Lopez places second in Artesia

Staff report ARTESIA — Sophomore Mireya Lopez earned a second-place finish at girls No. 6 singles, highlighting Portales High performances in the Artesia Invitational tennis tournament on Friday and Saturday. PHS girls finished with 15 team points while the boys had one point in the eight-school event. Team standings were not available. Lopez defeated an [...]

Hounds beat Tarleton in series opener

Staff report Senior shortstop Brett Ackerman had four hits and drove in three runs, including a walkoff double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, as Eastern New Mexico University edged Tarleton State 4-3 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game Lone Star Conference baseball series at Greyhound Field. ENMU [...]

Area prep track summary — April 3

BUFFALO RELAYS At Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Santa Rosa 66; 2. Cimarron 63; 3. Eunice 52; 4. Mountainair 38; 5. Fort Sumner 34; 6. Clovis frosh 27y; 7. Logan 22; 8. Tatum 21; 9. Tucumcari 18; 10. Hagerman 15; 11. Gateway Christian 14; 12. New Mexico School for the Deaf 13; 13. Lake Arthur [...]

No. 11 ASU blanks Zias in opener

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State jumped on Eastern New Mexico University for four first-inning runs on Friday night and the 11th-ranked Rambelles cruised to an 8-0 victory in the opener of a Lone Star Conference softball series. Mary Kate McKay pitched a seven-hit shutout for the Rambelles (29-9, 12-3 LSC), needing only [...]

Area prep baseball linescores — April 4

Texico 15, Eunice 8 Eunice    014  010  2 —  8    8    4 Texico    048  300  x —15    13    2 Luis Bustamonte, Isaiah Nichols (4) and Cole Rimer; Jarron Hill, Gentry Doolittle (6) and Josh Tredway. W — Hill. L — Bustamonte. Top hitters — Eunice: Nichols 2-3, run; Max Gladden 3-3, 3B, 4 RBIs, 3 [...]

Thursday area prep baseball linescore — April 3

New Mexico Military 4, Floyd 3 Floyd    101  100  0 — 3    3    2 NMMI    102  000  1 — 4    6    4 Jose Torres, Wyatt Chandler (4), Edgardo Chavez (6) and Chandler, W.T. Whitecotton (4), Chandler (6); Daniel Zaragosa, Mateo Fierro (4) and Jake Guerrero. W — Fierro. L — Chandle. Top hitters — Floyd: [...]

Four Lady Rams notch NMHSCA honors in 3A

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Sophomore forward Kambrey Blakey, shown during a January game at Clovis, was one of three Lady Rams to earn New Mexico High School coaches first-team Class 3A all-state honors and was also named the District 4-3A defensive player of the year.

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Four members of the Class 3A state champion Portales High girls basketball team have been accorded all-state honors in their classification by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Senior post Savannah Vincent, sophomore forward Kambrey Blakey and senior guard Francis Armijo were chosen to the first team by the NMHSCA, [...]

Home finally sweet home for Zias


Staff report For the first time this season, Zia Softball Field was the friendly confines for Eastern New Mexico University. Alberta Medina went 5-for-7 on the day, while Erica Armendarez hit a pair of homers in the nightcap as ENMU pulled an 11-3, 12-9 doubleheader sweep Wednesday over New Mexico Highlands University. Mary Jo Granger [...]

N.M. fishing report, April 3

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was rated [...]

Lady Rams rally, gain split

Staff ROSWELL — The Portales High softball team had something of a rarity in recent years early on Tuesday evening — a losing streak. However, the Lady Rams will host Clovis on Thursday with a chance to start another winning streak after splitting against Roswell High, losing 9-5 in the opener before winning 11-7. The [...]