Today's Sports

  • Cardinals’ Baca shines in Combine

    Las Vegas’ Mathew Baca, 14, earned rave reviews in the recent Schuman’s National Underclassmen Combine held in Farmington.

    National Underclassmen Combine is a football competition where athletes showcase their football skills and talents in such activities as the 40-yard dash, shuttle, broad jump, vertical jump, jump reach, standing reach, and bench reps.

    The athletes are also tested on their position-specific football skills and knowledge. They are then ranked by former NFL players and college coaches.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - April...

    • LCC vs. Western Texas (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU vs. Colorado Christian (DH), noon, Brandt Park
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Tierra Encantada (DH), 3 p.m., WLV field
    • Las Vegas Little League games: Yankees vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m., Red Sox vs. Mariners, 7:30 p.m.; Keyes Park
    • LCC vs. Howard (DH), 1 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Robertson at Hobbs tourney, 7:30 a.m., Hobbs


  • West rocks its own meet

    Individual victories in six events and solid performances elsewhere helped the West Las Vegas girls’ track and field squad secure a team championship this past weekend at the Herrera Complex.

    The Lady Dons and Robertson’s Lady Cardinals finished one-two in the girls’ standings, edging St. Mike’s.

    On the boys’ side, the host Dons were a runner-up to the Horsemen.

  • Little League - April 12, 2013

    Las Vegas Little League’s upcoming games are as follows. All games are played at Keyes Park.

    Majors Division
    Friday games: Yankees vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Mariners, 7:30 p.m.
    Monday games: Mariners vs. Reds, 5:30 p.m.; Cardinals vs. Yankees, 7:30 p.m.

    Minors Division
    Monday games: Paw Sox vs. Threshers, 6:15 p.m.; Rivercats vs. Owlz, 7:45 p.m.
    Tuesday games: Sandgnats vs. Thunder, 6:15 p.m.; Bats vs. Red Wings, 7:45 p.m.

    Softball Division

  • Jones gets spotlight at...

    SANTA FE  — NMHU baseball head coach Steve Jones was recently recognized by the New Mexico State Senate for eclipsing the 500 career wins milestone this season.  

    Jones is currently in his 16th season at the helm of the Cowboys.  

  • Omaha tops Isotopes

    Scott Van Slyke belted two home runs. Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly made a rehab start on the mound.

    Still, the visiting Omaha Storm Chasers prevailed 6-3 Wednesday night, sweeping a doubleheader from the Albuquerque Isotopes.

    Albuquerque fell to 4-3, having lost three of four to follow a 3-0 start, all at home.

    Van Slyke, who leads the ‘Topes in hitting (.625, 15 hits) and home runs (four), went 2 for 3 in the nightcap but the rest of the team combined for just three hits.

  • Youth Soccer - April 12, 2013

    Las Vegas Youth Soccer League’s upcoming weekend matchups are as follows:

    U6 Division
    Matches to be played Saturday at Commerce Street fields
    Crew vs. Dynamo, 8:30 a.m., Field 1
    Rapids vs. Chivas, 8:30 a.m., Field 2
    Sounders vs. Fire, 8:30 a.m., Field 3
    United vs. Earthquakes, 8:30 a.m., Field 4

    U8 Division
    Matches to be played Saturday at Commerce Street Fields
    Barcelona vs. Hot Spurs, 9:30 a.m., Field 1
    Galaxy-Mora vs. AC Milan, 9:30 a.m., Field 3

  • Go Fish - April 12, 2013

    April 9:
    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow but there were a few trout taken by anglers using Power Bait and salmon eggs.
    Conchas Lake: Bank fishing was fair using grubs, nightcrawlers and spinners for walleye. A few black bass were caught by anglers using spinner baits and jerk baits. Fishing was fair using stink bait and liver for catfish.
    Coyote Creek: No reports.

  • Highlands qualifies in javelin,...

    ALBUQUERQUE — Efforts from Sheneika Rochester, Michelle Traynham and the 400-meter relay team highlighted a strong team performance by the New Mexico Highlands Unversity women’s track and field squad at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational Saturday in Albuquerque.

  • Tough week for Riders

    Luna Community College

    The Luna Community College softball team lost three of four games to Odessa College. The Lady Rough Riders took a 9-6 win in the second game on Friday.

    They lost game one 7-1, game three 13-7 and game four 6-1. They host Howard College on Friday and Saturday in scheduled doubleheaders.

    The Rough Rider baseball team lost four games to New Mexico Junior College on the road. The Rough Riders lost 6-5, 10-6, 7-3 and 9-8. They host Western Texas College on Friday and Saturday.