Driver in fatal crash indicted

Staff report A Curry County grand jury indicted a 20-year-old airman Friday of vehicular homicide, according to a news release from the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Tylan Bolden of Clovis is accused of causing the death of Andrew Padilla, 22. Both men were enlisted at Cannon Air Force Base. According to the release: • […]

LSC-leading Rambelles top Zias

Staff report Lone Star Conference-leading Angelo State led virtually all the way Friday night and the Rambelles handed Eastern New Mexico University a 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 volleyball loss at Greyhound Arena. The Zias (5-6, 1-3 LSC) led briefly 2-1 on a kill by senior outside hitter Lindsey Barron at the start of the first set […]

Friday area prep football summaries — Sept. 26

Fort Sumner 52, Tucumcari 14 Records: Fort Sumner 3-2, Tucumcari 0-5 Difference: The Foxes posted a 21-9 edge in first downs and a 433-187 advantage in total offense in posting their third consecutive victory. Difference-makers: Fort Sumner, junior RB Kyle Idtensohn rushed for 232 yards and two touchdowns, senior QB Garrett Hisel also scored a […]

Prep football scoreboard

Rio Rancho 42, Clovis 14 Portales 42, Dexter 21 Farwell 31, Texico 0 Fort Sumner 54,  Tucumcari 12 Muleshoe 41, Kermit 13 San Jon 78, Clovis Christian 24 Bovina 33, Hale Center 13 Mountainair at Melrose, 7 p.m. Carrizozo at Dora, 7 p.m.

Hounds look to bounce back against Lions

By Dave Wagner It’s been a bit of a wild ride for the Texas A&M-Commerce football team so far. The Lions opened against an overmatched NCAA Division III opponent, East Texas Baptist, and set all sorts of school and D-II records in a 98-20 rout. Then they came back to earth against FCS (formerly […]

Rams look to build on first win

By Derek Major Staff Writer The Portales Rams got their first victory of season last week and will now try to turn that win into a streak as they take on Dexter tonight at Greyhound Stadium. Portales coach Jaime Ramirez said putting wins together and winning consistently starts in practice. “In order for us […]

Newman edges Hounds

Joshua Lucero: Staff photo
Eastern New Mexico University midfielder John Jamison heads a pass back to a teammate during the first half of Thursday’s men’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. Newman scored the go-ahead goal late in the first half and held on for a 2-1 win.

Staff report Newman’s Tomaz Rossi flicked in a rebound shot with just under two minutes left in the first half on Thursday and the Jets held on for a 2-1 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in men’s soccer at the ENMU pitch. Newman’s Vitor Okamoto beat the ENMU defense and fired on goal, but […]

LSC soccer/cross county roundup

Standings Women LONE STAR CONFERENCE All Times MDT Conf. All W-L-T W-L-T Angelo State 0-0-0 6-0-0 Texas Woman’s 0-0-0 5-1-0 Midwestern State 0-0-0 4-0-3 Texas A&M-Commerce 0-0-0 5-2-0 Eastern New Mexico 0-0-0 3-3-0 West Texas A&M 0-0-0 3-4-0 Sept. 19 matches Texas Woman’s 6, Ouachita Baptist 0; Angelo State 8, Oklahoma Christian 0; Midwestern State […]

Hounds seek to bolster offense

By Derek Major Staff Writer Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer coach Tyler Hart believes his team is playing better than its 1-4-1 record indicates. “The results haven’t gone the way we want, but our play has been good,” Hart said. “We lost to Texas A&M (International), who is ranked sixth, but I thought […]

N.M. Fishing Report — Sept. 25

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: Trout fishing was […]

Zias top Midwestern for first LSC win

By Derek Major Staff Writer The Eastern New Mexico Zias volleyball team overcame a 2-1 deficit and defeated the Midwestern State Mustangs in a five-game classic Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena. Scores were 25-19, 27-29, 21-25, 25-18, 15-13 in favor of the Zias. After winning a tight first game, the Zias (5-5, 1-2 Lone […]

