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Tuesday area prep baseball linescore — April 28

District 4-3A Texico 6, Loving 4 Texico 211 002 0 — 6 9 2 Loving 220 000 0 — 4 4 4 Dalton Thatcher and Brock Thompson; Christian Rico and Frankie Jaure. W — Thatcher. L — Jaure. Top hitters — Texico: Rafael Maldonado 2-4, RBI, run; Nathan... Full story


Hounds stymied by late comeback at Hobbs

STAFF REPORT HOBBS — Trey Alcachupas drove in four runs with a two-run homer in the first and a game-tying, two-run triple in in a four-run eighth as the University of the Southwest baseball team outlasted Eastern New Mexico University 10-9 on...


Clovis pulls sweep at Hobbs

Staff report HOBBS — The Clovis Wildcats saved their best for last Tuesday night at Hobbs. Clovis got an RBI groundout from senior Brody Edwards in the 10th inning, and the Wildcats got a complete-g... Full story


Lady Cats drop pair against Hobbs

SPORTS WRITER [email protected] After getting run-ruled in the opener of Tuesday’s District 4-6A twin bill at Lady Wildcat Field, Clovis High’s softball team almost got a much-needed win in...



Staff photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis senior Denise Garcia lets a pitch go by during her at-bat in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday’s District 4-6A softball opener against Hobbs at Lady Wildcat Field. Garcia eventually grounded out, and the...



Hobbs News-Sun photo: Clayton Jones Clovis’ Landon Williams throws a pitch in the 10th inning of his complete game in the opener of Tuesday’s District 4-6A baseball doubleheader at Hobbs. Williams threw 107 pitches during the Wildcats’ 2-1... Full story


Clovis boys just miss final qualifying leg at Roswell

STAFF REPORT ROSWELL — The Clovis High boys golf team has its last chance two days before the Last Chance. The Wildcats went to the Spring River Classic on Tuesday, hoping to earn their third and final qualifying leg for next month’s Class 6A... Full story


Former police chief making travel plans

Melvin McAfoos served as the Elida Police Chief for eight years before retiring at the end of 2014. The Portales News-Tribune caught up with McAfoos to see how he’s enjoying his retirement. link... Full story


Field day focus: Canola

Staff Writer [email protected] link Staff photo: Aubry Buzek Sangu Angadi, a New Mexico State University crop physiologist at the Clovis Ag Science Center, showed farmers dryland and irrigated...


Deputy serves childhood community

Name: T.J. Gibson Title: Roosevelt County Sheriff's deputy link Gibson What made you want to go into law enforcement? It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was a kid. It’s all I ever wanted t...


Notebook — April 29

Notebook Step up ... • Time to step up for those of you who say there’s nothing to do in Clovis. The city is looking for someone to serve on its Cultural & Ethnic Affairs Committee. Contact the city manager’s office at 575-763-9653. Step back...


Texico man dies in train wreck near Roswell

Deputy Editor [email protected] link Courtesy photo Jesse Coburn III of Texico died in this Southwestern train wreck early Tuesday and another unidentified person was seriously injured near...


Meetings watch — April 29

Roosevelt County Commission The following are the 2016 fiscal year preliminary budgets presented to Roosevelt County Commissioners on Monday: • The budget for the rural volunteer fire departments dropped from $6,030 to $4,500. In previous years, th... Full story


Pages past — April 29

On this date …link 1919: Hubert Bell, son of a prominent Clovis real estate dealer, drowned at Dutchman’s Lake, about a mile north of Clovis’ city limits. Historian Don McAlavy reported Hubert,... Full story


Wilson: Best Melvin Nusser stories can't be told

I approached Melvin Nusser during the 30-minute interval of a Ram baseball doubleheader. link Kevin Wilson “Did you get in trouble?” I asked Nusser, then Ram baseball coach, during his...


To do list — April 29

Today • Preschool story time — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 • Wii Wednesday — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 • Child Find screening — San Jon schools. Early intervention...


Rodriguez: Las fiestas de Lindsay a cherished memory

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo time and that reminded me recently of the old fiestas de Lindsey School. If you’re from north Portales and you were around during the 1970s, you know what I’m talking... Full story


Portales man gets max sentence for child abuse

Staff report link Schattschneider A Portales man was sentenced to the maximum punishment on charges of abuse of a child Tuesday. Cody Schattschneider, 31, was sentenced to 18 years by District Judge... Full story


Cannon: History repeats until lesson learned

History always has a way of repeating itself if we don’t learn from it the first time around — which never seems to happen, especially as of late. Baltimore knows this all too well. link Brittney... Full story


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