Surviving Two-a-days

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Portales sophomore Lucas Banda gets set to throw during a drill Monday afternoon at the Rams second practice of the day. Monday was the first day that New Mexico high school fall sports teams could practice for the upcoming season.

Local speller ready for break

By Tonya Garner: Freedom Newspapers Lucas Donaldson says he is all spelled out. The Zia Elementary student traveled to Washington, D.C., to compete in the 79th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Unfortunately, Lucas Donaldson was eliminated in the second round by the word “ronquil.” Donaldson called the event nerve-racking and said he calmed himself during the […]