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 […]

PHS trio first-team all-state

Staff report Three Portales Rams were named to the Class 3A all-state softball first team. Senior catcher Simone Laurenz, senior second baseman Francis Armijo and junior pitcher Kiersten Ramirez were among those selected by the state’s high school softball coaches. Senior outfielder Mariah Lovato earned second-team honors for Portales, which finished the season 21-10. New […]

PHS assistant Parker ready to call it a career

Portales High assistant softball coach Scott Parker high-fives senior Francis Armijo after a single during a game this spring at Wheeler Park. Parker is retiring after spending 34 years as a coach and instructo at Texico High, Eastern New Mexico University an PHS.

By Kevin Wilson Staff Writer kwilson@cnjonline.com “Who’s up?” Scott Parker would ask to start every inning for Portales. Lady Rams softball players would respond with that inning’s leadoff hitter. “Then who?” The players would respond with the second hitter. The process would repeat for the third hitter of the inning. “Sounds like a winner,” Parker […]

LSC co-title in football highlights ENMU’s year

File photo: Josh Lucero
ENMU’s Kevin Reaves dodges a tackle from Midwestern State’s Greg Saladino on a fourth-quarter punt return during the Greyhounds’ 40-21 win over the Mustangs on Nov. 9 at Greyhound Stadium.

Highlighted by a co-championship in Lone Star Conference football, Eastern New Mexico University’s men’s teams posted winning records in four sports during the 2013-14 school year. In addition to football, the Greyhounds also posted winning records in soccer, basketball and baseball. The Zias, meantime, weren’t as fortunate. ENMU women’s teams had sub.-500 marks in basketball, […]

Clovis set to make coaching changes

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — Clovis High will have new head coaches in baseball and softball next spring. Athletic director Dale Fullerton said Friday that baseball coach Shane Leatherwood will not be retained for a third season, while adding that softball coach Brandi Thomas has resigned after 10 seasons at the helm and 15 […]

Zias add pair of posts

Staff report Eastern New Mexico has signed a pair of junior college transfer posts for the upcoming Zia basketball season. Both Brittany Gutierrez of Otero Junior College and Teylor McMiller of San Joaquin Delta Junior College will be juniors for the Zias in the upcoming season. The 6-foot-2 Gutierrez, a 2012 graduate of Gallup High […]

New Mexico fishing report — May 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   Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was […]