Saturday area prep baseball linescores — April 23

District 4-3A First game Texico 12, Loving 1 Texico    610  50 —12    10    0 Loving    000  10 —  1    5    4 Rafael Maldonado (5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 W, 6 SO) and Brock Thompson; Timothy Porras, Freddy Chacon (1) and Sonny Granado. W — Maldonado. L — Porras. Top hitters — […]

ENMU swept at Kingsville

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — Texas A&M-Kingsville took advantage of three walks and a hit batsman to set the stage for a go-ahead, two-run single by right fielder Pablo Hernandez in a three-run eighth to edge Eastern New Mexico University 8-6 and complete a three-game Lone Star Conference baseball series sweep on Saturday. The league-league […]

Hounds capture softball finale

Staff report STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Junior Erikka Burke capped a five-run second with a two-run double and sophomore Kiana Zerr, who had already pitched two solid games in the series, managed to make it stand up as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team closed out its season on Saturday with a 9-7 Lone Star Conference […]

Cats take 2nd, Lady Cats 3rd at Alamo meet

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — Alamogordo is looking like it might dominate the District 4-6A track meet on May 6 at Hobbs. Still, Clovis High’s squads are feeling pretty good about things heading into that event. The Wildcats finished second and the Lady Wildcats were third in Friday’s seven-team Bob Sepulveda Invite, with both divisions won […]

Carlsbad claims sweep in pair of pitchers’ duels

Carlsbad Current-Argus: Matt Hollinshead
 Clovis’ Gabriel Montoya throws out Carlsbad’s Will Fiala at first base in the first game of Friday's 4-6A doubleheader.

By Matt Hollinshead Carlsbad Current-Argus CARLSBAD – Carlsbad and Clovis engaged in two gritty pitchers’ duels Friday, but the Cavemen found a way to garner the edge. Carlsbad delivered some key base hits to ensure its 1-2 punch, Trevor Rogers and Josh Chavarria, would come through on the winning end – and they were victorious, […]

Big seventh innings help Carlsbad put away Lady Cats

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Clovis High catcher Alyssa Turbeville drops down a sacrifice bunt during the first game of Friday’s Distirct 4-6A softball doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Field.

By Kevin Wilson MANAGING EDITOR For a team that outscored its opposition by 17 runs, the Carlsbad Cavegirls weren’t often in relax mode. Carlsbad kept its District 4-6A title hopes alive Friday night, putting away close games in the seventh innings to take a 6-0, 11-0 doubleheader sweep Friday night at Lady Wildcat Softball […]

CHS splits with Alamo in district tennis

By Dave Wagner Sports writer Two hungry programs met in the District 4-6A tennis finales for both schools on Friday at the Clovis High tennis courts, and came away with a split. The CHS boys posted a 6-3 victory over Alamogordo, while the Lady Tigers handed CHS a 7-2 loss in the other dual. […]

Thursday area prep track summary — April 21

Barbara George Relays At Portales BOYS Team standings: 1. Portales 130; 2. West Las Vegas 93 1/3; 3. Fort Sumner 58 1/3; 4. Hobbs JV 47 2/3; 5. Melrose 33 1/3; 6. Lovington 31 1/3; 7. Dexter 24; 8. Tatum 16; 9. Clovis JV 12; 10. Clovis Christian 3. Field events High jump: 1. Jordan […]

ENMU reverts to previous softball series schedule

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University has issued a second time change for its Lone Star Conference softball seires at Tarleton State. The series will be played as originally planned, with doubleheaders 5 p.m. (CDT) Friday and 1 p.m. (CDT) Saturday. The series was originally delayed a day with concerns over inclement weather.

