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 [...]

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 [...]