Shows feature drinks, designs

by Sheryl Borden: Creative Living Information on thread painting, making blueberry drinks and creating a faux rock finish on walls will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Author and designer Nancy Prince will show how to do thread painting. This method is especially good when a design [...]

Hounds and Zias begin practice, feel disrespected

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By Mickey Winfield, Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico University Greyhound and Zia basketball teams began practice Wednesday afternoon, and both teams had an extra bounce in their steps and a chip on their shoulders. Both teams were picked to finish last in the Lone Star Conference South division preseason poll — and both [...]

Oct. 17, 1954

Dick Gravel, a part -time clerk at a local department store, was paid back a quarter, which he loaned two years earlier to a customer who did not have the change to finish paying for his merchandise. “I’ve been looking for you for two years,” said the customer.

ENMU hoops picked to finish last

Freedom New Mexico BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams were picked for last place in the Lone Star Conference South Division’s preseason basketball polls, released this week. Both squads are coming off last-place finishes in 2007-08, the men going 6-21 overall and 0-12 in the South while the women were 5-22 and [...]

Greyhound cowboys claim third place

Freedom New Mexico Junior cowboy Cole Jackson helped the Eastern New Mexico Greyhound rodeo team secure a third place finish at the weekend’s College Daze Rodeo at Portales’ Lewis Cooper Arena. “Really and truly, I thought the boys team had a good rodeo,” first-year ENMU rodeo coach Albert Finn said. West Texas College took first [...]

Clovis holds first Trade Days show

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico The finish wasn’t perfect for Lee Chaffee, but the price was. A California native, and a resident of Clovis for the last seven years, Chaffee left Curry County’s first Trade Days show about $40 poorer. However, she also left with a bag of books and clothes and an antique [...]

Lelei leads Hound runners to second place

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Senior Nimrod Lelei finished third in a field of 50 runners, leading the Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team to a second-place finish in Angelo State’s Blue & Gold cross country meet on Tuesday. Lelei completed the five-mile course in a time of 27 minutes, 25 seconds, [...]

Lady Rams regress at Roswell

PNT Staff Writer The Roswell Lady Coyotes handed the Portales girls a 52-39 loss Tuesday evening at Roswell High School. The Lady Rams managed only 12 points in the first half, making just two of 16 shots attempted. Portales head coach Brenda Gomez says the Lady Rams poor shooting was key in the defeat. “We [...]

CLASS 3A STATE TRACK: Lady Rams finish eighth at state

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PNT Staff Report ALBUQUERQUE — Sophomores Kandace Bergsieker and Jordan Roehl helped the Portales Lady Rams put together their best showing in some time in the Class 3A state track meet. Roehl added a fourth-place finish in discus on Saturday to her second-place effort Friday in shot put, while Bergsieker finished second in the 200 [...]

Floyd girls finish fifth in 1A

PNT staff ALBUQUERQUE — Senior Kelli Johnson earned a second runnerup finish on Saturday to help the Floyd Lady Broncos to a fifth-place team finish in Class 1A girls state track competition at the University of New Mexico. Johnson ran a time of 5:43.74 in the 1,600, a personal best by about three seconds, to [...]