Greyhound football looks to topple Texans

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER Coming off last week’s 34-3 Lone Star Conference road win over Texas-Permian Basin, the Eastern New Mexico University football team looks to extend its winning streak to four as the Greyhounds host LSC foe Tarleton State at 3 p.m. today in its Homecoming game at Greyhound Stadium. While Tarleton […]

Area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 14

Friday Non-district Grady 3, Springer 0 Springer    19    15    16 Grady    25    25    25 Grady individual statistics Kills — Yara Sotelo 13, Sage Starbuck 10. Blocks — none. Digs — Sotelo 9, Morgan B orden 6, Timia Northcutt 5, S. Starbuck 5. Aces — Northcutt 3, S. Starbuck 3, Jasmine Gonzales 2, Borden 1, Sotelo […]

Clovis readies for Manzano in Albuquerque

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR Continuing with district play, the Clovis High football team will head to Albuquerque today to take on Monzano High in what is currently a matchup between the district’s two best teams. With each team sitting at 4-2 and 1-0 in district play heading into today, they are the only […]

Thursday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 13

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Texico senior Maryelle Dickerman goes high to put down a kill over a Clayton defender during the first set in Thursday’s District 3-5A volleyball match at Texico. Dickerman had five kills and a block as the Lady Wolveines improved to 13-3 and 2-0 in district play with a 25-11, 25-6, 25-11 victory over the Lady Jackets.

District 5-3A Texico 3, Clayton 0 Clayton    11    6    11 Texico    25    25    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 8, Maryelle Dickerman 5, Mel Davalos 4, Mackenzie Haakma 4. Blocks — Davalos 2, Dickerman 1, Kaylee Miller 1, Riley Thompson 1. Digs — Gannon 3, Miller 3, Micah Pinnell 3. Aces — Cynthia […]

Cats roll sans Eagles in Hobbs meet

Staff report HOBBS — Clovis High’s boys cruised to a team victory in Thursday’s Hobbs Invitational cross country meet, but something was definitely missing. Hobbs. While the defending state Class 6A champion Eagles opted to send their varsity to an invite in Rio Rancho, it left the field wide open and the Wildcats took advantage, […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Oct. 14

Questa (1-2, 0-0) at Fort Sumner (7-0, 0-0) When: 7 p.m. in the District 1-2A opener for both teams. Last week: Fort Sumner won at Jal 50-0 while the Wildcats had an open date. Questa last played on Sept. 30, losing to Raton 41-0. Last meeting: 2015, the Foxes took a 48-14 win at Questa. […]

CHS SOCCER: Lady Cats win, boys lose

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Clovis High freshman Sofia Rico tries to get around Manzano midfielder Angelique Valencia during the first half of Tuesday’s District 2-6A girls soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium. The Lady Wildcats scored early in the second half and made it stand up for a 1-0 win over the Monarchs, improving to 9-6-1 for the season and 3-4 in district play.

Staff report The Clovis High girls soccer team had plenty of opportunities Tuesday night. Finally, one found the net, and that was all that mattered. Sophomore midfielder Annie Stone hit a shot from well out on the left side in the seventh minute of the second half, and the Lady Wildcats posted a 1-0 District […]

Bears beat Lady Cats

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Clovis High junior Lexi Cole, left and sophomore Brooklyn Hatley go up to block La Cueva senior Andrea Howard during the first set of Tuesday’s match.

Staff report La Cueva came to town sporting the No. 1 ranking in Class 6A volleyball, and the Bears did nothing to diminish their standing. La Cueva (11-2, 5-0 District 2-6A) notched a 25-19, 25-21, 21-15 win over the Lady Wildcats at Rock Staubus Gym. “They lived up to being the No. 1 team in […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 11

District 4-1A Melrose 3, Grady 1 Grady    17    16    25    21 Melrose    25    25    23    25 Individual statistics Kills — Grady, Yara Sotelo 17, Sage Starbuck 7. Melrose, Brette DeVaney 18, Hannah Wofford 13, Natalie Mondragon 7. Blocks — Grady, Leah Starbuck 4, S. Starbuck 3, Sotelo 1. Melrose, DeVaney 4, Asia Downey 3, Wofford […]

