CHS SOFTBALL: Lady Cats split with Carlsbad


CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Saturday’s District 4-5A doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Complex. The Lady Wildcats earned a split with the Cavegirls on Saturday. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer If nothing else, Clovis High’s senior softball players, playing their home finale on Saturday, will be able to graduate knowing they’ve beaten the beast of […]

CHS BASEBALL: Cavemen blank Cats twice


Clovis High catcher T.J. Farmer can’t get the throw in time as Carlsbad’s Anthony Franks slides in with a run during the first game of Saturday’s District 4-5A baseball doubleheader at Bell Park. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High’s baseball team got off to a good start Saturday. […]

CHS SOFTBALL: Carlsbad sweeps Lady Cats


Freshman Lynnae Logan pitched both games for Clovis in Saturday’s District 4-5A softball doubleheader at Carlsbad. (Carlsbad Current-Argus photo: Jeff Keller) CNJ staff CARLSBAD — Carlsbad jumped on Clovis High’s girls early and the Cavegirls rolled to a 7-0, 12-2 District 4-5A doubleheader sweep on Saturday. Allie Carrigan went six innings for Carlsbad in the […]

CHS BASEBALL: Cats begin district play against Carlsbad


Clovis High’s Omar Sosa, left, tries to complete a double play after forcing Levelland’s Jonathon Movin at second in a game earlier this season at Bell Park. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High baseball coach Shane Shallenberger knows the Wildcats have their work cut out trying to chase […]

CHS SOFTBALL: Lady Cats host Hobbs in district opener

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Brandi Thomas is hoping her Clovis High softball team can challenge Carlsbad this season in District 4-5A — a tall order, considering the Lady Wildcats have never beaten Carlsbad. Before they deal with the Cavegirls, though, the Lady Cats hope to get off to a good start in district […]

Cats squash Carlsbad


Clovis senior Michael Lews draws a foul in the second quarter of the Cats District 4-5A matchup against Carlsbad. Clovis beat the Cavemen 90-56 and will face Hobbs Friday night. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Clovis Wildcats coach J.D. Isler said he’d been dreading having to play Carlsbad for […]

Cats set up showdown for title

CNJ staff CARLSBAD— Heading into Tuesday’s District 4-5A boys matchup against Carlsbad, Clovis coach J.D. Isler said setting the tempo was the Wildcats’ main objective. Clovis did just that, bursting through for a 21-9 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to a 69-34 blowout of the Cavemen. The win sets up […]

Lady Cats notch win


Clovis High’s Tori Northcutt collides with Carlsbad’s Jordan Neatherlin as they go for the ball during Tuesdsay’s game at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats posted a 57-42 win in the District 4-5A contest. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer The potential for greatness is there for the Clovis Lady […]

CHS teams trying not to peek ahead

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High basketball teams have to guard against looking ahead tonight. The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats face showdowns on Friday against Hobbs with District 4-5A regular-season titles likely to be on the line. But before that takes place, they face Carlsbad tonight in 7 p.m. tipoffs — the […]

Clovis girls in control in District 4-5A

CNJ staff CARLSBAD — The Clovis High girls were able to relax a little bit on Tuesday night. Leading by 25 points at halftime, coach Miles Watters turned most of the second half over to his bench and the Lady Wildcats coasted to a 52-35 District 4-5A victory over Carlsbad. While his team had the […]