CHS TRACK: Robles wins two events

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Clovis High junior Manuel Robles accounted for all but two of the Wildcats’ 24 points with wins in triple jump (45-10) and high jump (6-6) in the Amarillo Relays on Saturday. The Cats finished eighth out of 16 teams, while Clovis’ girls were seventh out of 20 schools with 36 points. […]

CHS BASEBALL: Errors costly at Tascosa

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Tascosa took advantage of Clovis fielding miscues to score four first-inning runs Tuesday en route to a 7-2 victory over the Wildcats. The game, originally scheduled for Clovis, was moved to Amarillo because of unplayable conditions at Bell Park. Tascosa’s first-inning outburst put the Wildcats (6-3) in a hole from which […]

MILK COW CLASSIC: Rio Rancho edges Cats in OT for title

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Clovis High’s Layne Strebeck shoots over Rio Rancho defenders Daniel Steffensen, left, and Chris Newsome during Saturday’s championship game of the Milk Cow Classic at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High Wildcats have dominated virtually everybody in their path this season. Facing a team […]

CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Cats blitz Tascosa to advance to finals

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Clovis High’s Michael Lewis is fouled by Tascosa’s Ruben Solis as he attemptsa layup during Friday’s Milk Cow Classic semifinal game at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent After one half, host Clovis seemed in jeopardy of suffering its first loss of the year — in the semifinals […]

Milk Cow/Plateau tournaments

Milk Cow Classic

Cats seek three-peat

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Clovis’ Devin Sweet lays the ball in over teammate Jaden Isler during practice Monday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. The Wildcats meet Amarillo Tascosa at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the first round of the Milk Cow Classic. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High Wildcats are looking for a […]

Lady Cats edged for title

CNJ staff BORGER, Texas — Clovis High’s girls were edged by a point (28-29) by Amarillo Tascosa on Saturday for the varsity team title in the season-opening Borger Invitational cross country meet. Freshman Caitlin Waters led the Lady Wildcats, finishing third in the two-mile race in 12 minutes, 47 seconds. The Lady Cats also finished […]

Cats sweep past Tascosa

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Clovis’ Sean Cruce slides across home plate to score on a sacrifice fly in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Tascosa at Bell Park. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth CNJ staff The Clovis Wildcats got back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 13-3, 11-1 doubleheader sweep of Tascosa in West Texas Baseball […]

Wildcats ride strong start

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Clovis second baseman Cade Wheeler tries to complete the double play as Amarillo Tascosa’s Blake McNabb tries to break up the play Tuesday at Bell Park. Wheeler’s throw to first base was in time. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Coming off a doubleheader loss on Saturday at Artesia, the Clovis High […]

Wildcats rally in third quarter

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Clovis’ Devin Sweet is fouled by Tascosa’s C.J. Johnson Monday at the Milk Cow Holiday Classic. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Escaping with a one-point victory against Tascosa earlier in the season, the Clovis boys basketball team surely looked forward to showing the Rebels what it could do with its […]

Keene goes long way for tournament

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer In mid-October, Clovis sent a schedule out to St. Michael’s in Santa Fe to confirm its attendance at the Milk Cow Classic, which runs today through Wednesday. However, St. Michael’s found another tourney, leaving Clovis scrambling. Clovis got a call from Keene High School, a Class 2A school south […]

Clovis edges Tascosa

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Clovis senior Tigg Bunton powers his way to the basket past Amarillo Tascosa’s J.R. Scott during the first half of their game Tuesday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent The opener for the Clovis boys basketball team gave several inexperienced varsity players opportunity to show their stuff. It […]

Tascosa sweeps Clovis

CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — Amarillo Tascosa rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Clovis 5-3 and complete a sweep of their West Texas League baseball doubleheader on Saturday. Tascosa won the opener 13-3, ending the game in the bottom of the fifth on the league’s 10-run rule. Daniel Casarez doubled […]

CHS boys repeat golf title at Amarillo

CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — The Clovis High boys golf team got solid production as usual from its top three, but the Wildcats needed a solid No. 4 score from junior Ryan Hahn on Saturday to repeat as champions in the Amarillo Relays. Junior Travis Reid took individual medalist honors with a 36-hole score of 1-over […]

Cats rained out at Tascosa

CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — Clovis and Amarillo Tascosa were tied at 1-1 when Tuesday’s baseball game was called after four innings because of rain. Clovis coach Shane Shallenberger said the team will try to reschedule the game with Tascosa or schedule another team.

Clovis hoop capsules

CNJ staff Boys Frenship (7-9) at Clovis (13-1), 6:45 p.m., Rock Staubus Gym Frenship is struggling at under .500 a year after going 30-8 and reaching the Class 4A regional semifinals. … The Tigers have size in 6-6 senior Brendan Cimino and 6-4 sophomore Nick Evans. Evans is Frenship’s leading scorer at 12.9 points and […]

CHS holiday tournament summaries

CNJ STAFF Boys Milk Cow Classic Quarterfinals Los Lunas 71, Amarillo Tascosa 61 Tascosa (5-8) — Kellen Morgan 11, Nick Gardner 8, Jason Harris 9, Josh Spencer 10, J.R. Scott 5, Jeffery Gilmore 5, Ben McColloch 9, Lonnell Edwards 4. Totals 22 9-13 61. Los Lunas (4-6) — Isaiah Herrera 21, Ron Ortiz 6, Richard […]

CHS holiday tournament schedule

CNJ STAFF Boys Milk Cow Classic At Rock Staubus Gym Today’s games Amarillo Tascosa vs. Los Lunas, 10:45 a.m. Rio Rancho vs. Las Cruces Onate, 2:45 p.m. Santa Fe St. Michael’s vs. Abilene Cooper, 4:30 p.m. Mustang, Okla., vs. Clovis, 8 p.m. Girls Plateau Holiday Classic At Rock Staubus Gym Today’s games Portales vs. Clovis […]

Prep basketball summaries

Friday Boys Clovis 64, Amarillo Tascosa 42 Clovis (2-0) — Bud Willis 3 3-6 9, Tizrick Phillips 1 0-0 2, Zac Watters 3 1-3 7, Jordan Moore 2 2-2 7, Wendell Belford 0 0-0 0, Justin Pinckney 9 1-2 19, Chris Finch 0 0-0 0, Dominique Easterlin 6 4-5 16, Jermaine Davis 1 2-2 4. […]

Cats roll past Tascosa for second win

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Clovis senior Bud Willis tries to get around Tascosa’s Tony Lance during the fourth quarter of Friday’s game in Amarillo. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — While waiting for several cohorts who are still playing football, the Clovis High boys basketball team is making things look pretty easy so far. Senior Justin Pinckney […]