Trujillo Jr., Tommy

Tommy Lee Trujillo Jr., 69, of Clovis died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at his home. Born June 11, 1936, to Tom and Paula Sandoval Trujillo in Clovis, he married Helen Garcia on Nov. 10, 1954, in Clovis. He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He served in the New Mexico National Guard […]

La Cueva seeks to play spoiler to Lady Cats

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Vanessa O’Neal is one of fove Clovis seniors who hoped to win back-to-back Class 5A state titles. (Staff photo: Rick White) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent The way La Cueva coach Greg Berger looks at it, there’s no way to completely shut down the top-ranked Clovis Lady Wildcats. But he has a theory that might […]

Last time at Rock for CHS seniors

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Jessica Russell is one of five Clovis seniors who will play their last home tonight when the top-ranked lady Wildcats host Santa Fe in a first-round state playoff game. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor A trio of names synonymous with Clovis High girls basketball in recent years— Brittany Blackmon, Aimee […]

Lady Cats cruise in tourney finals

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Clovis senior Aimee Hilburn snares a lob passfrom Hobbs’ Kody Engle during the second half of Saturday’s District 4-5A girls tournament championship game. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High’s defending Class 5A girls state champions weren’t about to take any chances in Saturday’s District 4-5A tournament finale at […]

Salas, Wilfred

Wilfred Reyes Salas, 19, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Oct. 26, 1986, to Wilfred and Velma Quintana Salas in Portales. He worked as a milker at a local dairy. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Demetrio Salas; and cousin, Richard Salas. Survivors […]

Quintana, Richard “Ricardo”

Richard “Ricardo” Quintana, 64, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Jan. 25, 1941, to Santiago and Andrea Garcia Quintana in Newkirk. He worked for Vohs Company in Clovis and in maintenance for the Clovis cemeteries. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

Lucero, Aurora

  Aurora Lucero, 89, of Portales, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born April 18, 1916, in Villanueva to Abelina and Camilo Lucero. She grew up in Anton Chico where she attended school. In May of 1935, she married Aniseto Lucero in Anton Chico. They lived in […]

2/4 Lockwood honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Auryana Gonzales, Karimah Hulett (EL), Steve Lopez, Aaron Martinez, Georgia Mefford, Adrienne Meza, Heather Pastirchak, Dylan Smith; Lynzie Starritt, Bejia Stroud (EL), Landon Williams A/B Honor Roll: Marybel Bonney, Estrella Gomez, Devin Mitchell Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Gabrielle Acuna, Tanner Banister, Gabriela Chavira, Briana Gomez, Adelina Jacobs, Megan Marez, […]

Lady Cats dominate Artesia

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Clovis guard Tori Northcutt grabs a rebound during the first half of Friday’s game against Artesia. The Lady Cats blew out Artesia 61-27. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High’s girls were revved up Friday night. An anticipated showdown with Artesia, ranked third in the Albuquerque Journals’ Class 4A […]

Lady Cats turn back Portales for Plateau Classic title

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Portales senior Megan Kabrick rips down a defensive rebound as Ebony Bunton avoids picking up a foul during Saturday’s championship game of the Plateau Holiday Classic at Rock Staubus. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Lady Wildcats went to their big guns Friday night to nail down the […]