• Football: UNM's Marman won't face charges
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prosecutors will not file charges against a University of New Mexico football player who was arrested after wearing saggy pants on a plane at San Francisco airport. San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced Wednesday his office had reviewed the June 15 arrest of Deshon Marman and determined criminal charges were not warranted. Marman was arrested on suspicion of trespassing, battery of a police officer and obstruction after police say he refused to leave the US Airways flight on the captain's orders.
  • Fishing report 06-26-11
    Anglers! Got a fish tale to tell? Let us know! Send your stories/photos to lasports@lamonitor.com. Northwest Animas River: The flow is 2,210 cfs. The river is muddy and still flowing fast with runoff. No fishing report. Chama River: Upper section flow is 411 cfs. and below El Vado, the flow is 412 cfs. Fishing is slow in the upper Chama with woolly buggers and various bead-headed nymphs reported to be working best. Below El Vado, trout fishing is fair using Panther Martins and Z-rays for browns and salmon eggs for 13-15 inch rainbows.
  • State Notes 06-26-11
    UNM women’s football clinic set ALBUQUERQUE — The Lobo Football Women’s Clinic will be July 29 in Albuquerque. The clinic will be from 6:30-10 p.m. at the UNM Football Complex. Registration will continue between now and the event and walk-ups will be welcomed. The clinic is available for women of all ages and is designed to give an all encompassing look into the game of football. Price for participation is $40. For more information, call the Lobo football office at 505-925-5700. A $40 fee is required for all participants. Please call the Lobo Football Office to register at 505-925-5700. The clinic will accept walk-ups Friday evening. Aggies Nohara tops the nation in slugging percentage
  • Topes Notes 06-24-11
    RedHawk rally downs Isotopes The Oklahoma City RedHawks rallied for five runs off Isotopes reliever Travis Schlichting in the eighth inning as Albuquerque fell 8-6 at home. The RedHawks got five hits off Schlichting in the eighth. The Isotopes led 3-2 heading into the eighth. The two teams will finish off their four-game series tonight in Albuquerque. Tonight is also the finale of the Isotopes’ home stand. They will return home July 4.
  • Topes Notes 06-23-11
    RedHawks hold on for 5-4 win
  • Baseball: Dodgers pick up late win
    The two top-seeded teams in the county’s Class AAA Little League tournament took each other on in the championship game with the Dodgers pulling out a late victory Wednesday night. The Giants led by as many as five runs in Wednesday’s game, played at Lou Caveglia Field on North Mesa, but the Dodgers scored six unanswered runs in the final two innings for the win. Logan Bishop’s sixth inning hit with the bases loaded gave the Dodgers a 8-7 come-from-behind victory over the Giants. Just an inning before, Jason Manzanares hit a bases-clearing triple to push three runs across and get the Dodgers back into the ballgame.
  • State Notes 06-22-11
    Aggies kicker Stampler is on CFPA watch list LAS CRUCES –­ New Mexico State University Placekicker Tyler Stampler has been named to the College Football Performance Award (CFPA) Placekicker Watch list. The  watch list selections were announced by the CFPA Monday afternoon. Stampler is one of 34 kickers that made the watch list and one of three placekickers from the Western Athletic Conference. Stampler, a native of Davie, Fla., played in all 12 games for the Aggies in 2010, handling all the field goal and PAT attempts as well as kickoff duties in three games. Stampler led the team in scoring in 2010 with 66 points after hitting 16-of-19 field goals on the season and 18-of-19 on PATs.
  • Topes Notes 06-22-11
    Isotopes roll to big win
  • Fishing report 06-19-11
    Anglers! Got a fish tale to tell? Let us know! Send your stories/photos to lasports@lamonitor.com. Northwest Animas River: The flow is 4,230 cfs. Fishing is slow and the river is muddy and flowing fast with runoff. The river as stocked with 175 triploid rainbow trout. Chama River: Upper section flow is 584 cfs. The river below El Vado, flows at 591 cfs. The upper Chama including the stretch flowing into El Vado has dropped in flow and fishing is improving. Woolly buggers and various bead headed nymphs were reported to be the hot flies. Also worms and Panther Martins are taking fish.
  • Outdoors: Fire potential very high in New Mexico
    Serious fire danger in and around New Mexico continues to put a damper on outdoor activities this Father’s Day. Santa Fe National Forest, which surrounds Los Alamos County, is still under Stage II fire restrictions. Stage II restrictions, which went into effect June 10, puts prohibitions on using campfires or stove fires, fireworks and smoking in the forest, as well as prohibiting the use of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and other types of vehicles. In May, the forest went to Stage I restrictions. Valles Caldera National Preserve is also under Stage II restrictions. Bandelier National Monument hasn’t announced any specific fire restrictions.