decisions.

    Crespin falls to 7-5-1 as a pro. Dennison is 5-2-2.

  • Solid season
  • Looking Ahead - Sports - April 1...

    Monday
    Golf
    • West Las Vegas Invite, 10 a.m., Gene Torres Golf Course

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Robertson at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m., Jacona
    • West Las Vegas at Tucumcari, 4 p.m., Tucumcari
    Softball
    • Robertson at Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., Jacona
    • LCC at Otero (DH), 1 p.m., La Junta, Colo.

    Wednesday
    Softball
    • NMHU vs. Eastern New Mexico (DH), 1 p.m., Cowgirl Field
    Track and field

  • Cardinals a mix of experience,...

    The success of the Robertson boys’ basketball program in recent seasons has meant a consistent early-season test of the Cardinal baseball team’s depth.

    With several key teammates extending their hoops season by a couple weeks, the rest of the RHS sluggers have had to pick up the slack until the team is made whole in mid-March.

  • Dons, new coach are road warriors

    Chemistry shouldn’t be an issue for the West Las Vegas baseball team this spring.

    Much of the Dons varsity has ample experience playing together and for Ryan Gabaldon, who’s taken over the program as head coach.

    Not only had Gabaldon been a varsity assistant and middle school head coach for several years, he’s also coached many of his current players since they were members of his La Plaza Little League Cubs and All-Star lineups.

  • Go Fish - March 29, 2013

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  • West sweeps SFIS

    Adrian Valdez earned an “A” for accuracy on Monday.

    Valdez went 5 for 5 at the plate and scored three runs to help West Las Vegas baseball win 16-8 at Santa Fe Indian.

    The Dons are 4-3-1 under first-year head coach Ryan Gabaldon. All eight games have been played on the road.

    “Overall a fair game,” Gabaldon said of Monday’s victory. “I still think we could do better. We could be a powerhouse if we play a complete game.”