Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 31...

    • NMHU women at New Mexico State, 6:30 p.m., Las Cruces
    • District 4-2A tournament begins, TBA

    • NMHU at Eastern New Mexico, 7 p.m., Portales
    • District 4-2A tournament, TBA

    • NMHU men at Northern New Mexico, 7 p.m., Española

  • 2-3A meet: Maestas edges Coca;...

    Brian Maestas of Robertson outkicked West Las Vegas rival Moises Coca for the individual boys’ title, and the RHS girls’ team dedicated its team championship to the memory of the late coach Fabian Trujillo, highlighting Friday’s District 2-3A cross country meet at Gene Torres Golf Course.

    Coca, who had beat Maestas to the finish line at the Meadow City Invite at the same course, led early on. And the two battled all along the way.

  • Weekend Roundup: District champs...

    Congratulations are in order for Robertson football, West Las Vegas volleyball, Robertson girls’ cross country and RHS boys’ runner Brian Maestas — each of whom captured district championships over the weekend in a packed schedule of activity.

    Those athletes join the RHS boys’ soccer team, which won district the previous weekend.

    Robertson football 33, Taos 12
    The Cardinals improved to 4-5 overall and stayed unbeaten in District 2-3A at 2-0 with a 33-12 defeat of Taos on Friday at Cardinal Stadium.

  • District XC, state soccer in LV

    The road to the state championships in cross country and soccer runs through the Meadow City this year.

    That’s because it’s Las Vegas’ turn to host the District 2-3A cross country meet (4 p.m. Friday at the Gene Torres Golf Course, to be specific). Robertson, West Las Vegas and Taos will vie for district titles and then get ready for the state meet Nov. 5 in Rio Rancho.

  • Dons homecoming
  • Highlands runners jump to No. 15...

    Making the biggest move of any program in the nation, the New Mexico Highlands University men’s cross country team jumped from No. 20 to No. 15 in this week’s U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association national rankings.

    The ranking is the highest for the Cowboys since the 2007 season when the squad placed 10th at the NCAA Division II national championships.

  • Wellness education spotlighted...

    NMHU Sports Information

    New Mexico health, physical education, recreation and dance professionals gathered at Highlands University Oct. 13- 14 for a “Wellness Near the Wilderness” convention hosted by the university’s Exercise and Sport Sciences Department.

    “It was a great opportunity to share success stories and collaborate with colleagues on new ideas for how to continue to support healthy and active lifestyles,” said Pete LeRoy, an exercise and sport sciences professor at Highlands who managed the convention.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 28, 2011

    This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    COYOTE CREEK: The flow is .63 cfs. No report.

  • Gearing up
  • More lengthy talks in NBA tiff

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK  — NBA owners and players were engaged in another marathon session Wednesday, meeting for more than 12 hours in talks aimed at ending the lockout.

    The two sides got back to the table with a small group meeting less than a week after three intense days of mediation didn't produce a new labor deal. Wednesday’s negotiations marked the second-longest bargaining session since the lockout began July 1.