Metro beats Hounds 7-1, salvages series finale

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Sophomore right-hander Nick Hammett threw seven shutout innings and Metro State salvaged the finale of its four-game series against Eastern New Mexico University by beating the Greyhounds 7-1 on Sunday at Greyhound Field. Hammett (1-1) used 123 pitches in allowing four hits, with […]

Weekly LSC basketball update – Feb. 26

STANDINGS All Times MST Men Conf. All W-L W-L Midwestern State 14-4 18-7 Cameron 13-5 17-7 Tarleton State 9-7 16-8 Incarnate Word 9-7 13-11 Eastern New Mexico 8-8 11-13 West Texas A&M 7-9 15-9 Texas A&M-Commerce 7-9 14-12 Texas A&M-Kingsville 7-9 11-12 Abilene Christian 5-11 11-13 Angelo State 3-13 6-18 Wednesday's games Midwestern State 85, […]

Rams’ game with Lovington reset for tonight

The District 4-3A boys seeding playoff game between Portales and Lovington at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, postponed on Monday night by the recent snow, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. today at NMMI. The Rams (15-10, 3-1 district) and Wildcats (7-19, 3-1) tied for the regular-season district title. PHS athletic director Mark Gallegos […]

Press release: Xcel Energy outage update

Issued at3:30 p.m. We currently have 1,037 customers without power in Texas and around 400 out in New Mexico. In Texas, 1,008 are out in Amarillo, but we're about to restore about 200 in the Estacado area. In New Mexico, most of the outages are in Clovis. We've had approximately 4,000 impacted by this storm […]

Weather causing delays, closings

A spokesperson for Clovis public schools has announced Clovis schools are closed Monday due to the threat of continued snow and high winds. Other delays/closings reported to Clovis Media Inc: Baxter-Curren and Friendship Center senior centers. Clovis Municipal Court Muleshoe schools are closed. Portales schools are closed. Clovis Community College is closed, according to a […]

Interstate 40 reopened to traffic

Interstate 40 eastbound from Albuquerque to Amarillo was reopened at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday after being closed on Monday from heavy snowfall. More than 19 inches of snowfall and high wind gust of over 50 miles per hour halted Texas Department of Transportation's efforts to clear I-40 Monday forcing the closure of eastbound traffic from Albuquerque […]

Latest forecast for Clovis-Portales area

Today's forecast from National Weather Service for Clovis=Portales area: Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 11 a.m., then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 11 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a north wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 […]

Xcel: Downed poles cause of Clovis power outage

About 425 Xcel customers are without power in Clovis and the company is reporting they know of six poles being down, according to an email from spokesman Wes Reeves. Restoration times are slow because crews are hampered by low visibility, Reeves said.

Weather causing delays, closings

A spokesperson for Clovis public schools has announced Clovis schools are closed Monday due to the threat of continued snow and high winds. Other delays/closings reported to Clovis Media Inc: Baxter-Curren and Friendship Center senior centers. Clovis Municipal Court Muleshoe schools are closed. Portales schools are closed. Clovis Community College is closed, according to a […]

Weather causing delays, closings

A spokesperson for Clovis public schools has announced Clovis schools are closed Monday due to the threat of continued snow and high winds. Other delays/closings reported to Clovis Media Inc: Baxter-Curren and Friendship Center senior centers. Clovis Municipal Court Muleshoe schools are closed. Portales schools are closed. Clovis Community College is closed, according to a […]

Region under blizzard warning

The National Weather Service is reporting a 100 percent chance of precipitation tonight in eastern New Mexico with snow estimates ranging from 2 to 7 inches. The Tucumcari area can expect 3 to 7 inches, NWS reports, with 50 mph winds threatening to create whiteout conditions. The Clovis-Portales areas can expect 2 to 4 inches […]

Region under blizzard warning

The National Weather Service is reporting a 100 percent chance of precipitation tonight in eastern New Mexico with snow estimates ranging from 2 to 7 inches. The Tucumcari area can expect 3 to 7 inches, NWS reports, with 50 mph winds threatening to create whiteout conditions. The Clovis-Portales areas can expect 2 to 4 inches […]

Saturday area prep summaries – Feb. 23

BOYS District 3-1A Fort Sumner 66, Melrose 33 Fort Sumner (17-8, 4-0) — Anthony Aragon 2, Garrett Hisel 11, Shilo Boyle 10, Nick Snchez 14, Talen Crist 11, Hunter Sparks 4, Michael Giannini 12, Brenden Lee 2. Totals 28 4-10 66. Melrose (6-17, 0-4) — Colton Draper 3, Rowdy Allen 3, Braden Hemminger 13, Randall […]

Curry County Cats post second win

After having a 78-yard punt return nullified by penalty in the opening period Saturday night, Clovis High grad Phillip Williams responded with third-quarter touchdown runs of 1 and 17 yards to help the Curry County Cats beat the West Texas Outlaws 21-6 in the Professional American Football League opener for both teams at Leon Williams […]

Hounds improve to 11-1 with sweep

Eastern New Mexico University's baseball team is off to the best start in the program's history, and it's pretty obvious why — solid hitting and clutch pitching. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroENMU shortstop Luis Quinones attempts to snag a ball in the hole hit by Metro State's Alex Schrupp during the seventh inning of Saturday's first […]

Area road construction information – Feb. 24

Area road construction and closure information for this week: Curry County Curry County grading and renovations continue on Curry Road AI from Curry Road 12 and Curry Road 13 in Melrose this week. State and federal Constructors Inc. has suspended all work on First and Second streets in Portales due to cold weather conditions and […]

Zias earn LSC tournament bid despite loss

Incarnate Word couldn't find the range from 3-point distance for virtually the entire game Saturday. When the Cardinals desperately needed one, they got it on a fortunate bounce. Junior guard Katie Novak had her shot bounce high of the rim and fall through with 1:04 left in regulation — ending the team's 0-for-12 performance to […]

Hounds heat up in second half

PORTALES —It didn't take long for Eastern New Mexico University's men to break open a tight game on Saturday. Junior guard Rodney Blackmon and freshman forward Lawrence Domingo scored 21 points each and junior guard Rodney Love posted his sixth double-double of the season with 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Greyhounds rode a […]

Habitat dedicates new home

The Ramos family of Clovis can literally say nearly 240 pairs of hands have touched their home on North Thornton Street. Volunteers from Curry and Roosevelt counties as well as Cannon Air Force Base donated their time and skills to build the house for Roman and Erica Ramos and their two children through Habitat for […]

Spousal training breeds successful marriage

One of the most important things in the success of a marriage is spousal training. Many stories exist when a "cowboy type" (male or female) marries someone with an urban upbringing. Usually it is the male heir to the ranch who goes to A&M, falls in love with a city girl and brings her home. […]