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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, June 17-20

    SUNDAY (June 17)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Nashville Sounds, 6:05 p.m.,
    Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    MONDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Nashville Sounds, 6:35 p.m.,
    Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Softball

  • Learn hoops from Vera Jo

    Local basketball players from second graders to seniors in high school will have the chance to learn from one of Las Vegas’ all-time greats when VJ’s Elite Basketball Camp comes to town.

    Vera Jo Bustos is bringing her camp to her hometown for a second straight year Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, at Robertson’s Mike Marr Gym.

    The camp is open to both boys and girls entering grades two through 12 this coming school year. The cost per camper is $50; sign up through vjselite.com.

  • Topes shut out by Memphis

    For the second straight game, the Albuquerque offense couldn’t find its way onto the scoreboard.

    The Isotopes lost 11-0 to Memphis on Wednesday night in the opening game of a seven-day homestand at Isotopes Park.

    Albuquerque dipped below .500 to 32-33, falling a half game behind El Paso and six and a half behind division-leading Salt Lake. Those teams won Wednesday, both by one-run margins.

  • Go Fish: Friday, June 15

    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.

    Catch of the week
    Monastery Lake: Dominic Landavazo, age 8, of Albuquerque, caught a rainbow trout estimated to be 15 to 16 inches in length June 3. He was using salmon peach PowerBait.

  • Germany looks for rare repeat

    By Ronald Blum, The Associated Press
    MOSCOW — After raising the World Cup eight miles from Copacabana Beach four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy four miles from the Kremlin on July 15 and become the first repeat champion in more than a half-century.

  • North America to host Cup in 2026

    The Associated Press

    MOSCOW — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.

    The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, where the 2018 tournaments was to start on Thursday.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, June 15-19

    FRIDAY (June 15)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Memphis Redbirds, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Nashville Sounds, 6:35 p.m.,
    Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    SUNDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Nashville Sounds, 6:05 p.m.,
    Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    MONDAY

  • Wowing 'em with walk-offs

    Five local youth baseball and softball teams celebrated divisional championship victories over the weekend at Keyes Park (Las Vegas Little League) and Rodriguez Park (La Plaza Little League).

    While LVLL Minors baseball and tee-ball on both sides of town will still be played for a few more games, much of the Little Leaguers’ attention now shifts to the upcoming District 4 tournaments, to be hosted by La Plaza at Rodriguez Park starting on June 23.

    The following is a roundup of this past weekend’s league tournament finals.

  • Ortiz key in two comebacks for...

    Arjay Ortiz left a lasting impression to the end of his prep career over the weekend at the 2018 North-South All-Star Games, playing a key role in game-winning drives on both the football field and the hardwood.

    Ortiz hauled in one touchdown catch and rushed for another to help the Class 3A-4A North football team slip past the South 20-19 on Friday at Nusenda Community Stadium.