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 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Wolverines put up good fight

TEXICO — It was another tough Saturday for the Texico boys basketball team, but this time a much better showing for the Wolverines. Down by 13 and missing a member of their rotation for most of the second half, the Wolves fought back to make it a...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Hitting the road

For however much longer Eastern New Mexico's basketball season lasts - and both the men's and women's teams would like it to last throughout March - the Greyhounds will have to be road warriors. This...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Tournament hopes high

CLOVIS - Think you've seen the last of Clovis' girls basketball team at Rock Staubus Gymnasium? Think the Lady Wildcats will fall short of a state tournament appearance? Think again. At least...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 20, 2019 

Swim team ready for state

This is it, the meet high school swim teams aspire to all season. Beginning Friday and continuing Saturday, New Mexico swimmers will be descending upon Albuquerque Academy High School, all hoping for a medal or a trophy. The Clovis girls, a...

 

Clovis Christian squeaks by Grady

CLOVIS - Clovis Christian's gymnasium is decorated with championship banners from the not-so-distant past. The earliest only go back to Bush 43's second term, the most recent to a 2010 Six-man state...

 

Lady 'Cats fall

CLOVIS - The Clovis girls basketball team's season has been kind of like 'It's a Wonderful Life' in reverse. Minus the angel trying to earn his wings, the Lady Wildcats have seen snippets of how good...

 

Home finales

When the Eastern New Mexico basketball teams stride out onto the Greyhound Arena floor, there's something special, something different about it. They're home. They've got that crowd behind them, the...

 

Clean bill of health

EDINBURG, Texas - Nichele Hyman wasn't cursed, though it may have seemed like it for a while last season. The 2015 Clovis High graduate and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley junior guard was...

 

Texico girls prevail

TEXICO — For Texico’s girls basketball team, winning a state championship will mean climbing over really good 2A schools. Pecos is one such really good 2A school. So, Texico’s 55-53 home victory over the Lady Panthers on Saturday may bode well...

 

Pecos pounds Texico boys

TEXICO — This wasn’t how it was supposed to go, was it? Saturday’s rematch of last year’s state 3A boys basketball championship game between now-2A stalwarts Pecos and Texico seemed to have barn-burner written all over it. But there were no m...

 

Clovis girls fall to Carlsbad

CLOVIS – The Carlsbad girls basketball team’s 55-34 road win over Clovis Tuesday night was not exactly breaking news. With the Cavegirls’ record and reputation, a victory over young Clovis was expected; a loss would’ve been one for the...

 

Eastern women get 10th LSC victory

PORTALES - Eastern New Mexico University's women's basketball team is driving toward the season's finish line at a point where there's little room for detours. Thursday at Greyhound Stadium, Eastern...

 

Lady 'Cats win by 13

CLOVIS - This hasn't been the easiest season for Clovis' young girls basketball team. So when the Lady Wildcats earned their first District 4-5A victory Friday night, it was a big deal. There wasn't a...

 

Portales teams drop road games

PORTALES — Both Portales basketball teams were in catch-’em-while-you-can mode Tuesday night. The boys team hadn’t played at all since Jan. 25, the girls since Jan. 29. “It’s been a long time coming,” Portales girls coach Wade Fraze...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 6, 2019

Hounds' homecoming

The college basketball season has marched into February, meaning the remaining games are getting scarcer - and more important. This week, both Eastern New Mexico basketball teams have crucial Lone...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 6, 2019

Rivalry reboot welcome

CLOVIS — Clovis-Hobbs is kind of a legendary hyphenated term around here. The rivalry between schools goes back a way to packed bleachers and gyms of decades past. When ‘Hawbs’ came to town, people flocked to Leon Williams Stadium or to the...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 6, 2019

Another rematch for Texico boys

SANTA ROSA — For Texico’s boys basketball team, it’s a week book-ended by rematches. Last Saturday the Wolverines visited Santa Rosa, the team they beat to win last year’s District 5-3A championship. This Saturday beginning at 5 p.m., the...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 3, 2019

Cats jump out to 2-0 start in district

CLOVIS — Better pace yourselves, Clovis boys basketball team. You expended lots of energy and emotion Friday night and there’s still plenty of season left. Then again, you were playing Hobbs, so...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 3, 2019

Texico grabs sweep in 7-2A openers

TEXICO — A win over Clayton Friday night wasn’t going to define the Texico girls basketball team’s season. And a loss wouldn’t have been catastrophic. That stated, Friday night’s 61-44 home...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 30, 2019

White: Good evaluation requires all info

Scouting to baseball is like vitamins to the body. It’s essential for growth and progression, for survival really. So that makes Logan White kind of like a guy who owns a multi-vitamin store. The...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 30, 2019

Hounds hope to overcome turnover

PORTALES — Monday’s Eastern New Mexico baseball practice was a microcosm of a new season outlook overall. Hoping for better times ahead. The Greyhounds look forward to better conditions than...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 30, 2019

ENMU softball hopes for fun family season

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico’s softball team will head to Albuquerque for its season opener against Fort Lewis (Colo.) this weekend with some uncertainty. And it goes beyond the basic question...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 30, 2019

Clovis boys win district opener

CLOVIS — Normally, a 52-48 win for the Clovis boys basketball team in its District 4-5A opener would be cause for excitement. In the case of Tuesday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium, cautious optimism would be more appropriate. The Wildcats did...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 27, 2019

Clovis teams set to start district play

CLOVIS — Though it may seem like high school basketball practice just started, it’s district time already. The games have counted for two months, but now is when they start counting even more, meaning even more. Clovis’ boys basketball team...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 27, 2019

'Cats top Dogs

CLOVIS — Friday’s Clovis boys basketball game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium could be considered a tune-up for District 4-5A play. But it was much more than that. By rolling to a 68-46 win over Artesia, the Wildcats’ second victory in a row and...

 

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