Weekly LSC Softball Update

StandingsAll Times MDTSouth Division

Zias close in on .500 season with win at Highlands

Freedom New Mexico LAS

Anybody seen my car?

My dad always wanted me, his “spotter,” along on deer hunts because in the woods I’m the one who sees the deer first. Also, if we park our vehicle and walk awhile I’m the one who knows which ridgeline we hunted and even what tree we parked beside. But I cannot find my car, even […]

PHS speech team headed to nationals

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By Helena Rodriguez, PNT Staff Writer Christian Townsend is learning the art of “polite” persuasion by watching C-SPAN and the technicalities of structuring a powerful deliverance by studying Martin Luther King Jr’s famous, “I Have a Dream” speech. Townsend is one of four Portales High School students who have qualified to compete in the National […]

Eastern New Mexico has its share of poisonous creatures

Sharna Johnson, Freedom New Mexico At least five insects and reptiles in eastern New Mexico that are poisonous to humans, according to a retired Eastern New Mexico University biology professor and wildlife author. They include the brown recluse and black widow spiders and three types of rattlesnake; the prairie, diamondback and Massasauga, Antonio “Tony” Gennaro […]

Police investigate shooting near fraternity

PNT Staff Report Portales Police were called to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of a fraternity house on West First Street early Sunday morning. Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said no one was hurt in the incident in which one round was discharged around 3 a.m. Sunday. He said no bullets struck […]

It’s Their Job, Veronica Peña

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Local Briefs, April 22, 2008

Deadline approaches for grant proposals The R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation of Ruidoso has announced the Southeast New Mexico Grant Program for 2008.

Events Calendar April 22, 2008

TodayRoosevelt General Hospital Board — 11:30 a.m. cafeteria conference room at RGH.Brass Choir Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall of the Music Building, ENMUKindergarten early registration — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown Early Childhood Center main building foyer. WednesdayKindergarten early registration — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown Early Childhood Center main building foyer. […]

Wilson is first Greyhound basketball signee for the year

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan has his first signee for the 2008-09 season in Brandon Wilson, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Dallas. Wilson, who will be a junior, transferred from Jacksonville College in Texas. He averaged 8 1/2 points and almost four rebounds a game last season for […]

Lelei, Aragon pace ENMU track

Freedom New Mexico ALAMOSA, Colo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s Nimrod Lelei and Steven Aragon won events over the weekend in Adams State’s Travis McKinley Open track meet. Lelei took first place in the 1,500 in a time of four minutes, 18.07 seconds, while Aragon took javelin competition with a throw of 173-3 1/2 inches. […]

Wayland Baptist jolts Greyhounds

Freedom New Mexico PLAINVIEW, Texas — Coming off a four-game Lone Star Conference weekend series against Central Oklahoma, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team had a quick turnaround Monday against Wayland Baptist. The Pioneers, ranked 11th in the NAIA, got two home runs each from second baseman Brett Cook and shortstop Vinny Blancamano and […]

Portales man arrested in child sex case

PNT Staff A Portales man has been arrested for criminal sexual communication with a child after chatting online in an illicit manner with an officer posing as a 13-year-girl, according to a press release from the Curry County Sheriff’s Office.

Hounds drop two at home

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Freedom New Mexico Catcher Miguel Moctezuma and center fielder Dean McIntyre combined to go 12-for-21 at

Abilene Christian sweeps ENMU Zias

Freedom New Mexico ABILENE, Texas — Second baseman Jackie Gentile drove in five runs her first two homers of the season, backing Kim McDonald’s four-hit pitching as Abilene Christian beat Eastern New Mexico University 9-0 for a sweep of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader. In the first game, Michelle Anderson’s pinch-hit, three-run […]

Baskett, Eagles shake Rock Staubus Gym

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By Kevin Wilson Hank Baskett couldn’t bring Clovis to Philadelphia, so he did his best Saturday to bring Philadelphia to Clovis. Joined by his Philadelphia Eagle teammates, Baskett entertained a packed Rock Staubus Gymnasium Saturday night in a less-than-serious basketball contest against Clovis High School Alumni. Before the tip-off, the third-year receiver knew Clovis had […]

Eagle quarterback McNabb among NFL celebrities

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico f the NFL didn’t work out, Donovan McNabb could have had a solid career with the Harlem Globetrotters. The former Syracuse point guard showed he was a more than capable on the court Saturday, throwing fast break lobs to Eagles teammate and Clovis native Hank Baskett throughout the charity […]

Hounds complete second scrimmage of spring

By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico BLACKWATER DRAW — Kyle Wilson figures with the Eastern New Mexico University offense converting to a spread attack this spring, the defense is getting an early taste of what it’s likely to see in the fall. ENMU conducted its second spring scrimmage on Saturday morning at Greyhound Stadium, and […]

Events Calendar April 20

Monday La Escalera Art Guild — 6:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church. Kindergarten early registration — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brown Early Childhood Center main building foyer. Tuesday Roosevelt General Hospital Board — 11:30 a.m. cafeteria conference room at RGH. Brass Choir Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall of the Music Building, ENMU Kindergarten early […]

Local briefs April 20

PNT Staff Report Kindergarten registration Brown Early Childhood Center will hold early registration for kindergarten from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the foyer of the main building. Parents should bring the child’s immunization record and birth certificate. Information: 356-7075 Art guild to meet La Escalera Art Guild will meet at […]