Today's Sports

  • VIDEO: 'Tebow-mania'...

    Since being named starting quarterback of the Broncos, former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow has led Denver to a 5-1 record, despite completing less than 50-percent of his passes.

  • Hilltoppers dropped by Pintos

    What the Moriarty Pintos weren’t able to do in the first three quarters Tuesday night, they were able to do in the fourth.
    Moriarty knocked off the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team 53-45 Tuesday at Griffith Gymnasium, handing Los Alamos its second straight loss following up its season-opening win a week earlier.
    Los Alamos led 31-26 after three quarters, but Moriarty scored 27 points, controlling both the offensive and defensive glass in the final quarter, to pull out the victory. Los Alamos finished with one field goal in the fourth quarter.
    It was the first win of the season for the Pintos (1-3) who had dropped two straight games to Class 4A opponents before the come-from-behind win.

  • Tuesday's prep basketball...

    Boys basketball

    Albuquerque High 62, Sandia 47
    Bernalillo 77, Pojoaque 53
    Eldorado 67, Valley 63
    Hobbs 83, Midland, Texas 62
    Hope Christian 65, Highland 55
    La Cueva 50, Cibola 43
    Manzano 46, Los Lunas 28
    Pecos 52, Bosque School 43
    Piedra Vista 73, Miyamura 55
    Sandia Prep 55, Atrisco Heritage 41
    St. Pius 49, Gallup 29
    Volcano Vista 64, Del Norte 51
    West Mesa 64, Rio Grande 51

  • State Notes 11-30-11

    Aggies fall short at home against Wildcats

    The New Mexico State University men’s basketball team’s upset bid fell short Tuesday night against the Arizona Wildcats.
    NMSU forward Wendell McKines had a career night for the Aggies, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Aggies fell to the Wildcats, 83-76 Tuesday at the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces.
    Early in the contest, NMSU went up by eight points, but Arizona would come back to take a 44-40 lead at the half. NMSU would tie up the contest less than a minute into the second half and led briefly at 53-51, but Arizona (5-2) countered with a 21-9 run over nearly eight minutes to go up 72-62.

  • Ski Report 11-30-11

    Angel Fire

    16-inch base of variable conditions. No new snow reported. Scheduled to open Dec. 15.

    Enchanted Forest

    12-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 60 percent of trails open.


    Will open when conditions permit.

    Red River

    20-24 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. Will reopen Friday.

    Sandia Peak

    3-inch base. Opening scheduled for Dec. 17.


    16-20 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. Will reopen Saturday.

    Ski Apache

  • Santa Fe ski area to open...

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Ski Santa Fe opens its season this weekend.

    Ski Santa Fe says it will open it's Midland, Easy Street and Pine Flats Beginners Area on 18" of natural and man-made snow on Saturday. The Super Chief Quad Chairlift, Easy Street Beginner Chairlift and Pine Flats Conveyor Lift will be open. The Chipmunk Corner Children's Center and lift will also be open.

    All the ski area's ski school, rental and dining facilities will be open and lift tickets will be reduced due to the limited opening. Adult full day rates are $48. Half day tickets are $38.


  • VIDEO: Jags fire Coach Jack Del...

    The Jacksonville Jaguars fired coach Jack Del Rio on Tuesday after a 3-8 start, parting ways with the franchise's second coach during his ninth season.

  • VIDEO: Meyer Returns As Ohio...

    Urban Meyer was introduced Monday afternoon as the new football coach at Ohio State. Meyer, who resigned as Florida's coach after last season citing health concerns, says he's feeling great.

  • College FB: How the AP Top 25...

    No. 1 LSU (12-0) beat No. 3 Arkansas 41-17, Friday. Next: vs. No. 13 Georgia, SEC championship, Saturday.

    No. 2 Alabama (11-1) beat Auburn 42-14. Next: TBD.

    No. 3 Arkansas (10-2) lost to No. 1 LSU 41-17, Friday. Next: TBD.

    No. 4 Stanford (11-1) beat No. 22 Notre Dame 28-14. Next: TBD.

    No. 5 Oklahoma State (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 12 Oklahoma, Saturday.

    No. 6 Virginia Tech (11-1) beat No. 24 Virginia 38-0. Next: vs. No. 18 Clemson, ACC championship, Saturday.

    No. 7 Boise State (10-1) beat Wyoming 36-14. Next: vs. New Mexico, Saturday.

    No. 8 Houston (12-0) beat Tulsa 48-16, Friday. Next: vs. Southern Miss, CUSA championship, Saturday.

  • State Notes 11-27-11

    St. Mike’s, Lovington and Aztec win in football

    In baseball-like scoring contests, the St. Michael’s Horsemen and the Lovington Wildcats won in the Class 3A football semifinals and will advance to the state title game.
    That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s Class 4A semifinal, however, as the Aztec Tigers won a shootout over the Valencia Jaguars.
    The Tigers, the No. 2 seed in the 4A football playoffs, topped Valencia 47-41. They will face the top-seeded Goddard Rockets in the championship this weekend.
    The Rockets knocked off Artesia 28-10 to advance to the final. The game’s date and location hadn’t yet been announced by the New Mexico Activities Association.