Portales City Sports Basketball — March 10

CMI staff Saturday Pee Wee League Girls Dora Lady Coyotes 16, Heat 2. Scorers — Lady Coyotes, Brelyn Gramzow 6, Brynn Dilliard 6, Cashlyn Fraze 4.Heat, Angelina Maestas 2. Monarchs 10, Mercury 2. Scorers — Monarchs, Ezriah Martinez 6, Mikaela Ornelas 4. Mercury, Riley Shillings 2. Sparks 10, Extreme 2. Scorers — Sparks, Olivia Low […]

Lady Tigers back in finals

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Clovis Media Inc. BERNALILLO — The good news for the Elida Lady Tigers is they don’t think they’ve played their best basketball in this week’s Class B state tournament, yet they’re ready to play for their second consecutive title. The top-seeded Lady Tigers overcame what coach Dan Howard called a “streaky” performance Friday to down […]

PHS students bring ‘My Fair Lady’ to stage

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Betty Williamson Poor Professor Higgins. When Portales High School junior Bryan Gore assumes the role of the curmudgeonly phoneticist Henry Higgins in this weekend’s production of Lerner and Loewe’s musical, “My Fair Lady,” he will be faced with the added challenge of refining not one, but two Eliza Doolittles. PHS senior Haley Bonner and junior […]

McGee: Security system might have given burglars trouble

It was a year ago this week our bicycle shop was burglarized. The Lady of the House and I imagined they were two kids, let’s call them Fred and John. John is the smaller of the two, probably the leader and a little mean. They should’ve been in school. But they weren’t. They were going […]

Zias, Highlands split in Lady Buff Classic

CMI staff CANYON, Texas — Freshman Lizzy Velasquez hit a two-run single in the top of the eighth as Eastern New Mexico University edged New Mexico Highlands 6-5 on Friday for a split against the Cowgirls in the Lady Buff Classic softball tournament, hosted by West Texas A&M. Highlands won the first game 10-0 on […]

Portales City Sports basketball — Feb. 11

Freedom New Mexico Saturday Pee Wee League Girls Dora Lady Coyotes 13, Sparks 0. Scorers — Lady Coyotes, Cashlyn Fraze 6, Brelyn Gramzow 4, Brynn Dilliard 3. Mercury 17, Monarchs 4. Scorers — Mercury, Emma Gonzales 6, Riley Shillings 5, Anisten Tapia 4, Taris Rippee 2. Monarchs, Kylie Paden 2, Catelyn Breshears 2. Storm 22, […]

Anniversaries — Feb. 12

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Gonzales Reyes and Clara Gonzales of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe. The celebration was hosted by their children, Agnes Gonzales, Ray and Katrina Vigil, Dave and Sabrina Jablonski, Regina and Karlo Jajlardo and Corrina Gonzales. The couple was married Feb. 3, 1962, at Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

McGee: Listening skills could use work

The Lady of the House says I don’t listen. I disagree. I hear every word she says. Just like the other day we were driving through Portales on our way to Roswell and I noticed the “Welcome to Portales” sign was gone. You know, the one that reads “WELCOME TO PORTALES…HOME OF 17,000 FRIENDLY FOLKS […]

Hound’s rally falls short; Lady Buffs turn back Zias

Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico CANYON, Texas — The road and slow starts continue to plague the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. The Greyhounds rallied from 20 points down early in the second half — and had a 3-point shot at the buzzer to tie it — before losing 71-68 to West […]

McGee: Christmas gatherings can get weird

It looks like The Lady of the House and I will be spending Christmas Day without family. So we’ll just be hanging around the house in our “Watchin’-TV-and-eatin’” clothes. I love seeing the kinfolk, but sometimes it’s good to just have a quiet Christmas. Because you know, sometimes when family shows up things can get […]