Friday area baseball linescores — April 25

District 3-2A First game Texico 19, Clayton 1 Clayton    000  01 —  1    2    5 Texico    567  1x —19    19    4 Antonio Lucero and Allen Hass; GentryDoolittle (5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 W, 1 HBP, 7 SO)and Tredway. W — Doolittle. L — Lucero. Top hitters — Texico: Jarron Hill 2-3, […]

Zias split LSC tilts with Kingsville

Staff report PORTALES — With only one Lone Star Conference win — in its LSC opener, no less — coming into this weekend’s season-ending four-game series against Texas A&M-Kingsville at Zia Field, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team needed three wins to be able to escape the LSC cellar. Freshman Cailin Garmon got the […]

Portales wraps up district softball title

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Lovington catcher Tori Ochoa looks up for a possible play after Portales senior Kacie Terry escapes the tag at home in the fourth inning of the first game.

Staff report Lovington was more of a challenge on Friday night than it was when the teams met Tuesday. Just not nearly enough, as Portales never trailed and dominated a 15-5, 11-1 sweep Friday at Wheeler Park. The opening win wrapped up the District 4-3A championship for Portales (17-6, 6-0), which concludes the regular season […]

Portales tennis pulls sweep over Moriarty

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Portales’ Belle Youngerwolf returns a serve during her No. 4 singles match against Jahailah Graham of Moriarty. Youngerwolf took a 6-0, 6-0 win.

Staff report The Portales High tennis teams closed out their non-district season in a big way. Both teams rolled to easy victories over Moriarty Friday, with the girls taking a 9-0 decision at the Bill Wahlman Tennis Center and the boys needing a few supertiebreakers to post an 8-1 win over at the Eastern New […]

Carter named Hounds basketball coach for 2014-15

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University Athletic Director Jeff Geiser said Friday associate men’s basketball coach Stott Carter was named interim head coach, filling the vacancy left when Andrew Helton resigned earlier this week. Carter has been with Helton at ENMU for the past five seasons, helping the Greyhounds post a 63-72 record and reach […]

Child hit by car

A Clovis child was taken to a Lubbock hospital Friday afternoon after being struck by a car turning a corner at 21st and Norris streets, Police Chief Steve Sanders said. Sanders said the child, not identified, was being pushed in a stroller when the accident occurred. The child was taken to the hospital to be […]

Greyhounds cruise past Cameron

Staff report If the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team is going to reach the four-team Lone Star Conference tournament, the Greyhounds will need a strong finishing kick. Suffice it to say, they got off to a big-time start on Friday night at Greyhound Field. ENMU gave up three runs to Cameron in the top […]

Zias grab split with Texas A&M-Kingsville

Staff report With only one Lone Star Conference win — in its LSC opener, no less — coming into this weekend’s season-ending four-game series against Texas A&M-Kingsville at Zia Field, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team needed three wins to be able to escape the LSC cellar. Freshman Cailin Garmon got the Zias off […]

Lady Cats notch sweep of twin bill with Hobbs

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Clovis third baseman Mariah Chavez puts the tag on Hobbs’ Addison Lewis during a second-inning rundown in the opener of Friday’s District 4-5A softball doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Field. The Lady Wildcats rallied to win both games in walkoff fashion, beating the Lady Eagles 10-9 in the opener and 5-4 in eight innings in the nightcap.

Staff report Don’t look now, but Clovis High’s softball team is still in the District 4-5A race. The Lady Wildcats fell behind early in both games, but roared back to post a 10-9, 5-4 District 4-5A sweep of Hobbs at Lady Wildcat Field, the latter game in eight innings. Clovis (11-7, 3-3 district) got off […]

Cats take split with Cavemen

Staff report It’s been a couple of weeks since junior Matt Lanier has been on the mound for Clovis High’s baseball team. Lanier, who has been limited to DH duty lately because of a rib injury, worked the seventh inning of Friday’s District 4-5A opener against Carlsbad at Bell Park. While a little shaky. he […]

Internal editing needs more work

By Grant McGee CMI Columnist Your internal editor is in your brain. It’s that thing that filters your true thoughts into proper comments. For instance, I’ve learned that if I encounter a female acquaintance I haven’t seen in a while and she is sporting a big belly, I wait for her to say something in […]

Horses latest to be super sized

By Sharna Johnson CMI Columnist So you want to be a cowboy. More specifically, maybe you just want to hop in the saddle and lope off across the open range or pick your way up a craggy hill to look across the wide expanse at sunset from the back of a trusty steed … and […]

EPAC track meet results — April 24

Thursday at Fort Sumner Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 144; 2. Logan 96; 3. Fort Sumner 70; 4. Tatum 45; 5. Tucumcari 43; 6. Melrose 17; 7. Clovis Christian 7; 8. Dora 6; 9. (tie) House and San Jon 3; 11. (three-way tie) Elida, Floyd and Grady 0. High-point athlete: Adrian Gomez, Texico 28 1/2 […]

Airman races toward stronger community relations

By Airman 1st Class Shelby Kay-Fantozzi 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs In an arena filled with dirt, three 55-gallon barrels are arranged in a triangle. Airman 1st Class Mari Sylvester, 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron force management technician, and her horse Muddy Girl race toward the rightmost barrel, then loop around it at […]

Cadets visit Cannon

By Senior Airman Eboni Reece 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., visited Cannon Air Force Base for four days beginning April 10. A little more than 400 miles away at the USAF Academy, lieutenants for the Air Force and future leaders for this nation are […]

Commentary: Alcohol Awareness Month 2014

By Senior Airman Carlos Perez 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron “Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.” April is recognized as Alcohol Awareness Month by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The special emphasis month encourages the public to dedicate this month to understand how excessive drinking can affect health, evaluate their own […]

What's happening — April 25

Friday Friday Social Hour 4:27 p.m., Landing Zone Family Bowl-A-Rama 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes HER 7 p.m., Base Theater Operation Megaphone Lock-in, ARP 8 p.m., Youth Center Saturday Operation Kudos 8 a.m., Airman & Family Readiness Center Give Parent a Break 11 a.m., Child Development Center Ride Along 3 p.m., Base Theater Father & Daughter […]

OPSEC: Continual cognizance

By Senior Airman Xavier Lockley 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs In today’s world, social media is being used more frequently than any other communication outlet. Posting something, whether it’s a status or a picture, can have dire consequences. Even a simple post can lead to an unintentional operations security violation. Social media is a […]

HIMARS training update

27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Air commandos will be preforming their annual High Mobility Artillery Rocket System training April 29 and 30 at Melrose Air Range. The training will consist of firing off 24 rockets that will break the sound barrier causing mild sonic booms. The rockets will be fired between 2 p.m. and […]

Zias add ex-Vixen Stinnett

Staff report PORTALES — Former Fort Sumner standout Sarah Stinnett has signed a national letter of intent to play women’s basketball next season at Eastern New Mexico University. The 5-foot-6 guard, who will be a junior has spent the past two seasons under former ENMU men’s coach Earl Diddle at Howard College in Big Spring, […]