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Today's News

  • Report of possible DWI leads to violent clash between LVPD, Highlands players

    Two arrests were made and officers were injured in a May 5 confrontation involving Las Vegas Police and three men, two of whom are listed on the Highlands University football roster.

  • State baseball: Cards ousted by Spartans

    Remember the Spartans?

    Robertson's baseball team does, and it's a bad memory.

    For the second year in a row, Bernalillo was responsible for ending the Cardinals' postseason. The No. 6 seeded Spartans beat No. 3 RHS 6-2 in the Class 4A quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon at Rio Rancho High.

    In 2017, Bernalillo edged Robertson two games to one in the state tournament's first round.

    The upset ended a remarkable season for the Redbirds, who won 23 out of 28 games, clinched the District 2-4A title and held the No. 1 ranking in 4A for a time.

  • State baseball: Mora reaches 1A-2A title game

    Mora will play for a state baseball title at 9 a.m. Friday at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque.

    The opponent is top-ranked Mesilla Valley Christian, which bounced Gateway Christian 14-4 in a Thursday semifinal at Rio Rancho's Cleveland High.

    The Rangers defeated Jemez Valley 11-3 in another Thursday semifinal at Cleveland. Kenny Martinez earned the pitching win.

    Lefonso Castillo drew first blood for Mora when Jemez botched a play with two outs in the Ranger half of the second inning.

    Jemez tied it when Josh Loretta made it home on a groundout after getting on with a walk.

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, May 11, 2018

    Editorial cartoon, Friday, May 11, 2018.

  • State softball: Robertson eliminated

    Robertson's dream of a state softball championship came to an end Thursday in Rio Rancho, as No. 3 seeded Cobre edged the No. 4 seed Lady Cardinals 5-4 in an elimination game.

    The Lady Cards, who received a first-round bye and won their state opener by beating No. 5 Santa Fe Indian 11-2 Wednesday, lost to No. 1 Silver by a 9-0 tally early Thursday.

    Cobre scored in the sixth inning to pull ahead and held on for the one-run win, advancing to meet Portales in the playback bracket. It was the Indians' third win over Robertson in as many meetings this spring.

  • County Commission approves Pecos-area subdivision

    PECOS — After a lengthy discussion during Wednesday’s regular meeting, the San Miguel County Commission approved a subdivision for a neighborhood located north of Pecos.

  • No charges filed in bloody May 2 incident

    A May 2 emergency call to a home on Delgado Avenue involved two men going to Alta Vista Regional Hospital, a great deal of blood and suspicion there had been a stabbing — but no criminal charges.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, May 11-14

    FRIDAY (May 11)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m., Reno, Nev.
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Class 4A state tournament, TBA, Albuquerque
    Track and field
    • Class 4A-6A state championships, 8 a.m., UNM Track and Soccer Complex, Albuquerque

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s, 8:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.

  • On to the next race: Miguel Coca signs with Iowa Central

    The raw talent has always been there for Miguel Coca.

    But the will to win and the drive to become a more disciplined, focused runner have evolved over time.

    The West Las Vegas senior — who concluded his high school athletic career with the Class 4A-6A state track and field championships this past weekend in Albuquerque — has taken the next step in that evolution by signing with Iowa Central Community College.

  • Rangers return to 2A baseball semifinals

    For the second year in a row, the Mora Rangers are headed to the Class 1A-2A baseball semifinals.