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Today's Sports

  • C team football

    Los Alamos’ Skyler Venis corrals a fumble during the Hilltopper C team’s game Monday against Hope Christian. Hope won Monday’s contest 22-6 at Sullivan Field.

  • Baseball: Reds clinch first...

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce raised both index fingers as he rounded first base and took the final steps toward a long-awaited championship. Jubilant Reds teammates streamed toward the plate while fireworks went off overhead.

    Fifteen years of futility had just ended with Bruce's dramatic swing.

  • Football: Walker delegating...

    LAS CRUCES (AP) — New Mexico State coach DeWayne Walker is delegating the responsibility of calling defensive plays to linebackers coach Dale Lindsey.

    Walker said Tuesday the move will allow him to focus more on the team as a whole. He also says it offers the best chance to build the program because he can better manage all aspects of offense, defense, special teams and recruiting.

  • Golf: Woods says he's ready...

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — The Ryder Cup is getting personal for Tiger Woods.

    Interrupting an otherwise dull press conference Tuesday, Woods fired back at a comment Rory McIlroy made six weeks ago that "I would love to face" the world's No. 1 player in the Ryder Cup unless his game rapidly improved.

  • Sports update: LA soccer teams...

    LA soccer teams rout Santa Fe

  • Schedule for Sept. 28-Oct. 2

    Today
    Cross country: LAMS at Albuquerque Academy Invite, boys and girls, 3 p.m.

    Volleyball: West Las Vegas at LAMS, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Wednesday
    Volleyball: Bernalillo at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m.; Taos at LAMS, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Capital at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Girls soccer: Capital at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Thursday

  • Cross country: LA boys take 3rd...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper cross country teams both finished in the top four at Friday’s Albuquerque Academy Invitational, but both also finished behind the host Chargers.
    Los Alamos’ boys came through with another solid performance, finishing third at Friday’s race, which took place on the Academy campus in Albuquerque. Despite a few lineup changes — Adam Lang got his first varsity start of the season — Los Alamos finished with 97 total points.
    On the girls’ side, Los Alamos scored 101 points to take fourth place overall.

  • Football: Late figgie lifts...

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears were going nowhere and hearing it from the crowd. Good thing the Green Bay Packers were intent on giving this one away.

    "I'd rather have an ugly win than an ugly loss," Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said.

    This one certainly wasn't pretty, even if the Bears remained unbeaten and established themselves as NFC contenders.

  • Kansas cruises past New Mexico...

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — D.J. Beshears was a defensive back last season as a Kansas freshman, but he played multiple roles on offense Saturday night.

    Beshears was a running back, wide receiver and kick returner as he scored three touchdowns, including a 96-yard kickoff return, in the first half to propel Kansas to a 42-16 victory over the New Mexico State.

    "I guess we've going to have to give him slash, slash," said Kansas quarterback Jordan Webb.

  • UNLV storms to 45-10 victory...

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Omar Clayton hit Michael Johnson for three touchdown passes in leading UNLV to an 45-10 win over New Mexico on Saturday night.

    The two connected for scores from 10, 43, and 35 yards as coach Bobby Hauck won his first game with UNLV (1-3, 1-1 Mountain West).

    Clayton finished 14 of 20 with 194 yards passing, while Johnson had 138 yards on eight catches as the Rebels scored 45 straight points after trailing New Mexico (0-4, 0-2) by a touchdown in the first quarter.