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Today's Sports

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, June 1-5

    FRIDAY (June 1)
    Baseball

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

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Fresno Grizzlies, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Rugby
    • NMHU Vatos at NSCRO 7s national championships, TBA, Philadelphia

  • Barela out as RHS girls'...

    Leroy Barela, who led the Robertson girls’ basketball team to a 25-4 record this past winter and the second of a couple of deep runs in the state tournament, is leaving the position effective immediately.

    Barela confirmed that he resigned Tuesday, and he said the decision was his.

  • Usual suspects survive Game 7s,...

    The Associated Press

    HOUSTON  — Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals.

    Needing not only all their firepower but also 27 straight misses by the Rockets during an epic cold streak from 3-point range, the Warriors rallied to keep alive their hopes for a repeat.

  • Stanley Cup Finals: Vegas takes...

    The Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — In a single nine-minute stretch of the third period, the Washington Capitals dramatically took the lead before the Vegas Golden Knights replied with two goals of their own. Washington’s Tom Wilson also flattened Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault with a blindside hit that could reverberate through the Stanley Cup Final.

  • Topes double up on River Cats

    Sam Howard didn’t just pitch a good game Monday to help the Isotopes double up host Sacramento 4-2.

    He also contributed a hit in the top of the third inning and wound up scoring a run off Raimel Tapia’s two-out single to make it 1-1.

    Howard pitched five frames, giving up just one run off seven hits and a walk to even his record to 3-3. More importantly, Albuquerque climbed to 28-24, second in the division and two games out of first.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, May 30-...

    WEDNESDAY (May 30)
    Baseball

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

    THURSDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Fresno Grizzlies, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    • Little League games TBA, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Little League games TBA, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park

    FRIDAY

  • Cowgirls seventh in NCAA outdoor...

    The Highlands Cowgirls landed two third-place medals along with two fourths and one fifth in this past weekend’s NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships held in Charlotte, N.C. The team, coached by Bob DeVries and his assistants, placed seventh as a team in the national meet with 26 points.

  • Go Fish: Friday, May 25

    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.

     

  • LV youth soccer teams sweep...

    Submitted to the Optic
    For nearly eight weeks, two teams from Las Vegas’ Meadow City Soccer Club participated in the Rio Rapids Northern Alliance Soccer League in Santa Fe, and during that time both the U12 Ninjas and the U15 Rebels didn’t lose a game.

    The Ninjas went 9-0 with their scheduled games, outscoring the competition 52-6, and the Rebels went 7-0-1, outscoring the competition 35-7.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, May 25-29

    FRIDAY (May 25)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Sacramento River Cats, 8:05 p.m., Sacramento, Calif.
    • Little League games, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at NCAA Division II outdoor national championships, TBA, Charlotte, N.C.

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Sacramento River Cats, 8:05 p.m., Sacramento, Calif.
    Track and field