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Clovis tennis team has new, familiar elements

CLOVIS — Even with a pair of new coaches, and promises of a new facility soon, there's still some familiarity for the Clovis High tennis programs. The boys and girls teams, which open the season...

 

ENMU women have slim path to No. 1 seed

Don’t give up hopes, Green and Silver nation. One path remains for Eastern New Mexico’s women to repeat as the Lone Star Conference’s regular season hoops champion. The Greyhounds are one of four teams with a chance to finish first, along with...

 

Pinch-hit homer vaults Greyhounds to softball sweep

PORTALES — Home runs can turn a team's luck around in a hurry, and Eastern New Mexico's 13th of the year has so far brought the most fortunes of all. Pinch hitter Courtney Vigil drove a 2-2 pitch...

 

Today we debate the ' ... or not

Some say it’s Presidents Day (“No apostrophe, and you can quote me.” — David Stevens). Others say it’s President’s Day (Clovis-Carver Public Library). Others say it’s Presidents’ Day (Clovis Municipal Schools). So what, exactly, is...

 

ENMU basketball capsules, Feb. 17

Cameron at Eastern New Mexico Men Time: 4 p.m. On the air: KSEL 105.9 FM Records: Cameron 10-15, 6-10. Eastern New Mexico 10-14, 5-10. Last time out: Cameron is coming off an 82-78 win over Western...

 

Walton returns to Hounds as defensive coordinator

PORTALES — Roughly 20 years after Mike Walton's name became synonymous with Greyhound defense, it's happening again. Walton, a two-time all-America linebacker and assistant with Eastern New Mexico U...

 

Ladder's looking like a good idea

If you told me New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady would throw for 500 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in Sunday’s Super Bowl, I’d have told you to clear some space for a sixth Lombardi Trophy in Foxboro, Massachusetts. If...

 

Clovis trio signs with college football programs

CLOVIS — Demerious Milton, Hunter St. John and Josiah Thomas spent their senior years in Clovis showing they deserved a shot at the next level of football. They'll all have that chance in New...

 

ENMU expects signing class of around 50

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University plans to sign nearly 50 football players, including Gatorade New Mexico High School Player of the Year Brandon Baeza, when the college football signing period opens today. As far as local high schools,...

 

ENMU basketball capsules - Feb. 3

Texas A&M-Commerce at Eastern New Mexico Men 4 p.m., Greyhound Arena On the air: KSEL 105.9 FM. Records: Texas A&M-Commerce 17-4, 9-3; Eastern New Mexico 9-12, 4-8. Last time out: The Lions needed...

 

Another different day at the office

One of the things I always tell people about my job is that every day is different. It sounds like a cliche, and fine — sometimes it is. But for the most part it’s true. I wished that wasn’t the case Friday, as afternoon slowly turned into...

 

ENMU basketball capsules, Jan. 25

Eastern New Mexico at West Texas A&M Men 6:30 p.m. today, First United Bank Center, Canyon On the air: KSEL 105-9 FM Records: Eastern New Mexico 8-10, 3-6; West Texas A&M 17-2, 7-2 Last time out: The...

 

Muleshoe tabs Portales native Walker as new football coach

MULESHOE — After more than 20 years, the Muleshoe Mules will have a new head football coach. But Lee Walker inherits a much different program than predecessor David Wood. The longtime defensive...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 21, 2018

Clovis aims to educate public on GO bonds

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis is embarking on a process even optimists know is a hard sell — property tax hikes to pay for up to $20 million in infrastructure and quality of life improvements in the next four years. A series of informational meeti...

 

ENMU basketball capsules, Jan. 20

Angelo State at Eastern New Mexico Men 4 p.m., Greyhound Arena On the air: KSEL 105.9 FM. Records: Angelo State 13-4, 5-3; Eastern New Mexico 7-10. 2-6 Last time out: The Rams topped Western New...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 19, 2018

CHS junior recognized for Christmas heroics

CLOVIS — Before the Clovis City Commission took more of its Thursday evening discussing water, it took time to recognize a man in uniform. Clovis High junior Isaiah Hatfield, decked out in his Air...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 18, 2018

City to honor teen for life-saving measures

CLOVIS — A fast-thinking, not to mention well-trained, teenager is scheduled to be honored by the Clovis City Commission tonight for Christmas heroics. Isaiah Hatfield, a junior at Clovis High...

 

ENMU basketball capsules, Jan. 18

Texas A&M-Kingsville at Eastern New Mexico Men Noon, Greyhound Arena On the air: Cow Country 1450 AM. Records: Texas A&M-Kingsville 9-8, 2-5; Eastern New Mexico 7-9. 2-5 Last time out: The Javelinas...

 

Indiana can handle itself, Milo

This is a story about football, football fans, patriotism and the U.S. government. Tuesday night, I bought the expensive bakery cookies on a small grocery trip but absentmindely left them behind at the checkout line. “No worries,” I told myself....

 

Municipal election day marked March 6

There will be at least one new face on the Clovis City Commission in March, along with a new mayor and city councilor in Portales. Incumbents in Clovis’ and Portales’ March 6 municipal elections are mostly seeking additional terms. The...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    January 7, 2018

Google Master stumped on Marshall Howard

Thursday found me driving an unfamiliar car and going to an unfamiliar place. Fortunately, I had a familiar friend with me and we found a familiar donut shop on the way. My friend and I headed to Slaton, Texas, the hometown of a mutual friend’s...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 6, 2018

5 things to know about the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference Tournament

PORTALES — The Eastern Plains Athletic Conference tournament was making highlights before anybody dreamed of ESPN, and putting fans in stands before the U.S. put a man on the moon. Plenty has...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 4, 2018

Clovis to consider funding request

CLOVIS — Following its Dec. 21 vote to approve acceptance of a new city master water assurance plan, the Clovis City Commission is being asked today to take the first step in putting the plan into action. In front of the commission for the 5:15...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    January 4, 2018

Former Wildcats battle at EPAC

TEXICO — Whether they played in it, watched a relative, coached or refereed in a former tournament, the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference basketball tournament has a way of bringing people back...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    January 4, 2018

EPAC girls: Tatum uses hot start to topple Floyd

TEXICO — As 3 p.m. struck on the clocks at Texico High School, fans throughout eastern New Mexico were settled in the green chairs they planned to sit in for the rest of the first day's Eastern...

 

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