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Wildcats shake off rust, beat Hobbs in nailbiter

CLOVIS — The Clovis Wildcats hadn’t played a meaningful down of football in 468 days, so it could be understood and probably condoned if the rust outweighed the rhythm Saturday... — Updated 3/6/2021


Area roundup: Clovis Christian topples Elida

CLOVIS - Elida has been successful after restarting its football program three years ago, earning trips to the state 6-man finals each of the past two seasons. Meantime, Clovis... — Updated 3/6/2021


PHS comes out on top against Texico

TEXICO — The Portales Lady Rams and Texico Lady Wolverines challenged each other in an early-season volleyball match on Tuesday, and PHS came out with the victory. The Lady Rams prevailed in their season opener 25-23, 18-25, 25-1... — Updated 3/6/2021


ENMU takes opener of four-game series

ODESSA, Texas — Freshman left-hander Cooper Hamilton threw 4 1/3 innings of two-hit relief to pick up his first college win, working around a walk and a hit batsman with two out in the bottom of the ninth, as Eastern New Mexico U... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports 

Rams soccer team counting on seniors

PORTALES — Ruben Tellez says this spring’s Portales High boys soccer team will be a combination of veterans and young players, although the Rams will be counting heavily on their seniors. Tellez has moved to the boys program... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports 

Lady Rams dominate Clovis

PORTALES - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the start of high school sports in New Mexico in 2020-21 has been a long time coming. For Portales High senior Mattison Blakey, the wait... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    Sports 

Portales Rams top Moriarty

PORTALES - High school football brings with it plenty of nail biters, and plenty of three-touchdown victories. Fans at Greyhound Stadium saw both Friday night, as Portales topped... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports 

Melrose takes season-opening win over Logan

MELROSE - Coming into this season, Melrose has won five of the last six 8-man state football championships. In this vastly-different and abbreviated campaign, the Buffaloes would... — Updated 3/6/2021


Lee leaving Greyhounds for Brownsville coach/AD spot

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- After eight seasons with Eastern New Mexico University, Kelley Lee is heading across the border to take over as head coach and athletic director at Veterans Ea... — Updated 3/6/2021


Rams to play at home, will allow limited family members as spectators

PORTALES — Following the New Mexico Activities Association’s notification that fans will be allowed into outdoor athletic events, Portales High has tonight’s season opener against Moriarty to Greyhound Stadium. The 7 p.m.... — Updated 3/5/2021


NMAA allows limited fan capacity at sporting events

ALBUQUERQUE -- The New Mexico Activities Association announced Thursday night that limited amounts of spectators will be permitted at prep sporting events, with capacity levels based on county metrics on COVID-19 spread. The... — Updated 3/4/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    Sports

Greyhounds start season with doubleheader at Texas A&M-Commerce

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico softball coach Kira Zeiter is admittedly all over the place in the days leading up to a season many people weren’t sure would happen, and fewer people thought would happen on Greyhound Softball... — Updated 3/4/2021


Farwell's Mora earns MVP honors

FARWELL — Farwell senior Jonathan Mora earned District 3-2A defensive MVP honors for the 2020-21 campaign. The Steers’ season came to an end last week at 25-4 with a loss to second-ranked Clarendon in the area round of the... — Updated 3/2/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

Rams open with neutral-site clash

PORTALES — Jaime Ramirez and the Portales Rams aren’t dealing with anything other teams aren’t as they try to wind their way through an abbreviated football season. Numbers are down a bit and everybody is trying to do the... — Updated 3/2/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

CHS soccer teams to face Lovington

CLOVIS — Veteran Clovis High soccer coaches Greg Trujillo and Traci Sievers aren’t sure just what to expect with their teams’ upcoming abbreviated seasons. They figure to learn a lot, though, in a short period of time.... — Updated 3/2/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

Artesia turns back Lady Cats

CLOVIS - It's a busy opening week for the Clovis High volleyball team, and the Lady Wildcats are starting it without one of their top players. Monday night, Artesia made it tough... — Updated 3/2/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

Cats look to build on 2019 success

CLOVIS — It had been at least five seasons without a winning record for the proud Clovis High football program before 2019, when the Wildcats posted an 8-4 mark and reached the state Class 5A playoff semifinals. Fourth-year... — Updated 3/2/2021


ENMU comes up short against Cameron

LAWTON, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s bid for its first series win in nearly two years came up short on Saturday. Second baseman Beau Williams and shortstop Julian Macias combined for nine RBIs and Cameron posted a 10... — Updated 2/27/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

PHS' Hurren posts second place finish

PORTALES - Emma Hurren didn't start as well as she'd hoped, but she finished just fine. The Portales High freshman said she went out a little fast on the 3.1-mile course at Eastern... — Updated 2/27/2021


Farwell ends its season

VEGA, Texas — It was an abrupt end to the basketball season Tuesday night for the Farwell Steers. Clarendon, ranked second in Class 2A, opened a 23-6 lead after one quarter and held Farwell at bay the rest of the way for a 58-49... — Updated 2/27/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

Volleyball coaches optimistic on season

CLOVIS — Volleyball coaches Darrel Ray and Ruth Chavez have returned to their familiar stomping grounds. Ray, Clovis High’s coach for eight seasons (2009-16) before taking an assistant’s position for the same length of time... — Updated 2/27/2021


Tiger Woods recovering after surgery

Tiger Woods underwent "a long surgical procedure" on his leg, foot and ankle after being seriously injured in a rollover accident in Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday. Doctors had to insert a rod into his leg and placed screws into hi... — Updated 2/24/2021


Agee named girls co-player of year

FARWELL - Farwell senior Presley Agee has been chosen the girls co-player of the year for Texas District 3-2A. Agee shared the honor with senior Madalyn Richards of Vega. The Lady... — Updated 2/23/2021

 By Dave Wagner    Sports

Football season begins

CLOVIS - Everyone was adjusting - and gladly - on Monday as New Mexico high schools began playing spring football. For the most part, all were just happy to have the opportunity to... — Updated 2/23/2021


Farwell boys top Lockney

LITTLEFIELD — Juniors Grayson Waldrop and Leo Nunez hit 3-point shots on Farwell’s first two possessions and the Steers were off and running toward a 65-37 victory over Lockney on Friday night in a Class 2A boys bi-district... — Updated 2/20/2021


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