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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...

 

Wildcats advance past Bears

CLOVIS — Saturday night was the first Clovis boys basketball state playoff game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium since 2013. And the Wildcats’ last game there, period, for another nine months. Clovis mar...

 

Top seed Las Cruces edges Clovis boys in 5A quarterfinals

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s boys battled top-seeded Las Cruces High down to the wire. In the end, the Bulldawgs just made a few more plays late. Cruces converted four free throws in the final 20 seconds, the last two with under a second to go,...

 

State tournament Wednesday roundup: Melrose teams advance

BERNALILLO — It was rough going for several area teams on Wednesday’s first full day of state competition, but not for Melrose. The top-seeded Buffaloes, bidding for a third consecutive Class 1A boys state title, opened with a 64-32 rout of...

 

NCAA cancels basketball tournaments

INDIANAPOLIS — March Madness was no match for the coronavirus. The NCAA announced Thursday afternoon it is canceling its basketball tournaments, along with other remaining winter and spring championships. The decision eliminates the South Central... Full story

 

Portales girls fall in 4A semifinals

ALBUQUERQUE — The sophomore-laden Portales Lady Rams will have to wait another year in their bid for a Class 4A girls state basketball championship. Second-seeded Kirtland Central put together a 10-0 run late in the third quarter and PHS, the third...

 

Melrose reaches both title games

RIO RANCHO — The Melrose Buffaloes are back in the Class 1A boys state championship game, seeking a third consecutive title. This time, the Melrose girls hope to join them with their own blue trophy. Both team advanced in Thursday’s semifinal...

 

Prep roundup: Eagles pull upset at Gateway Christian

ROSWELL — Clovis Christian’s girls certainly waited to “explode” on offense on Friday night. In a game where neither team had made a 3-pointer heading into the final minute, sisters Lola and Sofia DeGroot each hit one in the final seconds to...

 

Rams spike Vikings in 4A opener

PORTALES — For the season, Valley’s girls shoot about 29 percent from 3-point range. That doesn’t mean the Vikings couldn’t get hot on a given night, and Portales High wasn’t about to take...

 

Clayton holds on late to shock Texico girls

TEXICO — Every basketball season comes to an end. The Texico girls basketball players were just hoping theirs didn’t end quite so soon. The sixth-seeded Lady Wolverines sure fought hard to avoid...

 

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