Elida school news — Nov. 23

• Tuesday: Lake Arthur — Junior high girls, boys — 3 p.m. Booster Club meeting following boys’ game. • Wednesday: School dismissed at 1 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday Basketball season passes may be purchased at the gate or the school office. Season passes are $22 for adults and $17 for students. This does not […]

Elida’s Best signs with Zias

C Reavis Best fulfilled a dream Tuesday when she signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball at Eastern New Mexico University. The Elida High senior is also keeping a promise she made to her older sister, Heidi Best, who died in 2007 in a motor vehicle accident. “I actually promised her, or it was the deal […]

Elida wins Class 1B volleyball crown

Elida beat district foe Grady 25-16, 25-15, 25-1 Saturday to capture the Class 1B state volleyball title at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. It is Elida’s third state title, and first since 1990. Grady was making its first state volleyball title appearance. Portales plays Pojoaque at 4 p.m. for the 3A crown.

Nov. 9 —

Students to honor vets Elida students and staff will honor area veterans for their service to our country on Wednesday. A brief program followed by lunch will take place in the school cafeteria beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Portales past: Nov. 10, 1955

Nov. 10, 1955: The Portales Daily News: The senior class of Elida High School presented the play “Don’t Darken My Door” on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The actors included Peggy Nell Peterson, Tommy Tucker, Beth Doyal, JoBeth Taylor, Alec Stubbins, Patsy Rippee and Faye Southard.

Elida school news — Nov. 2

• Monday: District volleyball • Tuesday: District volleyball • Wednesday: District volleyball • Thursday: District volleyball • Friday: District volleyball • Saturday: Elida to host volleyball championship game — 6 p.m. The Elida Yearbook staff is selling yearbooks. You may either purchase on online or send $35 to Sherri McAfee. A family purchasing more than […]

Prep football scoreboard — Oct. 29

Non-district Artesia 51, Portales 0, F 6-man playoffs Lake Arthur 62, Elida 22 F District 2-2A Texico 38, Clayton 6, F Santa Rosa 27, Tucumcari 0 Disrict 2-1A Fort Sumner 51, Jal 15, F 8-man District 3 Tatum 34, Melrose 22 8-man District 1 Logan 42, Menaul 26 Texas District 3-1A Division II Bovina 35, […]

Oct. 26 —

Schedule Red Ribbon Week – Drug Awareness Monday: Volleyball – Dora – Here – JH 7th & 8th (Parent Night) – 4 p.m. Tuesday: MADD Presentation Thursday: Volleyball – Dora – There JH 7th & 8th , JV, V – 4:30 p.m. Friday: Football Playoffs – TBA For Drug Awareness Week, elementary will have an […]

Oct. 26 —

Sports: • Thursday – Dora volleyball hosts Elida, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V) • Monday – District tournament begins

Oct. 19 — Elida news

Schedule Monday: Volleyball — Dora, here 7th & 8th at 4 p.m. Tuesday: Volleyball — Clovis Christian, here, JV, V at 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball — Grady, there JH, JV, V at 4 p.m. Thursday: 3rd Grade, Ag. Safety Days – Clovis Friday: Football — Dora, There (District Game) at 3 p.m. Friday: School Day

Friday prep football scoreboard 10/15

Freedom New Mexico Manzano 66, Clovis 48, final Roswell High 43, Portales 14, final District 2-1A Hagerman 26, Fort Sumner 18, final 6-Man District 2 Valley Christian 50, Dora 14, final Hondo 70, Elida 22, final District 3-1A Division II Farwell 34, Sudan 0, final Springlake-Earth 42, Bovina 6, final District 1-2A Division I Muleshoe […]

Portales past: Oct. 25, 1953

Oct. 25, 1953: The Portales Daily News: Pvt. John W. Berry, whose wife is Mrs. Altha Berry of North Star Route, Elida, was nearing completion of a 16-week training cycle in Fort Leofiard Wood, Mo., with a unit of the 6th Armored Division.

Elida school news — Oct. 12

Sports schedules Today: Volleyball – San Jon – Here – JH, V – 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball – Fort Sumner – There – 7th & 8th, JV, V – 4:30 p.m.; 1 p.m. release – Parent Teacher Conferences Friday : Football – Hondo – There – 6:00 (District Game) Saturday: Volleyball – Roy – Here […]

Oct. 5, 2010 Elida School News

The Eastern New Mexico State Fair is going on in Roswell. Good luck to all participants. Thursday marks the end of the first nine weeks at Elida Schools.

Former Elida coach to be inducted into NMHU’s Hall of Honor

By Melanie Dabovich-Roberts Special to the PNT Bob Dabovich of Raton, a former Elida coach, will be inducted Thursday into New Mexico Highlands University’s H-Club Hall of Honor Dabovich, who played college basketball and baseball at NMHU in the mid-1960s to early 70s, is one of six former student-athletes who will be honored by the […]

Elida school news — Sept. 28

Sports schedules Monday: Volleyball – Grady – junior high, junior varsity, and varsity – 4 p.m. Thursday: Volleyball – at Clovis Christian – junior varsity and varsity – 4:30 p.m. Friday: Football – at House/Grady @ House – district game – 2 p.m. Saturday: Volleyball – at Roy – junior varsity and varsity – 1 […]

Grant McGee: Friend more like brother than pal

I got an e-mail a few days ago from my good friend Kent, the Bard of the Pecos, now a part-time judge, duly elected by the folks of Elida. Kent was going in for hip surgery and, you know, there’s no absolute guarantee that you’ll emerge on the other side hale, hearty and alive. Kent […]

Prep football scoreboard, Sept. 17

Elida 46, Vaughn 18 San Jon 53, Dora 41 Raton 38, Portales 34 Cleveland 28, Clovis 17 Farwell 33, Tucumcari 10 Dimmitt 25, Bovina 18

Elida school news — Sept. 14

Schedule • Monday: Volleyball, Texico, here, 4:30 p.m.; JH, 7th & 8th (3 JH games) • Tuesday: Volleyball, Melrose, there, 4:30 p.m., 7th & 8th, V • Thursday: Seniors will be traveling to Portales to attend ENMU College Days. • Friday: Football, Vaughn, there, 3 p.m. • Sept. 20: Volleyball, Marshall JH (7th), here, 5 […]

Elida, Texico come to agreement with state

Argen Duncan For Elida to continue with its water system project and Texico with its wastewater project, both communities need to submit a proposed schedule and revised budget to the state Department of Finance and Administration, showing how the work will finish by the end of the year. Municipal and New Mexico Environment Department officials […]