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Today's Sports

  • Pumping up fitness

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College Gerald P. Ortega Wellness Center Manager Carl Vigil is welcoming returning and new students, community members, and LCC employees who want to register for the fall and spring semesters.

  • FYI - Sports - Aug. 3

    Luna golf benefit Aug. 29
    Area golfers are invited to take part in the 2015 Luna Community College Foundation Annual Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Pendaries Golf Course in Rociada.
    A shotgun start is scheduled at 9 a.m.  A four-person team sponsor is $1,000. A hole sponsorship is $250. Entry fee covers green fees, a cart, and a lunch.
    Money raised will be used for scholarships, according to the college.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - August...

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    Softball
    • Las Vegas adult league games: WOMEN, all-star game, 6:30 p.m.; MEN, all-star game, 8:30 p.m., city softball complex

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    Softball

  • NMHU athletic director, SID...

    Another change of leadership at New Mexico Highlands University’s athletic department has marked an offseason that already has seen change in the form of new coaches beginning work in a couple of major programs.

    After scarcely a year at the helm, Jeff Falkner has left the NMHU athletic director’s position to accept the equivalent post at California State-Dominguez Hills, a Division II institution in Carson, Calif.

    He was to start that job on Monday, according to CSUDH officials.

  • State finalists
  • Four-run ninth lifts Isotopes

    Four big runs in the bottom of the ninth reversed fortunes for the Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday night as they rallied for a 7-6 walk-off win over Salt Lake in the start of a series at Isotopes Park.

    Tim Smalling darted home for the winning run after a passed ball by Bees catcher Rafael Lopez.

    The win came on the heels of a tough set with the Sacramento River Cats, who won three of four at The Lab.

    Albuquerque hosts Salt Lake through Friday to wrap up an eight-game homestand.

  • Brady vows to fight suspension

    By Jimmy Golen
    AP Sports Writer

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.”

  • Go Fish - July 31

    Fishing report, July 28

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow to fair using Power Bait and spinners for trout. We had no reports on perch.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow on Monday near Cimarron was 77 cfs. Fishing was good using brassies, elk hair caddis, Montana prince nymphs and micromays for trout. Trout fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was good using Power Bait, salmon eggs and worms. A few were also caught by anglers using Pistol Petes.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - July 31...

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Salt Lake Bees, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    Rodeo
    • Working cowboy rodeo, 2:30 p.m., Santa Fe Trail Event Center (Zamora Arena)

    Sunday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 7:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.

    Monday
    Baseball

  • Rally falls short - Team New...

    SANTA FE — They didn’t go down without a fight.

    On the field or in the stands.

    Playing as state champion Team New Mexico, La Plaza Juniors softball All-Stars battled almost all the way back from a 9-1 deficit against Team Louisiana only to lose 13-8 on Monday in the Southwest Regional.

    With the loss, New Mexico was eliminated from the tournament three wins shy of the Junior League World Series. On the positive side, the team finished as one of the top four in the region alongside East Texas, West Texas and Louisiana.