ENMU nearing finalists for athletic director position

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER Eastern New Mexico has received about 50 applications for its upcoming athletic director vacancy, and hopes to get one in place in Jeff Geiser’s final weeks before his July 1 retirement. Jeff Long, ENMU’s Vice President of Student Affairs, chairs of the athletic director search committee made up of […]

ENMU softball adds eight for 2017

STAFF REPORT Just before it ends its 2016 season, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team has eight players signed to national letters of intent for the 2017 season. The announcement, made by university release, includes six junior college transfers and two high school players. Transfers include Trinidad State catcher Courtney Vigil and infielder Samantha […]

Hounds push softball series back one day

Staff report Due to inclement weather, Eastern New Mexico and Tarleton State have agreed to move their four-game Lone Star Conference softball series one day. Doubleheaders will now be noon (CDT) Saturday and Sunday. ENMU, in its first season under Katie Welborn, is 13-39 with a 4-24 mark in the LSC.

Saturday area prep track results — April 16

Fox-Vixen Relays At Fort Sumner Boys High-point athlete: Sam Brown, Corona 15. Team standings: 1. Pecos 82; 2. Logan 53 1/2; 3. Estancia 48; 4. Fort Sumner 36 1/2; 5. Santa Rosa 35; 6. Tucumcari 28; 7. Melrose 26; 8. Desert Academy 22; 9. Portales JV 18; 10. Texico 17; 11. Clayton 16; 12. Corona […]

Saturday area prep baseball linescores — April 16

District 4-3A First game Dexter 10, Texico 0 Dexter    050  102  2 —11    10    1 Texico    000  000  0 —  0    3    4 Dominic Lomeli and Jarren Amaro; Tanner Dickerman, Rafael Maldonado (2), Cole Rohrbach (7) and Brock Thompson. W — Lomeli. L — Dickerman. Top hitters — Dexter: Lomeli 3-4, 2 2Bs, 4 RBIs, […]

CHS grad Brown continuing basketball career overseas

By Dave Wagner Sportswriter At age 23, 2010 Clovis High grad Antiesha Brown has been playing basketball a long time, and she’s not ready to give it up just yet. Brown, the Lady Wildcats’ No. 2 all-time score with 1,673 points from 2006-10, spent the past season in Italy playing for San Giovanni, a […]

Tarleton State goes extra innings to sweep Hounds

Staff photo: Matthew Asher
ENMU right fielder Jacob Cluff slides into home following a push bunt attempt by Michael McNicholl in the second inning against Tarleton State on Saturday afternoon. Cluff was tagged out on the play.

STAFF REPORT Tarleton State scored two runs after the first two hitters had been retired in the top of the 11th inning on Saturday, and the Texans held on for an 8-7 win over Eastern New Mexico University, sweeping Saturday’s twin bill and the three-game series at Greyhound Field. In the first game, Tarleton cruised […]

Pioneers post sweep over ENMU

Staff report PORTALES — Center fielder Tealey Farquhar went 5-for- 7 and scored five runs from the leadoff position as Texas Woman’s posted a 16-6, 5-1 Lone Star Conference softball sweep over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday at Greyhound Softball Field. Farquhar, who went 6-for-8 in Friday’s split with the Greyhounds and is now […]

Cats fall twice at Alamo

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — Well into their second season in District 4-6A, the Alamogordo Tigers finally got to taste victory on Friday night. Twice. Junior right-handers Gavin Guerra and Thompson Rick combined to scatter 10 Clovis High singles in complete-game efforts, and Alamo came away with a 2-1, 2-0 sweep of the Wildcats. Alamo went […]

Pole vaulter breaks school mark in Wildcat Relays

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Clovis High junior Monay Phillips tosses the javelin on Friday afternoon during Friday’s Wildcat Relays track meet at Leon Williams Stadium. Phillips did not place in the event, but she did win discus competition to help the Lady Wildcats finish fifth in the meet.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer As a sophomore, Burgin Foster has come a long way in a year. Last spring, Foster’s best effort in pole vault was a respectable 11 feet, 9 inches, but he’s worked hard at it in the meantime and it paid off in Friday’s Wildcat Relays track meet at Leon […]

CHS tennis squads fall in district openers at Carlsbad

Staff report CARLSBAD — Clovis High’s tennis teams ran into buzzsaws in their District 4-6A openers on Friday, with the boys losing to Carlsbad 9-0 and the girls dropping an 8-1 decision. The Cavemen (1-1 in duals) won all but one of the nine matches in straight sets against the Wildcats (3-2). The only three-setter […]