Wolverines topple Rams

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Wolverines sophomore Mason Golden, left, clears the way for running back Ramon Garcia for a touchdown during the first half of Friday’s game against Portales at Greyhound Stadium. Golden rushed for 219 yards and two scores while Garcia had three touchdowns, including a 64-yard kickoff return, as the Wolverines beat the Rams 49-32.

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com BLACKWATER DRAW — Texico certainly didn’t mind having a comfortable lead coming down the stretch on Friday night. The Wolverines built a 33-12 advantage early in the final period before weathering a late storm from Portales to down the Rams 49-32 at Greyhound Stadium. Sophomore running back Mason Golden rushed for […]

Longhorns spoil Dora’s night debut at home

By Derek Major dmajor@pntonline.com DORA — Dora’s first home night game did not go as well as hoped, in more ways than one. The Coyotes lost to Logan 77-37 in a rainy, cold affair on Friday night. As their fans were feeling the chill of an unseasonably cold night, the Coyotes (1-2) were feeling the […]

Hounds fall to Dustdevils

Staff report LAREDO, Texas — Ryan Hodgson’s scored on a deflection from six yards midway through the first half and sixth-ranked Texas A&M International held off Eastern New Mexico University 1-0 Friday in the opening match of the TAMUI Men’s Soccer Fall Invitational. ENMU drops to 1-3 on the season. The Dustdevils are 3-0. The […]

Rams, Lady Rams top Desert Academy

Staff report SANTA FE — Hannah Evans scored a pair of goals and the Portales Lady Rams erased a 3-0 halftime deficit to edge Desert Academy 4-3 on Friday night. Meantime, the PHS boys also won, posting a 3-0 win over the Wildcats. PHS squads are back in action today at Pojoaque, with the girls […]

Cats, Lady Cats notch wins in Albuquerque

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — With bigger games on the way Saturday, neither of Clovis’ soccer squads tripped up against lesser competition as the teams both pitched shutouts at the Albuquerque Public Schools soccer complex Friday night. Alejandro Medina had a goal and an assist during a three-goal second half as the boys cruised by Rio […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Sept. 12

Clovis Christian 38, Whitharral JV 8 Records: Clovis Christian 2-0, Whitharral JV 0-2. Difference-makers: CCS, Will Ramsey completed 11 of 13 passes for 106 yards and five touchdowns. Tucker Fly was his favorite target with four receptions for 82 yards and two scores. J.V. Perales added 63 yards on 10 carries and scored twice. Fort […]

Prep football scoreboard

Friday Area Texico 49,Portales 32 Seagraves 40, Muleshoe 34 Fort Sumner 51, Questa 8 Clovis Christian 38, Whitharral JV 8 Hondo 62, Floyd 12 Logan 77, Dora 37 Bovina 27, Ralls 19 Farwell 23, Hale Center 6 New Mexico Alamogordo 46, Highland 8 Artesia 48, Valencia 31 Aztec 56, Kirtland Central 6 Belen 35, Farmington 20 Bloomfield […]

Hounds, Grizzlies to renew acquaintances

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com It’s been a long time since Adams State has beaten Eastern New Mexico University in football. How long, you ask? Well, Richard Nixon was president when the Grizzlies handed ENMU a 29-15 setback at Alamosa, Colo., on Oct. 12, 1968. Of course, they’ve only played six times since then, and just […]

Cats take on struggling Jaguars

By Kevin Wilson kwilson@cnjonline.com Clovis expected Atrisco Heritage to be one of the best teams on its first-half schedule, and maybe the best team in Albuquerque. The Wildcats still think there’s some merit to that, despite the best efforts of La Cueva and Sandia. After La Cueva took a 26-25 win with a touchdown in […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Sept. 12

Questa (1-1) at Fort Sumner (0-2) • When: 7:30 p.m. (CDT) today# • Last week: Both Class 2A teams played up in competition. Questa lost at home to Class 4A Hot Springs 44-20. The Foxes dropped a 41-0 decision to Class 3A New Mexico Military at Roswell. • Last year: The teams did not meet. • Of note: The […]

