Pair of Robles fourth-quarter TDs keep Curry Cats unbetean

Freedom New Mexico CNJ STAFF Manuel Robles scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, and the Curry County Cats escaped a halftime deficit to defeat the New Mexico Black Hawks 13-6 Sunday in Los Lunas. With the win, the Cats (3-0) are now the only perfect team in the New Mexico Premier League. The Black Hawks […]

Second chance worth rooting for

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist With the state high school basketball tournament next week and the NCAA tournaments the following week, it’s a great time to be a basketball fan. But before either of those takes place, there’s Saturday, where Philips Arena in Atlanta will give us 52 seconds to root for basketball, and second […]

Lady Rams survive quarterfinals

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Portales senior Morgan Hill looks to pass during Tuesday’s quarterfina win against Thoureau. Hill finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds. (Staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent ALBUQUERQUE — Three-pointers from Portales’ Briana Hernandez may have kept a large Thoreau cheering section quiet at the start. But, after awhile, silence turned into […]

Hawks, Jimmy

Jimmy Hawks Services: Have been held. Mr. Jimmy Hawks, 59, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, near Moriarty. He was born on Oct. 31. 1944, in Portales, to Johnny Pauline and Jimmy Hillman Hawks. He made his home in Portales until 1956 when he moved to Truth or Consequences. He graduated from Hot Springs […]