Lady Cats capture own tourney

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CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis’ Jessica Hohn passes a serve Saturday’s championship game of the Clovis Invitational against Rio Rancho at Rock Staubus Gym. Eric Butler the Class 5A state title last year, Clovis coach Darrel Ray bought the Rams’ coaches t-shirts signifying the team’s accomplishment. That was on the front. On the back of […]

Clovis netter ousted at state

By Eric Butler ALBUQUERQUE — A combination of nervousness and altitude spelled a quick end to Clovis sophomore Patricia Gallegos’ trip to the state tennis tournament. Gallegos fell to Sandia freshman Anna Surviladze 6-0, 6-2 in the opening round of Wednesday’s Class 5A state tournament at Albuquerque Academy. Surviladze, the younger sister of 2001 individual […]

Gallegos qualifies for state

By Dave Wagner Patricia Gallegos was happy about qualifying for Class 5A state singles tennis competition, and at the same time she felt sadness. That’s what having to beat a teammate — and your doubles partner, no less — does to you in what amounts to a winner-take-all scenario. The Clovis High sophomore rallied from […]