EPAC track meet results — April 24

Thursday at Fort Sumner Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 144; 2. Logan 96; 3. Fort Sumner 70; 4. Tatum 45; 5. Tucumcari 43; 6. Melrose 17; 7. Clovis Christian 7; 8. Dora 6; 9. (tie) House and San Jon 3; 11. (three-way tie) Elida, Floyd and Grady 0. High-point athlete: Adrian Gomez, Texico 28 1/2 […]

Zias add ex-Vixen Stinnett

Staff report PORTALES — Former Fort Sumner standout Sarah Stinnett has signed a national letter of intent to play women’s basketball next season at Eastern New Mexico University. The 5-foot-6 guard, who will be a junior has spent the past two seasons under former ENMU men’s coach Earl Diddle at Howard College in Big Spring, […]

Helton leaving Hounds

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Andrew Helton, right, has put in his resignation, effective next Friday, from Eastern New Mexico University. Helton went 63-72 in five seasons at ENMU.

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com On the heels of a major hire for its athletic program, Eastern New Mexico University got a major vacancy. Men’s basketball coach Andrew Helton has resigned from the university for personal reasons, effective next Friday. Helton, a first-time head coach when he was hired by ENMU in 2009, leaves […]

N.M. fishing report — April 24

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was fair to […]

Lady Cats notch rare win over Carlsbad

Staff report Clovis High’s softball team continued to show steady progress Tuesday night. The Lady Wildcats, once saddled with a 1-7 record, beat Carlsbad for just the second time in the program’s history, pulling out a 3-2, eight-inning win in the opener en route to a District 4-5A split with the Cavegirls, who took the […]

Rockets post win over Cats

By Dave Wagner sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High matched Class 4A power Roswell Goddard run for run  — through two innings, anyway. After that, the potent Rockets bats took over. Goddard collected 17 hits, including 10 for extra bases, en route to a 14-6 win over the Wildcats on Tuesday night at Bell Park. Designated […]

CHS girls make progress

Staff report ROSWELL — Clovis High’s boys couldn’t get their third leg toward Class 5A state competition on Tuesday. Meantime, the girls knocked 32 strokes off their previous day’s score. The Lady Wildcats shot 360 at the New Mexico Military golf course in Tuesday’s second and final round of the Spring Classic golf tournament, although […]

No. 8 Chaps whip Hounds

Staff report LUBBOCK — The bottom three hitters in the Lubbock Christian batting order combined to go 6-for-12 with four runs scored and six RBIs on Tuesday and the Chaparrals, ranked No. 8 in NCAA Division II baseball, cruised to a 9-2 non-conference victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Infielder Brett Wilhelm, catcher Josh Powe […]

Area prep baseball linescores — April 22

District 3-2A Texico 20, Clayton 4 Texico    105  30(11)—20    19    2 Clayton    003  00   1 —  4    7    3 Tanner Dickerman, Rafael Maldonado (4) and Josh Tredway; Dakota Montoya, Antonio Lucero (4), Thomas Sullivan (6) and Allen Hass. W — Dickerman. L — Montoya. Top hitters — Texico: Jaron Hill 5-5, 3 2Bs, 2 RBIs, […]

Joe’s Boot Shop Cattle Roping may be biggest in history

Staff report The 10th year of Joe’s Boot Shop Cattle Roping is by all accounts expected to be the biggest in the event’s history. Just like last year, and the year before, etc. Chris Weber, a marketing director for the event who has been involved since its second running in 2006, said the event should […]