Area ag producers a hearty bunch

Surely you've seen the bumper sticker that says: "Next time you criticize a farmer, don't do it with your mouth full." Those are words of wisdom and we're reminded today as the 21st annual New Mexico Ag Expo wraps up its two-day run in Portales. This year's expo is dedicated to the late Frankye King, […]

Their View: ‘Day of Resistance’ will help reaffirm rights

LARRY WARD, president of Political Media and primary organizer of Gun Appreciation Day, has released a statement declaring his support for a nationwide "Day of Resistance" on Saturday. The dayofresistance.com website urges supporters to "organize locally so that they may band together neighbor to neighbor and reassert their community's right to determine their own destiny." […]

Officials: We’re on verge of crisis

Defense Department civilian and military leaders gave full details last week of the readiness crisis unfolding across America's armed forces, and got back not a whit of reassurance from Congress that relief is on the way. Members of the once-powerful House and Senate armed services committees spoke as though resigned to the notion that U.S. […]

Maxpreps.com state prep rankings – Feb. 18

BOYS Class 5A 1. La Cueva 19-3; 2. Sandia 17-5; 3. Hobbs 19-6; 4. Eldorado 16-6; 5. Valley 17-5; 6. Atrisco Heritage 15-7; 7. Las Cruces High 17-6; 8. Clovis 17-6; 9. Albuquerque High 13-9; 10. Volcano Vista 11-11. Class 4A 1. Roswell High 20-2; 2. St. Pius 19-4; 3. Santa Fe Capital 19-5; 4. […]

PHS basketball capsules – Feb. 19

BOYS Lovington (9-16, 3-0 District 4-3A) at Portales (13-10, 1-1) When: 7 p.m. today at The RAC Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 Last time out: Lovington moved in on a possible regular-season district title on Friday with a 47-42 win at Ruidoso. The Rams lost a non-district matchup at Class 2A No. 2 Dexter 84-62 on Saturday. […]

PHS tennis squads compete in Goddard tourney

ROSWELL — Portales High's tennis teams competed in a five-team tourney hosted by Roswell Goddard over the weekend. The Lady Rams split matches in pool play, losing to Roswell High 6-3 and blanking Lovington 8-0, then beat Artesia 8-1 in the third-place match. The Rams, meantime, lost both of their pool-play duals, falling to Roswell […]

ENMU’s hot bats blister Highlands

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Eastern New Mexico University's baseball team might have to get some new bats one of these days. So far, the Greyhounds seem to be burning them up at the plate. ENMU raked six New Mexico Highlands pitchers for 21 hits in a 13-5 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday, taking three […]

Weekly LSC basketball update – Feb. 18

Standings All Times MST Men Conf. All W-L W-L Midwestern State 13-3 17-6 Cameron 11-5 15-7 Tarleton State 8-6 15-7 Incarnate Word 8-6 12-10 Texas A&M-Commerce 7-7 14-10 Eastern New Mexico 7-7 10-12 West Texas A&M 6-8 14-8 Texas A&M-Kingsville 6-8 10-11 Abilene Christian 5-11 11-13 Angelo State 3-13 6-18 Wednesday's games Midwestern State 60, […]

Portales High School News – Feb. 19

Financial aid FAFSA Free For All is coming to Portales High for the second straight year. Free expert help will be provided to all Portales High seniors and parents with the free application for federal student aid or FAFSA. FAFSA Free For All and the Eastern New Mexico University financial aid office will host this […]

Dora School News – Feb. 19

Rummage sale The sophomore class and sponsor Ginger Peterson will have an indoor rummage sale this Friday morning in the former Prestige Carpet location on the Portales square. Students will collect donated items for the sale. For donation information call 477-2211 before Friday. Progress reports Students will bring home progress reports today showing academic progress […]