TRICARE increase stuns retirees

By Tom Philpott: Military Update Defense health officials didn’t do the Obama administration any favor last week when they announced a “small” increase in the daily fee that military retirees under 65, their families and covered survivors must pay for inpatient care in civilian hospitals under TRICARE Standard starting Oct. 1. The jump, in fact, […]

East Central stuns Hounds late

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Senior guard Tyler Thetford converted a 3-point play with 18 seconds left on Sunday, boosting East Central to a 60-58 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University. The Tigers (2-4), held to a season scoring low after coming into the weekend averaging just over 95 points […]

ENMU stuns Buffs

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU sophomore Edgar Bear, left, tangles for the ball with West Texas A&M senior Oliver Mulamba during Wednesday’s Southwest Soccer Conference match at the ENMU pitch. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team has shown it can hold its own at […]