Prep football scoreboard

Friday All times MDT Clovis 55, Santa Fe Capital 0 Las Vegas Robertson 13, Portales 7 OT Floyd/Elida 28, Springer 20, final Texico 12, Dexter 0 Santa Rosa 47, Fort Sumner 12 Logan 36, Melrose 6 NM School for the Deaf 56, Clovis Christian 0 Dimmitt 25, Farwell 19 Shallowater 56, Muleshoe 40

Amtrak officials mulling passenger service through Clovis

There's a remote possibility Amtrak could reroute passenger service through Clovis sometime within the next four years, according to a railroad spokesman. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said the railroad is working with government agencies to find funding for maintaining deteriorating track along current routes for its Southwest Chief. The train carries passengers daily between Chicago […]

Dora thumps Lake Arthur

The Dora Lady Coyotes bounced back from a season-opening loss on Tuesday to beat Lake Arthur 25-12, 25-8, 25-8 at Dora. Averi Skelly had 10 kills, Jasi Roberts collected eight digs and Micaah Palares had 26 assists for the Lady Coyotes, who return to action on Thursday at Fort Sumner. Dora won a junior high […]

Their view: Nation’s welfare comes before political parties

Lee Hamilton, director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University and Congressman for 34 years, writes regularly about Congress and what individuals can do to make our representative democracy work better. Here's his latest effort: One of my earliest memories of Lyndon Johnson, who was elected in a landslide in 1964, is of a […]

Zias drop first of two Hawaii clashes

KANEOHE, Hawaii — Sophomore defender Alexia Cameau scored one goal and assisted on the other Thursday as Hawaii Pacific posted a 2-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the women's soccer season opener for both teams. Cameau scored late in the first half, pushing a shot from the deep right side into the next […]

Elida goes to 2-0

At Elida, the Lady Tigers overcame a first-game loss to subdue Hagerman 24-26, 25-10, 26-20, 25-16 for their second win in two outings. Coach Darrell Chenault said his team struggled after an emotional opening win on Tuesday over Fort Sumner. "We had a little bit of a letdown; we didn't play very good," Chenault said. […]

Ronny Cox returns to area

Known best for roles in "Deliverance," "Robocop" and the original "Total Recall," Eastern New Mexico University graduate Ronny Cox said his favorite role will always be the guy strumming the guitar. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Ronny Cox, right, was joined by Chojo Jacques on the fiddle Thursday night at Eastern New Mexico University's ballroom. "The […]

Floyd advances to semifinals

The Floyd Lady Broncos overcame a two-game deficit Thursday night to edge Clovis Christian 14-25, 12-25, 25-14, 25-17, 15-13 and advance to the semifinals of a season-opening, eight-team tournament hosted by Logan. The Lady Broncos play again at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, and will close out the tournament in either the third-place or championship match […]

Hounds beset with early-season injuries

Winning its first Lone Star Conference championship last fall didn't seem to earn the Eastern New Mexico University men's soccer squad much respect. The Greyhounds were picked for last in the four-team league this season, even though they return a significant amount of talent from last year's 9-4-5 (3-1-2 LSC) squad. Still, fifth-year coach Harold […]

Rams test Robertson in season opener

With almost all new starters this season, first-year Portales High football coach Jaime Ramirez wouldn't mind having a little more time to get ready for the season opener. Unfortunately, it's not possible and the Rams will just have to do the best they can when they take on Robertson in today's 7 p.m. lidlifter for […]