Today's Sports

  • Golf clinic
  • Go Fish - July 9, 2017

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.

    Catches of the week
    Charette Lakes: Cody Jaramillo, 13, of Las Vegas, caught a 16-inch rainbow trout June 27. He was using a Pistol Pete.

    Pecos River: Hailey Cde Vaca 8, of Santa Fe, caught her limit of rainbow trout July 2. She was fishing just above the Mora Campground and using salmon eggs.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - July 9...

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Las Vegas 51s, 6:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    • Albuquerque Isotopes on All-Star Break
    • City league games TBA, Rodriguez Park

    • Albuquerque Isotopes on All-Star Break
    • City league games TBA, Rodriguez Park

  • Que Pasa - July 7, 2017


    July 9, 16, 23 and 30
    Meadow City Academy of Music
    presents Flamenco Lessons at the Palms Ballroom with teacher Emmy Grimm of Emi Arte Flamenco. Register for Flamenco classes at Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery at 140 Bridge St. in Las Vegas. Two classes will take place —one for 6- to 12-year-olds at 2 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. class for ages 13 and older. For cost and more information, call 425-1085.

    Upcoming & Ongoing

  • LVLL 8-10 softball preps for...

    Among the Las Vegas Little League’s four softball champs in District 4 are the LVLL 8-10 girls. The team opens state tourney play Friday and Saturday in Clovis.

    The team is managed by Mark Bustamante and includes Amor Allen, Jayla Cordova, Mariana Gonzales, Ava Griego, Alyxa King, Alma Malo, Tatiana Medrano, Taylor Quintana, Gabrielle Rivera, Angelyna Romero, Ariana Sanchez, Chloe Yara.

    Pitcher Taylor Quintana had 41 strikeouts in three wins at the district tournament late last month in Santa Rosa.

  • Isotopes’ Ryan McMahon is PCL...

    Ryan McMahon has spent a month of his professional baseball career at the Triple-A level.

    The way he’s playing, his time in the farm system could be nearing an end. McMahon was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Month for June, an honor announced Wednesday by the league office.

    McMahon, 22, hit a scorching .429 in June. He led the PCL in hits (50), extra-base hits (21), total bases (85) and doubles (14) during the month as the Albuquerque Isotopes kept pace in the divisional race.

  • Got a need for speed?

    Highlands coach Bob DeVries knows a thing or two about speed.

    He and his assistants have coached All-Americans, all-conference performers and nationals qualifiers in both cross country and track over the past quarter century, after all.

    DeVries and others from his NMHU program are inviting athletes of all ages to join them for the 2017 NMHU Speed Camp, which runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14 at Perkins Stadium.

  • Bowl bound

    Tony Rubin Jr. (left) and C.J. Perea of Las Vegas were recently named MVP to earn their third All-American awards in the Denver Offense-Defense Football Camp. They earned the honor June 11-14 at Colorado State University and will play in the Offense-Defense Youth All American Bowl for New Year’s. Rubin is the third-ranked offensive lineman, and Perea the fourth-rated quarterback in the Offense-Defense organization’s national rankings for fourth graders. 

  • Local fights Saturday on MMA card

    Former Las Vegas resident Ricky Esquibel is scheduled to fight as part of a mixed-martial arts card Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

    Esquibel headlines “King of the Cage: Chosen Few,” with tickets selling for $40. The first fight is scheduled for 6 p.m., with gates open at 5 p.m.

    Esquibel carries a 1-0 record as an MMA competitor. He is slated to take on Joey Trevino, who’ll be making his professional debut Saturday after an extensive amateur fighting career.

  • Fiesta Run draws hundreds

    At the front of the pack for most of Sunday morning’s 5-kilometer race, Miguel Coca crossed the finish line to secure first place. And then he went back the way he had run, trotting up the sidewalk to cheer his friends on their way to the finish line.

    It’s hardly an uncommon practice for participants in the annual Las Vegas Fiesta Run to get in some extra mileage that way. Some who finish relatively early retrace their steps and end up running or walking an additional mile or more, rooting for compatriots farther back in the pack of either the 5K or 10K races.