Meetings watch — Sept. 30

Roosevelt General Hospital Board Here are some of the agenda items for the Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at the Fred Anthony Conference Room: • The 2014 financial report will be presented to the board. • A report on the RGH clinics by Tina Hill, clinic director. • Medical […]

Prep football rankings — Sept. 30 Class 6A Team W-L 1. Rio Rancho 5-0 2. Eldorado 5-0 3. Mayfield 4-1 4. Cleveland 4-1 5. Las Cruces High 3-2 Class 5A Team W-L 1. Centennial 5-0 2. Roswell Goddard 4-1 3. Artesia 4-1 4. Belen 4-1 5. Miyamura 5-0 Class 4A Team W-L 1. LV Robertson 5-0 2. Ruidoso 5-0 3. […]

Midwestern State, Commerce only conference unbeatens RICHARDSON, Texas — Midwestern State and Texas A&M-Commerce each won on the road Saturday and are tied for the early Lone Star Conference lead. MSU (3-0, 2-0 LSC), the only remaining unbeaten in the conference, overcame a fumble in the red zone and an interception in the end zone to post a 27-23 win […]

Zia rodoers second at Sul Ross

Staff report ALPINE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women notched their second consecutive runnerup finish in rodeo competition hosted by Sul Ross State over the weekend. The Zias posted 145 points to finish five behind Odessa College. ENMU’s men finished with 60 points, but final results were not available on Monday to determine their […]

Zias end overtime drought

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women ended a 10-game winless in overtime games dating to the start of last season by beating Texas Woman’s 2-1 Saturday. Senior midfielder Alyssa Prince scored with 13 seconds left in the first sudden-death overtime to give the Zias a 2-1 win over the Pioneers in […]

New Mexico Better Newspapers contest winners

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The 2013 14 NMPA APME Better Newspaper Contest awards were handed out during the 106th annual NMPA convention at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa on Saturday. Judging was completed by the Texas Press Association. The contest is sponsored jointly by the New Mexico Press Association and the […]

Lady Tigers capture Capitan tournament

Staff report CAPITAN — The Elida Lady Tigers volleyball team took home the first-place trophy at the Capitan tournament with three wins over the weekend. The Lady Tigers defeated Cloudcroft on Friday night 25-15, 25-16, 25-19. In Saturday’s semifinals, they beat Fort Sumner 20-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 15-6 before downing Magdalena in the championship match […]

Hounds turn back Oklahoma Christian

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University gave itself some breathing room with two late goals in a dominant first half, and the Greyhounds notched a 3-1 win over Oklahoma Christian on Saturday at the ENMU pitch. Leading just 1-0 despite a wide margin in shots against OCU (1-4-1), the Hounds (2-5-1) closed out the half […]

Mistakes costly to Hounds in loss to Lions

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Eastern New Mexico University senior wide receiver Jacob Johnson snags a long pass between a pair of Texas A&M-Commerce defenders during the second quarter of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Stadium. Johnson caught eight passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns in a 48-32 loss to the Lions.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner BLACKWATER DRAW — From the opening kickoff, it was evident Eastern New Mexico University’s football team was going to have its hands full with Texas A&M-Commerce. Any help the Lions might have needed from the Greyhounds, though, they received. ENMU gave away 17 points on a blocked punt, […]

Zias roll to sweep of TexAnns

By Derek Major Staff writer The Eastern New Mexico University Zias bounced back from their three-game loss to Angelo State on Friday, taking out their frustrations on Tarleton State on Saturday night by beating the TexAnns 25-15, 25-23 , 25-16 at Greyhound Arena. The Zias (6-6, 2-3 Lone Star Conference) came out hitting the […]

Rooting and reminiscing

By Joshua Lucero Staff writer For Eastern New Mexico University and Sigma Nu alumni Garland Conklin, homecoming is a time to reminisce and reconnect with former classmates. Conklin, who graduated ENMU in 1975 with a degree in electronics, said he wonders what campus life is like now for ENMU students compared to his time […]

Roosevelts a family of courage

By Karl Terry Local columnist My wife and I recently watched a seven-part documentary entitled “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that I think sheds a lot of light on the politics of the New Mexico county of the same name, in which I live. Anyone familiar with the history of Roosevelt County might rightly pronounce […]

Smooth transition

In addition to a new academic experience and living on your own for the first time in your life, going to college gives you the opportunity to meet people from different places and backgrounds. Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds defender Ryan Sinclair, 20, is one of those people. He was born and raised in Glasgow, […]

Cooking with kale featured on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on decorating small living spaces, cooking with kale, and working with clayboard will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 2nd at 12:00 noon. (All times are Mountain.) Kimball Starr is an interior designer, and she is going […]

Club notes — Sept. 28

Portales Altrusa Altrusa met Monday, September 22 in the Zia Room at the Central Annex. Sue Bracksieck called the meeting to order at 12:10. Opening ceremonies were conducted. Minutes were approved. There were 21 members and 3 guest. Guests were Mandi Barnes, Debbie Lambrith and Becky Merrill. Lori Bohm drew for the Queen of Hearts. Donna […]

School menus — Sept. 28

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast -Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Beefy Mac, garden salad with ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Choice of chicken sandwich, baked French fries, veggie cup with ranch dressing, fruity Jello. Wednesday: Breakfast -Yogurt & graham cracker. Lunch – Bean & cheese, burrito & salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce […]

The world needs a spirit week

By Clyde Davis Local columnist The world needs a spirit week. Seriously, the world needs a spirit week where we all get dressed up according to various themes and move away from the idea of taking ourselves too seriously. We could start with the denizens of the mideast, who have been fighting with each other […]

Senior happenings — Sept. 28

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: Jewelry pals, 10 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Line dance, 1 p.m. ; Social night, 5 p.m.; 8 ball pool, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: Quilting, 8 a.m.; Exercise equipment, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; 8-ball pool,1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; […]

Shoe choice depends on where you are

By D’Nieka Hartsfield Staff columnist Routine sometimes just gets boring. Sometimes you just need to change up your day to day tasks. For me, well, I tend to refresh the dress once in a while. You know, change up my look here and there. So a couple of days ago I decided to break one […]

ENMU cultivates STEM project

By Lillian Bowe Staff writer Eastern New Mexico University’s Board of Regents approved a list of funding requests to the state Department of Higher Education for the fiscal year 2016 at its Friday meeting. Scott Smart, vice president of ENMU’s business affairs, said seven of the eight funding requests through what is know as […]