CHS VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cats rely on chemistry

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Clovis High senior Janell Gallegos passes the ball from the back row during the Lady Wildcats’ 3-0 win over Carlsbad last Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Clovis volleyball coach Darrel Ray said this year’s team that swept through the district undefeated might not be […]

PREP VOLLEYBALL NOTES: Texico, Estancia building rivalry

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer CLASS 2A HEAVYWEIGHTS Texico and Estancia could be starting quite a rivalry. After splitting the first four games, Estancia took the deciding game 15-9 Sept. 6 in Estancia. The loss was Texico’s first of the season. Texico coach Mike Littlejohn said his team learned a lot from the match. […]

‘Libero’ coming to prep volleyball

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — The word doesn’t exist in a standard dictionary, but it has a meaning in volleyball. What that meaning is depends on who and when you ask. The word is libero, and it’s one that high school volleyball fans will be more familiar with as the sports season progresses. […]