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Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead-Sports Jan. 1, 2015

    FRIDAY
    Basketball
    •NMHU women and men vs. Colorado Christian, 5 and 7 p.m., Wilson Complex

    SATURDAY
    Basketball
    •NMHU women and men vs. Colorado School of Mines, 5 and 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    •Robertson boys (A,B,C) vs. Socorro, 1 p.m., Mike Marr Gym
    •West Las Vegas boys (A,B,C) at Thoreau, 1 p.m., Thoreau
    •West Las Vegas girls (A,B,C) vs. Ruidoso, 1 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

    SUNDAY
    Wrestling
    •NMHU vs. Wayland Baptist, 1 p.m., Albuquerque

  • RHS cheer squad sends six to...

    Las Vegas Optic

    Six Robertson High School cheer squad members will be ringing in the new year in London.

    Aaron Campbell, Arianna Garcia, Rhyanne Martinez, Madeline Morse, Chey Osage and Estevan Varela, who were recently selected to the All-American Cheer Team, will participate in the London New Year’s Day parade.

    The team arrived in London on Dec. 26 and will be there through Jan. 3.

  • Playoff semifinals Thursday

    Associatiated Press

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  — On a balmy morning in south Florida, Baker Mayfield and his Oklahoma teammates goofed around beneath the swaying palms as they posed for a picture in front of the Orange Bowl logo, their tight bond forged by the ups and downs of a long season — the grueling practices, the lonely hours in the weight room, the incessant scrutiny that comes with playing in a high-profile program.

    For the Sooners, though, it goes deeper than that.

  • Stu: Locals advance to semis

    No “Sunshine League” for Las Vegas’ two boys’ high school basketball teams in this year’s Stu Clark Tournament. 

    West Las Vegas and Robertson both advanced to the semifinals of the 62nd annual holiday tourney by dispatching Kirtland Central and Miyamura, respectively, in Monday’s opening round at the Wilson Complex.

    Joining them in the championship bracket were Bernalillo and Silver, who defeated West Mesa and defending champion St. Pius X in Monday’s matinee matchups.

    West Las Vegas 86,

  • Looking Ahead-Sports Dec. 30,...

    WEDNESDAY
    Basketball
    •Stu Clark Tournament: seventh-place game, 1 p.m., fifth-place game, 2:30 p.m., third-place game, 6 p.m., championship game, 7:30 p.m., all games at Wilson Complex
    •Tri-City Tournament: consolation semifinals, 1 and 2:30 p.m., championship semifinals, 4:30 and 6 p.m., all games at Montoya Gym, Mora
    •Robertson girls at St. Michael’s tournament, TBA, Santa Fe
    •West Las Vegas girls (A,B,C) vs. Socorro, 1 p.m., Valley Gym Wrestling
    •Robertson at Silver City Duals, 8 a.m., Silver City

  • Locals crave holiday Stu

    Las Vegas Optic

    Could this be the year Robertson and West Las Vegas meet for the coveted Stu Clark Tournament championship?
    Don’t be too surprised if it happens, because both teams are off to a strong start. But there are some solid teams — including defending champ St. Pius X — that could prevent that dream final from taking place.

  • A look at the tournament teams

    A look at the eight teams vying for the 62nd annual Stu Clark Tournament championship:

    BERNALILLO: With the exception of hometown teams Robertson and West Las Vegas, no other school has as much experience playing in the Stu Clark as Bernalillo. Moreover, the Spartans have already played a couple fellow teams in this year’s field, winning twice against Miyamura and losing one to Class 5A contender St. Pius X. With eight seniors and one junior leading a savvy, sharp-shooting lineup, Terry Darnell has his Spartans off to a 3-4 start.

  • MWC chief: Too many bowls

    The Associated Press

    QUICK LANE BOWL: Central Michigan is headed to the Quick Lane Bowl on Monday, Dec. 28, to face Minnesota, one of three 5-7 teams in the postseason.

    The Golden Gophers come into the game with losses in five of their last six.

    The bowl game is the second straight for the Chippewas (7-5), who won their final two games of the season and were 6-2 in the MAC.

    MILITARY BOWL: No. 21 Navy will face Pittsburgh in the Military Bowl on Monday in Annapolis, Maryland.

  • This week’s NFL games - Dec. 27...

    THURSDAY
    •San Diego at Oakland, late

     

    SATURDAY

    •Washington at Philadelphia, late

     

  • Stu Clark tourney coming on...

    One of the Meadow City’s most beloved holiday traditions — the Stu Clark Tournament — will get under way on Monday at the Wilson Complex.

    This is the 62nd year for the tourney, which draws six boys’ basketball teams from across the state as well as local favorites Robertson and West Las Vegas.

    The tournament tips off at 1 p.m. Monday when Bernalillo plays West Mesa. Game two pits Silver against St. Pius X at 2:30 p.m.