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Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Aug. 1-7...

    WEDNESDAY (Aug. 1)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Round Rock Express, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult League games: AVRH Scrubs vs. Lady Jags, 6:30 p.m.; I’d Hit That vs. Bud Light, 7:30 p.m.; Zia Boys vs. Straight Blade, 8:40 p.m.; Rodriguez Park

    THURSDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Round Rock Express, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Softball

  • An icon returns

    Vera Jo Bustos teaches a young player some basketball moves in a recent youth camp she presented at Mike Marr Gym.

    Bustos, now the  University of New Mexico Women's Basketball Director of Operations, was an all-time leading scorer at West Las Vegas and Adams State.
     

  • Storm warning

    The "Storm" enjoyed a productive summer, finishing Las Vegas Little League play 17-3 as runners-up in the Minors division.

    The team includes Coach Jacob Cordova, Coach Patrick Delgado, Patrick Derek Delgado, Ayden Valdez, Tyler Abeyta, Scott Lopez, Ramon Gallegos, Jordan Cordova, Kaela Delgado, Lysondrah Encinias, Coach Richard Encinias, Coach Francisco Gallegos, Jordan Gallegos, Leah Rivera, Miles Cavanaugh and Coach Donna Abreu-Gallegos.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, July 29-...

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    Albuquerque Isotopes at Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 1:30 p.m., Colorado Springs

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    Albuquerque Isotopes at Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 6:40 p.m., Colorado Springs
    Softball
    Las Vegas Adult League games: Bud Light vs. AVRH Scrubs, 6:30 p.m.; I’d Hit That vs. AVRH Scrubs, 7:30 p.m.;  Rodriguez Park

  • Meadow City Soccer Club

    The Meadow City Soccer Club fielded two successful teams in the recent Roswell 3v3 tourneys.

    The Ninjas won gold and the Rebels girls took bronze.

     

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  • Four-time camp MVP

    Tony Rubin of the Las Vegas Outlaws youth football team recently won his fourth All-American and camp MVP honors playing offensive line.

    Rubin has now won twice in Denver and once each in Albuquerque and San Diego.

    The most recent camp was held July 8-11.

     

     

  • La Plaza girls' regional...

    "Vidalia, Vidalia, girl, won't you tell me why ... sweet Vidalia, you always gotta make me cry?"

    — Sammy Kershaw, "Vidalia"

    The New Mexico Senior softball team — a squad that began the summer as simply La Plaza -- saw its season come to an end Tuesday night against Vidalia, Louisiana's All-Stars, host of the Southwest Regional. New Mexico had won its first two games of the tournament and was within one win of making it to the regional final.

  • Highlands names Jones its new SID

    New Mexico Highlands University

    The New Mexico Highlands University athletic department has hired long-time New Mexico resident and former University of New Mexico assistant director of communications Clayton Jones as the Cowboys’ sports information director.

    After nearly a decade working at the Hobbs News-Sun as sports editor, Jones switched to athletic communications and has worked for the University of New Mexico, Dodge City Community College and other universities prior to being hired by NMHU.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, July 25-28

    WEDNESDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Oklahoma City Dodgers, 6:05 p.m., Oklahoma City

    Softball  

    • Las Vegas Adult League games: Zia Boys vs. Straight Blade, 8:40 p.m.; Rodriguez Park

    THURSDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Oklahoma City Dodgers, 6:05 p.m., Oklahoma City

    Softball

  • Sex abuse survivors honored at...

    By Beth Harris, The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.

    The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together in a powerful and solemn closing to the show highlighting the past year’s top athletes and moments in sports, held on July 18.