Falcons rout Cougars, 35-14, in conference opener

USAF photo: Mike Kaplan Falcons wide receiver Mikel Hunter pulls in a pass for a touchdown during the Air Force-BYU game at Falcon Stadium on Sept. 11. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs FALCON STADIUM — Air Force’s defense held BYU to just 126 yards of total offense in the […]

Air Force overcomes Demons, 65-21

USAF photo: Mike Kaplan Senior running back Jared Tew strongarms Northwestern State linebacker Yaser Elqutub in the Falcons’ season opener against the Demons at Falcon Stadium on Sept. 4. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs FALCON STADIUM — If the Air Force’s home opener was supposed to be an easy […]

United Way kickoff set before Rams-Mules game

The United Way of Eastern New Mexico is holding a kickoff party from 5-6 p.m. at Greyhound Stadium, preceding the Rams’ football game against the Muleshoe Mules. United Way board members will be on hand to give information about the charitable organization and its upcoming fundraising drive. Hot dogs and drinks will be served, and […]

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: College football capsules

Freedom New Mexico New Mexico Coach: Mike Locksley (1st season) 2008 record: 4-8 (2-6 Mountain West) Last bowl game: 2007 New Mexico Bowl, beat Nevada 23-0. Stadium: University Stadium (38,634) Returning starters: 11 (8 offense, 3 defense) Key players: QB Donovan Porterie, WR Bryant Williams, WR Roland Bruno, C Erik Cook, LB Clint McPeek, S […]

Rams play Saturday

According to Portales Ram head football coach Andy Correll, the Portales, Bloomfield Class 3A state quarter-final football game is tentatively scheduled for Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Bloomfield’s Bobcat Stadium. The game time is subject to approval by the New Mexico Activities Association. District 4-3A champion and seventh-seeded Portales beat 10th-seeded Cobre at Greyhound Stadium […]

Residents discuss moving Greyhound Arena closer to town

Tony Parra Portales residents discussed stronger ties with Eastern New Mexico University, implementing a more active downtown and the importance of the new cheese plant at a town hall meeting Thursday night at The Roosevelt. The meeting was the first of a handful scheduled to help develop a comprehensive plan for Portales. The state of […]