Today's Sports

  • College soccer: Cowgirls drop...

    By Clayton Jones, NMHU Sports Information

    The New Mexico Highlands women’s soccer team played Westminster tough, but couldn’t break through the Griffin defense as the Cowgirls lost 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Sanchez Family Stadium.

    NMHU (1-12-1 overall, 1-9-1 RMAC) fell behind 1-0 in the 29th minute when Westminster’s Alexa Maple took a pass from Libby Dearden and scored from 30 yards out into the top-left corner.

  • College volleyball: Cowgirls...

    By Clayton Jones, NMHU Sports Information

    The New Mexico Highlands volleyball team fought back after dropping the first two games and snagged the third game from Dixie State, but fell in four 3-1 (25-10, 25-9, 18-25, 25-12) to the Trailblazers Saturday night at Wilson Complex.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, October...

    No competition scheduled


    • West Las Vegas at Santa Fe Indian, 7 p.m., Santa Fe n Memorial Middle School vs. West Las Vegas Middle School, 5 p.m., Cardinal Stadium


  • College football: Cowboys win...

    Go for the tie — or go for the win?

    New Mexico Highlands coach Marty Fine and his staff had no hesitation as they faced that situation after scoring a touchdown to cut the South Dakota Mines lead to 52-51 with 40 seconds remaining in the game — go for two and the win.

  • Cardinal boys fall behind early...

    Robertson's boys soccer fell behind within the first two minutes of Saturday's District 2-3A match at RHS and ended up losing to visiting St. Michael's, 2-1.

    A red card in the 47th minute, with RHS already down 2-0, meant the Cardinals (12-4 overall, 6-2 in District 2-1A/3A) had to play with only 10 men for the final 30-plus minutes of the match, though Musah Dumbia scored on a drive and cross for T.J. Trujillo with about eight minutes left in the contest to make it interesting.

  • Dons beat Horsemen for first...

    West Las Vegas quarterback John Balizan put receiver Omar Gallardo on notice before what turned out to be the Dons' last play of Friday's game. 

    "I told him, 'If we run this play, you better catch the ball,'" Balizan said. "And he did."

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, October...

    Women’s Soccer

    • NMHU women vs. Westminster, 11:30 a.m., Sanchez Family Stadium

    No competition scheduled.


    • Robertson boys (A,B) vs. Santa Fe Prep, 3 and 4:30 p.m., RHS Field
    • Robertson girls (A,B) at Santa Fe Prep, 3 and 4:30 p.m., Santa Fe


  • College Football: Cowboys to...

    The New Mexico Highlands football team welcomes South Dakota Mines to town at 1 p.m. Saturday for the Cowboys’ annual Homecoming game at Sanchez Family Stadium.

  • College XC: NMHU women 14th,...

    VICTORIA, Kan. — The New Mexico Highlands women’s cross country team took 14th and the men’s team took 16th at the Fort Hays State Tiger Open on Saturday, Oct. 13, on a wet and muddy course at Sand Plum Nature Trail.

    The field was made up of no less than 10 nationally or regionally ranked teams in both races in an event both NMHU teams rested two of their top five runners.

  • Go Fish: Friday, Oct. 18

    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
    Bluewater Lake: Christopher Duran caught and released a 34-inch tiger muskie on his first cast Oct. 14. He was fishing from shore and using a triple jointed shad swim bait.