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Tour of the Gila 2017 - UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila 2017 - UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila 2017
UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial
April 21, 2017 (Tyrone, NM) – Here are our results for the UCI Pro Men. Race report to follow.
*NOTE: We have yet to receive Stage 3 BYR-- Continue reading

Tour of the Gila UCI Women Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila UCI Women Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila 2017 UCI Women Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial
April 21, 2017 (Tyrone, NM) – Here are our results for the UCI Pro Women. Race report to follow.

 

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NM State Police arrest man in Las Cruces wanted on four warrants

NM State Police arrest man in Las Cruces wanted on four warrants

Wednesday April 19, 2017 10:05 a.m.

New Mexico State Police working off an anonymous tip had officers make contact with Mr. John Joe Bridle (46) of 6144 Ventura Circle, Las Cruces NM at his residence-- Continue reading

Huffman wins Tyrone TT for second time, moves into race lead

Huffman wins Tyrone TT for second time, moves into race lead

Huffman wins Tyrone TT for second time Photo Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton

Eisenhart finishes second, jumps up to 2nd overall

April 21, 2017 (Tyrone, NM) – Rally Cycling’s Evan Huffman won the Tyrone individual time trial for the second time in his career Friday with a lightning fast time of 33.07. Huffman was 25 seconds quicker than runner up T.J. Eisenhart (Holowesko|Citadel). Nigel Ellsay (Silber Pro Cycling) finished third, 33 seconds off the winning pace.

“I think this was a better performance than my win in 2012,” said Huffman who now leads the Tour of the Gila by 25 seconds. “This is my fifth time doing this. I felt really good, speed and power wise, and made it happen. I’m really happy. This time is a little different now that I’m in the leader jersey. I think I have a legitimate shot at holding it to the last day.”-- Continue reading

Thomas flies to time trial win in Tyrone

Thomas flies to time trial win in Tyrone

Thomas flies to time trial win in Tyrone. Photos Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton

Stage 3 women podium

Wiles takes second, stays in leader jersey

April 21, 2017 (Tyrone, NM) – Sho-Air Twenty20’s Leah Thomas took victory in the stage three 16.5 mile (26km) time trial Friday. The Sho-Air Twenty20 rider finished with a time of 38:27, six seconds ahead of race leader Tayler Wiles (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling). Julie Emmerman (Amy D Foundation) claimed third place, 56 seconds back.-- Continue reading

Columbus man charged with assaulting federal officers

ALBUQUERQUE – This morning a U.S. Magistrate Judge sitting in Las Cruces, N.M., found probable cause to support a criminal complaint charging Larry Todd Hoffmeister, 51, of Columbus, N.M., with assaulting federal officers. Hoffmeister was released pending trial under pretrial supervision and other conditions of release.

Hoffmeister was arrested on April 12, 2017, and was charged by a criminal complaint with resisting and assaulting federal officers that same day in Luna County, N.M. The complaint alleges that Hoffmeister discharged his weapon twice while U.S. Border Patrol Agents were observing him near the west side of the Columbus Port of Entry.-- Continue reading

Grant County Commission makes decision on contract for conference center

By Mary Alice Murphy

[Editor's Note: This is part of a multi-article series on the Grant County Commission work and regular sessions on April 18 and 20, 2017.]

Item P on the regular meeting agenda, which was reviewed and discussed at the Tuesday, April 18, 2017, work session and again discussed at the regular meeting Thursday, April 20, 2017, elicited considerable commissioner comments.

The professional services agreement with the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce for management of the county-owned Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center met with resistance from Commissioner Harry Browne, as well as concerns from other commissioners.

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Lex Albrecht claims stage 2 victory for Team TIBCO

Lex Albrecht claims stage 2 victory for Team TIBCO

Lex Albrecht claims stage 2 victory for Team TIBCO (Photos Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton Photography) Below, Stage 2 podium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tayler Wiles second, moves into GC lead

April 20, 2017 (Fort Bayard, NM) – Canadian Lex Albrecht took top honors at stage 2 of the Tour of the Gila after an early sprint from breakaway companion Tayler Wiles (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling) proved unsuccessful. The TIBCO rider took advantage of Wiles’ waning speed to win by inches at the finish in historic Fort Bayard. Scotti Lechuga (Hagens Berman Supermint) rounded out the podium in third.

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