PHS squads lose at Santa Fe Prep

CMI staff SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Prep Blue Griffins turned the tables on Portales on Friday. The Rams posted a 2-1 District 2/1A-3A boys soccer win over Santa Fe Prep at home last Saturday. In Friday’s rematch, though, the Blue Griffins posted a 3-0 victory. “They were missing two or three players last [...]

Cats, Lady Cats fall to tourney hosts

CMI staff ALBUQUERQUE — It was a rough day for Clovis High’s soccer teams against the host school in the Sandia Prep tournament. The girls dropped a 4-0 decision to the Sundevils, then the boys were handed an 8-1 shellacking. Both Clovis teams play for third place today. The Lady Wildcats (7-4) take on Moriarty [...]

Hounds set to do battle with former league rival

CMI staff After spending three seasons in the Lone Star Conference, Incarnate Word is in the process of transitioning to the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), or the lower half of Division I. Suffice it to say, it’s a process. Like fellow former LSC member Abilene Christian, the Cardinals (2-2) had trouble putting a schedule together [...]

ENMU will honor eight during homecoming

By Emily Crowe ecrowe@cnjonline.com Eastern New Mexico University has been part of B.B. Lee’s life for the better part of six decades. Graduating from ENMU with a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1952 and a master’s degree in 1957, Lees later went on to coach football, baseball, track, tennis and golf, and serve as [...]

Award offered for bomb info

CMI staff The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the construction and delivery of six destructive devices recovered in the Roswell and Clovis areas. ATF is requesting that anyone that has any [...]

Whatever you do, don’t feed the mosquitoes

By Sharna Johnson CMI columnist When did the hummingbirds start biting? It’s a flickering thought that comes seconds before it becomes clear that the thing attached to your arm is actually a prehistoric-sized mosquito. It’s just a simple fact of life, things prosper when it rains — and that includes the bloodsuckers. So while it [...]

Yelling at TV might be hard habit to break

By Grant McGee CMI columnist Do you yell at the TV? Well, I’m not allowed to do that anymore at The Stucco Hacienda. It’s not a law or anything, it’s a courtesy to The Lady of the House. It all came out in a conversation the other day. “Now I’m going to watch this new [...]

Guns, cash, meth are seized from a Portales home

The Associated Press PORTALES — Authorities say they have seized guns, cash and $98,000 worth of methamphetamine after serving a search warrant at a Portales home. Agents with the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau and a regional task force executed a narcotic search warrant Thursday. They reported seizing more than two pounds of methamphetamine, [...]

Dora gets forfeit win

The Dora Coyotes have improved to 4-1 without having to step onto the field. Roy, which was scheduled to play at Dora on Saturday afternoon, had to forfeit out of the contest because injuries and a player ejection from a recent game leave the Longhorns with less than six players available for the 6-man contest. [...]

Prep capsule — Floyd

Floyd (0-2) at Lake Arthur (0-4) When: 7 p.m. today Last meeting: n/a. Last week: The Broncos were idle, while Lake Arthur posted a 56-42 win at Hondo. Of note: The Broncos are hanging in with eight players. “The kids are working hard,” Floyd coach Steve Foust said. … They’ll have their work cut out [...]