Broncos seek berth in six-man finals

By Dave Wagner The Mountainair Mustangs started the season in a hole after losses to Floyd and Melrose, considered the top two teams this year in six-man football. Since then, though, first-year coach Robert Zamora’s squad has run off eight wins in a row. Mountainair gets another crack at Floyd (9-0), this time at home, […]

Zias post sweep of TexAnns

PNT Staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team cruised to a 30-21, 30-27, 30-26 Lone Star Conference South Division victory over Tarleton State Thursday night. The Zias (22-7, 6-3 South), who close the regular season on Saturday with a division match at Texas A&M-Kingsville, had already clinched one of the division’s […]

Hounds entertain Mustangs Saturday in Elliott’s finale

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By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s Bud Elliott, coming to the end of a coaching career this week that dates to the early 1950s, admits to mixed feelings about his impending retirement. “After 48 years, I don’t know why I wouldn’t (feel that way),” he said. “It’s been my life, and it’s hard to […]

Nov. 4 Obituaries

Bonifacio Baca, 75 Mr. Bonifacio G. “Boney” Baca, 75, of Portales, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 31, 1929, in Anton Chico, to Benigna and Silverio Baca. He came to Clovis as a young man. He worked at the Hotel Clovis and at a bakery. He married Helen […]

Sanders’ victory fills commission with Democrats

By Tony Parra Democrat David Sanders will take control of the District 2 County Commissioner position on Jan. 1, ending the Chad Davis era after Sanders defeated Republican Charles May in the District 2 race. According to the unofficial final results, Sanders finished with 851 votes while May earned 775 votes. May accumulated more early […]

Campos wins election race easily

PNT Staff With unofficial ballot totals in, Joe Campos has won his re-election bid Campos, a Santa Rosa native, defeated Republican challenger Russell Grider of Clovis by a margin of 3,826 to 2,887. The vote totals are unofficial until each of the four counties involved — Curry, Debaca, Guadalupe and Roosevelt — canvass the votes. […]

ENMU men set for regional cross country

By Dave Wagner Joel McMullen knows his Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team has its work cut out in Saturday’s NCAA Division II South Central Region Championships at Joplin, Mo., hosted by Missouri Southern. The Greyhounds, fifth in the Lone Star Conference meet Oct. 25 at Commerce, Texas, would need to place third […]

Rams play at Lovington in season finale

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By Dave Wagner Since a 3-0 start, it’s been pretty much nothing but tough times for the Portales High Rams. Things don’t look to get much easier this week when they travel to Lovington for Friday’s 7 p.m. District 4-3A and regular-season finale. The Rams (3-6, 0-2 district) are out of the postseason running and […]

New Mexico’s top races

The Associated Press Here is a summary of New Mexico’s top races: President 1,483 of 1,495 precincts – 99 percent George W. Bush, GOP (i) 333,631 – 50 percent John F. Kerry, Dem 322,657 – 49 percent Ralph Nader, Ind 3,556 – 1 percent Michael Badnarik, Lib 2,128 – 0 percent David Cobb, Grn 1,092 […]

Nov. 3 Obituaries

Aaron LaRue, 17 Aaron LaRue, 17, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, near Dora. He was born on Jan. 18, 1987, in Portales, to Donna and Larry LaRue. He has lived in the Arch community for the past 10 years. He attended school in Portales until high school. He was attending Dora High School. […]