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 By Zech Lucero    Sports    September 21, 2017 

NMAA eliminates bottom two teams in football playoff brackets

CLOVIS — Next year’s football playoffs will be a little more competitive for the first-round byes — and the playoffs will be a little thinner overall. The New Mexico Activities Association board voted Wednesday to reduce the playoff field by...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Rodeo team ready for season-opening home rodeo

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico Greyhound rodeo team held a “Mini-Rodeo/Meet the Rodeo Team” event on campus on Wednesday afternoon, as they try to promote this weekend’s College “Daze” Rodeo, which ENMU will host at Lewis Cooper...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    September 21, 2017 

Melrose pair forge on through disease

MELROSE — There are about 1.25 million Americans living with Type I diabetes, according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. That means about one in every 215 people have it. The odds are a...

 

Clovis girls soccer team ties Eldorado

CLOVIS — After Tuesday night's game against Eldorado, Clovis girls soccer coach Traci Sievers told her team they would be doing a recovery run the following day, anticipating they would be sore. For good reason. The Wildcats did a lot of running,...

 

Rodeo team to hold meet-and-greet today

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo team will hold a team meet-and-greet 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today outside the Campus Union Building. The the event is to introduce the team to the university community in general and to raise awareness...

 

ENMU falls in five at NM Highlands

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team was out of Lone Star Conference play for an evening, but still had a chance to do something it hadn’t accomplished yet in this early season — win consecutive matches, started b...

 

Goddard tops Portales girls

PORTALES — Missed chances ultimately cost the Portales Rams in their 2-1 loss to Goddard in Tuesday's girls soccer matchup. Portales had nine shots on goal in the contest, most of which were from sh...

 

H.S. Football: Clovis heads into bye week at 3-1

Autumn and football are often synonymous with each other. But the Clovis football team will spend Friday, the first official day of autumn, off the field. It is the Wildcats’ bye week, time to rest, regroup and ready themselves to try for a state c...

 

H.S. football standings

District 2-6A District Overall School W L W L PF PA Clovis 0 0 3 1 139 76 La Cueva 0 0 4 0 163 38 Manzano 0 0 4 0 180 54 Sandia 0 0 3 1 144 82 Eldorado 0 0 3 1 179 131 District 4-4A District Overall School W L W L PF PA Ruidoso 0 0 2 2 125 120...

 

Portales' Cox commits to ENMU

PORTALES — Size and strength matter in basketball. But Zamorye Cox proves heart does too. “I think a lot of it is you can’t control everything, but a lot of it is how hard you work,” Cox said. “If you give it your heart and give it your all...

 

Rams suffer first loss at St. Michael's

SANTA FE — The old saying, "Football is a game of inches," could certainly apply to the Portales Rams on Saturday afternoon at St. Michael's. Unfortunately for the Rams, they came up just inches...

 

Midwestern improves to 6-0 with win over Greyhounds

PORTALES — Midwestern State's men's soccer team is No. 8 in the country for plenty of reasons. They're most of the reasons the Greyhounds are now even in the Heartland Conference. The Mustangs...

 

Rams' Blakey going with NMSU

PORTALES — Potential can be a scary word, but for those who possess a lot of it, the sky is the limit. Portales senior Lindsay Blakey has it on the volleyball court, and along with a coaching...

 

Clovis boys finish second at Ron Singleton Invitational

CARLSBAD — Outside of 6A powerhouse Hobbs, there hasn’t been a team in New Mexico the Clovis High boys cross country team faced and came away with defeat. The same proved true of Texas teams, as Clovis had three of the top 12 runners in the Ron...

 

College football: Lions maul ENMU

COMMERCE, Texas — The Texas A&M-Commerce footbALL team didn’t need long to show why they’re the class of the Lone Star Conference, but Luis Perez had gave Eastern New Mexico quite a reminder in the second quarter. With the host Lions already...

 

Tough day for Portales soccer teams at St. Mike's

SANTA FE — Two red cards, playing the first half with only 10 players and the second half with only nine, plus a dominant St. Michael’s team led to a 5-1 loss for the Portales girls soccer team on Saturday at St. Michael’s High School. Portales...

 

Bell rings up decisive goal in Eastern women's first win

BETHANY, Oklahoma — Shelby Bell found the perfect time to score her first goal of the season, tapping in a rebound with five minutes left to give Eastern New Mexico its first win of the season, 3-2 over Southern Nazarene Saturday at Wes Harmon...

 

Clovis football team routs Rockets

CLOVIS — Like flies at a picnic, those pesky Clovis turnovers just won't go away. But the Wildcats' football team feasted on Goddard anyway Friday night at Leon Williams Stadium. Unlike a week earli...

 

ENMU stays aggressive in four-set win

PORTALES — Night and day. That’s what Eastern New Mexico volleyball coach Sia Poyer had to say about his squad in its home-opening win over Texas A & M-Kingsville, following a rough outing at Western New Mexico this past Tuesday. The Greyhounds...

 

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...

 

Rams hitting road, seek 4-0 start

PORTALES — The Portales Rams beat the St. Michael's Horsemen twice in 2016, including wins of 38-12 in Week 4, and 38-0 in the 4A state semifinals — both played at Greyhound Stadium. New year, new...

 

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...

 

Cats seek to rebound

CLOVIS — The Clovis High football team needed to approach its preparation for tonight's home game against Goddard with some selective amnesia. There was, after all, part of last Friday's 34-31...

 

PHS falls 4-2

PORTALES — Despite a strong second-half effort, the Portales Rams boys soccer team dropped their third-straight game on Thursday evening, falling to the Roswell Coyotes 4-2. Samuel Calvillo and Robert Madrid had two goals apiece for the Coyotes....

 

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...

 

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