Now and then: Former Zia finds niche in coaching

By Kevin Wilson Katheryne Hickman probably figured basketball would only take her as far as Eastern New Mexico University. Instead, her basketball career has taken her from San Antonio to Portales to Houston to Georgetown. Georgetown, Texas, that is. Hickman, who played for the Zias from 1997 to 2001 and finished as the No. 5 […]

She styles memories for the grieving

Don McAlavy Not every hairdresser would work at a funeral home. The former Verdine Crume, now Mrs. Duane Howard of Clovis, has been praised by many husbands, fathers and children of the deceased with the wonderful work she performs. Verdine received her cosmetology license in 1938 and was soon called by a funeral home to […]

Snap judgments mostly are a little faulty

By Judy Brandon It has been many years, but that Sunday night long ago is still clear in my mind. God knew all about me and my attitude and still it hurts a little even today when I think about my attitude that night. It was about 1963. The teenagers at church customarily all sat […]

Mustangs hope to mount run for playoffs

By Eric Butler When Bovina takes the field Friday night against Texico, Wolverines coach Mike Prokop will see a familiar face across the field. From the time he was a quarterback at Clovis High in the mid-1970s — when Prokop was a Wildcats offensive lineman — through 16 years of serving as an assistant coach, […]

Tibbetts, Jennifer

Jennifer Tibbetts Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jennifer Dawn Tibbetts, 30, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 22, 1973, in Clovis. She attended Clovis schools through her sophomore year. She also attended Onate High School in Las Cruces and later New Mexico […]

Clovis sophomore ready for Class 5A state tennis competition

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]

ENMU narrows search for softball coach to 3

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]