CHS TENNIS: Lady Cats topple Portales

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CNJ staff photo: Rick White Clovis High’s girls defeated Portales 6-3 on Wednesday in their final tuneup before the District 4-5A tennis tournament. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Billie Merritt knew her Clovis High girls tennis squad didn’t face the full Portales “A” team on Wednesday at CHS, but she said the Lady Wildcats […]

CHS TENNIS: Cats post win over Bulldogs

CNJ staff PORTALES — The Clovis High boys tennis team bounced back from a pair of dual losses on Friday to beat Artesia 8-1 on Saturday in the seventh-place match of the eight-school Portales Invitational. Clovis won everything except the No. 1 doubles match against the Bulldogs in registering its first dual win of the […]

CHS TENNIS: Robertson spanks Cats

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Clovis High’s Marlon Wright hits a return while competing with Evan Ferguson in a doubles match against Las Vegas Robertson on Tuesday at the CHS tennis courts. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff The Clovis High boys tennis team ran into a buzzsaw on Tuesday. The Wildcats were manhandled 8-1 by defending Class 3A […]

La Casita fully integrating dual-language program

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Endearingly named “the little house” in Spanish, the brick school on the eastern side of Clovis already exudes culture: Flamenco dancers trained at the school twirl in colorful attire at civic events; Spanish words decorate hallways and classrooms, and Spanish food is exchanged between staff, parents and students regularly. […]

ENMU wins final match, takes dual

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Elyse Jacques hits a return against Central Oklahoma’s Julie Vo in their No. 1 singles match on Friday at Zia Tennis Complex. Vo won the match, but the Zias took the dual 5-4. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After earning Lone Star […]

Dual Language Program promotes proficiency in both Spanish and English

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La Casita second grader Sigrid Viera reads from her text book during science class Tuesday at La Casita Elementary School in Clovis. Ten years ago it would be hard to find a student speaking Spanish in the classroom. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Upon first glance, the colorful ink […]

Hobbs takes district tennis duals from Clovis

CNJ STAFF Hobbs won three three-set matches to turn back Clovis High 7-2 Friday in a District 4-5A tennis dual played at the CHS courts. In boys competition, the Eagles lost only 14 games all day in cruising to a 9-0 win. Both CHS teams are now 1-2 overall this spring in dual matches. Patricia […]