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Today's Sports

  • North wins

    West Las Vegas’ Dean Gallegos led the North to a 2-1 series win in the Class 3A North-South All-Star baseball games this past weekend in Socorro.

    The North, which also featured WLV’s Jared Gallegos and Mike Armijo and Robertson’s Adrian Jaramillo, had lost Friday’s opener before sweeping a doubleheader Saturday, 12-11 and 16-11.

  • Adult softball

    The following are recent scores and upcoming games from the City of Las Vegas adult softball league.

    Games take place at the city’s Rodriguez Softball Complex off Grant Street.

    Men’s division

    Scores:

    WEDNESday, June 9

    Hackers 19, Blaze 5; Tecolote 8, Vegas Boyz 7; Chuggers 23, Buzzards 13

    Upcoming games:

    MONday, June 14

    The Best vs. Louisville Chuggers, 6:15 p.m.; Hackers vs. Vegas Boyz, 7:30 p.m.; Dream Team vs. Tecolote, 8:45 p.m.

    WEDNESday, June 16

  • Back in the Saddle

    For the second year in a row, Trementina native (and Robertson High graduate) Jesse Estrada will be part of a four-person contingent representing New Mexico Highlands University in the College National Finals Rodeo.

    The CNFR, presented by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, kicks off Sunday and runs all week in Casper, Wyo.

  • North-South baseball, softball...

    West Las Vegas head baseball coach Dean Gallegos will lead the North All-Stars — which include three players from the Meadow City — in this weekend’s Class 3A North-South game in Socorro.

    Michael Armijo and Jared Gallegos of WLV and Adrian Jaramillo of Robertson highlight the players chosen for the North. Gallegos, also an All-State honoree, pitched and played outfield for the Dons; Armijo was an infielder. Jaramillo played a couple of positions for the Cardinals.

  • Little League

    The following are recent scores and upcoming baseball, softball and tee-ball games for La Plaza Little League and Las Vegas Little League.

    La Plaza games take place at Rodriguez Park off Grant Street; Las Vegas games at Keyes Park off Mills Avenue.

    Recent scores:

    Monday, June 7

    La Plaza majors: Yankees 11, Dodgers 1

    La Plaza minors: Cubs 4, Yanks 3

    Las Vegas softball: Lady Devils 12, Psychlones 2; Lady Devils 16, Psychlones 16

    Las Vegas majors: Rockies 10, Yankees 4; Mets 16, Reds 7

  • Adult softball

    The following are recent scores and upcoming games from the City of Las Vegas adult softball league. Games take place at the city’s Rodriguez Softball Complex off Grant Street.

    Men’s division

    Monday, June 7

    Buzzards 17, The Best 12; Hackers 25, Tecolote 12; DB’s Milkmen 12, Dream Team 8

    Upcoming games:

    MONday, June 14

    The Best vs. Louisville Chuggers, 6:15 p.m.; Hackers vs. Vegas Boyz, 7:30 p.m.; Dream Team vs. Tecolote, 8:45 p.m.

    WEDNESday, June 16

  • Little League

    The following are recent scores and upcoming baseball, softball and tee-ball games for La Plaza Little League and Las Vegas Little League.

    La Plaza games take place at Rodriguez Park off Grant Street; Las Vegas games at Keyes Park off Mills Avenue.

    Recent scores:

    FRIDAY, JUNE 5

    Las Vegas majors: Yankees 8, Mets 5

    Las Vegas minors: Red Sox 16, Padres 3

    SATURDAY, JUNE 6

    Las Vegas majors: Reds 11, Rockies 10

    Interleague majors baseball: La Plaza A’s 4, Pecos A 2; La Plaza Dodgers 10, Pecos B 1

  • Adult softball

    The following are recent scores and upcoming games from the City of Las Vegas adult softball league. Games take place at the city’s Rodriguez Softball Complex off Grant Street.

    Men’s division

    THURSday, June 3

    The Best 21, Dream Team 10; Vegas Boyz 10, Buzzards 2; Blaze 32, Louisville Chuggers 6

    Monday, June 7

    Buzzards 17, The Best 12; Hackers 25, Tecolote 12

    Upcoming games:

    Wednesday, June 9

  • Wooden's lessons went...

    When a person is hired to become a head coach, he or she immediately becomes more than the title states.

    They become a role model, a father or mother figure. They at times become larger than life in the eyes of young adults or young children, whether it be Pee-Wee League or college athletics.

    In the passing of legendary UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden, much can be learned about what a coach is. Wooden was a giant among people.

  • Rotary golf benefit Saturday

    Golfers are invited to take part in this weekend’s Las Vegas Rotary benefit tournament, which begins 9 a.m. at Gene Torres Golf Course.

    Cost is $125, covering golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Fax entry forms (player names, handicaps and phone numbers) to Kay Dorman, 505-426-0230. Sign-in is set for 8 a.m. Saturday.

    Format is ABCD four-person scramble, and only one player per team is allowed to have a handicap of nine or less. Additionally, combined tem handicap must exceed 50.

    The tourney benefits Coats for Kids, Camp RYLA and other charities.