Today's News

  • Late runs help Cowboys win three of five

    The New Mexico Highlands University Cowboys (12–22 overall, 5–15 RMAC) have won three of their past five games.

    Their weekend series against the Regis University Rangers (10–23, 5–15) started out strong, as they won 13–10.

  • Vatos take third in tournament

    The Vatos rugby team traveled to Colorado over the weekend to compete in the Pac West Championships, where they placed third.

    In the semifinal round on Saturday, Vatos fell 30–27 to California State Maritime Academy. Going into the half, the game was tied at 15, but some missed opportunities in the second half led to the loss.

  • First inning vaults Cards over Braves

    In a close game, the Robertson Cardinals (9–6) edged the Santa Fe Indian Braves (11–4) 6–5 on Tuesday.

    The Braves added two runs in the top of the first, but the Cardinals responded with three runs of their own and then each team scored twice in the second. After Santa Fe Indian scored one run in the fourth, Robertson scored one in the fifth and secured their win.

  • Dons swing past Santa Fe Prep

    The West Las Vegas Dons crushed the Santa Fe Prep Blue Griffins on Thursday, winning 22–1.

    The Dons scored seven runs in the first, eight in the second, five in the third and two in the fourth. The Blue Griffins scored their only run of the game in the fourth.

  • Go Fish: Friday, April 12

    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Catches of the week

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, April 12-14


    • LCC vs. Clarendon College, 12 p.m., 2 p.m., Brandt Field
    • NMHU at Colorado Christian University, 2 p.m., Lakewood, CO


    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Raton, 9 a.m., Raton Country Club


    • LCC vs. Frank Phillips College, noon, 2 p.m., WLV Softball Field


    • Robertson at Albuquerque Academy Invite, TBA, Albuquerque

    Track and Field

  • No date yet for Mora County Complex opening

    At Thursday’s Mora County Commission meeting, which spanned from 10 in the morning to past 5 in the afternoon, about five minutes were dedicated to discussion of the opening of the Mora County Complex.

    Chairman Lionor “Frank” Maestas gave a status update, with no set date on the grand opening or when the county’s departments would be moving in. He mentioned that the H.R. Construction had given a move-in date of April 15;  yet the inspection by the fire marshall is scheduled for April 17.

  • WLV embroiled in valedictorian kerfuffle

    A comedy of sorts seized last night’s West Las Vegas Board of Education meeting, as board members failed to determine how the next valedictorians would be chosen.

    Thursday’s West Las Vegas Board of Education Meeting kicked off with public input from two prospective valedictorians and their families.

  • Council work session: One item added to consent agenda

    A lengthy discusson about a single contract led to a contract vote not being added to an upcoming consent agenda at Wednesday's Las Vegas City Council work session.

    A contract with D.A.G. Enterprises for repair work on police and other city vehicles was tabled for further discussion.

  • Abq. man's body found near I-25, Springer

    The New Mexico State Police announced Friday that a helicopter search led to the discovery of man's body in an area along I-25, between Wagon Mound and Springer.