Hounds out of contention for LSC playoffs

Freedom Newspapers COMMERCE, Texas — Another long-range bomber did in Eastern New Mexico University’s men Thursday night. Junior point guard Jermart Miller led a 63 percent outing from 3-point range for Texas A&M-Commerce, hitting 7-of-9 en route to 24 points, and the nationally 11th-ranked Lions turned back Eastern New Mexico 80-73 in a Lone Star […]

Hounds fall in overtime

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Reggie Wallace is fouled by Midwest State University junior Jose Nava as he drives to the basket during the first half of their game Saturday at Greyhound Arena in Portales. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Senior guard Jay January, who struggled most of the […]

Greyhounds rebound with win at East Central

Freedom Newspapers ADA, Okla. — Jamaal Hunnicutt and Edmound Elzy posted double-doubles and Jolen Montoya hit 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range Saturday, helping the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball post an 83-70 Lone Star Conference crossover victory over East Central. Hunnicutt scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds while Elzy came off […]

Montoya, Filomena

Filomena Montoya Services: Have been held. Filomena “Mena” Montoya, 90, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 1, 1914, in La Pintada, to Severo and Conrada Cordova Sisneros. She married Eugenio Montoya on Nov. 27, 1933, in Willard. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed spending time at […]

Montoya steps up for ENMU

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Because of an ankle injury to teammate Reggie Wallace, Eastern New Mexico University’s Jolen Montoya has played extended minutes at point guard to start the season. The graduate of Espanola Valley High School in northern New Mexico has taken advantage of the opportunity, averaging 17 points and shooting […]

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 […]

Never too late for Purple Heart

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — A Portales native who fought hunger, torture and cold weather for 3 1/2 years as a prisoner of World War II finally received a Purple Heart for his military service. It took 63 years, but Alvin Fails accepted the honorary medal from Brigadier General Kenny […]

Morgan, Jack M.

Jack M. Morgan Services: Have been held. Jack M. Morgan, 80, of Farmington, a former New Mexico state senator, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, in Farmington. He was born on Jan. 15, 1924, in Portales, to George Albert and Mary Rosana Baker Morgan. He was a World War II veteran, serving as an officer on […]

Estrada, Victor

Victor Estrada Services: Have been held. Mr. Victor Eric Montoya Estrada, 19, of Clovis, a carpenter, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on April 3, 1985, in Clovis, to Tommy Montoya and Victoria Estrada. Family members said he loved basketball, football, and camping. He was preceded […]

Clovis sweeps Lubbock Christian

CNJ staff Clovis swept Lubbock Christian Saturday in West Texas Baseball Leaguedoubleheader. Clovis routed Lubbock Christian in the first game 24-2 (four innings), with Matt Ulibarri leading the team with a 3-5 outing at the plate and a solo homer. David Root earned the win, allowing three hits and one earned run. He struck out […]

Clovis baseball team goes 3-1 for weekend

CNJ STAFF PLAINVIEW, Texas — Matt Ulibarri went 5-for-8 and scored four runs Saturday as Clovis swept past Plainview 8-2 and 11-1 in a West Texas Baseball League doubleheader. Clovis (6-4) completed a 3-1 weekend after splitting a doubleheader at Lubbock Coronado on Friday — losing 5-4 and winning 3-1. Ulibarri went 2-for-4 in Saturday’s […]

Incumbent Hulder wins in District 2

By Jack King Incumbent County Commissioner Pete Hulder will hold on to his District 2 seat, winning the Republican primary against two opponents with about 59 percent percent of the vote Tuesday. With no Democratic challenger, Tuesday’s vote decided the race. Hulder received 585 votes to challenger Carol Nichols’ 241 and challenger Ray Montoya’s 158. […]

State to ask for total control of Buena Vista

CNJ STAFF The New Mexico Health and Human Services Department announced Thursday it will go to Curry County District Court at 2 p.m. today asking that the agency be granted permanent receivership of Buena Vista Nursing Home. Ninth Judicial District Judge Joe Parker earlier granted the state temporary receivership pending today’s court hearing. In a […]

District 2 candidates talk on the issues

By Jack King District 2 Commissioner Pete Hulder, a Republican, is running for re-election. He has two opponents in the June 1 Republican primary — Carol S. Nichols and Ray Montoya. Since he has no Democratic challengers, the race will be decided in the primary. Last week, the three candidates spoke with the Clovis News […]

Anniversaries 11/23

Bailey Foy and Grace Bailey of Clovis will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2003, at the 16th and Pile Church of Christ in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married on Nov. 27, 1933, in Estancia. They have five […]

Wildcats lose late

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Amarllio rallied for six runs in its last two at-bats and beat the Clovis Wildcats 12-10 Tuesday in a 10-inning West Texas Baseball League contest. The teams teams agreed to play 10 innings regardless of the score. Jared Montoya collected three hits for the Wildcats while Richard Urban and Ryan Denton […]