Gay ban up in air for scouts

Mark Gromley says the controversy surrounding the Boy Scouts of America and its policy regarding the ban on gay members strays away from what the organization is about. Gromley, president of the area's Boy Scouts of America Conquistador Council, associates the scouts with leadership, camping and merit badges, not the sexual orientation of the parents […]

ENMU theater to make history

Robert Garcia is one of three Eastern New Mexico University students to make history in the Department of Theater by co-directing the first student-directed production to hit the Main Stage Theater. Michael Cristofer's "The Shadow Box" is supposed to be the biggest show of the year at ENMU and Garcia is thankful to be a […]

PHS basketball capsules – Feb. 5

BOYS Texico (13-6) at Portales (11-8) When: 7 p.m. today at th RAC Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 Last time out: The Wolverines won their second District 4-2A game by a point in two nights, beating Tucumcari 49-48 at home after winning 64-63 at Santa Rosa on Friday. The Rams lost on Friday at Class 4A No. […]

A&M International posts 4-3 win over Zias

SAN ANTONIO — A seventh-inning rally cme up short on Sunday and Eastern New Mexico University's softball team dropped its fifth consecutive game in the season-opening NCAA Division II College Classic, a 4-3 decision to Texas A&M International. The Dustdevils (3-2) took a 3-2 lead on a two-out, bases-loaded walk to Emily Smith and added […]

ENMU tracksters compete in Texas Tech

LUBBOCK — Senior Isaiah Samoei and sophomore Kaspars Briska went 3-5 in the men's 3,000-meter run in Texas Tech's season-openng Red Raider Open track meet, ENMU's first indoor track competition since the school moved up from the NAIA to NCAA Division II in 1984. Samoei ran the event in a time of 8 minutes, 40.61 […]

LSC basketball update – Feb. 4

Standings All Times MST Men Conf. All W-L W-L Midwestern State 10-2 14-5 Cameron 8-4 12-6 Incarnate Word 8-4 12-8 West Texas A&M 6-6 14-6 Tarleton State 5-5 12-6 Eastern New Mexico 6-6 9-11 Texas A&M-Kingsville 5-7 9-10 Texas A&M-Commerce 4-6 11-9 Abilene Christian 4-8 10-10 Angelo State 2-10 5-15 Jan. 29 game West Texas […]

State high school basketball rankings – Feb. 4

MAXPREPS.COM Boys Class 5A 1. La Cueva 17-1; 2. Sandia 15-3; 3. Hobbs 17-4; 4. Valley 15-3; 5. Atrisco Heritage 13-5; 6. Las Cruces High 15-5; 7. Eldorado 12-6; 8. Clovis 13-6; 9. Volcno Viosta 9-9; 10. Albuquerque High 10-8. Class 4A 1. Roswell High 17-2; 2. St. Pius 15-4; 3. Capitalk 16-5; 4. Albuquerque […]

Residents weigh in on which ad was “Super”

Never mind the game. What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial? A few area reactions: David Garcia, 40, assistant manager at a Clovis pizza restaurant: Garcia said he liked the Budweiser commercial in which a man raised a Clydesdale horse from birth and saw it join an elite team of Clydesdales. Horse and owner were […]

Bus driver reports Tucumcari student with gun

New Mexico State Police are investigating an incident involving a teenager accused of possessing a firearm at Tucumcari Middle School. On Jan. 29, a bus driver who had completed his route reported to a school secretary that a student was carrying a gun in a backpack, said Aaron McKinney, Tucumcari's school superintendent. It wasn't immediately […]

ENMU baseball team gears for opener

With a year under their collective belts, second-year Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Chris Terry believes he and his returning players have a better feel for things in the Lone Star Conference. The Greyhounds struggled under Terry last season, notably in LSC play where they went just 4-23. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroENMU second baseman […]