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Today's Sports

  • Fishing to resume at Caldera

    Because of improved ecological conditions following last summer’s Las Conchas Fire, fishing will resume at Valles Caldera.
    Fishing will officially open at 8 a.m. Saturday and will continue through the end of the season, according to a press release from the Valles Caldera Trust.
    The Las Conchas Fire wreaked havoc on streams on Valles Caldera land, but ecological tests were done on the waters to see if conditions had improved to the point where fishing could be restarted. Trust officials supplemented scientific studies by bringing in professional fishing guide Bob Gerding to test the waters and gauge fishing quality.

  • Fishing Report 06-22-12

    Catches of the Week:

     

    If you have a catch of the week story or just want to tell us about your latest New Mexico fishing experience, send it to us at fishforfun2@hotmail.com. We may include your story in our next report.

     

    Ute Lake: June 12, Ivory Williamson of Logan caught a 14.48-pound channel catfish. He was using stink bait. June 16, Hailey Redloff of Clovis caught a 4.04-pound walleye. She was using a bottom bouncer nightcrawler rig.

    Abiquiu Reservoir: June 16, Steve Hale of White Rock caught a 7-pound channel catfish. He was using homemade dough bait.

     

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  • Roy Cope calls his finish time...

    Roy Cope had a perfect prediction at this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ Pace Race.
    The Pace Race was run on North Mesa. It started at Los Alamos Middle School.
    Cope’s perfect prediction came on the 1-mile course Tuesday evening. The next-best prediction was Alexander Romero, running on the 3-mile course, who had an error of 21 seconds.
    The fastest finisher on the long course was John Rees, who completed it in 20 minutes, 55 seconds. Nikol Strother finished in 26:05.
    On the 1-mile course, 11-year-old Jacob Thompson finished in 9:56, while Ann Nichols finished in 17:25.
    The next Pace Race will be Tuesday starting at Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Race time is 6 p.m.

  • Torres plays 306 holes on '...

    The Longest Day of Golf took less than the maximum amount of time.
    Los Alamos Golf Course head professional Donnie Torres finished up an amazing 17 rounds of golf Thursday in approximately 13-1/2 hours. Averaging just a little over a minute in between shots, Torres finished 306 holes and did so while maintaining an excellent running score.
    Torres’ Longest Day of Golf was played to raise money for the Sun Country PGA Junior Golf Association and for the Los Alamos Rotary. He raised approximately $4,000, which will be split between the two organizations.

  • James posts triple-double as...

    MIAMI (AP) — Music blared and confetti fell, the only celebration LeBron James really wanted in Miami.

    Not that one two summers ago, the welcoming rally where he boasted of multiple titles, perhaps without realizing how hard it would be to win just one.

    He dreamed of this moment, with teammates surrounding him and the NBA championship trophy beside him.

    "You know, my dream has become a reality now, and it's the best feeling I ever had," James said.

    James had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists, leading the Miami Heat in a 121-106 rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night to win the NBA Finals in five games.

  • Champs! James' Triple-...
  • Raw Video: Miami Celebrates Heat...

    Crowds gathered around American Airlines Arena in Miami to celebrate, after the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to win the NBA Championship.

  • Topes Notes 06-21-12

    Isotopes score four late to down Zephyrs at home

  • James, Heat on verge of NBA...

    MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James has never been here before.
    He’s been in nearly every imaginable situation everything over his nine seasons marked by three MVP awards, three trips to the NBA Finals with two teams and one decision that changed everything.
    And now this: For the first time, he’s one win from a championship.
    “I have a job to do,” James said Wednesday. “And my job is not done.”

  • Senior Men play at Cochiti,...

    Here are the results from the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association tournaments played June 12 at Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course and June 13 at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe:

    Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course
    June 12

    Championship flight

    1st low gross: Rob Schneider, Santa Fe, 71
    2nd low gross: Henry Hodde, Santa Fe, 74
    1st low net: Mac McCormick, South Fork, Colo., 67
    2nd low net: Tom Stehle, Santa Fe, 70

    First flight

    1st low gross: Steve Martinez, Santa Fe, 77
    2nd low gross: Scooter Franks, Santa Fe, 78
    1st low net: Terry Maznio, Las Vegas, 63
    2nd low net: Gilbert Romero, Santa Fe 66