• Grady Frost camps out under a fly ball to center during Game One Tuesday at Coke Field. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Bulldog baseball overcomes frustrating opener to split with Roswell High

    The Bulldog baseball team had their plans of a clean sweep Tuesday at Coke Field in Roswell thwarted by a two-hit showing in Game One.…

  • Bulldog second baseman Cody Fuentes tracks a high fly ball into his glove as Grady Frost looks on from the outfield during Game Two Friday at Brainard Park. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Bulldog baseball splits with top-ranked Goddard

    The Bulldog baseball team saw a regular season’s worth of work against some of the best squads in the state pay off Friday in Game…

  • Lovington’s AJ Ochoa collides with Artesia shortstop Dominic Madrid as he attempts to field a ground ball during the top of the first inning in Game One Tuesday at Brainard Park. Ochoa was called out for interference on the play. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Bulldog baseball sweeps district opener against Lovington

    The Bulldog baseball team’s 2016 District 4-AAAAA opener was a marathon affair Tuesday at Brainard Park, nearing a 10:30 p.m. finish by the time all…

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    Youth baseball team to wait tables for tips Friday

    The Artesia 3:16 youth baseball team will be waiting tables for tips this week to help defray expenses for the season. The squad competed in…

  • Miguel Martinez fires a strike over the plate during the second inning Tuesday against Hobbs at Brainard Park. (Brienne Green - Daily Press)

    Hobbs rallies in the sixth to top Artesia baseball 10-1

    Through five innings Tuesday at Brainard Park, the Bulldog baseball team held Class 6A Hobbs scoreless. Behind a solid performance on the mound from sophomore…

  • Henry Forest 'Butch' Worthington

    Henry Forest ‘Butch’ Worthington

    Henry Forest “Butch” Worthington passed away Good Friday, March 25, 2016, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Gillette, Wyo. A celebration of life with military…

  • SCIENTIST WINS REGIONAL - Artesia High School senior LaNette Irby, 17, stands by her winning science fair entry. The first AHS student to win in four years, Irby took second place and is now qualified to attend the state fair April 18 in Socorro. The project, which evolved from a study Irby began on the ecology of Brantley Dam, tested water samples from six sources, including the Pecos River and Lake McMillan. The results of the study: “Area water is extremely hard and has low productivity,” says Irby, “and is primarily only good for recreational use.” (1986 Kristine Seher File Photo)

    Looking Back: Artesians awaken to snowfall in 1976

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from March 27 – April 2. 40 years…

  • Bulldog baseball finishes fourth at Sal Puentes

    Following a bombshell of a start to the annual Sal Puentes Memorial Tournament in Rio Rancho Thursday, the Bulldog baseball team’s bats unfortunately cooled as…

  • Gary Olguin Acosta

    Gary Olguin Acosta

    A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, at San Jose Catholic Church, 1002 De Baca St., Carlsbad, for Gary…

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    Bulldog baseball comes up short of Centennial

    More often than not, doubling an opponent’s output from the plate is going to result in a win. The Bulldog baseball team did just that…