Hounds salvage series finale with two in ninth

CMI staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Finally, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team came out on the long end of a last-at-bat win on Sunday. Coming off three tough losses to Angelo State, all decided in walkoff fashion, the Greyhounds pushed over two runs in the eighth inning and two more in the ninth […]

Dora, Elida track teams compete at Hagerman

CMI staff HAGERMAN — Elida finished ninth with 27 points and Dora was 12th with nine on Saturday in the 15-school Alfalfa Relays track meet. Eunice took team honors with 64 1/2 points, eding Loving with 62. For the Lady Tigers, Marily Varela placed second in long jump (14-4) and high jump (4-8), third in […]

Zias win fifth rodeo of season

CMI staff BROWNWOOD, Texas — Senior TiAda Gray and junior Keely Weger took second and third in breakaway roping over the weekend, helping Eastern New Mexico University’s women take first place in the Ranger College Rodeo. The Zias, notching their fifth win in seven rodeos during the 2013-14 school year, finished with 255 points to […]

Seven will be inducted into ENMU Hall of Honors

PNT staff Eastern New Mexico University‘s Hall of Honors committee has chosen seven people for its 2014 class. Terry Dillard (football), Michael Eckhart (swimming), Donald “Doc” Elder (support), Merrill Adams Ellis (rodeo), Bobby Rodriguez (football), Megan Dozier Singleton (women’s soccer) and Terry Sweet (football, posthumously) will have their accomplishments celebrated this fall. The 2014 induction […]

February housing numbers down more than 50 percent from two years ago

By Alisa Boswell CMI staff writer aboswell@pntonline.com Roosevelt County housing sales in February dropped more than 50 percent between 20012 to 2014, according to a Realtors Association of New Mexico report. However, Wes Graham, broker/owner of RE/MAX First Place Realtors in Clovis and Portales, said that the Portales market is not in as dire a […]

ENMU stadium accord reached

This illustration shows what the new Eastern New Mexico University football stadium would look like at its location on campus.

By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer ccalloway@pntonline.com Portales Municipal Schools’ role in the construction and operation of Eastern New Mexico University’s new stadium as part owners was confirmed Monday when ENMU’s Board of Regents approved a Joint Powers Agreement. The agreement says Portales schools, one of the largest contributors to the stadium’s $8 million cost, […]

Professors: Math does serve real-world purpose

By Lillian Bowe PNT staff writer lbowe@pntonline.com April is mathematics awareness and education month, which brings an understanding and appreciation for math and those who teach it, according to Mathaware.org. Combined, Brian Pasko (eight years) and Regina Aragon (21 years) have been teaching math at Eastern New Mexico University for nealry 30 years.   Why […]

Events calendar — April 1

Today Boot Camp — 5:30 p.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Books N Babies — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940.   Wednesday Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Preschool Storytime— 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940. Wii Wednesday — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Tweens’ choice. Open to students […]

My turn: Life is one complicated Sudoku

By Sandy Fields PNT columnist The 8 and the 9 must go on the bottom, and the 1 and the 6 must go in the middle. I said this to myself as I worked the Sudoku. And in that second, the thought got twisted, and I placed the 1 in the bottom with the ball […]

Dodgeball tourney proceeds will help build homes in Africa

PNT staff Eastern New Mexico University’s Voices of Inclusive Committed Education Students (VOICES) will be hosting a dodgeball tournament Sunday at the Greyhound Arena’s gyms at 2 p.m. The tournament is to raise funds for Educate Malawi, a program that builds homes for teachers in Africa. The group will also be selling baked goods and […]