Cats look to heal up during bye

By David Norton Sports editor A bye week may be just what the doctor ordered for the Clovis High football team, coming off a hard-hitting game with Lubbock Cooper before starting district play next week with El Dorado at home. With several injuries in the starting lineup, two full weeks between contests might help […]

Lady Cats dispatch Lovington

Staff report LOVINGTON — Sandwiched in between their first two District 2-6A matches, Clovis High’s volleyball team could have been playing the proverbial “trap game” on Thursday. Instead, the Lady Wildcats took care of their business, posting a 25-18, 25-23, 25-14 non-district win over Lovington. CHS (4-6), which dropped its district opener in five sets […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Sept. 30

Texico (0-4) at Capitan (4-1) When: 7 p.m. Last week: The Wolverines had an open date. Capitan posted a 50-0 victory over Clayton. Last meeting: 2015, the Tigers notched a 28-8 win at Texico. Of note: Last week’s bye could prove to be beneficial for the Wolverines, who have played a challenging schedule. “I think […]

Cats stay perfect in district

Staff report SANTA FE — Clovis High boys soccer coach Greg Trujillo was thinking “oh, no” when Santa Fe High found the net in the very first minute of Tuesday’s District 2-6A matchup. The Wildcats, though, were able to overcome a relatively sluggish start and rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Demons remain perfect […]

Lady Cats drop district opener in 5 at Eldorado

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s volleyball team pulled out a couple of nail-biting sets to give itself a chance on Tuesday, only to come up short. Eldorado let a two-set lead get away, then pulled away in the final game for a 25-19, 25-22, 24-26, 24-26, 15-6 victory over the Lady Wildcats in the […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 27

Texico 3, Eunice 0 Texico    25    25    25 Eunice    13    10    14 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 19, Mel Davalos 6, Maryelle Dickerman 4. Blocks — Gannon 3, three tied with 1. Digs — Micah Pinnell 13, Gannon 7, Cynthia Reynoso 6, Kaylee Miller 5. Aces — Pinnell 6, Reynoso 3, Riley Thompson […]

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Sept. 27

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northwest Abiquiu Lake — Early in the […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds post 2-0 win over Pioneers

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Senior midfielder/defender Tori Hendrickson connected on a penalty kick in the first half and the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team went on to beat Texas Woman’s 2-0 on Sunday in a Lone Star Conference match. The contest was moved from TWU’s field in Denton, deemed unplayable due to […]

CHS SOCCER: Cats hold off Monarchs

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Clovis High sophomore forward Kade Jones wins a loose ball from Manzano goalkeeper Toby McCoy and taps it in for the first goal in Saturday’s District 2-6A boys soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium. The Wildcats earned a 2-1 win over the Monarchs to improve to 2-0 in district play.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer Saturday’s result against Manzano left Clovis High boys soccer coach Greg Trujillo wondering who those imposters were two nights earlier. Coming off a surprising loss on Thursday to New Mexico Military, the Wildcats bounced back with a solid performance against Manzano in posting a 2-1 victory at Leon Williams […]

Hounds notch win at Angelo

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Junior Kamal Cass rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, and Eastern New Mexico University withstood Angelo State’s fourth-quarter flurry to secure a 25-14 Lone Star Conference win on Saturday night. ENMU (2-2, 2-1 LSC), which fell behind 35-0 in last week’s loss to No. 6 Texas A&M-Commerce, pulled […]

Cats third, Lady Cats fifth in Santa Fe meet

Staff report SANTA FE — Clovis High’s cross country teams faced a challenging course and some out-of-the-ordinary competition in Saturday’s Santa Fe High Invitational, with the boys finishing third in the meet and the girls fifth. Defending Class 6A state champion Hobbs cruised to the boys’ team title with 32 points, followed by St. Michael’s […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds defeat Cameron

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ENMU senior outside hitter Lauren Frye gets one of her career-best 28 kills during the first set of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference volleyball match against Cameron at Greyhound Arena. Frye finished with 28 kills for the night as the Greyhounds defeated the Aggies 25-16, 25-22, 25-27, 25-18.

Staff report PORTALES — After a heartbreaking five-set loss to Midwestern State on Thursday, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team bounced back with a 25-16, 25-22, 25-27, 25-18 Lone Star Conference victory over Cameron on Saturday night at Greyhound Arena. Senior outside hitter Lauren Frye led the team with 28 kills, tying a career […]

PREP FOOTBALL: Mustangs top Owls, improve to 4-0

Staff report BOVINA — Senior quarterback David Lara threw for 281 yards and four touchdowns, all to Andres Loera, as Bovina remained unbeaten by outlasting Hale Hale Center 50-41 on Friday night. Lara finished 17-for-36 through the air, hitting Loera on touchdown strikes of 18 and 35 yards in the first quarter, 34 yards in […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 24

Melrose 3, Clovis Christian 0 Melrose    25    25    25 Clovis Christian    10    13    14 Melrose individual statistics Kills — Hannah Wofford 14, Brette DeVaney 10, Natalie Mondragon 10. Digs — LaKasey Mondragon 7, Kiki Roybal 4. Aces — Landry Widner 5, Wofford 3, Roybal 3, L. Mondragon 2. Assists — Widner 24. Records — Melrose […]

Cats third, Lady Cats fifth in Santa Fe High Invite

Staff report SANTA FE — Clovis High’s cross country teams faced a challenging course and some out-of-the-ordinary competition in Saturday’s Santa Fe High Invitational, with the boys finishing third in the meet and the girls fifth. Defending Class 6A state champion Hobbs cruised to the boys’ team title with 32 points, followed by St. Michael’s […]

Hounds look to bounce back at ASU

By David Norton Sports editor The Eastern New Mexico University football team will look to get back on track Saturday, traveling to San Angelo, Texas, to take on Angelo State in another Lone Star Conference matchup. Both teams are coming off big-time losses, with the Greyhounds (1-2, 1-1 LSC) falling to No. 6 Texas […]

Lubbock Cooper outlasts Clovis

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Clovis defensive backs Tomas Gallegos, left, and Joe Gallegos team up to bring down Lubbock Cooper receiver Zyketh Campbell in the second quarter of Friday’s game at Leon Williams Stadium.

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR Despite losing to Texas’ No. 13 Lubbock Cooper High 24-13 Friday night, the Clovis High football team came close to pulling off what could be considered a big upset and played a sound ball game. The final score could have been much different in either direction, with both teams […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Mustangs outlast Hounds in 5

Staff report PORTALES — Midwestern State rallied from a pair of one-game deficits on Friday night to outlast Eastern New Mexico University 21-25, 25-20, 14-25, 25-20, 15-12 in Lone Star Conference volleyball at Greyhound Arena. Erin Richburg posted a double-double for the Mustangs (7-5, 3-1 LSC) with 11 kills and 10 digs. The Hounds (5-7, […]

Dexter hands Portales first loss

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER The quest for back-to-back undefeated seasons for the Portales Rams came to a unexpected halt Friday night when the Dexter Demons capitalized on Portales’ miscues and handed the Rams a 24-13 loss to spoil their homecoming game. It was a game that focused on defense as the Dexter 3-0 […]

Prep roundup: Mules topple Idalou

STAFF REPORT MULESHOE — Senior quarterback Beto Diaz completed 20-of-23 passes for 230 yards and four touchdowns and Muleshoe posted a 31-9 victory over Idalou on Friday night. Diaz threw scoring tosses of 9 and 24 yards to senior wide receiver Jason Florez in the second quarter, and 15 yards to senior Tre Villa and […]