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ENMU launches sports mobile app

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s athletics department has teamed up with Sidearm Sports to launch is own mobile app. The app is available by searching for “ENMU Athletics” on either the App Store or Google Play. Content will...

 

Farwell takes first loss

FARWELL - In a game where both teams had a hard time putting consistent drives together, mistakes were bound to make a difference. Sundown took advantage of a 4-1 margin in turnovers and other faux...

 

Prep teams enter 'Phase 2'

CLOVIS — With the belated start of the state’s high school fall sports season around the corner, volleyball, cross country and golf teams are slowly getting closer to a return to relative normalcy. The preps entered what Clovis High volleyball...

 

Regents table athlete proposal

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico Board of Regents agreed bringing student-athletes back onto campus would provide benefits for the student-athletes and improve their chances to compete against Lone Star Conference foes that already have their...

 

Maldonados set a first in tourney

CLOVIS - For David Maldonado Sr., golf is a serious hobby. "It's just something you love to do," he said. "Some people like to fish, I like to play golf." A two-time winner of the Clovis city...

 

NM may have chance at participating in football season

Aggressive COVID-19 testing and safe practices are the keys that provide the Mountain West Conference with the confidence it can have a 2020 football season — and the announcement Friday by the governor’s office of what is required gives the...

 

Muleshoe looking for a pre-district winning record

MULESHOE — They collected their first victory in nearly two years a couple of weeks ago, and last week posted a double-digit comeback win at previously unbeaten Tulia. So what can the Muleshoe Mules do for an encore? Hopefully, pick up another one...

 

Tech starting season in quieter-than-usual stadium

LUBBOCK — When the Big 12 put out the 2020 conference football schedule last October, it shaped up as one of Texas Tech’s most attractive in several years. The Red Raiders were going to have seven home games for the first time since 2009. With...

 

Halloween Howwwl canceled

CLOVIS — Add one more domino to Clovis Softball Association cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Halloween Howwwl was the latest to fall on Tuesday, with the cancelation breaking a 26-year run. Roger Jackson, director of the CSA,...

 

Muleshoe makes comeback over Tulia

TULIA, Texas - Down 14-0, Muleshoe regrouped and found its footing in the second half to complete a stunning comeback on Friday night. Quarterback Zach Hasley threw for three second-half touchdowns, i...

 

Bovina looks to get over the top

BOVINA — Just two seasons ago, New Deal found itself playing for a Class 2A Division I Texas state championship at “Jerry’s World,” home of the Dallas Cowboys. The Lions might not be quite as strong as that squad, but they should give Bovina...

 

Mules nearly rally against Friona

MULESHOE - Fighting uphill the entire game, Muleshoe needed a break down the stretch to have a chance against rival Friona on Friday night. And the Mules certainly got one. Trailing by two scores...

 

Acosta making a name

Clovis High School graduate Stephen Acosta has made a name for himself among Friends University sports fans in Wichita, Kansas. Named to the all-USA New Mexico football team as a CHS senior, he was a...

 

Webskowski verbally commits to Greyhounds

CLOVIS - Jeston Webskowski has already shown he can handle Class 6A football. By next fall, he'll be ready to take on the next challenge. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Clovis High senior has verbally commit...

 

Muleshoe looking for a winning streak

MULESHOE — Now that they’ve gotten off the schneid with their first victory in more than a year, the Muleshoe Mules are looking to take the next step — a winning streak. Muleshoe won a battle of teams coming in on 13-game losing streaks on...

 

Farwell too much to overcome

FARWELL - Playing without its starting quarterback, Bovina managed to hang with rival Farwell for quite a while on Friday night thanks to an opportunistic defense. In the end, though, it proved too...

 

Texas' UIL ramps up guideline efforts

Texas' University Interscholastic League is ramping up its efforts to get spectators to follow COVID-19 guidelines at games by threatening sanctions for those who don't comply. Meanwhile, local...

 

State meet to be extended to two days

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico prep cross country season, under normal circumstances, would have begun by now. But this is far from a normal season thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the season will be marked by a delayed start and meets...

 

Farwell, Bovina look to build off opening week wins

FARWELL — For the first time in a while, the Farwell-Bovina football rivalry won’t help determine whether either team makes the postseason. Playing in separate districts this season, the traditional late-season clash between the Parmer County...

 

Early score enough to keep Farwell ahead

RALLS, Texas — An early score proved to be enough on Friday night in Darren Kelley’s debut as Farwell High’s head football coach. Junior Kolter Henderson caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Leefe Actkinson on Farwell’s...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 30, 2020

Referees finding jobs altered by coronavirus

Few are the activities in the United States these days that haven’t been seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and that certainly includes trying to referee a football game. Texas high school teams opened their seasons on Friday night....

 

Texico grad joins ENMU baseball team

PORTALES - Dalton Thatcher is putting the green back on, and he hopes he can have nearly as much success at his new college as he had at his nearby high school. The 2019 Texico High School graduate,...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 26, 2020

Texas prep football teams hitting road

MULESHOE — First-year Muleshoe coach Jason Richards is hoping his team’s performance in a scrimmage last week is an indication of things to come. Richards noted the Mules forced six turnovers while coughing up none of their own during the...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 23, 2020

A season like no other

Texas high school football teams are getting ready for a season which, if it comes off, will be like no other in history. Protocols for the COVID-19 pandemic largely established by the University...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 23, 2020

Volleyball, cross country hoping to get seasons in

CLOVIS — First-year Clovis High cross country coach Liz Ledezma figures her skills as a teacher are helping her adapt to a different season ahead for her program. While most New Mexico fall prep sports have been moved to the spring due to COVID-19...

 

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