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Today's Sports

  • Men's basketball: Utah St....

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah State steamrolled the rest of the Western Athletic Conference with one of the best seasons in school history, winning the regular-season title by five games.
    Now that it’s conference tournament time, another Aggies romp is coming up, right?
    Possibly. It’s just that Utah State isn’t looking at it that way.
    With an NCAA berth not quite a sure thing and so many close games during the season, the 23rd-ranked Aggies aren’t going to take any gambles on their trip to The Strip.

  • Sports update 03-09-11

    D-backs’ Rodin to speak tonight in White Rock
    White Rock Little League will host a presentation by Arizona Diamondbacks’ director of baseball outreach and development, Jeff Rodin, tonight.
    The presentation will be held at Chamisa Elementary School’s library from 6-8:30 p.m. Managers, coaches and interested parents are invited to attend.
    The presentation will focus on coaching youth sports, particularly baseball and softball, the Diamondbacks’ way.

    LALL registration open, spring training starting

  • Softball: LA falls at Los Lunas...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team fell Tuesday to the Los Lunas Tigers on the road.
    The Tigers handed the Hilltoppers a 12-2 loss Tuesday in Los Lunas. It was the fourth defeat in five outings to start the season for the Hilltoppers.
    Los Alamos, which has a good nucleus coming back from last season, in which it won the District 2AAAA title, has gotten off to a slow start so far.
    In its four losses on the season, Los Alamos has been outscored by a total of 42-3.

  • Basketball: State quarterfinal...

    Tuesday

    Girls basketball

     

    Class 5A

    Cibola 54, Eldorado 48

    Hobbs 61, Clovis 55

    La Cueva 50, Cleveland 37

    Mayfield 52, Carlsbad 47

     

    Class 4A

    Gallup 47, Piedra Vista 38

    Grants 38, Espanola Valley 37

    Kirtland Central 47, Valencia 29

    Roswell 63, Artesia 30

     

    Class 3A

    Hope Christian 53, Lovington 51

    Portales 45, Ruidoso 23

    Santa Fe Indian 71, West Las Vegas 45

  • Football: NFL, union meet again...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to figure out how to divide about $9 billion in annual revenues, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, union executive director DeMaurice Smith and their negotiating teams were at a federal mediator’s office Tuesday for a 13th day of labor talks.
    New York Giants owner John Mara and Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen were also in attendance.

  • Basketball: Class 4A girls...

    Only one of three District 2AAAA teams remained alive in the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament bracket heading into today’s quarterfinal round.
    Española Valley’s Sundevils, the No. 4 seed in the tournament, were scheduled to take on the Grants Pirates at 4:45 at The Pit in Albuquerque.

  • Sports update 03-08-11

    Isotopes ticket sales, National Anthem tryouts are March 12

    Albuquerque Isotopes’ single game tickets for the 2011 regular season, as well as the Triple-A championship game, will go on sale March 12.
    Along with the start of single game ticket sales, the Isotopes will host their annual open house, Select-A-Seat promotion and auditions to sing the National Anthem.
    Isotopes Park opens at 10 a.m. that day.

  • Snow-ball

    Baseball season has started in Los Alamos, which means it’s time for snow. Hilltopper manager Mike Gill (center) and first base coach Jeff Walterscheid check out the accumulation from Monday afternoon’s storm, which nixed the scheduled game at Bomber Field against Pojoaque. No make-up date has been announced.

  • Men's basketball: Gary...

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Playing on a heavily taped ankle, Dairese Gary had 17 points and seven assists in his final home game to lead New Mexico to a 66-61 victory over Air Force on Saturday.
    Gary, who made 11 of 13 free-throw attempts for the Lobos (20-11, 8-8 Mountain West), turned his right ankle midway through the first half. The three minutes it took to be taped up accounted for all of his time off the court.
    It was the third win in a row for New Mexico, which beat No. 3 BYU on Wednesday.

  • Baseball/Softball: LA teams earn...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball and softball teams both garnered votes in the first Class 4A coaches’ polls of the season.
    The coaches’ polls are conducted by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Members from all across the state cast ballots for the top 10 teams in the state.
    Los Alamos’ baseball team finished with two votes in the first poll, which was released late last week. That vote put Los Alamos unofficially 14th in the state.