Rams rally to complete twin bill sweep of Robertson

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By Dave Wagner Junior Tomas Sotelo’s home run backed shutout pitching from Justin Gilchrist and Mario Salazar in the opener and catcher Tyler Rutherford led a 12-hit attack with two doubles and a triple in the nightcap as the Portales High baseball team posted a 4-0, 11-6 sweep of Las Vegas Robertson on Saturday at […]

PHS softball drops three at Artesia

PNT Staff ARTESIA —The Portales High softball team had a tough time in the Lady Dog Invitational here over the weekend. Portales (7-7) finished last in the eight-team field after dropping 4-3 and 12-9 decisions on Saturday to Roswell Goddard and Roswell High, respectively. PHS’ only senior, Adriana Romero, was taken to a hospital in […]

PHS golfers open Monday at Hobbs

By Dave Wagner Portales High’s golf teams swing into action on Monday in the Hobbs Invitational. The boys graduated Class 3A state individual champion Kevin Welch, but coach Pat Crowley said the Rams have plenty of competition for spots behind seniors Dale Welch and Trevor Ferguson and juniors Chris Adkins and Matthew Parkey, all of […]

Hounds split with Javelinas

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By Dave Wagner Trevor Davis had already thrown more than 100 pitches through eight innings, but he figured he had enough left to finish the job. Davis wiggled out of a first-and-third, none-out jam in the top of the ninth and pitched Eastern New Mexico University past Texas A&M-Kingsville 4-3 in the first game of […]

4/3 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Jarrett Vaughn, 26, pled no contest to disorderly conduct and will serve 182 days of supervised probation. • Donald Strope, 48, pled guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and will serve 364 days of supervised probation. • Felix Acuna, 47, pled guilty to […]

4/3 PJHS News

Spanish spelling bee Laura Lopez, a student from Lindsey School, took top honors in the Spanish Spelling Bee. Esequiel Rivas, eighth grade student, earned alternate. They will compete at the state level April 16. Contestants must spell the words using the Spanish pronunciation of the alphabet as well as spell the words correctly.   Math […]

4/3 Floyd School News

Upcoming events • Booster Club will meet Monday at 6 p.m. • There will be no school Friday. • School Board will meet April 11 at 7 p.m. Seniors Any senior interested in applying for one of three $750 scholarships from the Floyd Lions Club needs to have all paperwork turned in to Rossi Terry […]

4/3 Dora School News

Future Farmers of America Our FFA teams left Dora at 9 a.m. on Tuesday for the State Judging in Las Cruces. They returned Saturday about 6 p.m. We are anxious to hear their results. They have been doing really well so far. I will give a report on each team next week. Remember School will […]

Portales citizens remember pope, example he set

By Kevin Wilson: PNT Managing Editor Many in Portales who followed the teachings of John Paul II and the Catholic Church believe two things on the day of his death. First, the pope is continuing his life in heaven. Second, their lives must continue on Earth. Saturday services at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales […]

Pope John Paul II: 1920-2005 History’s most-traveled pope dies Saturday at his Vatican apartment.

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By Victor L. Simpson: The Associated Press VATICAN CITY — Pope John Paul II set an example of how to live life, a dynamic preacher who traveled the world, battled communism and proclaimed his moral code opposing abortion, casual sex and consumerism. In his final days, crushed by sickness that slowed his vigorous gait and […]