Early TDs lift Foxes to 1A title

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Fort Sumner’s Ryan Fikany gets ready to stiffarm Texico’s Billy Scott in Saturday’s Class 1A state championship game at Fort Sumner. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer FORT SUMNER — Outside of two sustained drives, Texico held the Fort Sumner offense in check Saturday afternoon. But the top-ranked Foxes made […]

Texico, Fort Sumner advance in 1A playoffs

By Rick White: CNJ managing editor TEXICO — Texico’s bid for a third-straight Class 1A state title started slowly Saturday as the Wolverines had nearly as many fumbles as first downs in the game’s first 14 minutes. The Wolverines recovered from their butterfingers ballhandling by halftime and rolled to a 53-0 win over Ramah in […]

Foxes set for title defense

By Eric Butler FORT SUMNER — For the first time in four years, defenses trying to stop Fort Sumner’s offense won’t have to deal with rushing whiz Lance Fikany. The small but extremely quick back was a key ingredient in three straight Class 1A championship game appearances by the Foxes — and back-to-back titles the […]