Five-run sixth boosts Texans past ENMU

CMI staff ABILENE, Texas — Tarleton State scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth, putting seven consecutive hitters on base after the leadoff man was retired, and the Texans went on to an 8-2 win over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday in the ACU Classic four-team round-robin, hosted by Abilene Christian. Leading [...]

Nixing state income tax boosts opportunity

If the classic 1940 movie “Grapes of Wrath” were remade for 2012, the Joad family would be trekking, instead, from California to Oklahoma. Based on the 1939 novel by Californian John Steinbeck, the movie showed the Joads suffering through the 1930s Great Depression and Dust Bowl in Oklahoma, then striking out for the Golden State [...]

Goal in OT boosts Zias to 1-0 win

CNJ staff PORTALES — Senior defender Justine Tydings scored off a corner kick by freshman defender-midfielder Andrea Lister in the second minute of overtime Friday and the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team beat East Central 1-0 at the ENMU pitch for the Zias’ first Lone Star Conference win of the season. With the [...]

Base ramp up boosts Clovis Community College enrollment

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Claire Burroughes provides an update on city business during Tuesday’s joint city/county luncheon at the Clovis Civic Center. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer A who’s-who of Clovis and Curry County reported on good times and tough times of the past year, and challenges for the next year. The quarterly [...]