Unselfish Lady Cats win 9th straight

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Clovis sophomore Aimee Hilburn drives to the hole. CNJ staff photo Rick White. By Rick White Tori Quintana dribbles the ball across the top of the key, patiently waiting like a lioness to pounce on prey until teammate Brittany Blackmon seals her defender down low. A feathery no-look lob pass. An easy two points. Aimee […]

Clovis prep capsules

CNJ staff Game day Girls Lovington (12-4) at Clovis (14-2) When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Rock Staubus Gym Radio:

Brown, Geo W.

Geo W. Brown Services: Have been held. Mr. Geo W. Brown, 83, of Clovis died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 24, 1920, in Bonham, Texas, to Jewel and Agnes Neal Brown. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 until 1945. He married Johnnie […]

Sophomores settle in for Lady Cats

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Jessica Russell slips past Roxanne Luera for layup last week during Clovis’ practice. Russell is one of four sophomores playing a prominent role for the Lady Wildcats. CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White It took a while for sophomores Tori Quintana and Brittany Blackmon to find their comfort zone in last week’s season-opener. […]

Friends say accident victims were ‘careful’

By Darrell Todd Maurina Members of the motorcycle club to which Timothy “Patch” Lasiter and Johnnie “Dutch” Vankleeck belonged said they couldn’t believe the two were killed in an early Sunday morning crash. Both belonged to different chapters of the “Brotherhood of 74” motorcycle club, named for a type of Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Lasiter was president […]

Lady Cats beat Lovington

CNJ STAFF LOVINGTON — Clovis coach Miles Watters was pleased with the effort. The execution, he said, will come. Sophomore point guard Tori Quintana led a balanced attack with 17 points and senior post Monique Walker added 12 as the Lady Wildcats opened their season Tuesday with a 59-43 win over Lovington. “I think the […]

New Mexico loves to show off its stars

Ned Cantwell There is something about stars — the kind that ride in limousines and fly first class, not the kind that populate our skies — that make people giddy. Val Kilmer’s relationship with our state — is it love, is it hate? — got me to thinking about stars with New Mexico connections. We […]

Economy should see boom

By Darrell Todd Maurina Cheese production plants in two eastern New Mexico cities have had major economic impacts on those communities, according to business and city officials in those communities. The plants provided a major source of new employment to Lovington, which is trying to diversify an economy largely based on oil and natural gas, […]

Summer time for teaching

By Eric Butler June is definitely a time of transition for high school volleyball teams. And the so-called “Rally at Da Rock,” held Friday and Saturday at Rock Staubus gymnasium, is right at the beginning of the learning curve. The normal array of coaching changes and player transfers were part of the picture when 10 […]