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Today's Sports

  • Kryptonite Update, June 15:...

    The Las Vegas Kryptonite hosted the Laguna Acoma Tigers on Saturday and came earned a sweep of the visitors to push their overall record to 9-4 on the 2009 season.

  • Cowboys stay alive with win over...

     

     

     

    With a decisive 12-3 win, NMHU eliminated Regis from the RMAC baseball tournament on Friday afternoon, keeping its own title hopes alive and setting up a 7 p.m. rematch with Nebraska-Kearney. UNK dealt the Cowboys their first loss of the tourney on Thursday night.

  • Cowboys, Lady Cards, Panthers to...

    The season will go on at least a while longer for New Mexico Highlands' baseball team and the Lady Cardinal softball squad from Robertson High, as well as the Pecos baseball program..

    NMHU (39-19) was one of three Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference teams selected to the six-team NCAA Division II Central regional playoffs. The lineup was made official on Sunday and includes No. 1 seed Mesa State (39-13), No. 2 Minnesota State-Mankato (38-15), No. 3 Wayne State (Neb.) (42-13), No. 4 NMHU, No. 5 Southwest Minnesota State (27-13) and No. 6 Colorado State-Pueblo (39-20).

  • Lopers deal Cowboys first loss...

     

     

     

    In a league tournament filled with upsets, New Mexico Highlands was dispatched to the loser's bracket Thursday night, tripping up 5-3 to the fifth-seeded Nebraska-Kearney Lopers.

    The Cowboys (37-18) will play Regis at noon on Friday in an elimination game. The winner stays alive for a shot at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball title and a berth in the NCAA Division II Central Regional. The loser goes home.

  • Crespin siblings return to ring...

    Arturo and Amanda Crespin will give their fans a one-two punch this coming weekend, as both Las Vegas boxers will be in action.

    Arturo “El Toro” Crespin, 19, will be in his third fight as a professional on Saturday night.

  • Wolves take bite out of Highlands

     

     

     

    Hitting with power as well as precision, Colorado State-Pueblo's baseball team seemed to do its best impression of New Mexico Highlands on Saturday in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship game.

    On the other hand, the Cowboys were left trying to find themselves so maddeningly close to a title and the coveted shot at the national playoffs.

    CSUP prevailed 15-1 to capture the tournament on its own Rawlings Field and join Mesa State as the RMAC's probable representatives in the NCAA Division II Central Regional.

  • Cardinal tennis No. 2 seed for...

    As expected by head coach Juan Carlos Fulgenzi, the Robertson boys' tennis team is the No. 2 seed for the Class 1A-3A state tournament.

    The only question is, will there BE a state team tournament?

    Amid concerns over suspected incidents of swine flu AKA H1N1 virus, the New Mexico Activities Association has suspended all sporting events and practices effective immediately and until further notice. (See related story on this site.)

  • Cowboys get even with UNK

    Danny Brown's RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a tie and lifted New Mexico Highlands to an 8-7 win over Nebraska-Kearney on Friday night in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball tournament.

  • Updates from NCAA II baseball...

     

     

     

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    New Mexico Highlands came up on the short end of an 11-3 score against a third-seeded Wayne State (Neb.) team on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Central Regional in Grand Junction, Colo.

    The Cowboys (39-20) will play again 3:30 p.m. Friday, against the winner of a Thursday night game between No. 1 Mesa State and No. 6 Colorado State-Pueblo, who are the regular-season and tournament RMAC champions, respectively.

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  • RHS girls third in state golf

    A strong day two for Robertson's girls' golf team propelled the Lady Cardinals to third place in the final standings Tuesday at the state tournament.

    It's the second year in a row that the Lady Cardinals have placed at state.

    Jayme Quintana shot a 93 on day two for a total of 184, jumping from a tie for ninth place to sixth. She edged Brittani Webb of Socorro by one stroke to make the top six.

    Shannon Lopez matched her Monday score of 104 for a two-day total of 208, good for 12th place.