Youth sports provide good chuckle

By Glenda Price My grandchildren have introduced me to organized team sports for kids, and it’s great fun — for everyone.

NM House and Senate to face off in basketball game, House to consider bill on school sports equity

As members of the House and Senate get ready to face off in their annual basketball game, they will also be voting on a bill about athletics equity in New Mexico’s public

Dec. 24 Commander's Action Line

What are some programs that could be implemented locally for the base to be more PT-minded? We appreciate your question. We at the 27th Special Operations Wing are very serious about improving the quality of life here so our airmen can both focus on and carry out the mission effectively. I contacted both the fitness […]

Many residents are Texas Tech fans

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis football fans not only bleed Wildcat purple, but also a little Texas Tech scarlet and black mixed in. Well, maybe a lot. Dee Madrid, who owns Sports Connection on Prince Street, said she sold out of Texas Tech merchandise before the game. “I was bombarded Saturday,” Madrid said. […]

My report on what I’ve learned

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist Every magazine I read has one section I go to before I read anything else. In Sports Illustrated, it’s “This Week’s Sign the Apocalypse is Upon Us.” In Maxim, it’s the caption contest. In Esquire, it’s “What I’ve Learned.” In Esquire’s feature, well-known people tell you what they’ve learned, whether […]

Sept. 19, 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Nine Pin No Tap Night — 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes. Get an automatic strike every time you score nine pins or more. Cost is $2 per game. Sunday Football Frenzy — 11 a.m., The End Zone Ladd and Lassie — 1 p.m., shotgun start. Entry fee is $7 per person. Nine hole scramble.

Sept. 12, 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Club Championship — 7 a.m., tee time. Through Sept. 14. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $25 per person and includes closest to the pin contest and lunch on second day. Entry fee does not include green and cart fees. Alien Night — 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cannon Lanes. Spin the wheel […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Local youth showed respect, talent I operate a baseball league in Lubbock. Coach Drooper Greenwalt, Jay Kelley and others got a group of 11-and-under boys together from the Clovis area to play in our league. They were wide-eyed youngsters ranging in age from 8 to 12 and in height from 4-foot-nothing to nearly 6 feet. […]

2008 Curry County Fair results

4-H Project Economics and General Project Division Animal Science Exhibit about a livestock animal project Novice 1. Kyla Myers 2. Taylor McSchooler Senior 1. Amber Harrell 2. Shay Lea Workbook or county record book about a livestock project Novice 1. Mackenzee Starbuck Senior 1. Skylar Starbuck 2. Molly Rush 3. Amber Harrell The normal animal […]

Sept. 5, 2008 Sports Briefs

Friday Football Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The End Zone. Saturday 3-6-9 Tournament — 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes. UFC Liddell vs. Evans — 6 p.m. The End Zone. Sunday Football Frenzy Kickoff Party — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The End Zone. Monday Nine Hole Scramble — 5 p.m. Whispering Winds. […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Sports Briefs

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Aug. 22, 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Commando Hoops — Aug. 23-24. Camp is for girls and boys to provide focused skills to improve their play. Participants will receive personal evaluation and earn a jersey, basket ball and certificate. Children ages 10-14 are preferred, but age is negotiable based on skill level. Cost is $25 and is limited to 30 young […]

Aug. 15, 2008 Sports Briefs

Friday SOMSS/WSA 4 person scramble — Aug. 15. Whispering Winds Golf Course. The 27th Special Operations Mission Support Squadron and Wing Staff agencies will host a 4-person scramble. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams as well as for the longest drive and closest to the pin shot. Information: Airman 1st Class Bryan […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Sports Briefs

Friday Golf Shoot Out — 5 p.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $7 per person. Green and cart fees not included. Nine hole shooter will kick-off base championship tournament weekend. Saturday School and sports physicals — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conducted by the 27th SOG for children of Cannon military […]

Aug. 1 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Family Fun Night — 5 p.m. to midnight. Cannon Lanes. Light above lanes will be turned off. Monday Youth Jamboree — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cannon Lanes. Includes bowling, shoes, instruction and hot dog basket. Nine hole golf scramble — 5 p.m. shotgun start. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Two person scramble. Entry fee […]

July 26, 2008 Sports Briefs

Friday Bowl-a-Rama — 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes. Saturday Cosmic Family Fun Night — 5 p.m. Cannon Lanes Monday Retiree special — Golfers with a retired military ID will receive $2 off daily green fees and 50 percent off electric carts. Mondays and Tuesdays, now through Oct. 31. Nine-Hole Scramble — 5 p.m. at Whispering Winds

July 18, 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Cannon Lanes – Closed for lane resurfacing. Splash and Dash – 8 a.m. Liberty Pool. Swim followed by run. Monday Retiree special — Golfers with a retired military ID will receive $2 off daily green fees and 50 percent off electric carts. Mondays and Tuesdays, now through Oct. 31. Nine-Hole Scramble — 5 p.m. […]

It’s Their Business: Sports Angle

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Name: Sports Angle Location: 522 N. Main What they do: They sell sports cards and collectibles, team merchandise, plaques, diecasts and NASCAR memorabilia. Who’s in charge: Steve Deleon Employees: One How long in business: Eight years Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Contact: 762-8441 or e-mail: sportsangle1958@hotmail.com It’s Their Business […]

Sports Briefs July 11

Saturday Alien Pin Night — 5 p.m. at Cannon Lanes Glow ball golf tourney — 5 p.m. shotgun start, Whispering Winds Sunday-Thursday Cannon Lanes closed for lane resurfacing. Monday Retiree special — Golfers with a retired military ID will receive $2 off daily green fees and 50 percent off electric carts. Mondays and Tuesdays, now […]

Sports Briefs June 27

Friday Family bowl-a-rama — 5 p.m. at Cannon Lanes Saturday Cosmic family fun night — 5 p.m. at Cannon Lanes Monday Retiree special —Golfers with a retired military ID will receive $2 off daily green fees and 50 percent off electric carts. Mondays and Tuesdays, now through Oct. 31. Nine-Hole Scramble — 5 p.m. at […]