NMMI takes pair from Rams


Staff report The Portales boys tennis squad ran into a buzzsaw on Thursday. Meantime, the short-handed PHS girls nearly pulled out a win in the teams’ District 3/1A-3A tennis opener. New Mexico Military dominated the Rams 9-0 at Bill Wahlman Tennis Center, while the Lady Colts won two of three doubles matches to eke out [...]

Zia basketball camps set

The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball staff will conduct summer camps in June at Greyhound Arena Zias coach Joshua Prock said team camps are slated for June 17-19 for Classes B-3A, and from June 19-21 for Classes 4-5A. Individual camps will be from June 23-26. Girls entering grades 1-7 will go from 9 a.m.-noon [...]

New Mexico fishing report — April 10

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 slow to [...]

Rams get sweep at Lovington

Staff report LOVINGTON — Portales and Lovington each scored in five of their 14 total innings on Tuesday. But Portales did a lot more with its five innings, giving it all the offense it needed in a 12-3, 6-2 sweep to open District 4-3A play. It was quite a shift for Portales (8-8, 2-0 district), [...]

Zias pull split with OPSU

Tony Bullocks: Staff photo
ENMU freshman Audrey Velasquez looks to get an out at first base after fielding a fourth-inning grounder in the opener of Tuesday’s non-conference softball doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State at Zia Field. The Zias lost the opening game 8-2, but roared back for a 12-2 win in the nightcap.

Staff report One big swing pretty much did in Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team in the opener of Tuesday’s non-conference doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State. The Zias, though, quickly turned the tables to earn a split. Pitcher Samantha Arledge keyed a six-run fifth with a grand slam that lifted the Aggies to an 8-2 [...]

Chaps hold off late Greyhound rally

Staff report It didn’t take long for Lubbock Christian, ranked 12th in NCAA Division II, to jump in front on Tuesday. It took most of the game for Eastern New Mexico University to catch up — almost. Down 4-0 after a grand slam by LCU’s Joel Lutz before anybody had been retired and 7-0 in [...]

Rowley’s 85 leads PHS girls at Clovis


By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — The rest of her teammates — and most everyone else, for that matter — had a rough time in Monday’s Clovis Invite golf tournament at Colonial Golf Course, but not so much Bailey Rowley. The Portales High sophomore shot 41-44 — 85, nine strokes better than anyone [...]

Lady Rams bounce back to earn twin bill split

Staff report LOVING — The Portales Lady Rams let one slip away on Monday. They made sure it didn’t happen in the second game. Loving rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the opener 10-9, but PHS pounded out 21 hits in the second game and rolled to a 15-1 [...]

Area baseball prep linescores — April 7

First game Gateway Christian 14, Floyd 8 Floyd    321  001  1 —  8    11    4 G. Christian    070  124  x —14    8    2 WP — Alex King. LP — Wyatt Chancler. Top hitters — Floyd: W.T. Whitecotton 3-4, 3B, RBI,  run; Edgardo Chavez 2-4, 3 runs; Jose Torres 2-4, RBI, 2 runs; Brioan Navarro 2-4, [...]

Jim Love Invite track meet girls results — April 4

Team standings: 1. Ruidoso 124; 2. Friona 80; 3. Belen 55; 4. Texico 48; 5. New Mexico Military 40; 6. Dexter and Portales 37; 8. Lovington 25. Portales results Field events Long jump: 4. Hannah Cabledue 14-5 3/4. Pole vault: 1. Cabledue 8-6 (SQ); 5. Bailey Schillings 7-0. Javelin: 4. Karimah Hulett 88-5. Track events [...]