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Today's Sports

  • District tourneys come to La...

    Beginning Saturday morning and continuing through Thursday evening, the District 4 Little League championships will take center stage in the Meadow City.

    La Plaza Little League is hosting tournaments in all divisions for the district at its Rodriguez Park fields on the west side of the city.

    The complex is best accessed by taking New Mexcio Avenue to Grant Street, then heading uphill to the west.

    In addition to host La Plaza and Las Vegas, leagues to be represented by all-star teams include Mora, Taos, Raton, Springer and Santa Rosa.

  • Patterson home run caps rally

    Jordan Patterson blasted a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday afternoon, lifting the Albuquerque Isotopes to a rousing 7-4 victory over Nashville.
    The walk-off triumph completed a series sweep for Albuquerque, playing in a matinee at Isotopes Park. The Topes moved to 36-35, remaining in second place behind Salt Lake (41-31) in the Pacific Coast League Pacific Southern. They and the other teams in the PCL were off Wednesday.

  • Go Fish: Friday, June 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

    Lake Maloya: Abby McIvor, age 5 1/2 of Pueblo, Colorado, caught her first three rainbow trout June 14. She was using Pistol Petes.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, June 22-26

    FRIDAY (June 22)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    • Little League games, including LVLL Minors final, TBA, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies (DH), 6:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    • District 4 Little League All-Star tourneys, Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • District 4 Little League All-Star tourneys, Rodriguez Park

  • Isotopes turn down the Sounds

    Reversing course after giving up a sweep to Memphis, the Albuquerque Isotopes climbed back to even on the season with a third straight win over Nashville on Monday night at Isotopes Park.

    Albuquerque (35-35) won 3-2, holding on in a decent effort for both defenses. The win puts the Isotopes back in second place in the Pacific Coast League Pacific Southern, five games behind Salt Lake (40-30).

  • Five locals All-State on the...

    Several Las Vegas student-athletes have been honored with all-state recognition in baseball and softball by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. All-state honors were announced this week.

     

    BASEBALL

    The first-team all-state for Class 4A includes Robbie Alarcon, senior pitcher from West Las Vegas; Brandon Lucero, junior pitcher from Robertson; Richard Armijo, senior utility player from Robertson.

    Alarcon was also named second-team all-state as an outfielder.

  • Hopes on rise for Mexico

    By Carlos Rodriguez
    The Associated Press

    MOSCOW — Mexico is starting to dream big after beating defending World Cup champion Germany.

    The 1-0 win was among the biggest victories in Mexican soccer history, and is giving the team’s players confidence that they could reach the quarterfinals in Russia or perhaps beyond.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, June 20-22

    WEDNESDAY (June 20)
    Baseball 

    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult League games: Lady Jags vs. AVRH Scrubs, 6:30 p.m.; AVRH Scrubs vs. Tea Time, 7:30 p.m., Rodriguez Park

    THURSDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Softball

  • Making room for more

    Already the single largest sporting event in Las Vegas in terms of the number of participants, the Fiesta Run just made room for more.

    In addition to competitive 10-kilometer and 5K runs and a 5K walk for all ages as well as a 1-mile children’s run, this year’s Las Vegas Fiesta Memorial Run (Sunday, July 1) is adding a 1-mile recreational walk for those 13 and older.

  • Camp of Champs tennis starts...

    The aptly named Camp of Champs, which runs Monday through Thursday, aims to share some of the fundamentals that built Robertson tennis dynasty.

    The clinic, which is open to age 5 and older, will be held daily from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the RHS tennis courts on Fifth Street.

    An entry fee of $40 a player should be made payable via check to “RHS Tennis Team.” Registration will be held at 5 p.m. Monday prior to the first session.

    For more information, call Juan Carlos Fulgenzi, 505-429-7235.