Wildcats snap district skid at Alamogordo

Peter Dindinger: Alamogordo Daily News
Clovis junior Roland Chavez goes up for the basket against Alamogordo defender Josey Mills Friday night. Chavez had eight points in Clovis’ 65-64 win.

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — The Clovis Wildcats, on the verge of their first district victory in two seasons, had trouble closing out the Alamogordo Tigers Friday night. But Alamo couldn’t quite take advantage, and the Wildcats snuck out of town with a 65-64 win to move even in District 4-6A. “It’s a feeling of relief,” […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 31

MEN West Texas A&M at ENMU • When: 7:30 p.m. today in a Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Arena • Records: West Texas A&M 12-8 (2-4 LSC), ENMU 7-12 (0-6) • Last year: ENMU swept the Buffaloes for the first time since 2003-04, winning 58-57 at Canyon, Texas, and 94-63 in the regular-season finale […]

Prep box scores

Girls Jemez Valley 48, Dora 47 Dora (9-8) — Savannah Kircher 4, Daelynn Lee 4, Taylor Dillard 14, Kaly Cone 6, Jaedin Paxton 15, Shaelie Payne 4. Jamez Valley (19-2) — Janae Henderson 6, Monique Chavez 10, Marissa Garcia 2, Elauteria Patino 4, Chassidy Gachupin 2, Tyra Yepa 22, Kailey Fragua 2. Dora 9 16 […]

Dora gets spilt

Staff report JEMEZ PUEBLO — The Dora boys held Jemez Valley to 12 second-half points Thursday night, erasing a six-point halftime deficit for a 56-46 win over the Warriors. The Coyotes (11-5)‚ struggled defensively in the first half but kept pace with the Warriors to keep the deficit in striking distance. “We played a great […]

LSC basketballl standings

All Times MST Men Conf.All W-L W-L Angelo State 6-0 18-1 Midwestern State 5-1 16-4 Tarleton State 4-2 17-2 Texas A&M-Commerce 4-2 15-4 West Texas A&M 2-4 12-8 Cameron 2-4 10-8 Texas A&M-Kingsville 1-5 6-12 Eastern New Mexico 0-6 7-12 Wednesday’s games Angelo State 79, Texas A&M-Commerce 63; Tarleton State 89, McMurry 42. Saturday’s games […]

Rams get ready for district slate

  By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com The Portales Rams basketball teams will begin their district schedules on Friday against Ruidoso. The Lady Rams (13-6) had their two-game winning streak snapped in a 54-49 loss to Lovington on Tuesday, but were able to hold two straight practices for the first time in two weeks. Coach […]

New Mexico fishing report — Jan. 29

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 Eagle Rock Lake: Closed through next […]

Prep Basketball Standings

Boys 4A District 4 Team W-L PF PA Portales  8-9 831 871, NMMI   6-10 782 899, Ruidoso 6-11 788 1090, East Mountain 5-13 917 1089 1A District 4 Team Dist. Over. PF PA Grady/House 1-0 10-6 859 771, San Jon 1-1 13-3 1039 694, Floyd 1-1 10-10 1119 1169, Mosquero 0-1 5-9 550 799 Girls […]

Rams playing steady

The first time I talked to Rickie McBroom was for the Portales Rams season preview. During the interview, McBroom said several times that this team would improve as the season goes on and that they have to get their chemistry down and come together as a unit on both sides of the ball. “Our chemistry […]

The Blitz

A brief look at more top sports stories LADY RAMS FALL TO LOVINGTON: The Portales Lady Rams struggled to score in the first half against and struggled to defend in the second as they fell to Lovington Tuesday, 54-49. Up 18-17 at the half the Rams (13-6) Couldn’t build on their lead as the Wildcats […]

Rams late run stops Pintos

DEREK MAJOR:
Staff photos


Rams point guard Matt Martinez stops in the lane to 
take a jump shot in the 
fourth quarter of the Rams 
41-36 win over Moriarty on Tuesday night at the Ram 
Athletic Center . Martinez
 finished with a team 
high 13 points on the 
night.

Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com The Portales Rams played Moriarty without their leading scorer and starting shooting guard but took control late in a 41-36 win over Moriarty. Portales, which went without Bronte Staugaard (leg) and Alex Villanueva (flu) scored the final five points for their second-straight win and fourth in their last five games. […]

Area prep basketball summary — Jan. 24

BOYS Floyd 58, Clovis Christian 19 Clovis Christian (1-15) — Juaquin Lopez 2, Will Ramsey 9, Dev Cockrell 8. totals 8 2-6 19. Floyd (9-8) — Wyatt Chandler 3, Jase Wallace 15, Weston Chandler 4, Javin Chandler 7, Jarett East 3, Josue Gonzales 5, Jonathon Diaz 7, Tanner Essary 9, Seth Chandler 2, Adam Alvarez […]

PHS boys, girls basketball capsules — Jan. 27

BOYS Moriarty at Texico When: 7 p.m. today at the RAC Records: Moriarty 4-14, Portales 7-9 Last meeting: Jaunary 2014, the Pintos posted a 56-51 victory at the RAC. Last time out: Moriarty won at home over Gallup 49-43 last Tuesday. The Rams pulled out a 53-50 win on Friday at Texico. Of note: The […]

ENMU track gets Top-10 finishes

Staff report The Eastern New Mexico University track team posted a few top-10 finishes, with several top-15 and top-20 marks in a crowd largely comprised of Division-I schools at the New Mexico Lobo Collegiate Open, held Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Sabrina Huelga was tops for the Zias, taking fourth in the women’s 800 […]

Basketball Box Scores

Saturday Prep Girls Portales 53, Moriarty 40 Moriarty (6-11) — Alyssa Adams 8 0-0 19, Emily Gonzalez 4 0-0 9, Rosie Garza 0 4-4 4, Mariah Peterson 2 0-0 4, Taylor Adams 0 1-2 1, Averee Ortiz 1 1-2 3. Totals: 15 6-8 40. Portales (13-5) — Kambrey Blakey 5 6-6 17, Sheraya Cox 4 […]

Lady Rams dominate Moriarty

JOSHUA LUCERO: Staff photo

 Ram junior Sheraya Cox puts up a shot over Moriarty defenders Saturday afternoon during the Rams game at Ram Athletic Center. The Rams won 53-40 for their 13th win of the season and their second staight win of the weekend after beating Texico on Friday.

  Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com Playing for the second-straight day, Portales got off to a slow start. But against Moriarty, a dominant second quarter provided more than enough cushion for a 53-40 win at the Ram Athletic Center on Saturday. “It wasn’t our best game,” Rams head coach Wade Fraze said after the game. […]

Texans too much for Hounds

ENMU senior Seth Bailey looks to pass off to a teammate during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Texans kept the Hounds winless in LSC play, posting an 89-64 victory.

Staff report PORTALES — Say one thing for Tarleton State — the Texans were consistent on Saturday. As in consistently good. TSU shot 16-of-24 in each half to finish at 67 percent for the game in an 89-64 Lone Star Conference rout of Eastern New Mexico University at Greyhound Arena. Senior forward TaShawn Mabry led […]

TexAnns’ 3s down Zias

ENMU senior Jasmine Johnson drives past a Tarleton State defender during the second half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. The TexAnns defeated the Zias 71-56.

By Dave Wagner Staff Writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Eastern New Mexico University women’s coach Josh Prock said he knew Tarleton State’s Bailey Wipff could shoot. In fact, he tried to recruit her last year from Howard College. Unfortunately for the Zias, the sophomore guard from Lubbock picked a bad time to have a career day, hitting 8-of-9 […]

Lady Cats pull away for victory

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com The Lubbock Home School girls were hanging with Clovis High for a while, then all of a sudden they weren’t. The Lady Wildcats broke open a relatively close game with a 24-2 run, including the final 14 points of the first half, and notched a 73-56 win over the Lady Titans […]

Rams, Lady Rams top Texico

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Portales High junior Kambrey Blakey shoots over Texico’s Madison Gloyna during the second half of Friday’s girls matchup at Texico. Blakey scored 21 points in the Lady Rams’ 55-29 win.

Staff report TEXICO — The Portales boys used the free throw line to pull one out on Friday night. The Rams went 8-for-10 from the line in the final stanza, outscoring Texico 12-5 to edge the Wolverines 53-50. Portales also took the girls matchup, winning 55-29. Sophomore center Jeremie Karngbaye posted a double-double with 16 […]