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Texico makes adjustments, tops Clayton

TEXICO — When your offense isn’t working, it’s time for Plan B. In the case of last Saturday night’s Clayton/Texico boys basketball game, Plan B for the Wolverines was good defense that shut down the Yellow Jackets while transitioning to...

 

Patriots sweep Hounds in LSC baseball series

TYLER, Texas — Texas-Tyler rode home runs from Jordan Gochenour and Tanner Roach to a big early lead and completed a four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series sweep against Eastern New Mexico University on Sunday with a 9-1 rout. On Saturday,...

 

ENMU softball goes .500 at Classic

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team split a pair of games on Sunday and finished 3-3 over the weekend in the Cactus Classic tournament. ENMU (5-4) beat California (Pa.) 6-1, tying the game with a run in the sixth and...

 

Prep roundup: Lady Blue dominate playoff opener

LITTLEFIELD — The Farwell Lady Blue made short work of Lockney on Monday night, rolling to a 32-8 halftime lead en route to a 52-29 victory in a Texas Class 2A Region I bi-district playoff game. Farwell (23-10) advances to the area round, and will...

 

Portales girls find rhythm, top Lovington

PORTALES — After fighting for their lives at times down the stretch in Friday’s 64-57 win over Roswell Goddard, Portales High’s girls found things a little calmer on Saturday. Not that it was easy, but the stress level was ratcheted down a notc...

 

Rams stay in 4-5A hunt

PORTALES — By winning twice at home over the weekend, the Portales High boys basketball team has given itself a chance to still earn the No. 1 seed in the upcoming District 4-4A tournament. It’s...

 

Greyhound baseball falls in series opener

BULLARD, Texas — It was pretty evident that Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team was happy to see Texas-Tyler starter Austin Schneider out of Friday’s game after six innings. The senior right-hander allowed just one hit while striking...

 

Clovis girls little problem for Hobbs

HOBBS — It was just another day on the court for the Hobbs girls’ basketball team Friday night as the Lady Eagles did what they have done all year, win. The Lady Eagles latest victim was Clovis. Hobbs beat the visiting Lady Wildcats 57-22. “We...

 

Thursday prep roundup: Floyd rallys to stun Eagles

FLOYD - The Floyd Broncos pulled off a bit of a stunner on Thursday night. Trailing by nine points late in the first quarter, Floyd rallied for the lead by halftime and pulled away in the second half...

 

Friday prep roundup: Steers edge Olton

FARWELL — Junior Jose Rodriguez scored on a offensive rebound with three seconds left on Friday and Farwell edged Olton 38-36 in a key Texas Region I District 3-2A boys matchup. The Steers (20-10, 4-3 district) fell behind 21-13 at halftime and...

 

Westerberg preps for Morningside after CHS

CLOVIS — Amber Westerberg was definitely going to continue her swim career outside of Clovis. The question was where. “I was looking through a bunch of college websites for Division II and NAIA sc...

 

Collapse averted for Hounds

PORTALES— The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team has had its share of disappointing games this season. Thursday night’s game, though, did not make that list. Hosting Dallas...

 

CHS tennis squads open at Goddard

ROSWELL — Whenever bracket play is involved, sometimes when you win is just as important as who you end up beating. The Clovis boys went 1-2 and finished fourth in the Goddard Invitational, while the Wildcat girls were 2-1 and took fifth in the...

 

Rush signs with Luna CC baseball

GRADY — Chisum Rush didn’t dream of playing college baseball a few years ago, but striking out the side for six consecutive innings tends to change things. That happened Rush's sophomore year, he had an even better junior year and now Rush is...

 

ENMU campitalizes in 7-5 win

TUCSON, Ariz. — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team certainly made the most of the least on Friday, and as a result had two wins to show for the opening day in the Cactus Classic. The Greyhounds had just four hits — but three were...

 

Hounds hold on against Pioneers

PORTALES — If you like offense, Thursday night’s Texas Woman’s/Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball game was not for you. Offense at Greyhound Arena was at a premium, especially...

 

Late Ram rally secures win over Goddard

PORTALES — Even though Portales High’s boys led wire-to-wire on Friday night, the game wasn’t decided until late. Junior post Kenevan Bailey came up with back-to-back putbacks after Roswell Goddard had closed a double-figure deficit to three po...

 

Portales girls stay perfect in district

PORTALES — Things came pretty easily for a long time for Portales High’s girls in Friday night’s District 4-4A matchup against Roswell Goddard at the Ram Athletic Center. PHS came out playing aggressive defense and flustered the Lady Rockets...

 

Wildcats even district score

CLOVIS — The Clovis boys basketball team couldn’t afford another District 4-5A loss, especially against Hobbs, the one district team that had already beaten the Wildcats this season. Clovis has bi...

 

Vega grabs road sweep against Farwell

FARWELL — The Vega Lady Longhorns completed a perfect regular season on Monday night, building a 20-point halftime lead and holding off Farwell 58-46 to wrap up the Texas Region I District 3-2A championship. The doubleheader between the schools...

 

Weekend prep roundup: Broncho boys pull rout over Hondo

HONDO — The Grady boys basketball team got back on the winning track on Saturday night — and in a big way. Losers of three in a row in rugged District 6-1A, the Bronchos made short work of host Hondo, building a 12-point lead after one quarter...

 

Ram girls top Goddard for 2-0 district mark

ROSWELL — Portales girls coach Wade Fraze is thrilled to be off to a good start in District 4-4A, but says the work is just beginning. The Lady Rams rolled to a 10-point, first-quarter lead on Saturday night, but had to hang on late to edge...

 

Greyhounds plate first 2020 win

BY THE STAFF OF THE NEWS PORTALES — To say that Texas A&M International baseball coach Ryan Flynn went to the bullpen early and often over the weekend would be an understatement. The Dustdevils’ skipper used eight pitchers in a winning effort on...

 

ENMU hoops to face tough tests

As the games become fewer they get all the more important. There are six games and less than three weeks left in the regular season for both the Eastern New Mexico University men’s and women’s...

 

ENMU roundup: Women tied for sixth in regional poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — After splitting a pair of rugged Lone Star Conference games last week, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team finds itself tied for sixth with LSC rival Tarleton State in this week’s D2SIDA South...

 

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