Today's Sports

  • Cardinals aim for the blue trophy

    With another deep run in the state championship tournament last season, the Robertson Cardinals are hoping to bring home the blue trophy this season.

    “Last year, we were hungry to get back there, but we want to win it this time,” Robertson senior MacKenzie Ebell said. 

    The seniors have been to the championship every year of their high school career. 

  • Dons hope to reach championship...

    After making it to the semifinals of the state football tournament this past season, the West Las Vegas Dons are hoping to reach the championship game this season. 

    Last season was the furthest they have made it in the tournament in recent history, losing 35–7 against Dexter. 

  • Deisler named Interim Athletic...

    For the third time in six years, Jim Deisler has been named Interim Athletic Director for New Mexico Highlands University. 

    “President Miner called me in said, ‘hey, would you take this,’ and I said, ‘sure,’” he said. “I want to make this place better. I want to see this place succeed and I want it to be better.”

  • Fouls hurt United in 3–2 loss...

    New Mexico United had a hard time finding the net on Sunday, as they fell 3–2 against Portland Timbers 2 at Providence Park in Oregon. 

  • Isotopes sucessful against...

    The Albuquerque Isotopes had a successful three-game series against the San Antonio Missions, winning two of the games by one run. 

    San Antonio won the first game 14–7 on Aug. 7 as they scored three runs in the top of the second via a homer to left center field from Burch Smith that allowed Tyrone Taylor and Lucas Erceg to score. 

  • Youth soccer: Rebels earn...

    Las Vegas’ Meadow City Soccer Club ended their two-month summer 3-on-3 season at nationals in Vail, Colorado, recently and brought home not only hardware, but Las Vegas’ first National title in the sport.  

  • Isotopes split series with Sounds

    After losing all three games against Memphis in the end of July, the Albuquerque Isotopes split a four-game series against the Nashville Sounds, Aug. 2–5. 

    The Isotopes fell on Friday 7–3, as all three of their runs came in the top of the first via a homer from Robert Ramos, bringing home Sam Hilliard and Pat Valaika. 

  • Gonzales named Pecos girls...

    After the 2018-19 school year ended, Bryan Gonzales was named the Pecos Lady Panthers girls basketball coach as previous coach Ron Drake took a job at The Academy for Technology and the Classics. 

    Gonzales was an assistant coach for the Pecos boys team this past season. He has also coached at the JV and varsity level for the boys and girls teams at Santa Fe High and Capital.

  • Taking the No. 1 plate

    After not competing since the middle of November, 14-year-old Mario Zamora, who currently lives in Las Dispensas, recently smashed the competition in the 14 cruiser division.

    His first race was July 12-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he took second in the USA BMX competition at the South Point Arena. 

  • Locals compete in rodeos

    During July, local cowboys and cowgirls competed in the Las Vegas and Mora rodeos that were held at the San Miguel Fairgrounds on July 6 and 7 and at the American Legion rodeo grounds on July 20 and 21, respectively.

    Mickey Ortiz won the saddle and ranch bronc at both rodeos while Diego Jaramillo won the Las Vegas breakaway and Rylan Montoya won at Mora.