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Today's Sports

  • Rangers repeat as district champs

    MORA — Mora baseball seniors Alonzo Aragon and Javier Branch got to walk off their home field one last time as District 5-2A champions on Tuesday evening, as parents, coaches and teammates gave them hugs and high fives.

    In a doubleheader showdown between the district’s two unbeatens — Mora and Cimarron — the Rangers secured the championship by first overwhelming the visiting Rams 12-1 in game one and then keeping game two close enough to claim a head-to-head tiebreaker.

  • West Las Vegas baseball coach...

    West Las Vegas High School baseball coach Shannon Aragon recently served a two-game suspension for an altercation in which a parent charges the coach cursed, yelled at and intimidated his son at a field after a recent game. 

  • State tennis update: Top-seeded...

    Updates from the Class 1A-4A state tennis tournaments, which continue through Saturday in Albuquerque:

    GIRLS’ SINGLES

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, May 4-6

    FRIDAY (May 4)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. El Paso Chihuahuas, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque  
    • Luna at Western Texas (DH), noon, Snyder, Texas
    • NMHU vs. Colorado Christian (DH), noon, Brandt Park
    • Class 4A state tournament: Robertson vs. St. Sandia Prep, 4 p.m., MMS field
    • Class 4A state tournament: West Las Vegas at Portales 7 p.m., Portales
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Tennis

  • Class 1A-3A state track preview...

    Several Pecos and Mora athletes are among the lead contenders for state championships in this weekend’s Class 1A-3A state track and field meet, which gets under way Friday morning in Albuquerque.

  • College roundup: Cowboys win 3...

    Keeping its fading RMAC playoff hopes alive, the New Mexico Highlands baseball team (18-28, 13-19) won three of four games at Adams State over the weekend.

    Shannon Hunt’s Cowboys have one series left – a four-game homestand against Colorado Christian this Friday and Saturday at Brandt Park. They’ll likely have to win at least three and get help from Adams State to make it into the last playoff spot.

  • Mora baseball takes district...

    MORA -- Mora baseball seniors Alonzo Aragon and Javier Branch got to walk off their home field one last time as District 5-2A champions on Tuesday evening, as parents, coaches and teammates gave them hugs and high fives.

  • Several local winners in...

    Highlights from the Horsemen Invitational this past Saturday at St. Michael’s in Santa Fe:

    BOYS

    100-meter dash: 5. Darion Williams, West Las Vegas, 12.11; 9. Jonah Ortiz, Robertson, 12.44; 10. Deleon Rodriguez, Robertson, 12.52; 13. Samuel Garcia, West Las Vegas, 12.75; 16. Fabian Valdez, Robertson, 12.92; 19. Jeremy Cordova, West Las Vegas, 13.05; 23. Martin Moreno, Robertson, 13.08; 27. Billy Chang, Robertson, 13.45; 30. Zachery Schmidt, Robertson, 13.73; 36. Eric Duran, West Las Vegas, 15.81

  • Cowgirls' big finish wins...

    Rallying from nearly 20 points down, New Mexico Highlands women’s track and field team came through when it counted this past weekend, earning the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference outdoor title in Golden, Colo.

    Taneika Elliston of NMHU was named Athlete of the Meet after racking up 26 points to contribute to the Cowgirls' winning total of 157.

    In addressing the team afterward, head coach Bob DeVries called his athletes “the small squad with hearts bigger than the mountains to the west of the track.”

  • Lucero, Cardinals frustrate...

    Twice, the St. Michael’s Horsemen threatened to steal control — of the game and the District 2-4A baseball title — in Saturday’s game one of a baseball doubleheader at Robertson.

    Twice, they maneuvered baserunners into scoring position.

    Twice, Cardinal ace Brandon Lucero sent them away frustrated.