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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 tomorrow, as the squads duke it out for championship seeding. When the six pool games are [&hellip...

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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)...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Invaders go 4-1 during five-game homestand

June 14, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

Above: Roswell second baseman Bobby Webb, right, tosses the ball to shortstop Julian Bilodeau to record an out early in the Invaders’ 4-1 loss to Garden City Wednesday at the Joe. (AJ Dickman Photo) Below: Invaders starting pitcher David Johnson leads...

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Lions Hondo wraps up season

June 13, 2017 • Local SportsComments (0)

A young Royal rounds the bases. (David Rocha Photo) Above: A group of Cubs, Cardinals and Dodgers stand for the National Anthem. (David Rocha Photo) Below: The Yankees break from a team huddle. (David Rocha Photo) Above: The Athletics smile for the camera....