Melrose WR ties TD mark

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Melrose’s James Walker leaps over a teammate during a second-quarter run. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White MELROSE — On any other day, Harvey Parks would have had to share the spotlight. But this wasn’t any other day as Parks caught three touchdown passes in Melrose’s 65-6 win over House in Saturday’s state six-man […]

NFL capsules — Week 9

The Associated Press NFL Capsules The Associated Press NFL matchups for Week 9 (timesMST): Sunday OAKLAND (2-5) At DETROIT (1-6) 11 a.m., CBS Opening line — Raiders by 2 1/2. Record vs. spread — Raiders 0-7. Lions 3-4. Series record — Raiders lead 6-2. Last meeting — Raiders beat Lions 37-21 on Oct. 13, 1996, […]

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 […]

Friday prep football scores

CNJ STAFF AREA GAMES New Mexico District 3-1A Texico 43, Jal 7 DISTRICT 2-1A Fort Sumner 28, Springer 18 Texas DISTRICT 4-1A Farwell 32, Springlake-Earth 0 DISTRICT 2-3A Lubbock Cooper 24, Muleshoe 12 NEW MEXICO GAMES The Associated Press Artesia 50, Goddard 23 Aztec 39, Albuquerque Academy 14 Bloomfield 43, Wingate 0 Cibola 38, Valley […]

Zias slip past SWOSU in soccer

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — The first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team assured itself on Friday that it won’t finish at the bottom of the Lone Star Conference this season. The Zias got two goals in a span of 3 1/2 minutes of the second half and staved off Southwestern Oklahoma 2-1, also […]

Wolverines give up TD, but cruise past Jal

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Texico senior Johnny Rivera returns an interception down the sideline during Friday’s game against Jal at Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White TEXICO — Jal did something Friday no other New Mexico team has done this season. Score against Texico. Other than a little prick to the pride, though, it hardly mattered as […]

Steers set up showdown with Bovina for playoff berth

CNJ STAFF FARWELL — Five players scored touchdowns and Farwell set up a showdown next week with rival Bovina for a playoff berth as the Steers shut out winless Springlake-Earth 32-0 in a District 4-1A contest Friday night. Sophomore Matthew Edwards rushed for 168 yards on 21 carries as the Steers (7-1, 2-1 district) posted […]