Thursday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 11

Texico 3, Tatum 0 Texico    25    25    25 Tatum    19    6    20 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 18, Brianna Reyna 8. Blocks — Melissa Davalos 4, Gannon 1. Digs — Chyanne Scarborough 14, Reyna 10. Aces — Audrey Wren 4, Reyna 3, Gannon 2, Taylor Stephens 2. Assists — Wren 10, Stephens 8. […]

Texico takes on Portales

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Texico has played two former district rivals so far, and is showing signs of being a good football team. Portales has faced two quality foes so far, including longtime district rival Lovington, and the Rams are looking to get on track. The teams meet in a 7 p.m. contest […]

Zias rally in second half to beat Adams State

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University’s women’s soccer team rode a pair of second-half goals to pick up its first win of the season, 2-1 over Adams State at the ENMU soccer pitch. Maurissa Jones and Alyssa Prince scored for ENMU (1-2), which overcame a rough first half to notch the first win at the […]

N.M. fishing report — Sept. 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: Trout fishing was rated […]

PHS tops Lady Cats

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Clovis High senior Danni Williams, far left, gets one over the net and past Portales defender McKenzie Bucksath during the first set of Tuesday’s volleyball matchup at Portales. Williams had a team-high 10 kills in the Lady Wildcats’ four-set loss.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — Clovis High’s volleyball team got on a nice little run in the first game of Tuesday’s match against Portales at the Ram Athletic Center. That carried over into the second set for a time before the Lady Rams turned it around, notching a 15-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-21 […]

Lady Cats post fifth shutout; Cats fall

Staff report Jaci Sievers and Samantha Meza scored twice each as Clovis High’s girls pulled away in the second half for their third straight win, blanking Roswell High 4-0 on Tuesday night at Leon Williams Stadium. It was the Lady Wildcats’ fifth shutout of the season. Sievers’ header on a corner kick got Clovis on […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 9

Fort Sumner 3, Floyd 0 Fort Sumner    25    25    25 Floyd    16    19    16 Fort Sumner individual statistics Kills — Codi Scovel-Wood 6, Paris Allred 2, Ariana Lucero 2, Johni West 2. Digs — Scovel-Wood 7. Aces — Scovel-Wood 9, Lucero 4, Autumn McMath 4,Brianna Terrell 2, Claudia Torres 2. Records  — Fort Sumner 2-1, […]

Wayland Baptist blanks Hounds

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ENMU senior midfielder Jehmaine Brooks boots the ball out of ENMU territory before it can be reached by a Wayland Baptist player during the second half of Tuesday’s men’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch.

Staff report PORTALES — Wayland Baptist’s Yago Xavier scored twice in a span of less than two minutes in the second half to break open a close game and give the Pioneers a 3-0 men’s soccer victory on Tuesday at the ENMU pitch. WBU (3-2) was nursing a 1-0 lead before Xavier chipped a crossing […]

Local golf results — Sept. 8

PCC 2-person scramble Saturday, Sunday At Portales C.C. Championship Flight: 1. Mark Foster/Sid Felan 58-58 — 116; 2. Charlie Maciel/Hunter McLemore 61-65 — 126; 3. Amit Bhakta/Keith Kiser 66-62 — 128-x; 4. Andy Reynolds/Clark Colson 63-65 — 128; 5. (tie) Bobby Crane/Clay Hawk 67-64 — 131 and Brad McConnel/John Gutierrez 65-66 — 131; 7. (tie) […]

State prep football polls — Sept. 8

Maxpreps.com Class 6A Team    Record 1. Las Cruces High    2-0 2. Mayfield    2-0 3. Rio Rancho    2-0 4. Eldorado    2-0 5. Rio Rancho Cleveland    1-1 6. La Cueva    1-1 7. Hobbs    1-1 8. Sandia    1-1 9. Manzano    1-1 10. Clovis    1-1 Class 5A Team    Record 1. Roswell Goddard    2-0 2. Centennial    2-0 3. Farmington    2-0 […]