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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • Eleven area athletes on North...

    A total of 11 Las Vegas-area athletes — all members of the Class of 2018 — have been honored with selection to the North-South All-Star baseball and softball teams.

  • Fiesta run set for July 1

     

    Registration is underway for the 2018 Las Vegas Fiesta Run.

    This year’s event, sponsored by Southwest Capital Bank, will take place Sunday, July 1, following the usual routes along Hot Springs Boulevard and N.M. 65 to the Old Town Plaza.

  • Youth soccer camp June 4-8

    Challenger Sports’ annual British Soccer Camp is on its way to the Las Vegas area.

    This year’s camp will be held Monday through Friday, June 4-8, at United World College’s fields in Montezuma.

    For ages 3-4, the First Kicks camp will take place daily from 8 to 8:45 a.m.; the cost is $90.

  • Bees sting Topes with first...

    For a day at least, the Albuquerque Isotopes found themselves in first place.

    The Isotopes (25-22) went into Wednesday night’s home game sharing the PCL Southern Pacific Division lead with their guests, the Salt Lake Bees (26-21), but a 7-6 loss sent the Topes back to second place. The teams were to conclude the four-game set in a Thursday matinee at Isotopes Park.

  • Montano's moment: LV native...

    Kristen Montano finished her final collegiate track and field season like she did her first – by helping win a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship.

  • Cowgirl tracksters in Charlotte...

    The purple caps and gowns are back in storage, and the summer session at New Mexico Highlands is days away.

    But the NMHU women’s track and field team isn’t quite ready to call it a spring just yet.

    The Cowgirls and head coach Bob DeVries are on their way to Charlotte, N.C., for this weekend’s NCAA Division II outdoor nationals, hunting for medals and looking to expand upon more than four dozen All-American honors.

  • DeVries' success is no...

    In his 26th year as a head coach at New Mexico Highlands, Bob DeVries has become rather adept at scoring cross country and track and field meets on the fly, while they’re still under way.

    As he coached the Cowgirls in this month’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference outdoor championships in Golden, Colo., DeVries tallied the points his athletes earned in each event, marking their progress to what would be an eventual league title.He even likened the skill to counting cards in the casino, like “Rain Man.”

  • Isotopes inch closer to Bees

    A pair of sacrifice flies — one by Josh Fuentes, the other by Stephen Cardullo — lifted the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 6-4 win over Salt Lake on Monday in the opener of a four-game set at Isotopes Park.

    The win allowed Albuquerque (24-21) to chip into Salt Lake’s lead in the Pacific Coast League’s Pacific Southern Division to start a pivotal series at The Lab. The Bees (25-20) saw their edge reduced to one game.

  • Cavs draw even with Celtics;...

    By Tom Withers
    The Associated Press