Highlands sweeps Zias

Outside of two innings, Eastern New Mexico University's softball team was pretty competitive on Wednesday. New Mexico Highlands put together an eight-run fourth in the opener and a seven-run first in the nightcap in rolling to an 8-2, 11-2 non-league sweep at Zia Softball Field. CMI photo: Joshua LuceroENMU freshman Hannah Tush rounds the bases […]

ENMU basketball capsules – Feb. 21

MEN Texas A&M-Kingsville (10-11, 6-8 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (10-12, 7-7) When: 7:30 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 Last time out: The Javelinas lost at Texas A&M-Commerce 77-70 on Saturday. ENMU, meantime, hasn't played since dropping an 83-72 decision at league-leading Midwestern State on Feb. 9. Last meeting: The Javs dealt […]

Fishing report – Feb. 22

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake — The lake and campground […]

Events Calendar – Feb. 21

Today Audiobook Cafe — 4:30 p.m. Portales Public Library. For ages 13-18. Information: 356-3940. Belly Dance — 5 p.m. Portales Recreation Center. $5 per class. Information: 356-8598. Boot Camp — 5:30 p.m. Portales Recreation Center. $5 per class. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime — 6 p.m. Portales Public Library. "What a Hat!" will be featured. Information: […]

My Turn – Kiwanis hosting chili supper

When Gayle Ferguson moved to Portales in 1961, he brought with him a fundraising idea that had worked well in his Kiwanis Club in Perryton, Texas: hosting an annual chili supper. In 1964, he and the late Paul Strub, then president of the Portales Kiwanis Club, kicked off the local version of the event. Tomorrow […]

Fishing report – Feb. 22

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake — The lake and campground […]

Deployed airman recognized by CMSAF

A deployed member of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base was coined Feb. 6 by Chief Master Sgt. James A. Cody, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. U.S. Air Force photo: Maj. Michael Carson U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Harold Kimble, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, is coined […]

Diamond Sharp Airmen: Promising protector

Editor's note: This feature is the 15th in a series of Air Commando spotlights at Cannon. The airmen being highlighted are recent Diamond Sharp award winners. Diamond Sharp is a monthly program where Airmen are recognized by wing leadership and first sergeants for their hard work and achievements. U.S. Air Force photo: Senior Airman Alexxis […]

Coach Ken: Workout adaptations

Editor's note: Coach Ken is a series of fitness tips and race experience to motivateand education airmen to become more physically fit and maintain ahealthy lifestyle. Capt. Ken Corigliano is a tri-athlete with the AirForce team and a nationally-certified coach. U.S. Air Force photo: Senior Airman Jette Carr U.S. Air Force Capt. Ken Corigliano, 56th […]

Having facts makes vehicle purchases less risky

Are you interested in purchasing a new vehicle, but don't know how to go about doing so? Have you ever been "taken for a ride" on what seemed like a deal that was too good to be true? The best way to approach any financial endeavor is to know all the facts, as well as […]

Education Expo showcases college options

U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class Ericka Engblom A college representative gives a brochure to an interested attendee at the Education Expo in the Landing Zone on Feb. 12 at Cannon Air Force Base. The expo included more than 20 schools and was designed to introduce college education options to military members and their […]

Commentary: Raising awareness of teen dating violence

Our youth will incur many obstacles, decisions and emotions as they travel through their teenage years. These include but are not limited to: Making friends, increased responsibilities, discovering where they fit in at home and in school, dating, starting employment for the first time, peer pressure and vast uncertainty about what the future holds. One […]

Cannon's Brightest Stars

Editor's note: This list of of those who rose into the general ranks after or while serving at Cannon Air Force Base was first published in spring 2012. Several names have been added or moved up in the ranks or retired. As of Feb. 14, 2013 4 stars (General) Philip M. 'Phil' Breedlove (USAF — […]

Commentary: The Road to America

I have come a long way to get here and write to you. Though my story began in Colombia 22 years ago, today, I'm an American citizen serving in the U.S. Air Force as a structures troop in the 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base. U.S. Air Force photo: Senior […]

Domenici acknowledges having son outside marriage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico is acknowledging he fathered a son outside his marriage three decades ago. Statements released by the Republican and the son's mother, Michelle Laxalt, of Alexandria, Va., identify Domenici as the father of Las Vegas lawyer Adam Paul Laxalt, the Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday. […]

Rams top Lovington, stay in district race

If he could, Portales High boys coach Rickie McBroom would take Tuesday's District 4-3A performance against Lovington and bottle it. The Rams used effective half-court traps to help force Lovington into 12 turnovers in a decisive third quarter that led to an 83-68 win at the Ram Athletic Center, preventing Lovington from clinching the regular-season […]

Lady Rams wrap up district with OT win

For four quarters Tuesday night, Portales High's Francis Armijo couldn't find the basket from the free throw line. She couldn't miss in overtime. Armijo missed all four of her attempts in regulation, but went 4-for-4 in the extra session as the Lady Rams turned back Lovington 38-33 to lock up the District 4-3A regular-season title […]

Tuesday area prep summaries – Feb. 19

BOYS Non-district Melrose 71, Elida 52 Elida (8-12) — Cole Rinne 9, Kris Yager 1, Kevin Yager 10, Laneth Veo-Chenault 6, Jonah Doaz 19, Thomas Tulk 7. Totals 17 16-19 52. Melrose (6-16) — Tanner Dickerman 2, Wyatt Williams 10, Chris Fisher 2, Colton Draper 7, Rowdy Allen 9, Braden Hemminger 7, Gage Dietz 2, […]

Hounds shut out NAIA No. 16 Chaps 3-0

The red-hot Eastern New Mexico University bats were cooled just a bit Tuesday, but the Greyhounds made an early rally stand up. Right-handers Brett Humphries (2-0), Ryan Pruitt and Ryan Boydstun combined on a three-hitter and Peter Creamer, Colton Sims and Jacob Rogers delivered consecutive RBI singles in the bottom of the first inning as […]

Zias capture two individual wins at SPC

LEVELLAND, Texas — Freshman Clarissa Salazar and sophomore Breanna Pendleton captured field event wins for the Eastern New Mexico University women's track team on Saturday in the South Plains College Indoor Invitational meet. Salazar threw 36 feet, 3 inches in shot put to edge South Plains' Jasmine King by a half-inch. The Zias took the […]