Targeting rich is weak platform for Kerry camp

Editorial Although the Democratic nomination process is not yet over, Sen. John F. Kerry has built a commanding lead. “Now we carry this campaign and the cause of a stronger, fairer, more prosperous America to all parts of our country,” Sen. Kerry announced Tuesday evening, highlighting what will be his election themes at least for […]

Wright, Donald Francis

Donald Francis Wright Service: Have been held. Donald F. Wright, 82, died Wednesday, Jan 7, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born March 20, 1921, in Franklin, Pa. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a Pharmacist Mate Second Class. Mr. Wright has no known survivors. Arrangements are by […]

Area well-represented in 1A-2A grid clash

By Dave Wagner TEXICO’S MIKE PROKOP WILL coach five members of his Class 1A state championship team in the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s Class 1A-2A all-star game, scheduled for June 12 at Western New Mexico University in Silver City. Prokop’s South squad will include guard Bryce Bailey, tackle Jared Curtis and running back […]

Clovis AD opposes changing playoff structure

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis athletic director Dale Fullerton is against changes to the playoff system proposed during Wednesday’s meeting of the New Mexico Activities Association realignment committee. One proposal by Albuquerque athletic director Scott Evans would create five districts in each of the three Tier II (Class 3A, 4A and 5A) classifications that would […]

Defense carries Wolverines to 1A title

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Texico senior safety Mark Peabody jars the ball loose from Springer’s John Ramirez during their 2003 Class 1A state quarterfinal game in Texico. CNJ file photo. By Dave Wagner After finishing second in the Class 1A state football playoffs four times in the previous six years, Texico finally made it all the way to the […]

Lovelace, John

John David Lovelace, 82, of Farwell, a farmer, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 8, 1920, in Farwell, to Tom and Willie Chastain Lovelace. He graduated from Farwell High School. He married Ann Nabors on Dec. 5, 1947, in Abernathy, Texas. He was a […]

Senior Calendar 11/23

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; noon — Thanksgiving luncheon. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks. Thursday: Closed Thanksgiving Day. Daily Activities: Closed. Baxter-Curren Hall 908 […]

Friday prep scores

Staff and wire reportsFriday Football District 4-5A Clovis 31, Carlsbad 24 3 OT Class 1A Bi-district Farwell 25, Wheeler 6 New Mexico Belen 35, Silver 15 Cibola 28, Gallup 0 Clovis 31, Carlsbad 24, 3OT Highland 41, Santa Fe 8 Hobbs 12, Eldorado 7 La Cueva 48, Sandia 0 Los Lunas 21, Alamogordo 7 Mayfield […]

Farwell draws longtime 1A power Wheeler

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Farwell senior Jason Johnson threw three touchdown passes in last week’s playoff-clinching 46-7 win over Bovina. CNJ photo by Rick White. Dave Wagner At the end of a quarter-century run of Texas small-school football excellence, Wheeler is preparing to make the transition to the six-man in 2004. Meantime, the Farwell Steers bring an 8-1 record […]

Lady Spikers advanced in Class 2A

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Texico’s Lori Richardson finished with nine kills and seven blocks. CNJ photo by Rick White. CNJ STAFF TEXICO — Sophomore Lori Richardson had 15 kills and junior Amber Parmer added nine kills and nine blocks Saturday as Texico rallied with the final five points to edge Estancia 25-13, 13-25, 25-20, 12-25, 16-14 in the Class […]