Articles from the September 17, 2016 edition

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Portales splits with St. Michael’s

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The Portales boys soccer team continued its undefeated run to start off the 2016 campaign with a 7-2 victory over the St. Michael’s Horsemen. While St. Michael’s... Full story

 

Texas A&M-Commerce thumps ENMU

The Eastern New Mexico football team ran up against the Lone Star Conference’s best on Saturday afternoon and when all was said and done, No. 7 Texas A&M-Commerce walked off the field with a 49-10... Full story

 

Saturday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 17

Melrose 3, Santa Rosa 1 Santa Rosa 19 23 25 23 Melrose 25 25 19 25 Melrose individual statistics Kills — Brette DeVaney 18, Hannah Wofford 17, Natalie Mondragon 11. Blocks — four tied with 1. Digs — Lakasey Mondragon 42, Jayden Beard 19, Kiki... Full story

 

Lions overwhelm ENMU

Sports editor [email protected] PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico football team ran up against the Lone Star Conference’s best on Saturday afternoon and when all was said and done, No. 7...

 

CHS CROSS COUNTRY: Cats place second at Carlsbad

Staff report CARLSBAD — Facing their stiffest competition of the season, Clovis High’s boys pulled off a second-place finish on Saturday in the Ron Singleton Invitational cross country meet. Granted, it was a distant second — the Wildcats...

 

School menus — Sept. 18

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast - Breakfast burrito. Lunch - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots and ranch, orange smiles, whole wheat roll, fresh fruit and veggie bar Tuesday: Breakfast - Bagel and cream cheese. Lunch -...

 

PREP FOOTBALL: Mustangs post win at Olton

Staff report OLTON — Marco Sanchez ran for 188 yards and two tourndowns and Bovina held off Olton 37-31 on Friday night. Sanchez gave the Mustangs (3-0) the lead for good at 7-3 with a 3-yard run midway through the first quarter, then added a...

 

ENMU ROUNDUP: Volleyball, men's soccer teams fall on road

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — Texas A&M-Kingsville rode 10 kills, four total blocks and two aces from junior middle blocker Lexi Wick and nine kills and four blocks from sophomore middle blocker Haley Hutchinson to a 25-20, 25-14, 25-14 Lone...

 

ENMU ROUNDUP: Volleyball, men's soccer teams fall on road

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — Texas A&M-Kingsville rode 10 kills, four total blocks and two aces from junior middle blocker Lexi Wick and nine kills and four blocks from sophomore middle blocker Haley Hutchinson to a 25-20, 25-14, 25-14 Lone...

 

Peanut Valley Festival approaches

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Plans are in the works for an exciting — and hopefully busy — Peanut Valley Festival, according to organizers. The annual Peanut Valley Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 and 11 a.m. to 5...

 

Professor presents on religious liberty

STAFF REPORT The importance of religious liberty was the topic for a special Constitution Day presentation Friday at Eastern New Mexico University. University of Oklahoma Professor Wilfred McClay presented on the pursuit of religious liberty in the...

 

Durham: New Mexico makes a great Texas

I knew I had to see “Hell or High Water” when I received an urgent text from an Austin, Texas, pal. “It is so good,” she wrote, “and part of it is filmed in Coleman!” Bill Durham First,...

 

Boswell: Exploring the thing called rodeo

Love and support for your high school and college sports are always a big part of small town life. But unless you are involved in the lifestyle, rodeo probably doesn’t get the same level of... Full story

 

Pages past — Sept. 18

On this date ... 1961: An editorial published in the Clovis News-Journal told readers, “(W)e favor the abolition of taxation. “Our view is that the things government does, if they are valuable...

 

To do list — Sept. 18

Today • Piano, violinist recital — 3 p.m. in Buchanan Hall at ENMU. Free to public. Information: 575-562-1011 Tuesday • Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for grades K-6. Activity: Engineering Challenge....

 

Sloan: Taco truck idea food for thought

When Marco Gutierrez, a founder of Latinos for Trump, suggested Mexican immigrants could lead to taco trucks on every corner, voters salivated. My favorite meme showed Forrest Gump running down a... Full story

 

Sloan: Taco truck idea food for thought

When Marco Gutierrez, a founder of Latinos for Trump, suggested Mexican immigrants could lead to taco trucks on every corner, voters salivated. My favorite meme showed Forrest Gump running down a...

 

Wilson: You can have a million dollars, but...

I want a million dollars. But my Powerball chances aren’t that good. And my chances of a lucrative career in journalism? Well, let’s see that Powerball ticket again. But there’s still...

 

Wilson: You can have a million dollars, but...

I want a million dollars. But my Powerball chances aren’t that good. And my chances of a lucrative career in journalism? Well, let’s see that Powerball ticket again. But there’s still...

 

Laws to limit drone use waste of time

Clovis’ planning and zoning commissioners talked about drones last week. More specifically, they talked about whether they should try and control them. They can’t. And they should not. P&Z Commissioner Carolyn Spence said she’s heard...

 

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