Student profile: Aimee Hilburn

Aimee Hilburn is a senior at the Clovis High School. She is the daughter of Mike and Becky Hilburn. What is your greatest fear? One day I’ll look (back) on my life and have regrets. Tell us about a happy time: When we won state in basketball. Who’s invited to your fantasy dinner party, and […]

Lady Cats finish sweep

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Clovis’ Vanessa O’Neal looks to move around Portales’ Megan Kabrick during the first half of Tuesday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Clovis defeated Portales 51-30. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer If defense wins championships, the Clovis Lady Wildcats played a first half worthy of a ring. Clovis held the […]

Fatigue doesn’t bother Lady Cats in rout

CNJ staff ALAMOGORDO — Fatigue turned out to be no factor for Clovis High’s girls on Saturday night. Coming off a rugged 33-31 win at Amarillo High on Friday night, the Lady Wildcats made the four-hour bus ride to south-central New Mexico on Saturday and hammered Alamogordo 72-39, improving to 15-2 for the season. Senior […]

Lady Cats try to stay focused on Moriarty

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Aimee Hilburn admits it’s a little hard not to look ahead this week. Hilburn and her Clovis High teammates have business to tend to tonight when the Lady Wildcats host Moriarty in a 6:30 p.m. matchup at Rock Staubus Gym. Looming this weekend, though, is the Mel Otero Invite […]

Lady Cats drub cold-shooting Portales

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Portales sophomore Bethany Self tries to dribble out of a double-team from Clovis seniors Brittany Blackmon (22) and Aimee Hilburn in the second quarter of Friday’s game. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Although both of the respective head coaches might disagree, Friday night saw 5A Clovis as 19 points […]

Lady Cats roll past Goddard in opener

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Clovis’ Tori Quintana drives the baseline during the second half of Tuesday’s season opener against Roswell Goddard at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer If Brittany Blackmon was nervous Tuesday night, her numbers certainly belied it. The Clovis High senior post scored 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting, […]

CHS’ Hilburn signs with Texas State

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Aimee Hilburn signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. (CNJ file photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With her college plans set, Clovis High senior Aimee Hilburn can now spend the 2005-06 basketball season focusing on helping the Lady Wildcats repeat their […]

Clovis downs Onate for state berth

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Clovis’ Siobhan Flatow, right, and Aimee Hilburn, left, celebrate their Class 5A regional match win over Onate Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Aimee Hilburn may not have been completely healthy, but the senior led her team to the state tournament with a strong performance […]

Lady Cats shorthanded heading into state match

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Two major speed bumps have risen in front of the Clovis Lady Wildcats volleyball team in their bid to reach Albuquerque. Senior outside hitter Aimee Hilburn sprained an ankle at practice this week and senior middle-hitter Brittany Blackmon was suspended from school Friday after an altercation, Clovis coach Darrel […]

Lady Cats down Artesia

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Clovis’ Sioban Flatow tips the ball past two Artesia defenders during the first game of their match Tuesday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Clovis defeated Artesia in straight sets. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Despite the addition of talented athletes like Aimee Hilburn and Brittany Blackmon, it’s been a struggle […]