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Wheatfields residents raise money for hurricane victims

CLOVIS — You don’t need to be rich to help others impacted by disaster. Just ask residents of the Wheatfields Senior Living Community. In an effort organized by resident Jim Hart, the senior citizens raised $600 to help the victims of Hurricane...

 

Fall set to be warm and dry

With fall set to begin today, eastern New Mexico residents who have not appreciated the above-average temperatures the region has enjoyed recently will not need to wait long for a change. National Wea...

 

Trek for Trash teams net 226 bags

CLOVIS — Tires and shoes and diapers, oh my! These are just some of the items participants in the annual Trek for Trash cleaned up off the streets of Clovis on Saturday. Seven teams combined to...

 

Greyhounds heading into Lions' den

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University football team will face its biggest test of the season so far when the Greyhounds travel to No. 3 Texas A&M Commerce tonight in a battle of 2-0 teams. The Lions have been the class of the Lone Star...

 

Buffaloes cruise past Tatum

MELROSE — Tristan and Sterling Sena were together long before they were Melrose Buffalo teammates. "It just goes back to before we even started playing football, back in like the first grade just...

 

Clovis edges Rams

CLOVIS — A pair of freshmen helped carry the Clovis High girls soccer team past Portales in a 3-1 win at home for the Wildcats. Freshman Madison Lynch opened the scoring for Clovis with a free kick...

 

Clovis schools ending vaccine program

CLOVIS — The “changing and ever-increasing” mandates that regulate the storage, handling, and transportation of vaccines has led Clovis Municipal Schools to stop the Vaccines for Children Immunization Program, said CMS Director of Health...

 

Firefighters remember 9/11 with simulated climb

CLOVIS — Some people choose to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001, with quiet reflection or prayer. Members of the Clovis Fire Department decided to take their remembrance a step — or rather...

 

Regional high school football roundup

TATUM — The Dora Coyotes lost for the first time this season in a high-scoring game at Tatum that featured seven lead changes in just the first quarter. The final lead change belonged to Tatum, which went on for a 69-44 victory. “It just kind of...

 

Volleyball roundup: Clovis wins Zia Classic

ROSWELL — The Clovis High Lady Wildcats took home the top prize from the 12-team Zia Classic volleyball tournament on Saturday, defeating Roswell 3-2 in the championship match. “It’s huge; it’s a huge win because it’s a good tournament,”...

 

Greyhounds head west to open LSC play

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University returns to the gridiron on Saturday to face Western New Mexico University as the Greyhounds prepare to open Lone Star Conference play with two straight road...

 

Regional football preview: Texico faces tall task

TEXICO — The Texico High football team will be in for a challenge when it travels west to take on Fort Sumner. “They’re not ranked number one in 2A by accident,” Texico coach Pat Crowley said. The Wolverines will face a high-powered Foxes off...

 

Portales edges Clovis in five

CLOVIS - The ball hit the floor, and the Clovis volleyball team began celebrating its first victory over Portales since 2013. But in the words of Lee Corso ... not so fast, my friend. The referee...

 

Strand run, Hale kick boost Hounds to upset

PORTALES — A 20-yard run by Eastern New Mexico University quarterback Wyatt Strand on fourth-and-12 set up a game-winning 41-yard field goal by Bailey Hale with just seven seconds remaining...

 

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