Today's Sports

  • Go Fish: Friday, Aug. 10

    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.

    Catches of the week
    Cowles Ponds: Skylar Bowen, age 3, of Rio Rancho, caught her first fish, a 10-inch rainbow trout July 29. She was using worms.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Aug. 10-13

    FRIDAY (Aug. 10)

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Fresno Grizzlies, 8:05 p.m., Fresno, Calif.
    • San Miguel-Mora County rodeo, TBA, county fairgrounds

  • Summer softball nears conclusion

    With the Lady Jags and I’d Hit That battling for supremacy in the women’s division of the Las Vegas Adult Softball League, the rest of the division’s teams look to play spoiler when the women’s playoffs begin on Wednesday at Rodriguez Softball Complex.

  • Night of milestones for Topes

    After stumbling to a third loss in a series with visiting New Orleans, the Albuquerque Isotopes found themselves 53-61 — 11 and a half games behind division leader El Paso (64-49) — with less than four weeks to go in the regular season.

    Still, Monday brought some positive milestones to the Duke City franchise.

    Jordan Patterson hit his 20th home run of the year, bumping his Isotope career total to 60 and matching the previous franchise record set by Jason Wood.

  • Alabama QB battle a win-win...

    By John Zenor
    The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Jalen Hurts is the strong-armed running threat who has mostly won during his Alabama career.

    Tua Tagovailoa is the prized, left-handed recruit who rallied the Crimson Tide to a national championship.

    It’s a quarterback competition, Alabama-style. Totally win-win.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Aug. 8-11

    WEDNESDAY (Aug. 8)

    • Las Vegas Adult League games: women’s playoff game TBA, 6:30 p.m.; women’s playoff game TBA, 7:35 p.m.; Blaze vs. Balls Out, 8:40 p.m.; Rodriguez Park

  • Fall practices open this week

    Las Vegas Optic

    It’s that time again.

    Technically, New Mexico’s high school football teams may start practicing at 12 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6. And some teams — West Las Vegas, for example — are taking that literally.

  • Isotopes gear a hot seller

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    The Albuquerque Isotopes were once again among the Top 25 teams in licensed merchandise sales for 2017 as announced today by Minor League Baseball.

  • Highlands adds assistants to...

    The New Mexico Highlands football program made two additions to its coaching staff as Matt Clark has been hired as the Cowboys’ offensive coordinator and wide receiver coach while Joe Fine will take over the running back and tight end coaching duties.

  • Looking Ahead, Sunday, Aug. 5,...



    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes, 6:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque




    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque