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  • Just a Thought - Don’t let unhappy people drag you down

    One crab in a bucket without a lid will climb up the side of the bucket and escape. If there are two or more crabs in the bucket, there is no need for a lid.

    You see, a single crab will see the opportunity of escape above and will climb upwards and succeed in reaching the top. You need to put a lid or cover on the top of the bucket to keep the single crab from getting out. If you have two or more crabs in the bucket, you need no lid. None of the crabs will be able to escape.

  • Athlete of the Year - Highlands’ Slack reaps national track and field honor

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    All-American, five checks. National championship, double check. Division II Female Field Athlete of the Year is now a big check.

    New Mexico Highlands University junior Salcia Slack has been named the 2014 NCAA Division II Female Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced this past week.

  • Moving on
  • Making contact
  • Tiger’s back keeping him out of Open

    By Doug Ferguson
    The Associated Press

    DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months.

    It will be the second U.S. Open, and sixth major, he has missed because of injury over the last six years.

  • Little League - June 2

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Little League games held at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    MAJORS DIVISION
    Monday, June 2: Orioles vs. Reds, 4 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Yankees, 6 p.m.; Mets vs. Cardinals, 8 p.m.
    Wednesday, June 4: Angels vs. Red Sox, 4 p.m.; Yankees vs. Orioles, 6 p.m.; Cardinals vs. Reds, 8 p.m.
    Friday, June 6: Reds vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m.; Orioles vs. Red Sox, 7:30 p.m.

    MINORS DIVISION
    Monday, June 2: Bats vs. Paw Sox, 6:15 p.m.; Express vs. Owlz, 7:45 p.m.

  • Adult Softball - June 2

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Adult Softball League games.

    MEN’S DIVISION
    Monday, June 2: Tecolote vs. Warriors, 5:45 p.m.; Yo Momma vs. Bulldogs, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Complex

    Tuesday, June 3: Vegas Boyz vs. Benavidez Construction Hackers, 5:45 p.m.; Yo Momma vs. Balls Deep, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Coimplex

    Thursday, June 5: Amber Care Blaze vs. Balls Deep, 5:45 p.m.; Warriors vs. Bulldogs, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Complex

    WOMEN’S DIVISION

  • FBI investigating Mickelson

    The Associated Press

    DUBLIN, Ohio — Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirmed FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him at this week’s Memorial Tournament. The five-time major champion said Saturday he’s done “absolutely nothing wrong.”

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - June 2, 2014

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult League games, TBA, city complex

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.
    Softball

  • East letting workers go

    Las Vegas City Schools interim Superintendent Lydia Flores said roughly 12 people have been given notice of non-renewal of their contract with the school district for next year.

    Flores said the notices were sent as a result of less funding from the state. The notices appear to be phase 1 of the reduction in employees at the east side school district.

    “We do not have the funds to carry the staff for next year,” Flores said in a telephone interview Wednesday afternoon. “We are not considering it a reduction in force (RIF).”