Day Trips: Ballet offers ‘Romantic Evening’

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The Lone Star Ballet will begin its season Nov. 5 with “A Romantic Evening,” and will end March 22-23 with a special performance of “Romeo and Juliet” by the Joffrey Ballet. (Courtesy photo) Compiled by Mike Jimenez For couples in search of a romantic evening, why not drive to the Lone Star Ballet in Amarillo […]

Hounds take on East Central

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Eastern New Mexico University and East Central football teams may be facing an early crossroads tonight. With both teams standing 1-2, the winner of the 6 p.m. Lone Star Conference crossover matchup at Blackwater Draw will be positioned for respectability. The loser, meantime, faces an uphill battle the […]

Clovis native takes job at West Texas

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer At 26, Clovis native and 1997 Grady High graduate Justin Ashley has already worked under some successful college basketball coaches. He hopes to continue his progression at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. Ashley has been hired to replace Russell Vanlandingham as an assistant to Buffaloes head coach Rick […]

Hounds pitcher honored in LSC South

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior right-hander Trevor Davis has been named the Lone Star Conference South Division’s pitcher of the week after posting two wins in the Greyhounds’ first four games. Davis won in relief at Sul Ross State on Feb. 5, throwing the final 1 2/3 innings of a 9-6 […]

Krigbaum, Viola

Viola Krigbaum Services: Have been held. Viola Krigbaum, 90, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Nursing Home in Clovis. She was born on July 15, 1914 in Lone Wolf, Okla., to Arther McDonald Jones and the former Ellen Millie Jane Allin. She was raised in Lone Wolf and attended school […]

Ellliott era ending at Eastern

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s Bud Elliott, coming to the end of a coaching career this week that dates to the early 1950s, admits to mixed feelings about his impending retirement. ENMU’s football coach for the past 11 seasons, the 72-year-old Elliott will retire after Saturday’s 1 p.m. season […]

We could use another Lone Ranger

By Ruben A. Pro: Guest columnist I believe I have part of the problem facing this country now. What we need now is what has been missing for almost two generations or more — we need national heroes, whether real or fictional. The past two or three generations have missed what my 1930s and ’40s […]

Zias clinch spot in LSC volleyball tournament

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team clinched its 11th Lone Star Conference tournament berth in the last 13 years Friday night with a 30-28, 31-29, 30-19 Lone Star Conference South Division win over Angelo State at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (14-14, 6-3 South) can do no worse than tie for the […]

ENMU looking for respect

By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — The Zia soccer team is looking to earn respect in the Lone Star Conference this year, one practice and one song at a time. Members of the inaugural Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team are preparing for a 15-game regular season, starting Aug. 30 against College of the Southwest […]

Texas entertainment just a few hours away

By Angela Peacock Lake Meredith National Recreation Area north of Amarillo isn’t just a place to fish, swim, hike and camp, officials said. With the Texas-style musical “Lone Star Rising,” visitors can experience a piece of Western history. “Lone Star Rising,” which is held at the Fritch Fortress amphitheater, runs Wednesday through Sunday nights beginning […]