Super search winding down

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Clovis Municipal Schools have scheduled a special board meeting for April 21 to discuss the five superintendent finalists and, hopefully, come to a consensus, Board President Terry Martin said on Monday. Board members are finishing their interviews with the candidates this week. “I am impressed with each one that […]

2-25 Prep basketball scores

CNJ staff Friday The Associated Press GIRLS Clovis 63, Sandia 52 Santa Rosa 51, Texico 48 Fort Sumner 61, Melrose 43 Muleshoe 59, Pilot Point 51 Alamogordo 31, Gadsden 25 Artesia 46, Albuquerque Academy 44 Belen 52, Onate 51, OT Deming 70, Silver 67 Hobbs 66, Carlsbad 58 Lovington 49, Ruidoso 46 Mayfield 78, Los […]

Clifton, Belle

Belle L. Clifton, 91, of Los Lunas, died Thursday, April 28, 2004, at Laurel Meadows Nursing Home in Belen. She was born on April 7, 1913, in Garvin County, Okla., to William and May Ardrey Pittman. She married E. C. “Slim” Clifton. She moved to Weber City in 1937 then to Portales and Texico where […]

Lady Cats state bound

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Clovis senior Monique Walker grabs one of her game-high 10 rebounds. CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Tori Quintana’s teammates made sure she’d play another game. Senior Monique Walker muscled her way to 15 points and 10 rebounds and Aimee Hilburn added 11 points and six assists as the Clovis Lady Wildcats […]

Tigers possess plenty of bite

By Rick White The way Los Lunas coach Ron Geyer praised the Clovis Lady Wildcats, it may be a wonder if his team shows up. “Extremely talented. Great inside-outside balance. Very aggressive. Great court sense. Very well coached.” Maybe the wily veteran coach is trying to kill the Lady Wildcats with kindness. Los Lunas (22-7) […]

Lady Cats host Los Lunas on Saturday

By Dave Wagner The Clovis High Lady Wildcats have drawn Los Lunas in a Class 5A regional playoff game set for 7 p.m. Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. Los Lunas lost on Saturday at top-ranked Las Cruces Mayfield 55-42 in the District 3-5A finals, the teams’ fourth meeting of the season. A couple of weeks […]

Clovis downs Tigers

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Clovis senior Justin Pinckney scored a game-high 23 points against Las Lunas on Tuesday in the Milk Cow Classic. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner After a one-year hiatus, the Clovis High boys are back in the finals of the Milk Cow Classic basketball tournament. The Wildcats played a dominating first half and […]

Cats rebound with rout

CNJ staff SANTA FE — The Clovis High Wildcats rebounded from their first loss of the season with a vengeance. The Cats roared to a 22-0 lead after one quarter and had no trouble dispatching Los Lunas 63-24 on Saturday in the third-place game of the Capital City Invitational basketball tournament. La Cueva beat Clovis […]

Cats, Lady Cats hit tourney trail

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Clovis junior Dominique Easterlin is the team’s leading rebounder and second-leading scorer. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth.. By Rick White After cutting its teeth on Texas teams, the unbeaten Clovis Wildcats boys basketball team will get its first taste of New Mexico competition in the Capitol City Classic in Santa Fe. The eight-team Santa Fe […]