Greyhound baseball dealing with losses, hoping to top .500

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Freshman catcher Paden Vendrely takes throws in the dirt from redshirt Tyler Rutherford during Tuesday’s Greyhound baseball practice. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Last spring, a doubleheader loss at fifth-ranked Abilene Christian on the final day of the season prevented Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team from posting […]

South leads arms race

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Clovis’ Alicia Odom release a throw to second base in a pick-off attempt during the South’s practice Thursday at the Wildcat Softball complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Charlene Reyes has regularly fielded quality teams in nine years as Alamogordo’s softball coach, including two state champions. Still, she feels almost an embarrassment […]

Colorado connection continues with Young

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Clovis senior Mark Young battled back from a football knee injury and rejoined the Wildcats’ lineup. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner The Clovis High baseball program is quickly developing a connection with Trinidad State (Colo.) Junior College. First, CHS assistant coach Rich Loomis took an assistant’s job at the school two years […]

Lady Wildcats work in progress

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Clovis senior Paige Adare is the Lady Wildcats’ top pitcher. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Entering his third season at the helm, Clovis High softball coach Larry Trower admits the Lady Wildcats are still a work in progress. The Carlsbad native coached his high school alma mater to the Class 5A state […]