• Artesia netters complete Eddy County sweep with five-game win over Carlsbad

    It took a good deal more effort than in the teams’ first meeting Sept. 1 at Bulldog Pit, but the Artesia volleyball team completed the…

  • ‘Taking a knee’: It’s not what you think

    Having addressed this insignificant topic more times than I’d care to count since taking over as sports editor in Artesia, I am loath to do…

  • Cross country teams gaining ground as halfway point nears

    The Artesia High School cross country teams have been gaining ground through the first half of their 2015 season, turning in overall solid results at…

  • Bulldogs take Eddy County War

    In the grand scheme of things, it’s just another game. It’s been decades since the two teams involved were in the same classification. No district…

  • Eddy County War

    An Artesia Bulldog performs impromptu dental work on a Carlsbad Caveman in this 1976 drawing by then-Artesia High School art teacher John Gunderson. Artesia and…

  • Artesia to host high school rodeo this weekend

    Students on the Artesia High School rodeo team will not have far to travel to perform this weekend. The team began with an exhibition rodeo…

  • ‘Dogs blank Deming on the road

    The festive Homecoming atmosphere in Deming Friday was somewhat akin to a postseason game. Couple that with a lengthy bus ride, and the Bulldog football…

  • Bulldogs suffer tough loss to Tigers

    As rough starts go, the Bulldog soccer team had a significant one Thursday. It took the Class 6A Tigers of Alamogordo just under 20 minutes…

  • Second half spells difference in Lady ‘Dogs’ loss to Alamo

    The Lady Bulldog soccer team came out firing Thursday afternoon against Class 6A Alamogordo at the Mack Chase Athletic Complex, twice taking the lead in…

  • Scat, cat!

    An Artesia Bulldog scares the daylights out of a Deming Wildcat in this drawing by Artesia High School sophomore Breanna Simshauser. Artesia travelled to Deming…