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Rox rally to beat Roswell High 5-4

June 24, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Roswell Baseball Institute catcher Mason Sonovie, right, chases down Roswell High’s Drew Graham for the second out of the fourth inning during the Rox 5-4 13-inning victory over the Summer Coyotes in a silver bracket game Saturday at the Sunrise Optimist baseball tournament at the NMMI Ballpark. Both squads play their final tournament games today [&hellip...

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Roswell, RBI go 1-1 in Sun-Op pool play

June 24, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Left: Roswell Baseball Institute’s Drew Price tosses a pitch during the first inning of the RBI Rox 2-0 victory over Manzano Friday at Goddard High’s Launch Pad. Right: Roswell’s Carlitos Montoya hurls one during the fifth inning of a victory over...

Summer baseball tourney starts today

June 22, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

The 2017 Sunrise Optimist Baseball Tournament will feature eight teams, including Roswell High and the Roswell Baseball Institute, playing on two fields: the NMMI Ballpark and Goddard’s Launch Pad. Both parks will host four pool games today and two...

Rocket on the run; Goddard senior to attempt 200-mile trek from Roswell to ABQ

June 21, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Goddard senior Johnathon Parnell, center, competes in the Austin Spartan Super obstacle course race on May 20 in Austin, Texas. Parnell will attempt to run from Roswell to Albuquerque in 48 hours beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. (Submitted Photo)...

Invaders stay hot at home with series win; Roswell takes two close ones from Triggers; rubber match tonight at 7 p.m.

June 20, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell starting pitcher Darrell Thompson tosses one during the first inning of the Invaders’ 6-5 extra-innings win over the visiting Trinidad Triggers Tuesday at Joe Bauman Stadium. Thompson allowed four runs on seven hits with four strikeouts and...

Whitmans sweep Junior class; Lovington dragsters take top three spots at Race for Kids

June 19, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids winner Alexus Whitman, front, awaits her turn to qualify Saturday afternoon at Alien City Dragway. Lined up behind her are second-place finisher Spencer Whitman and third-place Paesley Whitman. (AJ Dickman Photo) Below:...

Juniors shine at Race for Kids

June 17, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: The three Whitman junior dragsters — from left, Alexus Whitman’s Hot Chick, Spencer Whitman’s Limeanator and Paesley Whitman’s Short Stack — await the first round of time trials Saturday at the Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids at...

Invaders split first 2 of series at Alpine

June 16, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Friday: Invaders 5, Cowboys 4 After a Thursday loss, the Invaders rebounded Friday with a one-run, comeback victory over the Cowboys at Kokernot Field in Alpine, Texas. It took the Roswell bats a while to get warmed up, but starting pitcher Eric Gleese kept...

One more time for Lindsey; Good turnout expected for good cause at last Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids Saturday

June 15, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Zay Becknal, left, takes on Ben Thomas at last year’s Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids at Alien City Dragway. Alien City track manager Rick Callaway said Saturday’s event will be the last “Lindsey Race” and hopes the community will come out to...

Aces take 11U state title!

June 14, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

The Roswell Aces 11-and-under AA baseball team won the 2017 USSSA New Mexico State Championship in Rio Rancho over the weekend, going a perfect 5-0 while scoring an average of 15.2 runs per game and allowing just 3.40. The Aces topped the Albuquerque Diamond...