New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 9

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 very good using […]

Hounds blank WT

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University inched closer to .500 as John Jamison scored in 40th minute the Greyhounds a 1-0 victory over West Texas A&M. Jamison (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia HS) scored with a shot that bounced off the right post and across the goal line. With the win the Greyhounds (4-5-2) extend […]

Artesia tops Portales in five again

By Derek Major Staff Writer dmajor@pntonline.com For the second time in two meetings, Portales rallied from a two games to one deficit against Artesia only to lose by two in the deciding fifth game. Tuesday night it was a 22-25, 25-22, 25-9, 22-25, 17-15 loss at the Rams Athletic Center that left Portales coach Ruth […]

Lady Rams fall to Clovis

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Portales junior Kiersten Ramirez, right, battles for control of the ball against Clovis junior Jody Murdock during the first half of Tuesday’s girls soccer match at Clovis. The Lady Wildcats handed the Lady Rams an 8-0 setback.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — After a couple of disheartening District 4-6A losses, the Clovis High girls soccer team hopes it got back on track Tuesday night. Senior midfielder Ashley Gallagher had three goals and an assist as the Lady Wildcats pulled away after a slow start for an 8-0 win over […]

Highlands sweeps season series

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ENMU sophomore outside hitter Courtney Lawson gets one of her 12 kills during Tuesday’s match against New Mexico Highlands at Greyhound Arena. The Cowgirls swept the season series from the Zias for the first time since 2008.

Staff report Katie Trammel had 14 kills and four block assists and Alicia Moreno just missed a double-double with 12 kills and nine digs as New Mexico Highlands completed a season sweep of Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory on Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena. The Cowgirls (7-11) […]

Zias ranked in South Central soccer poll

Staff report After posting back-to-back Lone Star Conference road wins over Texas Woman’s and West Texas A&M, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team is ranked in the NCAA Division II South Central Region poll for the first time in three years. ENMU (5-4, 2-1 LSC) is ranked 10th this week, one of four […]

PCC Club Championship

Saturday, Sunday at Portales C.C. Championship Flight: 1. Andy Reynolds 69-74 — 143; 2. Greg Gonzales 73-72 — 145; 3. (three-way tie) Mark Foster 73-75 — 148, Matt Hunton 72-76 — 148 and Jerry Wood 73-75 — 148; 6. Rick White 74-78 — 152; 7. (tie) Wayne Moore 74-79 — 153 and Ron Tiner 81-72 […]

Prep football rankings — Oct. 7

Maxpreps.com Class 6A Team Record 1. Eldorado 6-0 2. Rio Rancho 6-0 3. Mayfield 5-1 4. Rio Rancho Cleveland 4-2 5. Las Cruces High 3-3 6. Alamogordo 5-1 7. Manzano 3-2 8. La Cueva 4-2 9. Sandia 4-2 10. Onate 4-2 15. Clovis 1-5 Class 5A Team Record 1. Centennial 5-0 2. Artesia 5-1 3. […]

LSC football roundup — Oct. 7

Standings All Times MDT Conf. All W-L W-L Texas A&M-Commerce 3-0 4-1 Angelo State 2-1 3-1 Midwestern State 2-1 3-1 West Texas A&M 2-1 3-2 Eastern New Mexico 1-2 3-2 McMurry 1-2 2-2 Tarleton State 1-2 1-3 Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-3 1-4 Saturday’s games West Texas A&M 56, McMurry 21; Angelo State 45, Midwestern State 31; […]

Commerce alone atop LSC

Lonestarconference.org RICHARDSON, Texas — Angelo State handed Midwestern State its first loss of the season on Saturday night, knocking the Mustangs out of a first-place tie in the Lone Star Conference. Junior QB Kyle Washington rushed for a career-best 250 yards and threw for three TDs in the Rams’ 45-31 win at Wichita Falls, Texas. […]

PHS squads split at Ruidoso

Staff report RUIDOSO — Hannah Evans sparked a hot start for Portales, scoring a goal and notching two assists in the first 25 minutes as Portales held off a late charge to claim a 3-2 win at Ruidoso in the District 4/1-4A girls soccer opener for both teams. “This is the first time we’ve come […]

Hounds crush Javs, post first Kingsville win

Stsaff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University football team accomplished two firsts on Saturday night — its first Lone Star Conference win, and its first victory all-time at Kingsville. In fact, the Greyhounds pitched a shutout in a 31-0 win over the Javelinas, ending an 0-14 road drought in the series. Junior […]

Texico tops Lady Rams in finals of tournament

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Portales junior Amanda Schmidt knocks one over the net during the Rams semi-final game against the Sandia Prep Sundevils Saturday afternoon at the Ram Athletic Center.

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com The Portales volleyball team hosted the Peyton Chavez volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday and after finished pool play as the No. 1 seed. The Lady Rams made it to the championship game before falling to Texico in four sets 25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 25-22. Portales (5-7), which beat Sandia Prep […]

Zias erase two-set deficit to beat Commerce

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Down two sets to none, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team scored the final seven points in the fifth set to pull out a 20-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 16-14 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday. Trailing 14-9 after a kill by the Lions’ Amy Davault, the […]

Rams collect third win in row

Staff report POJOAQUE — The Portales Rams got their third straight victory and their record back to .500 with a 51-13 road victory over the Pojoaque Elks. Running back Bronte Staugaard had three rushing touchdowns and one receiving and quarterback Matt Martinez ran for a score himself. Coach Jamie Ramirez is proud has been able […]

Coyotes drub overmatched Pine Hill

By Derek Major dmajor@pntonline.com DORA — The Dora Coyotes earned more than their fourth game of the season Friday night. They won praise from their coach about how they handled themselves in a 76-6 rout of Pine Hill, which is playing football for the first time in six years. The game was stopped at halftime […]

Friday area prep football summaries — Oct. 3

Fort Sumner 21, Texico 20, OT Records: Texico 2-4, Fort Sumner 4-2 Difference: The Foxes stopped Texico sophomore Mason Golden short of the goal line on a potential game-winning 2-point conversion try in overtime, extending their winning streak to four games. The teams played through a scoreless second half after going to the break tied […]

Lady Cats lead in tourney pool play

Staff report Two-time defending champion Clovis High won seven of eight games in pool play and has the lead after the first day of the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions at the Ram Athletic Center in Portales. The Lady Wildcats split sets with Texico, losing 27-26 and winning 25-16, and swept Portales 25-15, 25-18, Hatch […]

Cats show improvement at Highland meet

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s cross country boys made marked improvement on Friday. The Wildcats notched a season-best fifth-place team finish out of nine teams with 154 points in the Highland Invitational. Cibola took team honors with 35 points to 54 for runnerup Eldorado. Meantime, the Lady Wildcats earned a third-place finish with 85 […]

Pioneers notch win over ENMU

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Texas Woman’s needed a rally to win the second set, but the Pioneers cruised the rest of the time and handed Eastern New Mexico University a 25-8, 29-27, 25-17 Lone Star Conference volleyball setback on Friday night. Hillary Shaffer collected 11 kills for the Pioneers (10-6, 5-2 LSC), who overcame […]