Hot 3-point shooting lifts Angelo State past Hounds

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By Dave Wagner Dustin Patton kept Angelo State in the game in the first half. When Eastern New Mexico University finally locked down on him, Kenny Smith took over for the Rams. Patton and Smith combined for 11 3-pointers and Angelo State led the entire second half in turning back the Greyhounds 80-76 Saturday night […]

Black History Month more than an apology

By Jim Lee This is the first Sunday of Black History Month. This observance means more than simply giving black people an occasion to point to contributions that were so long ignored or denied. Black History Month provides the opportunity for all Americans to express appreciation of the contributions of Americans who happen to be […]

Tangerine and her Frenzy bring back memories

By Bob Huber It happens every spring — hornets buzz, dirt blows, and I recall my youthful romance with Tangerine Crotchmire. It didn’t last — it just wasn’t meant to be — but it was a shining moment in my misspent youth, and it comes back every year to haunt me. Tangerine was the sister […]

Feb. 6 Obituaries

Tom Fox, 84 Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Portales Cemetery. Mr. Tom Fox, 84, of Cleburne, Texas, died Thursday, February 3, 2005, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Graham, Okla., to Mattie and Harburn R. Fox. He attended school in Eric, Okla. He entered the U.S. Army and served in the […]

Tsurbakova sparks South-leading ASU to victory over Zias

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By Dave Wagner Senior center Natalja Tsurbakova scored 20 points while adding 11 rebounds and four assists as Angelo State led from start to finish Saturday night in a 77-60 Lone Star Conference South Division women’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University at Greyhound Arena. The 6-foot-3 Tsurbakova, who is from Estonia, scored 16 of […]

Broncos post win over Fort Sumner

PNT Staff FLOYD — The Floyd Broncos held Fort Sumner to 12 first-half points Friday night and rolled to a 68-53 District 3-1A boys victory over the Foxes. Junior Jerrod Long led three players in double figures for Floyd (11-11, 2-3 district) with 22 points, including four of the team’s seven 3-pointers. Junior Kyle Kropf […]

Technicals help lift Rams past Wildcats

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By Dave Wagner The Portales High boys basketball team got off to the kind of start it needed in its District 4-3A schedule, winning twice at home. Now, after downing rival Lovington 62-50 on Friday night at the PHS gym, the Rams will try to carry it over to the road, where they play three […]

ACU foils comeback bid by Zias in second half

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By Dave Wagner After losing a heartbreaker in the final seconds against Abilene Christian at home last season, Eastern New Mexico University’s women almost returned the favor Thursday night. Trailing by 22 points in the first half, the Zias mounted a strong charge and took the lead twice down the stretch. But ACU’s Kierstan Barbee […]

Hounds notch first South win

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By Eric Butler Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan was in a pretty forgiving mood Thursday night, even in regards to little things like giving up 16-0 second-half runs. After all, it hasn’t been many times this season that the Greyhounds have viewed leads as high as 32 points from the good […]

Expansion set for March completion

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By Tony Parra Roosevelt General Hospital Administrator James D’Agostino has had RGH board members and other people tour the new medical office building addition and the emergency room, which are set to be completed within the next two months. D’Agostino and other hospital officials are looking at Feb. 17 as a final date of completion […]