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Today's Sports

  • U.S. opens with win

    The Associated Press

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — For her second goal of the night against Australia, U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe channeled Lionel Messi.

    Rapinoe dribbled the ball before her long, low shot breezed past diving Matildas keeper Melissa Barbieri.

    “I was doing my best Messi impression,” Rapinoe laughed, before adding: “A much slower version.”

  • FYI - Sports - June 10

    RHS to host tennis camp for kids
    The state champion Robertson tennis program invites children age 5-10 to learn skills in a camp June 16 through July 16. The camp will run from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 16. Cost is $45 cash or check, $50 credit card. The fee covers 15 hours of instruction, a camp T-shirt and an end-of-session barbecue.
    Call coaches Warren Fulgenzi, 660-0191, or Juan Carlos Fulgenzi, 429-7235, for more information.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 10...

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at White Sands Pupfish, 6:30 p.m., Alamogordo

  • Hargrave 8th in Greco-Roman...

    NMHU Sports Information

    Former New Mexico Highlands wrestler Easton Hargrave recently took eighth at 85 kilograms at the 2015 UWW University National Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament the last weekend of May in Akron, Ohio.

    He finished with a 2-3 record.

    After a 19-11 technical fall loss to Konner Witt, Hargrave rebounded by pinning Andrew Thomas in only 33 seconds.

    The 33-second pin was the fastest pin for the tournament in the weight class and one of only three falls in less than a minute.

  • Triggers happy - Robbers come up...

    Orlando Reyes and Steven Taft hit home runs and four Train Robbers in total recorded multiple hits Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Trinidad in a 15-9 defeat.

    Four Las Vegas errors hurt the cause as the host Triggers stayed in a close battle with Santa Fe for the top spot in the division. Going into Saturday night, Trinidad led the Northern Division with a 12-3 record; the Fuego was second at 8-4, followed by Las Vegas (5-10) and league newbie Garden City (4-12).

  • Eight locals on All-District 2-...

    District 2-4A has released a revised version of its All-District softball team for the spring of 2015.

    The honorees include Alicia Jaramillo, Amber Yara, Samantha Montaño and Elicia Trujillo from district champion Robertson; Jenna Bustos, Justice Atkins, Deanna Bustos and Reyna Trujillo from West Las Vegas; Analisa Martinez, Justice Ainsworth and Abrianna Gipson of Pojoaque Valley; and Felice Espinoza and Jenna Peralta of Taos. Robertson’s Adrian Jaramillo is Coach of the Year.

  • Isotopes split series with Iowa...

    Albuquerque (23-33) blew a 1-1 stalemate open with nine runs in a three-inning span late in the game Friday night, taking a 10-2 win over visiting Iowa (28-26).

    Cristhian Adames singled, doubled and tripled to go 3 for 5 and scored three times for the Isotopes. Drew Stubbs accounted for three runs batted in while going 2 of 3. And Kyle Parker hit 2 for 4 and added two RBI to his team-leading total of 29.

  • North-South
  • Women’s World Cup begins

    The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 opened Saturday in Canada. The following is a schedule of matches.

  • Little League - June 8

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by Las Vegas Little League. All LVLL games are played at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    MAJORS DIVISION TBA

    MINORS DIVISION
    MONDAY, JUNE 8: Paw Sox vs. Red Wings, 6:15 p.m.; Bats vs. Rivercats, 7:45 p.m.
    TUESDAY, JUNE 9: Rattlers vs. Rivercats, 6:15 p.m.; Threshers vs. Sandgnats, 7:45 p.m.
    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10: Rattlers vs. Red Wings, 6:15 p.m.; Express vs. Owlz, 7:45 p.m.
    THURSDAY, JUNE 11: Thunder vs. Owlz, 6:15 p.m.; Paw Sox vs. Sandgnats, 7:45 p.m.