Medlin claims first go

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University senior Logan Medlin started strong in defense of his national team roping title. Medlin teamed with Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State to win the first-go Monday at the College Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. Medlin and Brown’s time of 4.8 seconds gives them a half-second lead. Meanwhile, the […]

PCC Member-Guest Scores — Second round

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Portales’ Fabian Lopez Sr. chips a shot on the third hole during the Portales Country Club’s Member-Guest Tournament Saturday afternoon.

Member-Guest Invitational At Portales C.C. Friday through Sunday Saturday’s second round Championship Flight: 1. Mike Miller/Tyler DeHay 58-66 — 124; 2. (tie) Matt Hunton/Will Archibeque 64-64 — 128 and Mark Foster/Donavin Sanchez 64-64 — 128; 4. Bobby Crane/Kevin Crane 65-65 — 130; 5. Peter Thompson/Robert Fox 62-70 — 132; 6. Wayne Moore/Charlie Maciel 68-69 — […]

ENMU rodeoers ready

Staff report Logan Medlin would like to repeat his College National Finals Rodeo championship from a year ago. Meantime, Eastern New Mexico University’s women are hoping they can be in the mix as a team. The CNFR begins its annual weeklong run today at Casper, Wyoming. Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State […]

Rodeo Profile: Logan Medlin

This is the last of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins  Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. Logan Medlin  • Class: Sr. • Hometown: Tatum • Event: Team roping How did you get […]

Spikeball event set

The Clovis Spikeball Showcase is coming to Hillcrest Park June 28. The event will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the park as an attempt to get people interested in the fast-paced sport played in 1-on-1 and 2-on-2 formats. The first hour of the event will feature instruction and practice, with the rest of the time […]

ENMU rodeoers get set for CNFR

Staff report Logan Medlin would like to repeat his College National Finals Rodeo championship from a year ago. Meantime, Eastern New Mexico University’s women are hoping they can be in the mix as a team. The CNFR begins its annual weeklong run today at Casper, Wyo. Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State […]

Holding court at camp

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Dora senior Jesus Villegas, left, makes a move to the hoop past Meadow, Texas, senior Mason Davila during an Eastern New Mexico University basketball camp game Friday afternoon Greyhound Arena. The camp runs through Saturday.

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com Basketball season is several months off, but teams are already busy getting things lined up. This weekend, 20 high school boys programs from New Mexico and western Texas are taking part in Eastern New Mexico University’s three-day team camp at Greyhound Arena. Teams have different agendas as they look towards next […]

Hounds add hoops assistant

Staff report Matt Wilson will be the men’s basketball assistant coach next season at Eastern New Mexico University under interim head coach Stott Carter. Wilson, 26, a native of The Woodlands, Texas, spent the past two years as a graduate assistant at Baylor, which won the NIT championship in 2013 and reached the NCAA men’s […]

College National Finals Rodeo qualifier profile — Keely Weger

This is the third of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. Keely Weger Class: Jr. Hometown: Mead, Oklahoma Events: Breakaway roping, goat tying How did you […]

Tech’s run impresses former Red Raiders

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High alum Jason Seefeld never quite made it to the College World Series. Neither did longtime Texas Tech coach and Dora native Larry Hays. Both are delighted, though, to see the Red Raiders marching into this year’s event, starting Saturday at Omaha, Nebraska. “I think they have a […]

CNFR Rodeo Qualifier — TiAda Gray

This is the second of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. TiAda Gray • Class: Sr. • Hometown: Lovington (Tatum H.S.) • Event: breakaway roping How did you […]

N.M. Fishing Report — June 12

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 good […]

Isler to coach Elida girls basketball

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Longtime Clovis High boys basketball coach J.D. Isler is returning to the coaching arena in the area. Isler was hired recently to be a science teacher and girls basketball coach at Elida, which won Class B state champions in each of the four years the NMAA had the classification. […]

ENMU College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers

This is the first of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. Taylor Smith • Class: Jr. • Hometown: Rimbey, Alberta, Canada • Event: breakaway roping How […]

Goal: Improvement

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Dora sophomore Daelynn Lee looks for a way around the Clovis defense during the Coyotes’ Girls Summer League basketball game against the Clovis Wildcats Monday evening at Texico High School. The league play runs through June 30 on Monday nights.

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com TEXICO — All of the basketball, few of the consequences. That’s the name of the game Monday nights in June, as more than a dozen teams from around eastern New Mexico and West Texas get together for some girl’s basketball at Texico schools. The league, which has existed in […]

Clark makes Clovis stop

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By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — Jesse Clark didn’t have the kind of performance he was hoping for on Saturday night. Clark posted a so-so time of 13.7 seconds in calf roping, also called tiedown roping, in the Pioneer Days PRCA Rodeo at the Curry County Events Center. “It’s a circuit rodeo,” he […]

Tri-County LL tournament

Single elimination MAJORS Monday Quay Cubs 5, American Dodgers 2 Zia Rangers 21, Roosevelt Rockies 0 Roosevelt Reds 9, American Rockies 5 Roosevelt Red Sox over Zia Orioles, forfeit Tuesday Zia Angels 12, Roosevelt Cardinals 2 American Yankees 4, Roosevelt Mets 2 Zia Braves 16, Roosevelt Yankees 0 Zia Twins 13, American Braves 1 Roosevelt […]

Zias coach pleased with recruiting season

Staff report If all goes according to plan, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s team appears to have most of its core set up for the next two seasons. So far this offseason, coach Josh Prock has added six new players to the fold for his second season. “We still may possibly sign one more […]

ENMU offers pair of baseball camps

Eastern New Mexico University will hold a pair of summer baseball camps in July. The prospect camp for grades 9-12 will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 22 with a registration fee of $105. There will be instructional drills and a live scrimmage during the day. The youth camp, designated for grades kindergarten through eighth, will […]

N.M. Fishing Report — June 5

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 sporadic […]