Elida improves to 7-0 with sweep of Dora

The Elida Lady Tigers improved to 7-0 for the season on Tuesday night with a 25-13, 25-13, 25-21 win over Dora at Elida. Elida also swept the Lady Coyotes 2-0 in both the junior varsity and junior high preliminaries. “Dora is greatly improved,” Lady Coyotes coach Darrell Chenault said. “They’ve got some girls back (from […]

New Mexico prep football rankings — Sept. 22 Class 6A Team    Record 1. Mayfield    4-0 2. Rio Rancho    4-0 3. Las Cruces High    3-1 4. Eldorado    4-0 5. Rio Rancho Cleveland    3-1 6. La Cueva     2-2 7. Sandia    3-1 8. Hobbs    2-2 9. Manzano    3-1 10. Alamogordo    3-1 14. Clovis    1-3 Class 5A Team    Record 1. Centennial    4-0 2. Roswell Goddard   […]

PHS squads split with Lovington

Staff report Portales High’s soccer squads took on first-year program Lovington in soccer on Monday at PHS and came away with a split. The PHS boys lost to the Wildcats 3-1 while the Lady Rams posted a 2-0 shutout win. Junior midfielder Gilbert Gomez staked the Lovington boys (4-7) to a 2-0 halftime lead with […]

LSC ROUNDUP: Commerce, MSU pick up league wins at Festival ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas A&M-Commerce and Midwestern State picked up Lone Star Conference victories in Saturday’s LSC Football Festival at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. Commerce (2-1, 1-0 LSC) ran all over Texas A&M-Kingsville (1-2, 0-1) 55-20 while MSU (2-0, 1-0) ended Eastern New Mexico’s eight-game winning streak dating to last season […]

Hilltoppers edge Hounds with late goal

Staff report Seemingly headed for overtime, St. Edward’s broke through for a goal with just over three minutes left on Monday to defeat Eastern New Mexico University 1-0 at the ENMU pitch. The Hilltoppers’ Andrew Fox scored the goal off a free kick when he tapped in a loose ball in front of the net […]

Mustangs upend Hounds to close out LSC Football Festival

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ENMU senior linebacker Julian Yearwood wraps up Midwestern State running back Dante Taylor during the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference football game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The game was part of the LSC’s “Football Festival.”

Staff report ARLINGTON, Texas — Big plays did in Eastern New Mexico University’s football team on Saturday night. The Greyhounds dominated early against 23rd-ranked Midwestern State, holding the Mustangs without a first down until early in the second quarter in building a 10-0 lead. Then Drew Ashley returned an interception 55 yards for a score […]

Lady Rams earn draw; Griffins blank PHS boys

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Portales junior Kiersten Ramirez battles for possession with Santa Fe Prep’s Isabelle Pagano in Griffin territory during the first half of Saturday’s District 4/1-4A girls soccer match against Santa Fe Prep at PHS. The teams played to a 1-1 draw.

By Derek Major Staff Writer The Portales boys and girls soccer teams played a doubleheader to start District 4/1-4A play against Santa Fe Prep on a partly cloudy Saturday afternoon and couldn’t get a win as the boys suffered a 5-0 loss while the girls finished in a 1-1 draw. In the boys game, […]

ENMU wraps up ‘College Daze’ Rodeo

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Clay Bonner ropes a calf during Saturday’s “College Daze” Rodeo at Lewis Cooper Arena. Bonner clocked a time of 8.3 seconds.

By Derek Major Staff writer The Eastern New Mexico University “College Daze” Rodeo wrapped up Saturday after three consecutive nights of events, food and fun and for the ENMU Rodeo team. The weekend was part work, part play, but all fun. “It was a great weekend,” said sophomore and Portales High School alum River […]

Broncos cruise to win over Animas

Staff report MESCALERO — Senior Wyatt Chandler ran for six touchdowns on Saturday to lead the Floyd Broncos to a 62-20 neutral-field win over Animas. Floyd (3-1) broke the game open with a 30-point second quarter for a 42-14 halftime lead. Chandler scored on runs of 10, 6 and 40 yards in the period, while […]