McGee: It’s tough getting old

By Grant McGee Local columnist Have you been talking to old  friends lately? Comparing0  notes on how life is going? My old friend Catfish caught up with me the other day. Catfish and I go way back. Among my favorite memories are those summer days when I was 7 years old, sitting on the back […]

Zias rally, notch split with OPSU

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ENMU junior Amanda Martinez slaps the ball on the ground for a fifth-inning single during the opener of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State at Zia Field. The Zias lost the opener 8-2 before coming back to gain a split with a 12-2 victory.

Staff report PORTALES — One big swing pretty much did in Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team in the opener of Tuesday’s non-conference doubleheader against Oklahoma Panhandle State. The Zias, though, quickly turned the tables to earn a split. Pitcher Samantha Arledge keyed a six-run fifth with a grand slam that lifted the Aggies to […]

Lady Cats, Texico tie for team honors

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Clovis high school senior Victoria Fox watches a put during Monday’s Clovis Invite tournament at Colonial Golf Course. Fox led the Lady Wildcats for the day, shooting a score of 94.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Playing on their home course, Clovis High’s boys put together a solid round in Monday’s Clovis Invite. Four players finished under 80, each earning legs towards Class 5A state competition, and the Wildcats earned a team leg with a score of 307 at Colonial Golf Course in what was […]

Area prep baseball linescores — April 7

District 3-1A First game Melrose 5, Logan 2 Logan    001  100  0 — 2    2    0 Melrose    040  001  x — 5    5    0 Wyatt Strand and Grady Loveland; Brian Hemminger and Gage Dietz. W — Br. Hemminger. L — Strand. Top hitters — Logan: Strand 1-3, 3B, run. Melrose: Dietz 1-3, run; Braden Hemminger […]

Williams leads CHS all-state picks

Staff ALBUQUERQUE — Junior guard Danni Williams is one of three Clovis High girls basketball players to earn Class 5A all-state honors from the New Mexico Basketball Coaches Association. Williams, who led the Lady Wildcats to a 30-2 record and 5A state title last year and a 29-1 mark this season, was named to the […]

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Historic Free Fall – CannonConnections.com – March 7

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Historic 26 STS military free fall March 7, 2014 By Senior Airman Eboni Reece 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs History was made Feb. 28 at Melrose Air Force Range as two members of the 26th Special Tactics Squadron conducted the first Military Free Fall jump in conjunction with one of the many aerial assets […]

Our link with dogs more than familiarity

If they could, they would shrink and disappear at the first sign of anger, their ears lying tight against their heads, tails tucked and shoulders curling inward. They open up to the sounds of laughter, on the other hand, tails wagging, ears perked up and searching for more. There is no doubt dogs interpret the […]

2014 Our Town: A guide to the communities in the Clovis-Portales area

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