Special Olympics community effort

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Benna Sayyed Participants and volunteers at the state Special Olympics on Saturday in Clovis said the event is all about helping challenged citizens excel in sports and competition and enriching their life. The event, which began in 1986, takes place on the third weekend of September every year. The competition was held at the Curry […]

Elida school news — Aug. 30

Sports • Thursday: 4 p.m., football vs. New Mexico School for the Deaf at Vaughn. 4:30 p.m., volleyball vs. Floyd (juior high, junior varsity, varsity). •

How you can be a positive sports parent

Jack Perconte Positive parenting in sports is a choice parents make that allows sports to be about kids and not about parents. Parents who are out to relive their playing careers through their kids are the source of a lot of negative parenting in sports. The choice to be positive is not easy because of […]

Championship teams displayed on wall

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Argen Duncan Eastern New Mexico University is recognizing its championship sports teams in a new way. The Greyhound Arena has a new “Wall of Champions” displaying the district, conference, regional, playoff and national championships plus football bowl game wins. The wall has 103 championship teams listed, said Athletic Director Jeff Geiser. Final touches were completed […]

Dirty Laundry: Denial runs deep among sports parents

Aisha Sultan I knew the minute I saw a red-faced grown man hollering at his 5-year-old son during a soccer practice. I didn’t want my kindergartner playing with this crowd. His little friend with the very loud father seemed so eager to please that I couldn’t decide if the scene left me depressed or angry. […]

Photograph demonstrates bullish sport

The photograph is spread across two pages of the Rodeo Sports News. In the upper right hand corner is written “Worth a Thousand Words.” The subjects in the photo are the bull, bull rider and bullfighter. The rider, wearing his helmet and protective vest, appears to be coming out from under the bull’s front legs […]

April 12 — Elida news

Sports schedule • Thursday: Track at Melrose, varsity; Base-ball at Texico, JV, 4 p.m. doubleheader • Saturday: Track at Ft. Sumner, varsity; Baseball at Lake Arthur, varsity, 11 a.m. doubleheader

April 5 — Elida news

Sports schedule • Thursday: Junior high track meet at Melrose • Friday: Varsity baseball vs. Capitan, 1 p.m. doubleheader. Friday is also a snow makeup day • Saturday: Track Meet, Fort Sumner, varsity qualifier.

Feb. 1 — Elida news

Sports schedule • Tuesday — House JH Girls, 4 p.m. • Thursday-Saturday — at Ft. Sumner Tournament, JH eighth-grade girls. • Saturday — Roy at Mosquero, Seventh grade, JH B, V G&B, 1 p.m.

Jan. 25 — Elida news

Sports Tuesday: Marshall, here, JH G & B, 4 p.m. Thursday: Melrose, there, JH G & B, JV G, V B&G, 3 p.m. Saturday: San Jon, there, V G&B, 3 p.m.

Tuesday morning briefing: Report cards, sports stars and the Polish Prince

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. School notes Floyd Municipal School District has a schedule change in January. According to the district website, there will be no school Friday, but students will make up the day Jan. 17. Question of the day Barry Bonds, Brett Favre….Tiger Woods. If you could […]

ENMU Hounds game notes

The ENMU Hounds host Northwestern State on Saturday and Central Oklahoma on Monday. Here’s copy of the game notes prepared by ENMU’s sports information departmen

Dora school news — Nov. 30

Sports schedules • Today – Junior varsity and varsity basketball 4 p.m. at San Jon. • Thursday – J.P. Stone Invitational Basketball Tournament through Saturday. • Friday – Junior high boys play at Faith Triumphant Tournament here through Saturday. • Monday – Dora junior high hosts Melrose at 4 p.m.

Portales past: Nov. 21, 1955

Nov. 21, 1955: The Portales Daily News: Who said women skip the sports pages? The Daily News checked up on the winners of the weekly football contest and found that women won the first prize in seven out of 11 weeks.

Oct. 26 —

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

Oct. 19 — Dora news

Sports • Today — Dora volleyball at Jal, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Thursday — Dora volleyball at Grady, 4:30 p.m., JH, JV, V. • Friday — Dora football hosts VCA, 1 p.m. JH and 3 p.m. V.

Dora school news — Oct. 12

Sports schedules Today – Dora volleyball at Jal, 4:30 p.m. (JH, JV, V) Thursday – Dora volleyball at Grady, 4:30 p.m.(JH, JV, V) Friday – Dora football hosts VCA, 1 p.m. JH and 3 p.m. Varsity

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 […]

Dora school news —

Sports schedules • Today — Dora volleyball hosts Jal at 4:30 p.m. (junior high, junior varsity, varsity) • Thursday — Dora junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams at Eunice, 4:30 p.m. • Friday — Dora football at Hondo; junoir high 5 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. Reminders to parents • Please pay for remaining September cafeteria […]

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 […]