Thursday morning briefing: Floyd girls, Clovis grads and no snow

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Thursday briefing.

Be there

Monday, the Floyd Lady Broncos officially get the prize.

8 a.m. at the Floyd High School, the Lady Bronco basketball team will be presented the official state championship trophy.

Their win in New Mexico’s version of March Madness marked the first state championship for the girls in the last 20 seasons.

Question of the day

Fishing…shopping…watching non-stop reruns of Law & Order?

How do you spend an unexpected day off?

Feel free to share your thoughts in our comment section below.

Time to plan

Graduation isn’t as far away as it feels.

Clovis High School graduation ceremonies are 10 a.m. May 22 at the Curry County Special Events Center.

Heads up

Fair warning: Friday from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. the Clovis Police Department will be conducting DWI sobriety check points somewhere within the city.

Officers will be specifically targeting drunk drivers.

Today in history

For sober drivers and racing fans — on this day in 1982, Danica Patrick, the first woman to win an IndyCar Series race, America’s top level of open-wheel racing, was born in Beloit, Wis.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/star-driver-danica-patrick-born

Weather

Today — Phew… partly cloudy in the morning, becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight — No snow… mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.