Lazbuddie roper wins USTRC open

By Julie Bryant: U.S. Team Roping Championships In what was a star-studded field of open ropers at the U.S. States Team Roping Championships Southwest Regionals, it was the local ropers who fought to the top of the 63-team field Thursday at the Curry County Events Center. Josh Morris of Lazbuddie and Brandon Gonzales of Bosque [...]

Faith in goverment unfounded

By Tibor Machan: Freedom columnist Enthusiast for increasing government regulations of people in business, including those in the financial markets, never bother to answer the one basic question that any rational person would need to have answered before joining them as champions of their proposed remedies of our economic wows. This question is, “Why would [...]

Sports records

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New Mexico state champions Baseballhttp://www.nmact.org/files/Baseball_Past_State_Champs.pdf BasketballGirlshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Basketball_Girls_Coaches_Champions.pdfBoyshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Basketball_Boys_Coaches_Champions.pdf Cross countryBoyshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Cross_Country_Boys_Coaches_Champions.pdfGirlshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Cross_Country_Girls_State_Champions.pdfFootballhttp://www.nmact.org/files/Football_Past_Champs.pdfGolfhttp://www.nmact.org/golf_past_championsSoccerhttp://www.nmact.org/soccer_state_championship_recordsSoftballhttp://www.nmact.org/files/Softball_Past__Champions.pdfSwimmingBoyshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Swimming_Boys_State_Records.pdfGirlshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Swimming_Girls_State_Records.pdfTennishttp://www.nmact.org/tennis_past_champsTrack and fieldGirlshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Track_and_Field_State_Records_Girls.pdfBoyshttp://www.nmact.org/files/Track_and_Field_State_Records_Boys.pdf Wrestlinghttp://www.nmact.org/files/Wrestling_Past_Champions.pdf

Character stands out

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist As I watched them playing each other in the EPAC championship game on the floor of Greyhound Arena in January, I remarked to someone at the press desk that we could be looking at two state champions. So they are. The Floyd Lady Broncos and Texico Lady Wolverines have done [...]

Norvil Howell: Champion of champions

Clovis schools are celebrating their annual “Music In Our Schools” week. Editors asked readers if they have a favorite music teacher. Doug McGregor’s response: “Norvil Howell, the champion of champions. He has given more students pride, respect for themselves and leadership skills, along with showing them how to have goals and accomplish them to a [...]

Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series can give fans quick rodeo fix

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers For nearly three decades, Charlie Thompson has produced winter training rodeos. This season’s rodeo offers spectators a chance to get a glimpse at potential future world champions, in addition to names they may already recognize. What is it? The Lubbock Winter Rodeo Series was spawned from a small organization called [...]

Custom Classic cranking up again

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Rebels shortstop Chad Davis leaps for a liner during last year’s annual Custom Classic softball tournament at Guy Leeder Softball Complex. CNJ file photo. By Eric Butler, CNJ Correspondent After sweeping through the recreation division undefeated in last year’s Custom Classic, members of the Clovis X-Treme women’s softball team thought maybe a step up in [...]