Clovis splits baseball doubleheader at Hobbs

STAFF REPORT HOBBS — Clovis High’s baseball team bounced back from a tough first-game loss to beat Hobbs 11-5 and gain a split of Tuesday’s District 4-6A baseball doubleheader. The Eagles won the opener 3-2, winning it on sophomore Tyler Mendoza’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh after the Wildcats (12-6, 2-2 […]

ENMU softball splits with OPSU

STAFF REPORT GOODWELL, Okla. — It was a story of rallies in Tuesday’s softball doubleheader at Oklahoma Panhandle State. Eastern New Mexico University made the first, scoring seven consecutive runs to take control in a 10-8 first-game win. In the nightcap, the Aggies scored eight unanswered to win 13-5 in five innings via the mercy […]

ENMU hires Midwestern State assistant Segler as men’s basketball coach

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Tres Segler has been named the new men's basketball coach at Eastern New Mexico University.

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Eastern New Mexico University’s search is over for its new men’s basketball coach, with Tres Segler hired Tuesday. Segler, an assistant with defending Lone Star Conference champion Midwestern State and a former grad assistant at the University of Texas, will be officially introduced in a 2:30 p.m. Wednesday press […]

CHS tennis squads thump Portales

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Clovis junior Kylee Brooks, left, high-fives senior Samantha Lee after winning a point during their first set of doubles against Portales on Monday at PHS. Clovis swept Portales, winning the boys dual 8-1 and the girls matchup 9-0.

Staff report PORTALES — Clovis High’s tennis teams dominated Portales for the second time this season on Monday, with the boys taking an 8-1 victory over the Rams and the girls notching a 9-0 sweep. Both teams notched 7-2 victories over PHS in duals played on March 17. In the boys’ dual, the Wildcats won […]

CHS GOLF: Cats take team title; Lady Cats stand second

Staff report ROSWELL — Clovis High’s boys shot 309 on Monday to edge rival Hobbs by one stroke for the team championship in Roswell High’s Coyote Invitational golf tournament. Sophomore Christian Fontanilla tied for third place individually and led the Wildcats at 3-over par 37-37 — 74 to earn his first leg toward Class 6A […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Freshman gets provisional marks

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University freshman Julian Coronado posted NCAA Division II national outdoor provisional qualifying marks in the 100 and 200 over the weekend in the West Texas A&M Classic and Multi track meet. Coronado took first place in the 200 in a personal-best time of 20.94 seconds, and tied […]

Cats post victory at Carlsbad meet

Staff report CARLSBAD — With better health, things are beginning to round into shape for the Clovis High boys track team. The Wildcats scored in everything except the 800 and the 100 hurdles on Friday night in rolling to the team championship of the Ron Singleton Invitational with 114 points, 38 more than runnerup Odessa […]

Saturday area prep baseball linescores — April 9

District 4-3A First game Texico 11, Eunice 1 Eunice    000  01 —  1    5    4 Texico    070  31 —11    8    0 Bryce Jenkins, Mason Caperton (5) and Logan Gaskins; Tanner Dickerman (5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 W, 2 SO) and Brock Thompson. W — Dickerman. L — Jenkins. Top hitters — […]

Area weekend prep track summaries — April 8-9

Saturday Mario Martinez qualifier At Fort Sumner Boys Team standings: 1. Hagerman 95; 2. Fort Sumner 88 1/2; 3. Logan 55; 4. Santa Rosa 53; 5. Tucumcari 26 1/2; 6. San Jon 24; 7. Lake Arthur 15; 8. Melrose 14; 9. Vaughn 13; 20. Elida 12; 11. Dora 10; 12. House 7; 13. Clovis Christian […]

Angelo romps to series sweep against ENMU

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State completed a 7-0 season series sweep of Lone Star Conference Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday with 7-0 and 13-3 wins over the Greyhounds. The Rams (23-14, 16-7 LSC) outscored ENMU 72-12  overall and shut the Greyhounds out three times. ENMU (10-27, 3-20) scored only in the […]

Game Hounds run-ruled twice at No. 2 WT

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team gave it the old college try this weekend. The Greyhounds were simply overmatched by second-ranked rival West Texas A&M. WT clinched its third consecutive outright Lone Star Conference title with a 10-2, 8-0 sweep over the Hounds, improving to 44-2 (26-2 LSC). Sophomore center […]

Clovis takes split with big sixth inning

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Clovis shortstop Keaton Greenwalt sidesteps Carlsbad baserunner Josh Chavarria to make the throw for a 1-6-3 double play in the second inning of the opening game in Friday’s District 4-6A doubleheader at Bell Park.

