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Eastern New Mexico linebacker Neami Tuifua sacks Bacone College quarterback Jordan Whyte in the first quarter of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Eastern registered five total sacks during its 62-0 victory.

Gridiron Greyhounds cruise to easy win against Bacone

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR dnorton@pntonline.com While no scoring records were set and no team ran for over 500 yards, Eastern New Mexico’s football team still walked all over non-conference opponent Bacone in a 62-0 drumming Saturday. The shutout was the Greyhounds (5-4) first such win since 2007, when they stopped Oklahoma Pan Handle 52-0 […]

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Time for more talks about legalizing pot

It’s time to have the conversation. Should New Mexico legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use by adults 21 and over? An Albuquerque Journal Poll, which surveyed 501 likely New Mexico voters in late September, found that 61 percent said yes, it’s time, and 34 percent said no, it’s not. The other 5 percent […]

Sloan: Character important, not things

Random thoughts: The elephant in the locker room after noon-time basketball is banter with my buddies about women. For example, they’ll ask why I let a woman post me up, and I’ll confess it was because she was stronger. We also banter about uncalled fouls on shots we would have made, shoe bargains, my monotone […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Our People: Retired doctor thankful for life, honors

Dr. Samuel Neff was born on Sept. 12, 1921, at the Baptist Hospital when it was on Prince Street in Clovis. His parents were Stella and Omar Clyde Neff. His father was a locomotive engineer and his mother was a retired school teacher. Neff is a retired general practitioner and surgeon and member of the […]

Terry: Clown focus should be on behavior

I’ve got to admit to being just a little confused about all the uproar over clowns. I’ve seen several columns, stories and Facebook posts about how not funny clowns are and threatening to jail them, beat them, shoot ‘em. Whoa, folks. Can’t we all just get along here? After all, clowns are people too. One […]

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