Police Blotter – March 5

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 3:37 a.m.: Caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the area, 900 block of West Fifth. 4:21 a.m.: Caller reported a prowler in his backyard, 2100 block of South Avenue I. 7:12 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, state road 480. 7:19 a.m.: Caller reported […]

Meetings Watch – March 5

Roosevelt County Board of Commissioners The Roosevelt County Board of Commissioners meets at 9 a.m. today. Agenda items for consideration include: Approval of participation in Med-Trans Air medical membership for Roosevelt County Approval of preliminary plat for Herrera Subdivision — Chad Lydick Approval of local government road fund application for FY 2013-14 Approval of agreement […]

Events Calendar – March 5

Today Books N Babies — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. "Goofy Gorillas" will be featured. For children ages 0-3. Information: 356-3940. Music of the Holocaust — 3 p.m., Eastern New Mexico University's Music Building in Buchanan Hall. Information: 562-2377. Teen Writer's Group — 5 p.m., Portales Public Library. For teens ages 13-18. Information: 356-3940. Relay […]

My Turn – Thank you for reading

"Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music." What fun to run across this quote from Gioacchino Rossini. He was born in late 1700s, and wrote "The Barber of Seville" and "The William Tell Overture." His words danced merrily in my mind, while I treated myself to some of his music. I'm […]

State basketball pairings, Maxpreps.com state rankings

STATE PAIRINGS (Seeds in parentheses) Boys All games Saturday Class 5A (16) Rio Rancho at (1) Eldorado, 5 p.m. (9) Albuquerque High at (8) Cibola. 7 p.m. (12) Manzano at (5) Valley, 7 p.m. (13) West Mesa at (4) Clovis, 7 p.m. (14) Atrisco Heritage at (3) La Cueva, 7 p.m. (11) Carlsbad at (6) […]

Hounds absorb third consecutive loss

ABILENE, Texas — It was a lost weekend for the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team in the Whitten Inn Classic, hosted by Abilene Christian. The Greyhounds (11-5) absorbed their third consecutive loss to Lone Star Conference competition on Sunday, this one a 14-8 setback to a Cameron squad which won for only the fourth […]

Hounds nip Commerce, earn No. 6 seed

Jordan Romero came up big for Eastern New Mexico University's men on Saturday. The junior guard from Santa Fe had career highs of eight 3-point and 25 points as the Greyhounds held off Texas A&M-Commerce 88-85 in the Lone Star Conference and regular-season finale for both teams at Greyhound Arena. In a hard-fought, faced-paced game, […]

Rams sweep Lovington for district tournament titles

Zach Campbell's field goal with 11 seconds left sealed Portales High's 61-58 win over Lovington on Saturday night in the District 4-3A boys tournament championship game at the Ram Activity Center. CMI correspondent photo: Joshua Lucero Lady Rams guard Sheraya Cox looks for an opening as she makes her way around Lovington's Amariz Antillon in […]

Zias’ late rally not enough in loss to Lions

With a chance to move up in the Lone Star Conference standings, the Eastern New Mexico University women's basketball squad put together a big comeback behind three players scoring in double figures. Turned out, they needed four. Breanna Harris scored 15 points to lead four in double figures for Texas A&M-Commerce, which escaped Greyhound Arena […]

Zias rally for split with Hilltoppers

Freshman left fielder Kyra Sirag homered and drove in five runs on Saturday, helping Eastern New Mexico University's softball team beat St. Edward's 8-4 for a split of their doubleheader at Zia Softball Field. In the first game, the Hilltoppers jumped on ENMU early for an 8-4 victory despite five shutout innings in relief by […]