Today's Sports

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 4,...

    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Las Vegas 51s, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • District tournament, 9 a.m., Gene Torres Golf Course

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

  • More make cut for state

    As of press time, the following area athletes had qualified for the upcoming state track and field championships. The small-school (Class 1A-3A) state meet is May 8-9 at the UNM Track Complex in Albuquerque. The large-school state meet (Class 4A-6A) is May 15-16, also at UNM.

  • Quintana tops in WLV golf tourney

    Joedy Quintana of West Las Vegas shot an 84 and Briana Pais from Raton shot a 93 for state-qualifying legs in Tuesday’s WLV spring golf invitational.

    It was Quintana’s 10th qualifying score of the year; she just needed four to earn a trip to state.

    Robertson’s Kristin Barela shot a 97, missing the cut by two strokes, and Andrea Vaisa shot a 103. Avery Shipley from Tucumcari shot a 97.

  • Cards have shot at district...

    If they can win twice Saturday against visiting Taos, the Robertson Cardinals will be District 2-4A baseball champions.

    A split or worse will give the Tigers the title.

    Coach Kenny Sandoval’s Cardinals have put themselves in that position with an improved second half of the district schedule, including Wednesday afternoon’s 2-1 win over Pojoaque Valley. The game picked up in the top of the seventh inning tied 1-1 after having been suspended due to darkness on April 18.

  • Mayweather favored in megafight

    By Tim Dahlberg
    AP Boxing Writer

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — His middle name is Money, or at least it used to be before Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped flashing $100,000 wads of cash every time he saw a camera.

    That doesn’t mean money is ever very far from his mind. Certainly not now, when he’s the richest man in the richest fight ever.

  • Luna softball back in playoffs

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    The Luna Community College Lady Rough Riders will enter the Western Junior College Athletic Conference postseason tournament as the sixth seed.

    They are scheduled to play No. 3 Midland College in Lubbock, Texas, on Friday in the first round. It is the third consecutive year Luna softball has made the postseason.

    The Lady Rough Riders lost three games over the weekend to Western Texas College in Snyder. They were up 3-1 in the fourth game when it was called due to weather. They lost 12-0, 7-6 and 7-6.

  • Youth Soccer - May 1

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by the Las Vegas Youth Soccer League:

    MAY 2-3

    All U6 games are played at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

    Croatia vs. Russia, Field 1; Peru vs. Mexico, Field 2; Chile vs. Italy, Field 3; USA vs. Greece, Field 4

    All U8 games are played at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

  • Go Fish - May 1

    Fishing report, April 28

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow was 25 cfs near Cimarron. Trout fishing in the lower canyon below Clear Creek was fair for anglers using brassies, bead head hare’s ears and Panther Martins. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was slow to fair using worms, garlic scented Power Bait and spinners.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 1,...

    • LCC vs. New Mexico Junior College (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU at Regis (DH), noon, Denver
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Salt Lake Bees, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • WJCAC Region 5 tournament begins
    • District tournament, 8 a.m., Robertson
    Track and field

  • Cowgirl softball makes RMAC...

    For the first time since 2005, New Mexico Highlands is going to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference softball tournament.

    The Cowgirls, led by second-year head coach Karin Gadberry, clinched the final spot in the eight-team tourney by winning three of four games against visiting Colorado School of Mines over the weekend. It was the last series of the regular season and left Highlands 22-26 overall and 16-19 in league play.