Lady Cats face Gallup in 5A semifinals

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Clovis High senior Brittany Blackmon goes up for a shot in traffic during the Lady Wildcats’ 55-38 win over La Cueva in Tuesday’s Class 5A state quarterfinal matchup at The Pit. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ sports writer ALBUQUERQUE — Gallup coach John Lemasney said he is eager to get a […]

Portales gains berth in finals

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Gallup senior Cherelle Rosales attempts to drive around Portales senior Ashleah Richards during the fourth quarter of Thursday’s Plateau Holiday Classic semifinal game. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Portales Lady Rams have knocked off one Class 5A giant, and now another one awaits. Senior post Morgan Hill scored […]

Lady Cats at full strength for tournament

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Clovis’ Tori Quintana drives past Moriarty’s Brandi Valencia during the first half of their game earlier this month at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. (CNJ file photo) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis Lady Wildcats, only a desperation heave from being unbeaten, figure to become even more formidable heading into this week’s third annual Plateau […]

Howard, Jim W.

Jim Wayne Howard of Big Spring, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, in Big Spring. He was born in 1919 in Strong City, Okla., to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard. He specialized in heavy equipment and later owned his own garage and machine shop, where he rebuilt engines in Gallup. He served in the Army […]

Lady Cats place eighth at 5A meet

CNJ staff GALLUP — Clovis High’s girls didn’t fare quite as well as they’d hoped in Saturday’s Class 5A state cross country meet, but coach Brian Stacy wasn’t that upset. The Lady Wildcats finished eighth out of 15 teams with 204 points. Host Gallup won the meet with 52 points, followed by Eldorado at 67. […]

Lady Cats have high hopes for state meet

By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer After finishing in the lower half of the girls team standings the past few seasons in Class 5A state cross country competition, Clovis High coach Brian Stacy has high hopes for the Lady Wildcats in today’s 11 a.m. state competition at Gallup. “I think we can get between second […]

Hale , Frederick

Frederick Hale Services: Have been held. Frederick Hale, 78, of Portales, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at home. He was born on Sept. 5, 1926, in Gettysberg, Pa., to Herbert A. and Fredericka Stalb Hale. He married Lorena McFarland on May 12, 1946, in Farmington. He was the office manager for El Paseo Natural Gas […]

Wolverines roll past Dora into state semifinals

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Texico’s Logan Brown slides under the tag from Dora third baseman Tyler Wilhoit during Monday’s Class 1A state quarterfinal game against Dora at St. Pius High School in Albuquerque. (CNJ staff: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler ALBUQUERQUE — In just its fourth year of baseball, Texico has established itself as an early favorite in the […]

Jones, Monte

Monte Jones Services:Have been held. Monte Jones, 73, formerly of Clovis, died Thursday, April 21, 2005. He was born on Aug. 24, 1931, to Agrie and Elva Jones. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He earned a bachelor’s, master’s and an education specialist degree from Eastern New Mexico University. He did […]

Hawkins, William

William A. Hawkins Services: Have been held. Mr. William A. “Willie” Hawkins, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Ardmore, Okla., to Eula Pearl and George Washington Hawkins. He attended college in Portales. After about a year he went […]