Short-handed Hounds win opener

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Clovis freshman Logan Turnbow drew a key charge late, then followed that with a putback to help Eastern New Mexico University’s men open their 2010-11 basketball season with an 81-76 victory over NAIA member Northern New Mexico on Friday night at Greyhound Arena. Junior guard Versia Hodges shot 12-of-20 from […]

Wright, Byron

Byron O’Lester Wright, 82, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 17, 1923, in Blythe, Calif., to John Bryson Wright and the former Ora Mae Peavey. He attended school in Opland, Texas, before moving with his parents to Fort Sumner during his […]

Muleshoe wins first meeting with Rams

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Portales’ Daniel Aranda shoots a layup over Muleshoe’s Eric Washington during Tuesday’s game. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers It was a playoff atmosphere Tuesday night, with the visiting Mules trading baskets all night with the host Portales Rams. Come Thursday, it will feel like a playoff series. Trevor Turnbow scored a […]