Clovis pulls 35-31 shocker over Artesia (Oct. 20 prep scoreboard)

Manuel Robles scored three touchdowns, and the visiting Wildcats shocked Artesia 35-31 in a game broadcast nationally on ESPNU. Robles scored twice in the final 2:07, and Josh Bryant recovered an onside kick at the Artesia 45 to set up the game-winning drive. The final was a shocker, as Artesia led 24-7 at the half […]

Monday prep basketball capsules

Boys * It was a quite a night for Clovis Christian coach Randy McBroom. First, he was coaching against his father, Rick, for the first time when the Eagles hosted the Portales junior varsity on Monday night. Then, before the game, he proposed to his girlfriend, Ashley Tanner, in front of the crowd at the […]

CHS GIRLS SOCCER: Roswell High tops Lady Cats

CNJ staff ROSWELL — The Roswell High Lady Coyotes rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit and defeated Clovis 2-1 in the second overtime period on a goal by Brianna Salinas. Clovis (4-8-2) led at halftime thanks to a goal by Calie Rush, with assists from Lora Esquibel and Jasiman Dykes. Roswell High tied the game […]

CHS soccer: Cats overcome slow start, beat NMMI

CNJ staff ROSWELL — After shutting out New Mexico Military Institute three times already this season, the Clovis High boys soccer team didn’t expect to have many problems on Friday in the quarterfinals of a tournament in Roswell. The Colts surprised the Wildcats, though, leading 1-0 at halftime before Clovis rallied for a 4-2 victory. […]

Zias suffer first loss of soccer season

Freedom Newspapers The Montana State-Billings women’s soccer team had already earned two wins on a season-opening three-match road trip, although neither was a cakewalk. After consecutive 1-0 victories at Colorado School of Mines on Thursday and over Fort Lewis in overtime on Saturday in a match played at Eastern New Mexico University, the Lady Yellowjackets […]

Lady Reds stymie Zias

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Katrina Webb led a balanced attack with 18 points and added nine rebounds, helping Northeastern State overcome an eight-point halftime deficit and beat Eastern New Mexico University 64-54 Thursday in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Charlotte and Bobbi Jo Truelove added 12 points each for Northeastern (9-3), which shot […]

Halftime rally lifts Texico

Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer DOWN 13-7 TO EUNICE at halftime and his team in danger of losing its third straight game, Texico coach Mike Prokop said his team pulled together for the second half. “They got tired of losing,” Prokop said. “I told them, ‘at some point you have to make a decision about […]

Extreme reaction to halftime stunt hampering rights

Americans are now in the midst of the real aftermath of the unfortunate breast-baring during halftime at the Super Bowl: the political pandering that leads to ever-more-intrusive restrictions on liberties. The framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights tried to protect us from this, but the attitude of most modern politicians toward the First […]

Uneducated drivers roam Clovis streets

Letters to the Editor After reading Friday’s letters to the editor regarding traffic citations issued at Commerce and Prince streets, I have come to the conclusion that everything is the fault of something else, not our own fault. Did those who were ticketed ever consider yielding the right of way or letting another go first? […]

Clovis, crime, halftime on readers’ minds

Project: Reader Reaction Members of Project: Reader Reaction were recently asked for comments on any issue they had on their minds. Some responses: “I moved here in 1989 because it was a small community in which my husband and I would finish raising our kids. The Army gave us the choice of New York City […]