Youths rake in profits at annual livestock sale

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Alisa Boswell Bids bounced around the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds show arena like ping pong balls Friday night as 54 youngsters paraded their prized animals for the annual junior livestock sale. “I think this will be one of the best years, a record year,” said auctioneer Johnny Paiz during the sale. “Even though the economy has […]

Portales boys bounced at state

ALBUQUERQUE — Jordan Romero scored 20 points and St. Michael’s jumped out to an early lead and was never challenged in a 53-36 win over Portales in a Class 3A boys state semifinal game Friday at The Pit. Marcus Slocum led Portales with 16 points and Nick Bliss added six. St. Michael’s plays Hope Christian […]

Midwestern State hands Zias three-game loss

Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior middle blocker Krissa Johnson and sophomore middle blocker Alysha Pritt combined for 25 kills — matching the entire Eastern New Mexico University total — as Midwestern State handed the Zias a 30-23, 30-22, 30-16 Lone Star Conference volleyball loss on Saturday. The Mustangs (24-4, 8-2 LSC) bounced […]