N.M. Fishing Report — June 26

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 […]

Lacing up the gloves

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Jesus Varela, 16, works on his defense during a “shadow boxing” drill Wednesday at Roy Walker Recreation Center. Varela is scheduled to for his fourth fight Saturday.

By Kevin Wilson STAFF WRITER kwilson@cnjonline.com The bell is set to go off Saturday afternoon at Roy Walker, with Nexstar Boxing stepping into the ring. About four or five fighters from Clovis will be part of a 21-fight exhibition Saturday afternoon at Roy Walker Recreation Center starting at 2 p.m. with estimates of three hours […]

Crockett camp slated for Saturday

Staff report Former Clovis HIgh and Texas Tech standout Jaye Crockett will conduct a Jaye Rock Athletics basketball camp on Saturday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. The camp will feature a pair of two-hour sessions. The first is for children ages 7-11 from 8-10 a.m., and the second is for children 12-18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. […]

Custom Classic set for this weekend

Staff report More than 100 teams are slated to participate in this weekend’s 31st annual Plateau Custom Classic at Guy Leeder Complex. Tournament director Roger Jackson said that while the field is limited to 115 teams, it appeared as of Monday that the final tally will be just short of that. Five divisions will be […]

Hounds eye another title run

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Jeremy Buurma won’t admit he was surprised by Eastern New Mexico University’s Lone Star Conference football co-championship last fall. That’s not to say he doesn’t understand others’ shock. “(The season) turned out a lot better than a lot of people thought, maybe even to some of our own players,” […]

Cruce hopes to build with veteran team

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Clovis catcher Derik Kuykendall takes a ball off his facemask during Saturday’s game against Lubbock Monterey at Bell Park.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com After spending 15 years on the Texas side of the state line, Richard Cruce is ready to come back to Clovis and do what he enjoys. Cruce, a 1997 Clovis High grad, was recently named the Wildcats’ baseball coach for next season and he’s looking forward to the challenge. […]

Segelke, Medlin win CNFR titles

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University didn’t get the College National Finals Rodeo women’s team title it was hoping for, but ENMU did claim a couple of national champions in Saturday’s short go. Senior Logan Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State successfully defended their title of a year ago […]

Spikeball showcase set for Saturday


By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com The Clovis Spikeball Showcase, set for Saturday morning at Hillcrest Park, is billed as an introductory event to show residents the  sport, which was actually invented in 1989 but experienced a resurgence early this decade. Harding Brumby and Darrian Whiting, two local Spikeball players, showed us some basics about […]

Medlin has shot at repeat CNFR title

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s Logan Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State are positioned for a possible repeat title in team roping in tonight’s short go of the College National Finals Rodeo. ENMU junior Hayden Segelke is also looking for a title in goat tying. ENMU will have […]

ENMU breakaway ropers struggle

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women had a rough night in breakaway roping competition on Thursday in the College National Finals Rodeo. Juniors Keely Weger and Taylor Smith both posted no-times for the Zias. ENMU had the top three finishers in the event in the Southwest Region and none will make […]