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 […]

NMMI deals PHS pair of setbacks

Staff ROSWELL — Roswell hasn’t been a very friendly place to the Portales Ram baseball team so far this season. After a 10-8, 5-4 sweep by New Mexico Military, Portales (6-5) dropped to 0-4 on the road. Class 4A Roswell Hifh swept Portales last Tuesday. “Things didn’t really bounce our way,” Portales coach Dusty Nusser […]

Rams eighth, Lady Rams ninth in Roswell meet

Staff ROSWELL — The Portales High boys golf team finished eighth in the nine-school Spring River Classic, which featured mostly Class 4A and 5A schools. Freshman Andrew Underbrink led the Rams, shooting 42-38 — 80, while junior Ty Bergman followed at 41-42 — 83. Hobbs took team honors at 310, nine strokes ahead of New […]

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 […]