Elida slips past Questa in 1A state meet

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent LOS LUNAS — Despite scoring runs at an average of more than one per inning, there was a time on Wednesday when things didn’t look so good for Elida in the Class 1A state baseball quarterfinals. But the Tigers rebounded from a two-run deficit and moved into the today’s semis […]

Vaughan’s 38 boosts Texico into 2A finals

CNJ STAFF CLAYTON – Braden Vaughan scored a career-high 38 points and Texico sealed its first trip to the state tournament in three years with solid free-throw shooting down the stretch in an 84-71 win over Questa on Friday in the semifinals of the Class 2A Region A boys basketball tournament. Texico (22-6) plays District […]

friday area prep basketball summaries, state scores

CNJ STAFF Boys Class 2A Region A at Clayton Semifinals Texico 84, Questa 71 Texico (22-6) — Joe Zaikowski 0 0-0 0, Curtis Williams 0 1-2 1, Braden Vaughan 17 4-5 38, Johnny Rivera 2 2-4 6, Mark Peabody 1 1-2 3, Josh Pena 0 2-5 2, Garett Mayfield 5 4-6 14, Aaron Vaughan 0 […]

Texico-Questa: Muscle vs. quickness

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The Texico Wolverines get fired up before the start of a game at the Farwell Invitational Basketball Tournament in December 2003. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner The Texico Wolverines wouldn’t mind another crack at District 6-2A rival Clayton in this weekend’s Class 2A Region B boys tournament at Clayton. For that to happen, […]

Thursday area prep, college scores and summaries

CNJ STAFF Prep Boys Tucumcari Tournament Questa 84, Fort Sumner 65 Girls Santa Rosa Tournament Pecos 64, Melrose 55 Fort Sumner 57, Questa 19 College Men Eastern New Mexico 97, Oklahoma Panhandle State 71 Women Colo. State-Pueblo 74, Eastern New Mexico 72, OT Prep summary Girls Santa Rosa Tournament Quarterfinals Fort Sumner 57, Questa 19 […]

Prep volleyball playoff capsules

CNJ Staff Class 2A Region B at Texico Friday’s matches Questa (13-5) vs Texico (17-5), 5 p.m. Coaches: Questa, Jennifer Vialpando, 1st year; Texico, Mike Littlejohn, 25th. Last playoff appearance: Questa, 2002, lost in first round of regionals; Texico, 2002, lost in first round of regionals. How they got here: Questa finished second in District […]