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Portales girls fall to top seed Kirtland Central

ALBUQUERQUE — Portales coach Wade Fraze always tells his players that once you reach the state basketball tournament, the seed is just a number. It doesn’t find open players, it doesn’t pull down rebounds, it doesn’t make free throws. But...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 17, 2019

Melrose retains 1A boys crown

ALBUQUERQUE – The Melrose boys basketball team finished a mediocre 4-4 in district play and landed just a No. 5 seed in the Class 1A state tournament. But Saturday night, the Buffaloes captured thei...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 13, 2019

ENMU girls make national tour

PORTALES - For the Eastern New Mexico women's basketball team, Sunday night's viewing party at Greyhound Arena had to feel like waiting for Christmas Day, as region after region found out its...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 13, 2019

Texico hits road

TEXICO - Saturday was a night of firsts and lasts for Texico's boys basketball team. The fourth-seeded Wolverines took their first step up the state-tournament ladder by defeating 13th-seeded Menaul...

 

Melrose, Fort Sumner boys reach quarters

HOBBS — It wasn’t deja vu for the Clovis boys basketball team. A week after Clovis had beaten Hobbs on the road to win the District 4-5A tournament championship, the ninth-seeded Wildcats were defeated 78-67 by the eighth-seeded Eagles in...

 

ENMU's Moinat finishes seventh in 800 final

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Eastern New Mexico junior Ivar Moinat finished seventh in Division II Saturday, running the championship heat of the 800-meter at 1:51.25. Moinat’s race, which compiled two points for the men’s track team, concluded the...

 

Texico ends season on loss

RIO RANCHO — Ramona Fossum scored 17 points, and Mescalero Apache upset top-seeded Texico 47-46 Tuesday in the state 2A quarterfinals at the Santa Ana Star Center. Fallon Velasquez added 14 and the go-ahead free throws for the Chiefs (23-7), who...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 13, 2019

'Cats a wrap

On Monday night, having had 48 hours to absorb his team's 78-67 season-ending loss at Hobbs, one thing hadn't changed in two days for Clovis boys basketball head coach Jaden Isler. He was proud of how...

 

Texico boys reach 2A semifinals

RIO RANCHO — Wednesday wasn’t easy for the Texico Wolverines. But then again, neither is the Class 2A bracket. “There are 11 pretty good teams in our classification,” Texico coach Ty Thatcher said after the Wolverines posted a 69-58 win...

 

Melrose tops Logan in 1A quarterfinals

BERNALILLO — Senior guard Tristan Sena had 26 points, and the Melrose Buffaloes punched their ticket to the Class 1A semifinals Wednesday with a 77-69 victory over Logan at Bernalillo High School. Devon Bailey added 21 and Dylan Valentine 10 for...

 

Melrose cruises into 1A girls semifinals

BERNALILLO — If the Class 1A bracket is any more difficult in 2019 with New Mexico consolidating six classes into five, nobody’s told the Melrose Buffaloes. The 1A runnerup for the last two seasons remained on cruise control as the top seed,...

 

Foxes cruise in second half over Roadrunners

BERNALILLO — Last season’s Class 2A champion is two wins away from pulling the same feat in this year’s Class 1A bracket. Noah Maxwell led all scorers with 19 points, and second-seeded Fort Sumner dominated the second half for a 69-36 victory...

 

Melrose crushes Cliff in 1A girls semifinals

RIO RANCHO — The most mind-numbing thing about the Melrose girls’ 65-33 win in the Class 1A semifinals Thursday might be that it’s the closest anybody’s come to the Buffaloes so far in the bracket. There wasn’t much doubt following a 20-4...

 

Huge win in softball

MULESHOE — The Clovis softball team may be on to something. Tuesday night, the Lady Wildcats started their 2019 season with a crackle, routing Muleshoe on the road 10-2 with steadily improving hitting and the lights-out pitching of eighth-grader...

 
 By Nick Eatman    Sports    March 10, 2019

Heartbreaking end to Hounds' season

FRISCO, Texas — Leave it for the final game of the day to be the best. One of the more exciting LSC Championship games in recent history, it took a step-back 16-foot jumper by Tarleton State’s Randall Broddie with just .6 seconds to play to give...

 
 By Nick Eatman    Sports    March 10, 2019

ENMU women ousted

FRISCO, Texas — Leading by 17 points heading into the fourth quarter, Texas A&M-Commerce had to hold off a furious rally by Eastern New Mexico to hang on for a 77-70 win in the final quarterfinal game Friday of the LSC Championship. With the lead...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 10, 2019

Lady Rams rally

PORTALES - As Codi Flores went to the line with 59.7 seconds left and Portales' state tournament life in her hands, everything reset back to what she'd learned to do about a dozen years ago. Five...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 10, 2019

Lady Buffaloes roll

ELROSE - Every team wants to win its last home game. For the Melrose girls basketball team, though, Friday's victory was also a launching pad. By routing 16th-seeded To'hajiilee 69-31 at Melrose...

 

Texico girls start off strong

BY THE STAFF OF THE NEWS TEXICO — To use a baseball way to describe a basketball scenario, Texico’s girls basketball team has a runner on first base. The state tournament is, after all, like a baseball diamond — you’ve got to touch four...

 

Clovis boys cruise in Texas

PLAINVIEW, Texas — Clovis’ boys track and field team is trying to improve on last year’s third-place state finish, while the Lady Wildcats hope to keep evolving. So, Friday’s season-opening performance in the Walmart-DC Bulldog Relays in...

 

Clean sweep for Rams tennis

PORTALES - Friday saw plenty of wind, plenty of tiebreakers and plenty of time invested at the Bill Wahlman Tennis Center. When it was all over, the Portales High tennis teams also left the courts...

 

Long day for ENMU baseball

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico’s baseball team finally tasted the long ball Friday. But in the long run, ENMU tasted defeat. Though junior right fielder Joseph Zubia hit Eastern’s first home run of the season, the Greyhounds could not...

 

Softball win streak ends

COMMERCE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico softball team was on a hot streak entering Friday’s doubleheader at Texas A&M-Commerce. Following the game, not so much. Playing the 18th-ranked Division II team in the country has a way of cooling teams...

 

Eastern player honored

FRISCO, TEXAS — Treyanna Clay led Eastern New Mexico in scoring in her lone season after transferring from Division-I Iona, including double-figure scoring in 22 consecutive games to end the regular season. The Lone Star Conference took notice...

 

Boys first round: Melrose, Texico advance

TEXICO — Senior swingman Skyler Davis scored 10 of his team-high 22 points in the third quarter, 16 in the second half overall, and helped Texico beat Menaul 63-50 to open the Class 2A tournament...

 

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