Cavegirls shut down Lady Cats

CNJ STAFF CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Cavegirls took their unusual position atop the District 4-5A softball standings Friday night. The Cavegirls beat Clovis High 3-0 in a competitive first game, then rode a five-inning perfect game from Carolyn Garcia to a 6-0 victory in Game 2. The nightcap was called in the bottom of the […]

Cavemen edge Cats in rubber match

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Clovis sophomore second baseman Sean Cruce applies the tag for an out on Carlsbad’s Chris Ortega during Saturday’s game at Bell Park. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Brian Flores and the Carlsbad Cavemen had just enough left to escape with a key District 4-5A series win. After throwing a three-hit shutout against Clovis […]

Planning and Zoning Commission makes ‘worthwhile changes’

By Jack King The Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday approved four changes to the city’s zoning regulations that had been requested by builders and developers. Director of Building Safety Pete Wilt called them “worthwhile changes” that are “not anything drastic.” But Planning and Zoning Commissioner Bill Bollinger questioned the practice of having staff meet […]

ENMU Friday baseball, softball

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University got strong pitching from Kelly Crain, Ian Thurman-Kelly and Jesse Garcia-Perez and swept a Lone Star Conference crossover baseball doubleheader from Cameron 4-1 and 1-0 on Friday at Greyhound Field. Crain (3-0) pitched a seven-inning complete game — his third of the spring — while scattering five […]

LCU gets two in ninth to edge Hounds

CNJ STAFF LUBBOCK — Down to their final two outs, the Lubbock Christian Chaparrals pushed over two ninth-inning runs despite hitting only one ball out of the infield to edge Eastern New Mexico University 5-4 in college baseball Tuesday. Sophomore Jesse Garcia-Perez, ENMU’s third pitcher of the day, worked two scoreless innings before running into […]

New Building Permits 2/3

ADDRESS, APPLICANT, DESCRIPTION, VALUE, FEE, DATE NEW – RESIDENTIAL > 1012 Jeanie, Larry Moreno, single family residence, $124,995, $402.98, 11/11/03 > 123 Col. Pkwy Estates, R.L Massey Construction, single family residence, $204,373, $607, 11/20/03 > 3917 Springwood Dr., Jesus & Jessica Griego, single family residence, $175,958, $542, 12/1/03 > 125 Springfield, WM. L. Strachan, single […]

Organization puts right ‘SPIN’ on parenthood

Eric Butler Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a series of United Way agency profiles scheduled for publication each Sunday, Wednesday and Friday through Nov. 21. Single Parents In Need have no need to put a SPIN on anything. Simply put, young people who are at high school age or just beyond need more […]

Eastdale takes crown

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Clovis American’s Adrian Loya lays down a bunt attempt during Wednesday’s state 9-10 Little League tournament championship game against Albuquerque Eastdale North at Dickenson Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Albuquerque Eastdale North erupted for eight runs in the bottom of the third Wednesday night, breaking open a close game en route to […]

American gains finals

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Clovis American first baseman Lucas Walthers throws a Roswell Noon Optimist runner out from his knees in Tuesday’s losers bracket final of the state 9-10 Llittle League tournament at Beachum Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis American managed only three hits, all in the final inning, but took advantage of 12 walks […]

American Majors win

By Dave Wagner The Clovis American All-Stars received solid pitching and defense and just enough offense Tuesday night in posting a 4-2 victory over Clovis Zia for the championship of the District 3 Major League tournament at Dickenson Field. American finished unbeaten in the double-elimination tournament and advanced to state competition beginning July 25 in […]