Hounds baseball sweeps first two games of season

Freedom Newspapers FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS ALPINE, Texas — Junior right-hander Kelly Crain pitched seven solid innings and Josh Kuchta and Brett Scherer each delivered three hits Friday as the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team opened its 2005 season with an 8-2 victory over Sul Ross State. On Saturday, the Greyhounds took the opener of a […]

Zias softball starts season 1-4

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University won its first game in bracket play on Friday night by beating Colorado State-Pueblo 7-3, but lost twice on Saturday to finish a season-opening 1-4 weekend in the Angelo State Classic softball tournament. The Zias dropped pool-play matches to University of Science & Arts of […]

Hobbs, Homer B.

Homer Buel Hobbs Services: Have been held. Homer Buel Hobbs, 85, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at his home in Portales. He was born on May 26, 1919, in Cisco, Texas, to Susie and Homer Hobbs. When he was a boy, the family moved to Roosevelt County and settled near Pep. He attended […]

House moving a chore

By Don McAlavy House moving is not the most causal job in the world. In the summer of 1950, Homer Bennett and his six-man Clovis crew of house movers went to Dawson up near Raton to move the homes of 2,500 people. Bennett’s job was to jack up and move out all the buildings to […]

Best quotes long forgotten

By David Stevens One of the all-time great movies was released 40 years ago this week. “Hud,” starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal, was filmed in Claude, Texas, just east of Amarillo, about two hours from Clovis. The black-and-white Western classic was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won three of them. It […]