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Today's Sports

  • Luna athletes honored by...

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Six student-athletes from Luna Community College were among those honored by their league this spring.

    In softball, sophomore Jennifer Applezoller and freshmen Alyssa Steward and Jacquelyn Mathews each earned Western Junior College Athletic Conference honorable mention honors.

  • Robbers, Invaders split two-game...

    Izaiah Guerrero’s four shutout innings of relief pitching grounded the Roswell Invaders in a 7-4 road win for the Las Vegas Train Robbers Friday night in alien country.

    It was Las Vegas’ first win over Roswell since July 5, 2014. The Invaders had won four straight in the all-time head-to-head series.

    Kyal Williams recorded the pitching victory, holding the host Invaders to four runs — two earned — on six hits and two walks over five innings. He struck out three.

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  • Keepers shaky in Game 5

    The Associated Press

    TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop and his Chicago counterpart, Corey Crawford, both made atrocious mistakes less than a minute apart in Game 5 of this impossibly close Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night.

    Bishop’s blunder ended up in his net when he collided with defenseman Victor Hedman and sent the puck to Patrick Sharp, who scored the Blackhawks’ first goal in a 2-1 victory.

  • Isotopes pull out 11-inning...

    Tim Smalling’s double delivered Angelys Nina for the eventual winning run in a 3-2 Albuquerque triumph that consumed 11 innings Friday night at Tacoma.

    The Isotopes (27-35) also won Saturday by a 6-3 margin.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 15...

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad Triggers, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park

  • Two Dons reap all-state baseball...

    More all-state recognition rolled into the Meadow City this week with the announcement that two West Las Vegas baseball players were among the best in Class 4A this spring.

    Brian Gonzales was named to the all-state squad as a second baseman, honorable mention.

    Mike Ortiz was an honorable mention as an outfielder.

  • State champs offer free tennis...

    How about a free tennis lesson from the state champion Robertson Cardinals and Lady Cardinals?

    If you’re between 5 and 10 years old, you can get one this Sunday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Leroy Fulgenzi Tennis Complex (upper courts) on campus.

    It’s the second free clinic this month put on by RHS coaches and players, who are hoping to help build future tennis standouts in the community.

  • Robbers hook Pupfish to split...

    Scoring five runs in their last two innings, the Las Vegas Train Robbers got insurance for a one-run lead and held on to a 13-8 victory over White Sands on Wednesday night in Alamogordo.

    Center fielder Steven Taft drove in three runs in going 4 for 5 with two doubles.

    Tyler Shannon accounted for five RBI, pushing his season total to 20, and hit 3 of 5 with a double.

    R.J. Rayborn was a perfect 4 of 4 with one walk and managed to score all five times.

  • Robertson hires wrestling coach

    James Martinez has been named the new head wrestling coach at Robertson High School.

    Martinez was previously the coach at Memorial Middle School. He inherits a varsity program that won a Class 1A-4A state championship this past February under Richard Martinez, who stepped down from the post he’d held for the better part of a decade.

    Las Vegas City Schools’ director of co-curricular activities, Juan Carlos Fulgenzi, confirmed the hire this past week.
    Meanwhile, Robertson’s search for a new girls’ soccer coach remains active.