Amidst all the change, there is a constant

Judy Brandon When I was 8 years old, our family vacationed in California where we visited relatives. We were eager to see our cousins but really more excited about the new attraction in Los Angeles: Disneyland. We struck out early one June morning from New Mexico in our 1956 blue Ford Fairlane en route to […]

NW Missouri eliminates Eastern

CNJ STAFF STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Northwest Missouri State outscored Eastern New Mexico University 28-8 over the final 9 1/2 minutes of the first half and the Bearcats went on to a 77-57 victory over the Greyhounds Saturday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II South Central Region basketball tournament. The third-seeded Bearcats (27-4) advanced […]

Missed FTs leave Grady in foul mood

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Grady’s John Schueler corrals an offensive rebound during the second half of Friday’s championship game of District 4-1A boys tournament. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White GRADY — The parade to the foul line started less than three minutes into the game and didn’t end until the final buzzer sounded — 47 fouls […]

60 Minutes and Evangelical Christian Theology

By Curtis Shelburne It has been a good while now since our church’s program of teaching included a Sunday evening service. In fact, we try pretty hard NOT to program much on Sunday evenings at all, so that this little section of the week actually becomes for our folks, if not a “day of rest,” […]

Hounds have no answer for Brown

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Eastern senior guard David Hamilton is fouled hard by Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Danny Armelin. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Will Brown came out firing and never let up. The Texas A&M-Kingsville senior guard hit 10 of his first 11 shots, including five 3-pointers, and finished with 46 points to lead the […]

Coleman’s big night is extra special

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Octavia Coleman flew in from Chicago to see her son play for the first time in two years. Garland Coleman responded with one of his best efforts of the season. The Eastern New Mexico senior scored 15 points and added 10 rebounds Thursday as the Greyhounds rode a 15-2 second-half […]

Halftime speech triggers Lady Cats’ rout

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Clovis senior Jessica Hohn and Carlsbad’s Tyrie Davis battle for a loose ball after a Clovis free throw attempt during the second half of Tuesday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White Freshman Tori Northcutt got the message and so did the rest of her teammates. “He definitely put a […]

Cure for cancer still needed among technological advances

By Tom DiFrancesca Cancer — one word that can easily strike fear into the heart of just about everyone. Cancer — it’s the scourge of the earth. Cancer — it is not selective, it matters not whether one is rich, poor or middle-class. Good people get cancer, bad people get cancer — it doesn’t make […]

CHS senior content with backup role

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Clovis senior Jesscia Hohn and Tascosa’s Katie Titus battle for a rebound. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Vanessa Vaca’s contribution was barely a blip on the statistical radar screen. One point, two rebounds and a steal for the Clovis Lady Wildcats in Tuesday’s 62-21 blowout over Amarillo Tascosa at Rock Staubus Gym. […]

Lady Cats crush Dalhart

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Clovis senior Tyisha Brown looks to pass around a Dalhart defender. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White The lead grew exponentially, like an algebra equation gone haywire. Monique Walker’s layup and free throw gave Clovis a 16-6 lead 4 1/2 minutes into the game. A minute later, the first of Melissa Roberts’ five […]