By Dave Wagner SPORTS WRITER dwagner@cnjonline.com With standout lefty Trevor Rogers pitching one game of just about any doubleheader for Carlsbad’s baseball team, the Cavemen are awfully tough to sweep. Rogers tossed a four-hitter with 16 strikeouts in the first game of Friday’s District 4-6A-opening twin bill at Bell Park, leading the Cavemen to a […]

Carlsbad sweeps Clovis softball

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Clovis sophomore pitcher Celeste Chavez fires a pitch in the opening game of Friday’s District 4-6A doubleheader at Carlsbad.

By Matt Hollinshead CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS CARLSBAD — While Clovis’ bats were virtually asleep, Carlsbad’s bats slowly woke up in time to do significant damage in Friday’s District 4-6A-opening softball doubleheader. The Cavegirls’ offense generated steam nearing the midway point of each game, winning by 9-0 and 4-0 counts. “It’s nice to have that cushion behind […]

Cats notch leg at own invitational

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Clovis sophomore David Maldonado tees off Friday morning at the Clovis Invitational Golf Tournament at Colonial Park Golf Course.

By Dave Wagner SPORTS WRITER dwagner@cnjonline.com One down, two to go. Clovis High’s boys didn’t exactly dominate the Wildcats’ golf invitational on Friday at Colonial Park Golf Course, but they did accomplish one thing. The Cats earned their first team leg of the season towards Class 6A state competition, shooting a four-man total of 319 […]

Portales, Hope Christian split softball twin bill

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com PORTALES — Coach Robbie Crowley might make a habit out of yelling at Portales’ bats. Coming into the first game of a doubleheader against Hope Christian, the Portales Lady Rams had  managed just one hit through the first five innings of a scoreless game. Crowley asked her team if […]

Angelo State shuts out Greyhounds, 7-0

STAFF REPORT SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State started its second Lone Star Conference baseball series against Eastern New Mexico the way the first one ended — with a shutout. The host Rams increased its current shutout streak over the Greyhounds to 21 innings, as Matt Shannon scattered three hits over seven innings of a […]

No. 2 West Texas A&M cruises by Hounds

STAFF REPORT CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M let the bats explain why it’s the No. 2 ranked team in Division II. They spoke loudly Friday, as the host Lady Buffs took a 9-1, 13-5 Lone Star Conference sweep over visiting Eastern New Mexico. Rightfielder Brittany Cruz hit for a combined cycle in both games, going […]

ENMU closing in on men’s basketball coach

By Kevin Wilson MANAGING EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com Eastern New Mexico University officials hope to have a new men’s basketball coach in place within a week. The college has two positions posted on the NCAA job market — the hoops coach and an athletic director to replace the retiring Jeff Geiser. Geiser is the chair of the […]

Athletic physicals offered by CHS April 30

Staff report Area students planning to participate in athletics during the 2016-17 school year can get physicals April 30 at the Clovis High School north gym. The physicals are $5 and available for students in Clovis Municipal Schools, Clovis Christian Schools, Melrose, Texico, Floyd, House, Portales and Grady. Students must complete a physical evaluation form, […]

Tuesday area prep baseball linescores — April 5

First game Texico 11, Santa Rosa 0 Texico    212  33 —11    7    0 Santa Rosa    000  00 —  0    3    2 Rafael Maldonado and Brock Thompson; Joaquin Lopez, B. Rael (3), Joaquin Sanchez (5) and Sanchez, Kiki Bachicha (3). W — Maldonado. L — Lopez. Top hitters — Texico: Braden Wines 1-1, 2 RBIs, 2 […]