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 11

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and 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. Northeast Charette Lakes — We had no reports […]

Hounds use pass in win over UTPB

Staff report ODESSA, Texas — While Eastern New Mexico University may normally be a run-heavy option team, the Greyhounds used a balanced attack to leave Texas with a 34-3 Lone Star Conference football win over Texas-Permian Basin on Saturday night. ENMU (4-2, 4-1 LSC), which moved into second place in league standings behind fourth-ranked Midwestern […]

Mustangs turn back Hounds

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State outshot Eastern New Mexico University for the match, but the Mustangs had just enough offense to hold on for a 2-1 Lone Star Conference soccer victory over the Greyhounds. Junior forward Destinee Williamson scored with just under six minutes left for a 2-0 MSU lead, and the […]

Hounds pull away from UTPB 34-3

Staff report ODESSA, Texas — Redshirt freshman quarterback Wyatt Strand threw for 260 yards and ran for 105 yards and three scores as Eastern New Mexico University pulled away in the second half for a 34-3 Lone Star Conference football win over Texas-Permian Basin on Saturday night. The Greyhounds (4-2, 4-1 LSC) led just 10-3 […]

CHS ROUNDUP: Eldorado downs Lady Cats

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Clovis senior Alyssa Loya crashes into Eldorado goalkeeper Sage Galloway after Galloway pushed a loose ball out of danger during the first half of Saturday’s District 6-2A girls soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium. Eldorado took a 2-0 win over the Lady Wildcats.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer Eldorado girls soccer coach Andrew Wiese said Clovis High is a tough team to play against, but the Eagles have managed just fine this season. Eldorado scored a goal in each half and kept the Lady Wildcats at bay throughout for a 2-0 District 2-6A victory on Saturday at […]

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Wolverines break loose in 2nd half for win

Staff report TEXICO — The Texico Wolverines finally got on the board on Friday night, and they overcame some bizarre things to do so. Senior running back Mason Golden rushed for 227 yards and two touchdowns, and Texico (1-5) outscored Santa Rosa 28-0 in the second half to claim a 42-16 win over the Lions […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds top TWU, post weekend sweep

Staff report PORTALES — Senior outside hitter Lauren Frye converted 25 kills on Saturday night as Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team completed a weekend Lone Star Conference sweep at Greyhound Arena with a 17-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 victory over Texas Woman’s at Greyhound Arena. The Greyhounds (10-8, 5-3 LSC) also came from a game […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 8

Non-district Texico 3, Estancia 0 Estancia    22    8    13 Texico    25    25    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 28, Mel Davalos 3, Maryelle Dickerman 3. Blocks — Davalos 4, Baylee Sours 2, Kaylee Miller 1. Digs — Micah Pinnell 17, Miller 13. Aces — Jaden Stephens 2, Gannon 1, Pinnell 1. Assists — […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds beat Lions in four

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team weathered a slow start and a wild fourth set on Friday to upend Texas A&M-Commerce 12-25, 25-18, 25-20, 29-27 at Greyhound Arena. The Greyhounds (9-8, 5-4 LSC) improved to 4-1 at home for the season heading into a 6 p.m. conference matchup today against […]

Wildcats ground Eagles in 2-6A

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Senior Micah Gray, left, and junior Stevin Lindsey celebrate in the end zone after Gray’s touchdown in the second quarter of Friday’s night game at Leon Williams Stadium. Clovis defeated the Eagles 28-14.

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR Despite a slow start, the Clovis High football team used a hard hitting defense and a grinding run game to win their first district contest of the season, defeating Eldorado High 28-14 Friday night. “A lot of credit goes to the kids,” Clovis coach Eric Roanhaus said. “(My) assistant […]

Rams hammer Huskies

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Portales defender Darion Ontiveros gets a hold of Hope Christian quarterback Vince Quezada for a first-quarter sack in their District 4-4A game at Greyhound Stadium. Ontiveros had two sacks in Portales’ 48-10 win.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER The Portales Rams were able to overcome a shaky second quarter to top the Hope Christian Huskies 48-10 to start off District 4-4A play Friday night. Portales (6-1, 1-0) started the game out on fire, scoring all three times to go up 21-0 after the first quarter. How good […]