Christ expert at transforming lives

Judy Brandon Many years ago my sister Susie and I headed off to Baylor for the fall semester. Mother and Daddy were excited — after all their children were going to a place of old friends and acquaintances that they had made during their college years. Some were faculty, some were just citizens of Waco, […]

Garcia, Tech roll past Baylor

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Texas Tech junior Joe Garcia of Clovis, left, jokes with teammate Darcel McBath during the final minutes of Saturday’s 55-21 win over Baylor at SBC Jones Stadium in Lubbock. Garcia had two tackles and an interception. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor LUBBOCK — Even a fat lip, courtesy of […]

Harding, Hurshel

Hurshel Rudolph Harding, 76, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, in Taylor County, Texas. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, south of Texico to R. “Nath” and Ethel Harding. He graduated from Farwell High School in 1947. He attended Texas Tech for three years, where he was a member of Saddle Tramps, then obtained a law […]

No. 8 Baylor edges Lady Raiders

By Sue Jane Mayes: CNJ correspondent LUBBOCK — The hibernation is officially over. The Baylor Bears, led by junior Sophia Young’s 24 points, defeated Texas Tech’s Lady Raiders 52-49 Saturday night in front of a sell-out crowd. The loss knocks Tech into a second-place with Baylor and Kansas State. Trailing 48-44, Tech’s Erin Grant hit […]

Big 12 standouts take different paths

By Sue Jane Mayes: CNJ correspondent One entered the college ranks as a highly touted player out of New Mexico. The other was all but overlooked while attending a small private school in Louisiana. Enter two Hall of Fame coaches who knew talent when they saw it, and Cisti Greenwalt and Sophia Young found themselves […]

ENMU on fourth softball coach in two years

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Armando Quiroz wasn’t looking to change jobs. A month or so ago, Eastern New Mexico University wasn’t preparing to change softball coaches. The 55-year-old Quiroz, who has won three Arizona prep state championships in a four-year span at Tucson’s Flowing Wells, is ENMU’s fourth head softball coach in […]