Hounds defeat Central Oklahoma

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Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Eastern New Mexico University’s football team played close to a perfect second half Saturday. The fast-paced “air raid” offense played more ball-control and finished drives while the defense — enjoying unusually long respites on the sideline, chipped in with four interceptions — three by senior cornerback Tillman Stevens — in […]

Obama handled defeat with style

By Tom Philpott: PNT columnist President Obama won style points from veterans’ service organizations last week even as he was forced, under heavy fire, to withdraw his plan to have the Department of Veterans Affairs bill veterans’ health insurance for the cost to VA of treating service-connected medical conditions. “The issue should never have come […]

Angelo State women defeat Zias in four games

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By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico Angelo State’s play was far from flawless, but on Friday it was good enough. Junior Alaina Sivells collected 15 kills and junior Adrienne Taylor posted a double-double with 12 kills and 11 digs as the Rambelles notched a 25-18, 23-25, 25-17, 25-19 win over Eastern New Mexico University on […]

Roosevelt All-Stars defeat Raton

PNT Staff Report DEMING — According to Roosevelt County All-Stars coach Sammy Villanueva, one phone call launched his team toward an 18-2 first-round win over Raton on Saturday in the state 10-11 Little League tournament. On Thursday, the evening before the team left for the tournament, All-Star team member Daniel Sanchez was involved in a […]

Agent Orange disability appeal denied

By Tom Philpott A federal appeals court has delivered a stinging defeat to “Blue Water” sailors and Coast Guard veterans of the Vietnam War who have been fighting for disability compensation from illnesses they contend resulted from shipboard exposure to deadly herbicides including Agent Orange. A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]