It's their business: Sports Angle

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Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Sports Angle owner Steve DeLeon sells sports figures and plaques as well as other sports-related merchandise and is expanding to include Magic: The Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh! game cards. DeLeon said he plans to host Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic: The Gathering tournaments at his store. Sports Angle • Hours: Noon to 5:30 p.m. […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Report cards, sports stars and the Polish Prince

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. School notes Floyd Municipal School District has a schedule change in January. According to the district website, there will be no school Friday, but students will make up the day Jan. 17. Question of the day Barry Bonds, Brett Favre….Tiger Woods. If you could […]

ENMU Hounds game notes

The ENMU Hounds host Northwestern State on Saturday and Central Oklahoma on Monday. Here’s copy of the game notes prepared by ENMU’s sports information departmen

Dora school news — Nov. 30

Sports schedules • Today – Junior varsity and varsity basketball 4 p.m. at San Jon. • Thursday – J.P. Stone Invitational Basketball Tournament through Saturday. • Friday – Junior high boys play at Faith Triumphant Tournament here through Saturday. • Monday – Dora junior high hosts Melrose at 4 p.m.

Nov. 12 Sports briefing

The Fab 5 Top area team and individual performances last week: • Clovis Christian senior Mike Urioste rushed for 360 yards and scored nine touchdowns as the top-ranked Eagles routed Hondo 63-12 in a 6-man state semifinal game. • Junior Kelsey Laurenz had 13 kills and 10 blocks and Portales swept Ruidoso in the District […]

Portales past: Nov. 21, 1955

Nov. 21, 1955: The Portales Daily News: Who said women skip the sports pages? The Daily News checked up on the winners of the weekly football contest and found that women won the first prize in seven out of 11 weeks.

Oct. 26 —

Sports: • Thursday – Dora volleyball hosts Elida, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V) • Monday – District tournament begins

Oct. 19 — Dora news

Sports • Today — Dora volleyball at Jal, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Thursday — Dora volleyball at Grady, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Friday — Dora football hosts VCA, 1 p.m. JH and 3 p.m. V.

Dora school news — Oct. 12

Sports schedules Today – Dora volleyball at Jal, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V) Thursday – Dora volleyball at Grady, 4:30 p.m.(JH, JV, V) Friday – Dora football hosts VCA, 1 p.m. JH and 3 p.m. Varsity

Elida school news — Oct. 12

Sports schedules Today: Volleyball – San Jon – Here – JH, V – 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball – Fort Sumner – There – 7th & 8th, JV, V – 4:30 p.m.; 1 p.m. release – Parent Teacher Conferences Friday : Football – Hondo – There – 6:00 (District Game) Saturday: Volleyball – Roy – Here […]

Dora school news —

Sports schedules • Today — Dora volleyball hosts Jal at 4:30 p.m. (junior high, junior varsity, varsity) • Thursday — Dora junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams at Eunice, 4:30 p.m. • Friday — Dora football at Hondo; junoir high 5 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. Reminders to parents • Please pay for remaining September cafeteria […]

Elida school news — Sept. 28

Sports schedules Monday: Volleyball – Grady – junior high, junior varsity, and varsity – 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball – at Clovis Christian – junior varsity and varsity – 4:30 p.m. Friday: Football – at House/Grady @ House – district game – 2 p.m. Saturday: Volleyball – at Roy – junior varsity and varsity – 1 […]

Dora school news — Sept. 14

Sports • Thursday — Dora Volleyball at Ft Sumner, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V teams) • Friday — Dora Football at San Jon, 4 p.m. (Varsity) School website Parents are encouraged to check the Dora Schools website at www.doraschools.com, for additional information concerning your students. There are instructions on how to access your child’s grades […]

LeBron’s free agency move lacked maturity on both sides

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Kevin Wilson First high school junior to make the cover of Sports Illustrated. First player to win the NBA’s rookie of the year award straight out of high school. First reigning league MVP to leave his NBA squad via free agency. The gazillionth time Jesse Jackson’s made racism magically appear. Thursday night, LeBron James announced […]

Thursday morning briefing: Fish tales, fighting cancer and summer sports

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Thursday briefing. Fish tale Grab a rod and reel. The pond at Oasis State Park was stocked with catfish June 3. The limit for catfish is two per person per day. Information: 356-5331. Charity bikers It’s billed as the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world. […]

Let the dirt fly

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By Clarence Plank Engines rev and hum as drivers pump accelerators anxiously wait for the light to snap green. Dirt flies when the light changes, racers tearing off in their cars toward the finish line at the other side of the track. It is dirt track racing time in eastern New Mexico. Ray Reeser of […]

Supreme Court decision deals blow to NFL

Freedom New Mexico Should the National Football League be able to act as one entity and contract with only one company for all sports logowear for all 32 NFL teams? Does acting as one entity unfairly constrain competition in the logowear business? Last month, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court found that the league’s 32 teams […]

Reader submitted content: Racquetball tournament draws 28

By Michael Doerr: City of Portales Athletics Director On May 21, Portales City Sports held their first Adult Racquetball Tournament. The tourney was held at Eastern New Mexico University, and 18 people participants in two brackets, the Blue Bracket and the Red Bracket. Joshua Johnson, an airman from Cannon Air Force Base, won the Blue […]

Interest has turned to sports

By Baxter Black: PNT columnist In the fall of 2008, before the election, as the recession crashed down around us, I gave up on politics. It appeared that no one on either side, on Wall Street, in Detroit or in the media had a clue. It was like listening to a basket of turkeys expounding […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Video games and sports

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday briefing. Joking around: What makes Lady Gaga mad? Video game of the week Game: Mass Effect 2 Genre: Action RPG System: PC, 360 What is it? A diverse cast of characters helps bring personality to this action RPG sequel. ESRB Rating: Mature Web site: http://masseffect.bioware.com Question […]