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Today's Sports

  • Prep Basketball: Buzzer beaters...

    After being down at the half, the Mora Rangerettes (12–11 overall, 4–5 district 2A-5) clenched a three point victory against the Escalante Lobos (7–16, 4–5) during their final home regular season game, winning 32–29. 

  • Looking Ahead: Sports Feb. 24-...

    SUNDAY

    Baseball 

    LCC vs. Dodge City Community College, 12 p.m., Canyon, TX

    Softball 

    LCC at Lamar Community College, 12 p.m., 2 p.m., Lamar, CO

  • Prep Basketball: Gonzalez’s 3-...

    In a thrilling game on their home court, the West Las Vegas Dons (12–13 overall, 5–4 district 3A-2) beat the St. Michaels Horsemen (17–8, 8–1) by one point, 56–55, in overtime.

    Prior to the game, the Horsemen were undefeated in district play.

    “Beating St. Michaels is a big thing here,” West coach Clyde Sanchez said. “Nobody has gone undefeated in the two years I have been here so far in the district. We are the only ones who have the win against Taos last year and so far against St. Michaels [this year].”

  • McKayla Encinias signs with...

    Softball has been part of Robertson senior McKayla Encinias’ life for as long as she can remember. Her dad used to play, and she has been at the field starting at a very young age.

    “My whole family is about baseball and softball, so it’s how I got brought up,” she said. “If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t have found the sport I love so much.”

    Part of what she loves about softball so much is her teammates.

  • Go Fish: Friday, Feb. 22

    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
    Elephant Butte Lake: Aiden Cashman, age 8, of Los Lunas caught an 18-inch largemouth bass Feb. 2. He was using a shad lure.

  • Prep Wrestling: Cards win...

    In the 1–3A District meet, the Robertson Cardinals took first by more than 40 points, as they had 198 team points. The West Las Vegas Dons placed second with 149.5 team points. Tucumcari, St. Michaels, Wingate and Newcomb also competed with 128, 105, 67 and 34 team points, respectively. 

  • Prep Basketball: Panthers come...

    On Saturday, the Pecos Panthers (21–3 overall, 5–0 2A–7 District) defeated the Clayton Yellowjackets (8–16, 0–5) 100–54. 

    The Panthers had their best quarter of the game in the first, scoring 29 points while allowing the Yellowjackets only 12. 

  • Looking Ahead: Sports Feb. 20-...

    FRIDAY

    Basketball 

    NMHU women vs. Metropolitan State University of Denver, 5 p.m., John A. Wilson Complex

    NMHU men vs. Metropolitan State University of Denver, 7 p.m., John A. Wilson Complex

    Pecos boys (A,B) vs. Texico, 4 p.m., Louis G. Sanchez Gym

  • Girl's hoops: Lady Cards...

    In their final home game of the season, the Robertson Lady Cardinals (23–1 overall, 6–0 3A-2 district) won 52–30 over the St. Michaels Lady Horsemen (11–12, 3–3) on Saturday. 

  • Pro Soccer: United wins match

    On Saturday, New Mexico United won its first exhibition match of the season, beating the University of Denver 1–0. The match was played at the University of New Mexico Soccer Complex where more than 1,000 fans braved the cold weather and wind to watch the game. 

    In the 82nd minute, United forward Devon Sandoval chased the loose ball and then kicked it into the empty net for the only goal of the game.