Road work this week

Area road construction and closure information for this week: Curry County Curry County grading and renovations continue on Curry Road AI from Curry Road 12 and Curry Road 13 in Melrose this week. Please, be aware of workers and posted speed limit signs. State and Federal Constructors Inc. will resume work Monday on First and […]

Texans hand Hounds 7-5 setback

ABILENE, Texas — Nico Moran, Alvaro Moreno and Colten Boothe hit run-scoring singles in the eighth inning Saturday and Tarleton State held on for a 7-5 win over Eastern New Mexico University in the Whitten Inn Classic, hosted by Abilene Christian. The Texans (9-6-1) scored single runs in each of the first four innings, and […]

Lady Wolverines capture District 4-2A tourney title

TEXICO — Shots weren't falling early for the top-ranked Texico girls in Friday night's District 4-2A tournament championship. No big deal. The Lady Wolverines had plenty of defense to carry them through. CMI photo: Tony BullocksTexico senior Mel Lucero looks to make a pass to senior McKenzi Mayfield over Tucumcari sophomore Kat Sena during the […]

ACU cruises past Hounds in round-robin

ABILENE, Texas — Although it's a small sample, based on Friday's Eastern New Mexico University-Abilene Christian game, one could draw the conclusion that the Lone Star Conference is a tad better in baseball than the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Greyhounds wouldn't argue that, anyway, after getting drubbed 18-3 by the host Wildcats in the […]

Zias settle for softball split

Everything was looking good for the Eastern New Mexico University softball team Friday afternoon. The Zias blew open the first game of their doubleheader against Texas-Permian Basin at Zia Softball Field with a 13-run fourth inning and won 16-2 in a game shortened to 4 1/2 by the eight-run rule. They then raced a 4-0 […]

Zais take opener, settle for split

Everything was looking good for the Eastern New Mexico University softball team Friday afternoon. The Zias blew open the first game of their doubleheader against Texas-Permian Basin at Zia Softball Field with a 13-run fourth inning and won 16-2 in a game shortened to 4 1/2 by the eight-run rule. They then raced a 4-0 […]

McGee: Getting Miracle Whip-ped

"That's the end of that one," said The Lady of the House as she scraped out the last of the Miracle Whip jar to make my favorite coleslaw. "Will you add that to the grocery list?" she asked. "You want me to write Miracle Whip?" I asked, pen in hand. "Mayo' is fine," she answered, […]

Doggone fun

By the time the weekend is over, more than 200 dogs will have flashed their skills at the Clovis-Portales Kennel Club all-breed agility trials at the Curry County Events Center. The owner's goal is to guide their dogs through obstacle courses in the fastest time. The three-day trial continues today and Sunday. CMI staff photo: […]

CHS basketball capsules – March 2

BOYS Hobbs (20-7) at Clovis (19-6) • When: 8 p.m. today at The Rock in the District 4-5A tournament championship • Radio: KCLV-AM 1240, KTQM-FM 99.9 • Last time out: The Eagles advanced to the tourney final with a 78-69 win over Carlsbad at home on Thursday. CHS beat Hobbs 68-59 on Feb. 22 at […]

PHS basketball capsules – March 2

BOYS Lovington (10-18) at Portales (16-10) • When: 7 p.m. today at the RAC in the District 4-3A tournament championship • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 • Last time out: The Wildcats beat Ruidoso 59-47 at home on Thursday to advance to the finals. Portales' last outing was at home on Feb. 22, a 65-64 win over […]