New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 9

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 very good […]

Hounds blank WT, 1-0

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University inched closer to .500 as John Jamison scored in 40th minute the Greyhounds a 1-0 victory over West Texas A&M. Jamison (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia HS) scored with a shot that bounced off the right post and across the goal line. With the win the Greyhounds (4-5-2) extend […]

Area prep standings — Oct. 9

Volleyball District 4-6A Team Dist. All Clovis 1-0 5-8 Carlsbad 1-0 3-11 Hobbs 0-1 3-11 Alamogordo 0-1 3-9 Saturday Sandia Prep def. Clovis 25-15, 25-15, 22-25, 25-13 Texico def. Clovis 25-13, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21 Carlsbad def. Lovington 25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10 Tuesday Clovis def. Hobbs 25-7, 25-18, 25-18 Carlsbad def. Alamogordo 25-18, 25-23, 25-12 […]

Lady Cats belt Hobbs

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Clovis seniors Rylie Lee, front, and Sarah Bullard go to the floor trying to dig a Hobbs attack during Tuesday’s District 6-4A volleyball match at The Rock. The Lady Wildcats beat Hobbs in three sets.

Staff report If nothing else, it was nice to be playing at home again for the Clovis High volleyball team. The Lady Wildcats hadn’t played at Rock Staubus Gym since a season-opening win over Amarillo Palo Duro in late August, and they opened District 4-6A play in style with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 win over […]

CHS blanks Lady Rams

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Portales junior Mireya Lopez, left, and Clovis junior Arianna Meza try to head the ball away to a teammate during the first half of Tuesday’s girls soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium, won by the Lady Wildcats 8-0.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer After a couple of disheartening District 4-6A losses, the Clovis High girls soccer team hopes it got back on track Tuesday night. Senior midfielder Ashley Gallagher had three goals and an assist as the Lady Wildcats pulled away after a slow start for an 8-0 win over Portales at […]

Cowgirls top Zias in four

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ENMU senior Karra Day sets up a shot for teammate Agatha Gibbons during the second set of Tuesday’s non-conference volleyball match against New Mexico Highlands at Greyhound Arena. The Cowgirls swept the season series from the Zias with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory.

Staff report PORTALES — Katie Trammel had 14 kills and four block assists and Alicia Moreno just missed a double-double with 12 kills and nine digs as New Mexico Highlands completed a season sweep of Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory on Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena. The […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 7

District 4-3A Texico 3, Dexter 0 Texico    25    26    25 Dexter    17    24    19 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 19, Brianna Reyna 4. Blocks — Gannon 2, McKenzee Thatcher 2, Mel Davalos 1, Taylor Stephens 1. Digs — Reyna 18, Chyanne Scarborough 10, Gannon 6. Aces —Scarborough 4, Stephens 3, Reyna 2. Assists […]

LSC FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Angelo State deals Mustangs first loss RICHARDSON, Texas — Angelo State handed Midwestern State its first loss of the season on Saturday night, knocking the Mustangs out of a first-place tie in the Lone Star Conference. Junior QB Kyle Washington rushed for a career-best 250 yards and threw for three TDs in the Rams’ 45-31 win at Wichita Falls, Texas. […]

District 4-6A teams struggling

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Clovis seniors Shaylee Warner, left, and Heather Pastirchak go up to block a shot during their August match against Amarillo Palo Duro at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats open District 4-6A play tonight at home against Hobbs.

Staff report At 4-8, Clovis High’s volleyball team isn’t exactly enjoying one of its vintage seasons this year. Still, the Lady Wildcats may be in pretty good shape heading into District 4-6A play tonight — they have the best record of the four teams, and they have history on their side. “Everybody’s pretty much struggled […]

Texico takes tourney title; Lady Cats fourth

By Dave Wagner Sports writer PORTALES — The Texico Lady Wolverines were just looking to get better. They didn’t expect to win the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions volleyball title on Saturday, but they did just that. Texico (10-1) knocked off Clovis High 25-13, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21 in the semifinals, then beat top-seeded host […]

Hounds notch first victory at Kingsville

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University football team accomplished two firsts on Saturday night — its first Lone Star Conference win, and its first victory all-time at Kingsville. In fact, the Greyhounds pitched a shutout in a 31-0 win over the Javelinas, ending an 0-14 road drought in the series. Junior […]

Cats win, Lady Cats fall at Alamo

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — The Clovis Wildcats had a goal on Saturday: Simply survive. Mission accomplished, as the Wildcats claimed a 2-1 win over Alamogordo to move to 1-1 in District 4-6A. “It was a tough game, because we lost Drew Kernan against Hobbs last week,” Clovis coach Greg Trujillo said, “and we had two […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 4

District 6-2A Melrose 3, Logan 2 Logan    17    25    19    25    12 Melrose    25    20    25    18    15 Melrose individual statistics Kills — Caley Barnard 25, Addison Dial 10, Sadie Rush 5, Ember Woods 5. Blocks — Barnard 5, Rush 2, Woods 2, Digs — Reagan Carthel 24, Barnard 17, Cailey Payne 11. Aces — […]

Zias erase two-set deficit to beat Commerce

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Down two sets to none, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team scored the final seven points in the fifth set to pull out a 20-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 16-14 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday. Trailing 14-9 after a kill by the Lions’ Amy Davault, the […]

Rams collect third consecutive win

Staff report POJOAQUE — The Portales Rams got their third straight victory and their record back to .500 with a 51-13 road victory over the Pojoaque Elks. Running back Bronte Staugaard had three rushing touchdowns and one receiving and quarterback Matt Martinez ran for a score himself. Coach Jamie Ramirez is proud has been able […]

Friday area prep football roundup — Oct. 3

Fort Sumner 21, Texico 20, OT Records: Texico 2-4, Fort Sumner 4-2 Difference: The Foxes stopped Texico sophomore Mason Golden short of the goal line on a potential game-winning 2-point conversion try in overtime, extending their winning streak to four games. The teams played through a scoreless second half after going to the break tied […]

Dora drubs overmatched Pine Hill

By Derek Major DORA — The Dora Coyotes earned more than their fourth game of the season Friday night. They won praise from their coach about how they handled themselves in a 76-6 rout of Pine Hill, which is playing football for the first time in six years. The game was stopped at halftime […]

Cats’ upset bid falls short

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Clovis sophomore Micah Gray finds daylight on a 39-yard run in the first quarter Friday night at Leon Williams Stadium. Gray rushed for 179 yards and all three Clovis touchdowns in a 27-21 defeat.

By Kevin Wilson Personal foul, Clovis. Frenship ball on the Clovis 9, with two minutes to play and a 27-21 lead. Game over, good night, drive home safely. Somebody forgot to tell the football gods, as a first-down snap sailed over the head of Frenship quarterback Parker Bingham and senior Tucker Dobbs recovered to […]

Lady Cats lead in tourney pool play

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Portales freshman Alexis Garcia gets the dig against the Hatch Valley Bears Friday evening during the Portales High School Varsity Invitational tournament pool play at the Ram Athletic Center.

Staff report Two-time defending champion Clovis High won seven of eight games in pool play and has the lead after the first day of the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions at the Ram Athletic Center in Portales. The Lady Wildcats split sets with Texico, losing 27-26 and winning 25-16, and swept Portales 25-15, 25-18, Hatch […]

Cats show improvement at Highland Invitational

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s cross country boys made marked improvement on Friday. The Wildcats notched a season-best fifth-place team finish out of nine teams with 154 points in the Highland Invitational. Cibola took team honors with 35 points to 54 for runnerup Eldorado. Meantime, the Lady Wildcats earned a third-place finish with 85 […]