Conner to adjudicate local piano students

Susan Conner, a nationally certified teacher of music, will serve as the adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano Teachers in Clovis and Portales. Conner has taught piano in Winters, Texas, for the past 29 years. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in piano pedagogy. She has been inducted into […]

Education Briefs 4/15

CCC holding Cinco de Mayo party Clovis Community College is holding its second annual Cinco De Mayo Fiesta at 6 p.m. on April 24. The event will be held at American Legion Post 25 at 2400 W. Seventh. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under, and are on sale at […]

Garcia pushing for starting spot

By Rick White As a high school free safety, Joey Garcia was known for his bone-crushing hits, leaving a trail of woozy players in his wake. In his freshman year at Texas Tech, about the hardest thing the former Clovis standout has hit is the books — so far. His grade-point average for the fall […]

Greenwalt out for season

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Cisti Greenwalt is the school record holder for career blocks in at Texas Tech. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt didn’t have long to enjoy one of her finest moments at Texas Tech. Three days after setting the school record for career blocks, the 6-foot-5 junior fractured her right ankle […]

Scholarships 2/5

The Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded approximately $7,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in courses relating to the medical field. Those receiving scholarships ranging from $300 to $500 for the spring semester are: Clovis Community College: La Wanda Chin, Jorge Cruz, Amy Draper, Caroline Gallegos, Nichole Rhodes, Codie Sotelo and Russell Whitehead; Eastern […]

Education Digest 2/5

Jessica Winstead, daughter of SSgt. Ray Winstead of Cannon air Force Base in Clovis, placed third in a competition of about 200 in a “Drill Down” competition held at Texas Tech in Lubbock this past weekend. She is member of the Clovis High School Air Force JR ROTC.

Lady Raiders win 13th straight

The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Jia Perkins had 20 points, and second-ranked Texas Tech scored on 14 straight first-half possessions in a 95-47 victory Tuesday night over San Diego in the championship game of the Surf-N-Slam Classic. The victory enabled Texas Tech (13-0) to extend its school record for consecutive wins to begin a […]

Greenwalt, