Today's Sports

  • Youth Football - Oct. 24

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

    Cowboys vs. Lions, 9 a.m. Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

    Panthers vs. Rams, 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

  • Youth Soccer - Oct. 24

    The following are Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches scheduled for this coming weekend.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 24

    Fishing report, Oct. 21

    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and 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: At Red River, Oct. 18, Josh Anspach-Hanson of Albuquerque caught and released a 23-inch rainbow trout and two others over 20 inches. He was using prince nymphs and poundmeisters.

  • Royals get even in intense Game 2

    The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.

    The one thing that was clear? The World Series suddenly had some life.

  • NMHU soccer to host No. 8 Metro

    The No. 8 ranked program in NCAA Division II women’s soccer will be in town Sunday, looking to derail a hot New Mexico Highlands team as the postseason draws close.

    NMHU (8-3-3 overall, 5-2-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) hosts Metro State for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Perkins Stadium.

    The Cowgirls, coached by Justin Wagar, have not lost in the month of October, winning four matches and earning draws in two other contests, including a scoreless tie vs. then-No. 4 ranked Colorado School of Mines on Oct. 3.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 24...

    • West Las Vegas at Pojoaque Valley, 7 p.m., Jacona
    • NMHU women at Colorado Mesa, 4 p.m., Grand Junction, Colo.

    Cross country
    • West Las Vegas at Eldorado, 8 a.m., Albuquerque
    • NMHU at Adams State, noon, Alamosa, Colo.
    • Robertson girls vs. Santa Fe Prep, 4 p.m., TBA
    • NMHU at Adams State, 7 p.m., Alamosa, Colo.

  • FYI - Sports - Oct. 24

    Badminton players wanted
    Are you interested in learning or playing badminton?  New badminton players are invited to come to the Abe Montoya Rec Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn and play badminton. No experience in badminton necessary.

  • A $10,000 kick!

    NMHU and Optic reports

    No pressure. No sweat. No problem.

    Just $10,000 riding on the outcome of the kick.

    With his brother, NMHU All-American punter Patrick Carney holding the ball, Charlie Carney drilled a field goal from 30 yards away Saturday, completing the season-long JC’s New York Pizza Department $10,000 Challenge.

  • Miller time in Rio

    Robertson junior Anabella Miller emerged from a crowded race field to take second place in the varsity girls’ segment of this past Saturday’s Rio Rancho XC Jamboree, pacing the Lady Cardinals to a surprising team championship in the process.

    RHS again received a nice boost from its younger runners. Eighth grader Makayla Quintana, who was winning races for Memorial Middle School just a few weeks ago, ran seventh. Nieves Pacheco, also an MMS eighth grader, was 16th.

  • All about control