Mules, Mustangs prep for playoffs

By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Two area teams are set to begin play this weekend in the Texas high school football playoffs. In Class 2A Division I, Muleshoe (8-2) squares off against Panhandle (8-2) in a 4 p.m. (MST) start today at Dick Bivins Stadium in Amarillo. On Saturday, Bovina (7-3) travels to Panhandle […]

Texas prep football capsules

CNJ staff All Times CST Farwell at Bovina When: 7:30 p.m. today Records: Farwell 5-3 (1-1 District 4-1A), Bovina 5-3 (1-1). Coaches: Farwell, Mark Anglin; Bovina, Hector Guevara. Last meeting: 2005, in a game of field goals, the Mustangs won at Farwell 6-3 on James Lara’s 40-yarder as time expired. Last week: Bovina lost at […]

PREP FOOTBALL: New PHS coach feels at home


Fort Sumner coach Dexter McDaniel, left, celebrates with an assistant coach after the Foxes beat Texico 14-7 to win the Class 1A state championship last November. (CNJ file photo) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Andy Correll may be from Knox City, Texas, but he feels quite comfortable in Portales. A former assistant at Portales […]