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Sweep eludes Hounds softball team

STAFF REPORT SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s Kiana Zerr had quite a day for herself on Saturday. Zerr, a sophomore from Los Alamos, earned the pitching victory and keyed back-to-back, six-run innings with a three-run homer and... Full story

 

Sweep eludes Hounds softball team

STAFF REPORT SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s Kiana Zerr had quite a day for herself on Saturday. Zerr, a sophomore from Los Alamos, earned the pitching victory and keyed back-to-back, six-run innings with a three-run homer and...

 

Rams survive Kirtland Central

STAFF WRITER [email protected] It certainly wasn’t the way the Portales Rams wanted to start their chase for the blue trophy, but they survived a tough Kirtland Central Broncos team on Saturday,...

 
 By Matthew Asher    inherit    March 5, 2016

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Staff photo: Matthew Asher Portales junior guard Junior Ramirez shoots a floater in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against Kirtland Central. Ramirez led all scorers with 22 points and Portales won 81-71....

 

Area roundup: Maxwell tops Floyd

STAFF REPORT In a grind-it-out game, not normally indicative of a 5-12 game, the visiting Floyd Broncos just didn’t have enough to pull off an upset as Maxwell took a 50-46 victory in the first round of the Class 1A state basketball tournament... Full story

 

CLASS 1A GIRLS: Top seeds Elida, Grady advance

Staff report ELIDA — The top-seeded host and five-time defending state champion Elida Lady Tigers (24-3) more than doubled Coronado in each quarter, turning the game into a rout with a 23-6 blitz in the third segment en route to a 59-21 victory on... Full story

 

Angelo hammers Hounds

Staff report PORTALES — Coming off two run-rule losses, Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team was positioned to try to salvage a split of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference doubleheader at... Full story

 

Jamboree heads into 66th year

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The 66th annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree will be held March 24-27 at the Floyd High School gymnasium. File photo The annual Floyd Lions Club Country...

 

Angelo takes two from Hounds

Staff report Coming off two run-rule losses, Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team was positioned to try to salvage a split of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference doubleheader at Greyhound...

 

City league plays basketball championship

Correspondent Gyms with cheering parents a familiar surrounding to the children who participated in the final basketball games of the Portales City League on Saturday in Portales. Correspondent... Full story

 

Boswell: Journalism different kind of life

It’s funny the things you suddenly realize have become the norm and second nature to you after being in a certain line of work for a period of time. I had someone ask me the other day if I ever get...

 

To do list — March 6

Today • An Evening of Student Directed One-Acts — 2 p.m. at ENMU’s Studio Theater. Admission: $5. Information: 575-562-2711 • Wind Symphony performance — 3 p.m. at ENMU’s Buchanan Hall. Guest clinician Gary Green. Open to public. Informat...

 

Cow dog trial returns to Ag Expo

STAFF REPORT The New Mexico Ag Expo will be held at the Portales fairgrounds March 18-19. The event will feature exhibitions, seminars, food and several vendors and non-profit booths. File photo...

 

UNM weapon policy should be made clear

Is allowing college students and staff to carry stun guns on campus a good idea? University of New Mexico officials are considering a no answer. On the drafting table is a policy that would prohibit them. But this week, neither the campus police... Full story

 

UNM weapon policy should be made clear

Is allowing college students and staff to carry stun guns on campus a good idea? University of New Mexico officials are considering a no answer. On the drafting table is a policy that would prohibit them. But this week, neither the campus police...

 

Sloan: Thank electricity for easier lives

No one invented electricity. According to Universe.com, for more than 2,000 years it was discovered and harnessed in incremental steps. Benjamin Franklin’s 1752 key-on-a-kite experiment only... Full story

 

Sloan: Thank electricity for easier lives

No one invented electricity. According to Universe.com, for more than 2,000 years it was discovered and harnessed in incremental steps. Benjamin Franklin’s 1752 key-on-a-kite experiment only...

 

Cantwell: So, I underestimated freak show

His call was inevitable. Barney from New Jersey is both my friend and my nemesis. He thinks little of New Mexico or my journalistic efforts. He is a big fan of Donald Trump. “Hi, Barney, how’s...

 

Cantwell: So, I underestimated freak show

His call was inevitable. Barney from New Jersey is both my friend and my nemesis. He thinks little of New Mexico or my journalistic efforts. He is a big fan of Donald Trump. “Hi, Barney, how’s...

 

Cleveland takes two from Cats late

Staff report Clovis High’s baseball team had a chance to take a big step on Saturday. The Wildcats came up just a bit short. Rio Rancho Cleveland, coached by former CHS coach Shane Shallenberger, scored three times in the top of the seventh to...

 

Wolverines beat Cougars to advance in 3A

Sports writer [email protected] TEXICO — Seeded second in the Class 3A boys state tournament, Texico got a bit more than it might have anticipated on Saturday from 15th-seeded Tohatchi. Too bad the Cougars simply don’t have much depth....

 

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