Today's News

  • Dragon the line - Monte del Sol stops Cards

    Robertson’s win streak in boys’ soccer ended at one Wednesday afternoon, with Monte del Sol taking a 5-1 win at RHS Field.

    The visitors kept Robertson’s defense on its heels most of the match, putting heavy pressure on keeper Lorenzo Marquez, who put up a valiant effort in defeat.

  • Youth Soccer - Sept. 26

    The following are Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches scheduled for this coming weekend.

  • Youth Football - Sept. 26

    The following are Las Vegas Young American Football League games scheduled this weekend.

    Cowboys vs. Lions, 9 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium
    49ers vs. Santa Fe Bears, 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

    Panthers vs. Santa Fe, noon, Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

  • Orender, Slavin reap national acclaim

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    Senior Tyler Slavin and classmate Lance Orender were named NCAA Division II Wide Receiver and Quarterback Player of the week, respectively, by USACollegeFootball.org

    “There were a lot of guys which made these honors possible,” head coach Eric Young explained. “We had 78 passing plays, and for Lance to neither be sacked nor throw an interception, our offensive line did a phenomenal job.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Sept. 26, 2014

    • Robertson at Capital, 7 p.m., Santa Fe
    • West Las Vegas vs. Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Herrera Complex

    • NMHU women at Colorado Christian, 11 a.m., Lakewood, Colo.
    • NMHU at Chadron State, 6 p.m., Chadron, Neb.
    • Robertson at Sandia Prep tournament, TBA, Albuquerque

    Cross country
    • Meadow City Invitational and NMHU XC Jam, 8 a.m., Gene Torres Golf Course

  • No charges for Stewart

    The Associated Press

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.

    A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including accident reconstruction experts and drivers, and looked at photographs and video decided against bringing criminal charges against Stewart for the death of 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during an Aug. 9 race.

    That doesn’t mean it’s over.

  • Charges filed in beating

    Las Vegas Optic

    A man who was on his way to work last week was attacked by three individuals and struck with a bat outside of Kocina de Raphael restaurant on Legion Drive, according to court documents.

    The man, identified in the court documents as Mario Peña, was transported by ambulance to Alta Vista Regional Hospital with a head injury and no hearing in his left ear.

  • Hands-on learning

    Patricia Segura is all about hands-on learning. The West Las Vegas High School science teacher is showing her two horticulture classes how to grow their own food from seed to harvest. 

    On Monday afternoon, she had students in her class plant seeds to grow lettuce in the future and harvest various vegetables from the school’s garden, located in the heart of the school campus.

  • Candidates for governor face off

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — Republican incumbent Susana Martinez and Democratic challenger Gary King disagreed Monday over the economy and education in their first appearance together at a candidate forum in New Mexico’s race for governor.

    King went on the offensive quickly and complained in his opening remarks about a Martinez campaign ad that focused on his role as attorney general in the case of a felon who defrauded investors.

  • Former ambassador speaks at UWC

    By Jennifer Rowland

    Delano Lewis, who served as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa from 1999 to 2001, was the special guest speaker for UWC-USA’s Global Issues presentation this past Friday.

    The event was part of the international UWC Day, in which alumni, faculty, students, and friends of the United World Colleges gathered around the world to celebrate the school and its mission of peace and sustainability.