Today's News

  • Golf event to benefit HU

    NMHU Sports Information

    The third annual Fred Bleil Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament has been scheduled for June 28 at the Gene Torres Golf Course in Las Vegas.

    All proceeds from the event are to raise scholarship money for the New Mexico Highlands football team. It is also an outing to show appreciation to the many people who support Cowboys football throughout the year.

    The outing is to honor the memory of Fred Bleil, who was the head coach of the Cowboys football team from 1979 to 1982.

  • Kings crowned second time in three years

    By Larry Lage
    AP Sports Writer
    The West is best in the NHL — again.
    The Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime Friday night in Game 5, giving the Western Conference a third straight NHL champion, fourth in five years and sixth in nine years.
    In the regular season, the Eastern Conference has also been consistently overmatched.

  • U.S. soccer roster has plenty of German flavor

    By Ronald Blum
    AP Sports Writer
    SAO PAULO  — Timmy Chandler says the melting pot of the U.S. soccer team speaks the same language.
    “We understand everything good: English, German, Mexican, Chinese,” the defender explained.
    But, ja, German is a plus on this year’s American World Cup team.

  • Fans’ allegiance on their sleeves

    The Associated Press
    RIO DE JANEIRO  — OK, so we all know yellow and green is good at the World Cup in Brazil. Blue and white stripes? Whoa. Not so much.
    One brave cab driver was proudly sporting Argentina’s team shirt as he whizzed through the Saturday morning traffic in downtown Rio de Janeiro. On every side of him there were quizzical looks, normally followed by a hoot or a stern shout in response to the colors of Brazil’s fierce South American rival. Sometimes a wave of a hand. No, no, no!

  • Official not popular with Croatians after controversial game

    SALVADOR, Brazil — Croatian players just won’t forgive Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura, who awarded Brazil a controversial penalty in the World Cup opener with the score 1-1.
    Now, they are taking a gibe at his English. Or rather, his alleged lack of knowledge of the language.
    “During the match I asked him something in English, he replied in Japanese,” Croatia defender Vedran Corluka said.

  • Isotopes’ luck fine on Friday the 13th

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    Friday the 13th could only be unlucky for one team at Isotopes Park, and fortunately for the Albuquerque Isotopes (31-37), they were the lucky ones, handing New Orleans (36-32) a 5-4 defeat.

  • Adult Softball - June 16

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

    Monday, June 16: Warriors vs. Balls Deep, 5:45 p.m.; Hackers vs. Bulldogs, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Softball Complex
    Tuesday, June 17: Tecolote vs. Yo Momma, 5:45 p.m.; Blaze vs. Vegas Boyz, 7 p.m., Rodriguez Complex

    Monday, June 16: Bud vs. Lady Jags, 5:45 p.m.; Tecolote vs. Compounders, 7 p.m., NMHU Cowgirl Field

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 16, 2014

    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad Triggers, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. New Orleans Zephyrs, 12:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • Las Vegas Adult Softball League games, TBA (see schedule above)

  • Tempers flare over drilling

    It’s no secret that the prospect of oil and gas drilling in San Miguel County is a contentious issue, but those tensions boiled over at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting with some members of the audience demanding a community rights ordinance and outgoing Commissioner Ron Ortega yelling back that what they want just isn’t possible.

  • Farmers Market at Plaza Park