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Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September...

    FRIDAY
    Football

    • Robertson vs. Socorro (Homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Hatch

    Women’s soccer

    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 5 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium

    Volleyball

  • West scores rare grant

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    West Las Vegas High School received the surprise of a lifetime when they learned they were chosen as a winner of Riddell’s “18 in 18” Smarter Football program.

    The team was notified with a special congratulatory message from Riddell brand ambassador Peyton Manning. Riddell’s annual program received nearly 1,400 applications this year and is donating equipment to 18 winning programs across the country, spanning youth to college, that have demonstrated their commitment to a smarter, safer game.  

  • Go Fish: Friday, Sept. 21

    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.

    National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, Sept. 22. New Mexico celebrates with statewide free fishing for the day. All residents and nonresidents can fish public waters without a license. All other rules and regulations apply.

  • Volleyball: West working to...

    While the West Las Vegas High School volleyball team hasn't put together enough a run to win a match yet this season, the Lady Dons have been in some close games.

    It's just that when they get a run going, they haven't been able to sustain it.

  • Football: Cardinals rally from...

    It seems on most of the matchups between the Ruidoso Warriors and Robertson Cardinals are exciting, close high school football games.

    The host Cardinals (3-1) outlasted the Warriors (3-1), 40-34 in overtime at Cardinal Field on Friday — the same field where Ruidoso scored in the final seconds to win last December's Class 4A title game.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September...

    SUNDAY
    Women’s Soccer

    • NMHU vs. Colorado-Colorado Springs, 1 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium

    MONDAY
    Football

    • Robertson (B) vs. West Las Vegas, 5 p.m., Cardinal Stadium.

    Soccer

    • West Las Vegas girls vs. Socorro, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex.

    Volleyball

  • Gold in 'Gordo

    Players from Meadow City Soccer Club recently took gold at an open 3v3 soccer tournament in Alamogordo.

    Team “Ninjas” won the U12 Boys division by defeating teams from Alamogordo, Las Cruces and El Paso.

    This was the second tournament gold for the club after winning the state’s largest 3-on-3 tournament in Roswell this summer.

    The team includes Theo Williamson, Alexis Pacheco, Aaron Doss, Connie Brainerd and Christian Larranaga.

    The coaches are Shannon and Ron Doss.

  • Starting 3-0?

    By Clayton Jones, NMHU Sports Information

    The New Mexico Highlands football team looks to keep the momentum of its 2-0 start rolling as the Cowboys head to St. George, Utah to take on Dixie State 6 p.m. Saturday at Trailblazer Stadium.

    The Cowboys, whose 55 points per game is tops in NCAA Division II, is going for its first 3-0 start since 2011 when that NMHU team started the season 4-0.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September...

    FRIDAY
    Cross country

    • NMHU at Texas Tech, TBA, Lubbock, Texas

    Football

    • Robertson vs. Ruidoso, 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium

    Soccer

    • NMHU women at Metro State, 7 p.m., Denver
    • West Las Vegas girls at Academy for Technology and the Classics, 3 p.m., Santa Fe

    Volleyball

  • Go Fish: Friday, Sept. 14

    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.