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 By Dave Wagner    Sports    December 6, 2020 

NMAA approves new sports calendar

There’s almost no one in the United States — or the world, for that matter — who hasn’t had to make significant adjustments due to the coronavirus pandemic. That certainly includes the New Mexico Activities Association, which for the third ti...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    December 6, 2020 

Muleshoe squads dominate

MULESHOE — You could say that both games on Friday night between Muleshoe and Amarillo Highland Park were a little rough around the edges. Not that it really mattered much, especially after the early going. The Lady Mules held Highland Park...

 

Mayfield posts second-place run

ARLINGTON, Texas - Through two rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Clovis native Shad Mayfield has posted more than $20,000 in earnings and a second-place run at Globe Life Field. Mayfield,...

 

Bovina boys basketball off to flying start

BOVINA — The Bovina boys basketball team got its season off to a flying start on Tuesday night with a 53-42 victory over Morton. The Mustangs led throughout, building a 21-point cushion heading into the final canto before the Indians (0-4) scored m...

 

Farwell places six on all-district teams

FARWELL — The Farwell Steers placed six players on both the first-team offense and defense on the Class 2A Division I All-District 1 football teams. Making the squad on offense for Farwell (7-4) were senior quarterback Leefe Actkinson, freshman...

 

ENMU catcher leaving for Texas coaching job

PORTALES - Parker Smith was blessed with the athletic ability to be a collegiate softball player, and the decisiveness to know exactly what she wanted to do as a career. "I never wanted to be...

 

Farwell boys cruise to victory over Ropes

ROPESVILLE, Texas — Farwell’s boys started fast in each half and the Steers cruised to a 61-29 victory over Ropes on Tuesday night. Farwell (2-1) scored the game’s first six points and was never headed. Leading 30-9 at the intermission, the...

 

LSC to offer daily streaming passes

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference will offer daily steaming passes for its upcoming football, volleyball and basketball seasons under a a new hybrid pricing model announced Wednesday by the conference office. A $10 pass, the release...

 

Farwell routs Amarillo Flames

FARWELL — Senior Presley Agee scored a season-high 33 points on Monday night, and the Farwell girls basketball team moved above the .500 mark for the first time this year with an 80-27 rout of the Amarillo Flames. The game was a late addition for...

 

NMAA looking at another season delay

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in the state, the New Mexico Activities Association is looking at another delay of what is already a packed spring sports season. The NMAA, the state’s organizing body for athletics and activities, continues...

 

Longhorns advance against Bovina

CANYON — Just when Bovina appeared to be getting back into Thursday night’s Class 2A Division II area playoff game, Vega had the answer. A 32-yard field goal by junior Angel Lara cut the Mustangs’ deficit to 11 points with 24 seconds to go in...

 

Lady Blue hold off Muleshoe

FARWELL - Rarely, if ever, has Farwell senior guard Presley Agee gone into halftime of a game with just two points. Muleshoe girls coach Kim Chaffin said she had a feeling things might change when...

 

Farwell, Muleshoe boys take home victories

The Farwell and Muleshoe’s boys got their 2020-21 basketball seasons off to solid starts on Tuesday with home victories. Farwell dominated start to finish in thumping Hale Center 65-24 while the Mules put together a strong second half to dispose...

 

Tech player selected in 2nd round of NBA draft

Jahmi’us Ramsey has reached one of his long-term goals. The former Texas Tech guard was afforded a rare opportunity, hearing his name called and being selected in the second round with the 43rd pick by the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Draft on Wedne...

 

ENMU to sit out 2020-21 Lone Star basketball season

PORTALES — Citing difficulty in adherence to public health orders on college athletics, Eastern New Mexico University will sit out the upcoming Lone Star Conference basketball seasons, its athletic department said Monday afternoon. The decision...

 

Bovina has work cut out against Vega squad

BOVINA — Suffice it to say, the competition ramps up considerably this week for the Bovina football team. Coming off a 19-7 win over Plains in last week’s Class 2A Division II bidistrict round, the Mustangs take on a hot Vega squad at 7 p.m....

 

Virus resurgence leaves football seniors waiting

CLOVIS — As New Mexico, like most of the rest of the country, wades through the coronavirus pandemic and its recent surge in cases and hospitalizations, high school seniors looking to move on to play in college can only sit and wait. Football...

 

ENMU AD updates regents

PORTALES — In what was likely the last sports update for the foreseeable future, Eastern New Mexico University Athletic Director Matt Billings reported some hiccups but overall good feelings about student-athletes being back on campus for the...

 

ENMU softball signs five

PORTALES — The last time the Eastern New Mexico University softball team recorded an out, it closed out a sweep of rival West Texas A&M and vaulted the Greyhound to second place in the Lone Star Conference. Coach Kira Zeiter would love to pick...

 

Bovina turns back Plains

SHALLOWATER, Texas - Were it not for untimely turnovers, Bovina might have cruised through its Class 2A Division II playoff opener on Friday night. As it was, the Mustangs managed to turn back Plains...

 

Lady Blue nail down first win

FARWELL — It was a tough fight, but the Farwell Lady Blue managed to nail down their first win of the season on Saturday. Senior guard Presley Agee scored 27 points and Farwell (1-1) pulled away in the second half for a 46-41 win over Happy. Sophom...

 

Farwell hoping to get back on track as playoffs open

FARWELL — It was hardly the way the Farwell Steers expected to end the regular season, dropping back-to-back games to Panhandle and Olton to fall to third place in Class 2A Division I District 1. They’ll try to get back on track in a bidistrict...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    November 8, 2020

Muleshoe falls short of postseason berth

MULESHOE - Looking to mount a last-ditch bid at a postseason berth, Muleshoe came up a bit flat on Friday. Meantime, rival Littlefield played perhaps one of its best games of the season, dominating...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    November 8, 2020

ENMU fall sports teams begin workouts

PORTALES - Things are hardly going full-bore yet, but it's a start. Eastern New Mexico University fall sports teams began workouts in pods this week for the athletes who are on campus, with many...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    November 4, 2020

Muleshoe looking to earn playoff bid

MULESHOE — Coming off two seasons in which they went 1-19, the Muleshoe Mules have made significant strides this year. True, they’ve won just two games, but four of their six losses have been by 11 points or less, and they were tied at Dalhart...

 

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