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ENMU coach Tres Segler resigns position

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University will have one more coaching search this offseason, as Tres Segler resigned his position to accept a non-coaching opportunity in Texas. The university news release did not indicate what opportunity Segler...

 

All-regional basketball teams named

The North-South All-Star Games have been delayed. The New Mexico High School Coaches Association is still waiting to determine the final rosters for the basketball games. But at least it has a prospect pool. The association released its all-regional...

 

Sports Briefs - March 22

ENMU’s Prock finalist for D-II coaching award PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Josh Prock is one of four finalists for the Division II World Exposure women’s head coach of the year. Prock led the Greyhounds...

 

Melrose boys edge Maxwell for three-peat in 1A

ALBUQUERQUE - For much of the second half, Melrose's bid for a Class 1A state three-peat seemed a likely possibility. At the end, though, Buffaloes coach Kevin Lackey admitted he was on pins and...

 

ENMU update: LSC, GNAC extend football agreement

The Lone Star Conference and the Great Northwest Athletic Conference have extended a deal for a non-conference scheduling alliance into the 2022 and 2023 seasons. The conferences will formally begin that agreement this season. The now four-year...

 

Wildcat track gets in last meet before suspension

CLOVIS — Last Thursday, Clovis High’s track and field team snuck in one last meet just as the sports world was about to go dark because of COVID-19. The Clovis boys captured first place in the Plainview Bulldog Relays at Greg Sherwood Memorial...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 18, 2020

Texico hopes some baseball season survives

TEXICO — In a perfect world, Texico’s baseball team would be starting its quest for a fifth consecutive state championship this Thursday. But as we know from turning on any news at any time during the past few days, the world is far from perfect...

 

Bittersweet sweep for Hounds

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico softball team made a little bit of program history. And then they learned it. The question: When was the last time the Greyhounds swept rival West Texas A&M in a do...

 

Wildcats win nailbiters to top Goddard

CLOVIS — The close ones went Clovis High’s way, and the Wildcats pulled out a boys tennis dual victory on Tuesday at the CHS courts. Four of the Cats’ wins came in three sets, but it was enough to post a 6-3 victory over Roswell Goddard. Meanti...

 

Title shots gone for Hound athletes

PORTALES — There they were, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball players and coaches, hanging out together on campus Thursday afternoon, a day before they were supposed to visit Lubbock for a game against Texas A&M-Commerce in...

 

Coronavirus halts Texico's drive for five

TEXICO — Maybe if enough people cross their fingers, there will be a 2020 high school baseball season. Texico’s baseball team, a four-time defending state champion, must wish it were just that easy, wish that simply crossing fingers could make...

 

Barred from arena, Melrose fans celebrate from school

MELROSE — There’s that saying, ‘You can’t keep a good man down.’ In Saturday morning’s case, you could have also included women, teenagers and children to the phrase. In the common section...

 

Wildcats win nailbiters to top Rockets

CLOVIS — The close ones went Clovis High’s way, and the Wildcats pulled out a boys tennis dual victory on Tuesday at the CHS courts. Four of the Cats’ wins came in three sets, but it was enough to post a 6-3 victory over Roswell Goddard. Meanti...

 

Six Rams placed honored on 4-4A team

PORTALES — Six Portales players were honored on the District 4-4A team, released by Portales coach Wade Fraze following the conclusion of the Rams’ season. The team included representatives from 4-4A members Portales, Goddard, Artesia and...

 

Melrose girls back on top in Class 1A

ALBUQUERQUE — The Melrose Lady Buffs may have lost the season series to rival Logan, but they won the one that counted most on Saturday. Melrose rallied from a 3-point deficit entering the fourth...

 

ENMU women heading to D-II national tournament

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico women’s basketball team stepped off a bus from Frisco, Texas on Sunday, confident but not convinced they’d have at least one more road trip on the season....

 

Falcons sweeps ENMU baseball in weather-extended series

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team finally broke the scoring ice on Monday, but even a day’s delay due to weather couldn’t change the Greyhounds’ overall fate. Sunday’s Lone Star Conference series finale between...

 

McElroy helps ENMU softball secure second LSC sweep

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team belted three home runs, including sophomore Jenny McElroy’s team-leading sixth of the season, and held on late for a 10-8 victory over Western New Mexico on Saturday to complete the sweep...

 

Elida, Melrose boys advance

ELIDA — It’s been a special season for the Elida boys basketball team, and the Tigers aren’t ready to see it end just yet. Especially senior guard Tyce Delk. Delk scored 17 of Elida’s 23 first-half points and finished with 29 on Saturday as...

 

Wildcats, Eagles start golf seasons at Hobbs

BY THE STAFF OF THE NEWS HOBBS — The Clovis High and Clovis Christian golf teams opened the season on Monday in the Hobbs Invitational, featuring around six schools but only a handful with full squads. Two teams had full squads for the girls, with...

 

Clovis baseball goes 1-2 at Cleveland

RIO RANCHO — For the second straight week Clovis High’s baseball team gained a little, lost a little. Just like the week before in Hobbs, the Wildcats won a game and lost two last week in the Cleveland Round Robin Tournament, and are 2-4 as a res...

 

Clovis boys track third at Canyon

CANYON, Texas — The Clovis High track and field team advanced through its second week of competition this past weekend, as the boys finished third among 10 teams, the girls seventh among nine at the Canyon Invitational. The Clovis boys tallied 97...

 

Clovis softball hopes to keep up pace

The Clovis High softball team is off to a 3-1 start this season, but can’t get too comfortable. After all, last year’s Lady Wildcats began 3-0 but wound up 5-19. So, there’s still a long way to go this year. But 3-1 is 3-1, a good foundation...

 

CHS girls sixth in state club meet

ALBUQUERQUE — This past weekend Clovis’ swim team put a bow on the 2019-20 season with a solid performance in the state club championship meet at the Albuquerque West Mesa Aquatic Center. Competing against some large schools in a 17-team field,...

 

Portales tops Bernalillo in 4A quarterfinals

ALBUQUERQUE — Sophomore Taris Rippee had 20 points to lead three Rams in double figures, and Portales passed an early-morning test Tuesday at The Pit with a 63-54 victory over sixth-seeded Bernalillo. Portales (22-7), which also got a...

 

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