City league basketball scores — March 13

Saturday Pee Wee League tournaments Boys Round 1 Magic 14, Pacers 9: Scoring — Magic, Dylan DeVlore 12, Zac Radloff 2. Pacers, Zane Mayberry 5, Noe Lozano 4. Bulls 20, Celtics 0: Scoring — Bulls, Andruj Ontiveros 6, Leandro Ramirez 6, Elario Aranda 4, Elijah Telez 2, Adrian Aranda 2. Elida Tigers 6, Heat 2: […]

Escalante upends Dora in overtime

JOSHUA LUCERO: PNT correspondent
Dora sophomore Dalton Privett and Escalante's Joseph Hurd scramble for 
possession of a loose ball in the first half of the Class 1A state championship quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Bernalillo High School. Privett scored nine points in the 
contest, a 65-54 overtime defeat. The 
Coyotes ended their season at 24-5.

CMI staff BERNALILLO — Dora had its chances to put away Escalante in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. That wasn’t true in overtime. Reynaldo Atencio and Adam Edwards scored 16 points each as Escalante beat Dora 65-54 in overtime Wednesday in a Class 1A boys state quarterfinal game. Josh Walker scored 15 points […]

Decision deadline looms

By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer ccalloway@pntonline.com Roosevelt County farmers are optimistic their conservation efforts of the lesser prairie chicken sends a strong message to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the agriculture community is working together to prevent a threatened listing of the bird. The March 31 deadline is approaching for the federal […]

N.M. fishing report — March 13

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: We had no reports […]

Top-seeded Huskies oust Portales boys

Joshua Lucero: PNT correspondent
Ram junior Matt Martinez hits a layup late in the second half of a Class 3A state quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Martinez had four points in the 78-49 Hope Christian win.

CMI STAFF RIO RANCHO — As if they hadn’t done that coming in, the Hope Christian Huskies showed just why they were Class 3A’s No. 1 seed on Wednesday. The Huskies jumped out to a 16-3 advantage after one quarter and rode a balanced effort for a 78-49 victory at the Santa Ana Star Center. […]

NM boys state tournament scoreboard (Updated at 9 p.m.)

(Seeds, records in parentheses) Wednesday’s quarterfinals Class 5A At The Pit, Albuquerque Sandia 55, Las Cruces High  44 Hobbs 60, Volcano Vista 47 (3) Atrisco Heritage (21-5) vs. (6) Rio Rancho Cleveland (22-8), 4:45 p.m. (1) Valley (23-2) vs. (9) Highland (18-9), 8:15 p.m. Class 4A At The Pit, Albuquerque St. Pius 58, Grants 40 Centennial […]

Rams ready for tough matchup with No. 1 Hope

CMI staff On paper, it’s a tall order. Bring it on, say Portales High boys basketball coach Rickie McBroom and his team. The Rams, who pulled a minor upset with a 53-49 win at No. 8 Wingate in Saturday’s round-of-16 game, now face top-seeded Hope Christian in a 1:15 p.m. quarterfinal clash today at Rio […]

Prep boys capsule — Dora vs. Escalante

(5) Escalante vs. (4) Dora When: 4:45 p.m. today at Bernalillo H.S. What: Class 1A boys state tournament quarterfinal game Records: Escalante 22-3, Dora 24-4 Radio: KRMQ-FM 101.5. Winner: Advances to a 4:45 p.m. semifinal game on Thursday at Bernalillo against either No. 1 Cliff or No. 8 Melrose.

Soph Blakey pushes Portales into semis

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CMI staff ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Lady Rams were having a hard time scoring in the first half on Tuesday. With the exception, that is, of Kambrey Blakey. The sophomore forward kept PHS in the game with 14 of the team’s 16 first-half points, then added 18 after halftime for a career-best 32 in the […]

Fireworks, burn ban in place

By Lillian Bowe PNT staff writer lbowe@pntonline.com The Roosevelt Commission held a special meeting in which it passed an emergency ordinance to restrict the sale and use of fireworks and banning open burning for 30 days, effective immediately. The ban will include camp fires, open fires, open burning of vegetation or rubbish and any other […]