Today's Sports

  • Getting defensive - Highlands...

    After a record-tying weekend where the New Mexico Highlands soccer team (5-3-2, 2-2-2 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) did not allow a goal in a tie and win, freshman Sarah Beecher and junior Molly Enenbach were named RMAC Goalkeeper and Defender of the Week.

    With a scoreless shutout against then-No. 4 Colorado School of Mines Oct. 3 and a 1-0 overtime victory at Western State Oct. 5 — the Mountaineers’ first loss of the season — the Cowgirls tied the school record for shutouts in a season (seven).

  • Youth Football - Oct. 10

    The following are Las Vegas Young American Football League games scheduled this weekend.

    Santa Fe Bears vs. Lions, 10:15 a.m., Saturday, Altos Park, Santa Fe
    49ers vs. Santa Fe Trojans, 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Altos Park, Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Lobos vs. Cowboys, 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

    Panthers vs. Santa Fe, noon, Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

  • Go Fish - Oct. 10

    Fishing report, Oct. 7

    Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using crank baits, spinner baits, tubes, worms and chigger craws for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was slow to fair using crank baits and minnows for a mixed bag of walleye and white bass. Fishing for catfish was slow but a few were caught by anglers using chicken liver and homemade dough baits. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the high 60s.
    Coyote Creek: Trout fishing was fair to good using salmon eggs and worms.

  • Trammel leads Cowgirls past Zias

    Freshman Katie Trammel hit a blazing .722 as the New Mexico Highlands volleyball team (7-11) knocked off Eastern New Mexico (8-8) for the second time this season in four sets Tuesday night in Portales.

    Scores were , 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 10...

    • Robertson vs. Raton (homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Tucumcari, 7 p.m., Tucumcari
    • NMHU women at Adams State, 4 p.m., Alamosa, Colo.
    • NMHU at Fort Lewis, 7 p.m., Durango, Colo.
    • Memorial Middle School, West Las Vegas Middle School at Española tourney, TBA, Española

    Cross country
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Los Lunas, 8 a.m., Los Lunas

  • Quintana in for state

    Joedy Quintana’s not much for procrastinating when it comes to the golf course.

    The West Las Vegas senior punched her ticket to the state tournament with her third of three necessary qualifying “legs” on Monday.

    In the process, Quintana also won the girls’ tournament of the WLV Invitational at Gene Torres Golf Course.

    She shot an 83, three strokes better than runner-up Briana Pais of Raton. Andrea Vaisa of Robertson placed third with a 93. All three gained qualifying legs with Monday’s effort.

  • Cowgirl soccer wins in overtime

    After more than a hour and a half of scoreless soccer, one set play tipped the victory to New Mexico Highlands on Sunday in a clash with Western State Colorado in Gunnison, Colo.

    Jasmine Waugaman’s corner kick delivered the ball to Hannah Dahlquist in front of the net at the 93:40 mark in overtime. Dahlquist used a header to knock the ball into the goal.

    The Cowgirls improved to 5-3-2 overall and 2-2-2 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. WSC fell to 5-1-4 and 2-1-3, respectively.

  • West holding events to fight...

    October is October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and West Las Vegas Athletics will be active in  bringing awareness to this disease which has claimed the lives of thousands.   

  • Golf tourney to benefit RHS

    Recreational and serious golfers can help Robertson High School athletic programs by taking part in a benefit tournament this coming Saturday at Gene Torres Golf Course.

    The tourney will be held in conjunction with Robertson’s homecoming festivities.

    Format is a four-person scramble. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9.

    Team entry fee is $400 per team. A $10,000 grand prize for hole in one will be featured. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided to participants.

  • HU samples Chili

    New Mexico Highlands cross country runners turned in numerous career bests at the 2014 Chili Pepper Festival, hosted by the University of Arkansas this past Saturday in Fayetteville.

    “It was a great day to get out on the course,” said coach Bob DeVries.

    The women came in 14th, beating out 10 other NCAA Division II teams and 11 teams overall.  

    The men finished around eighth of 27 teams.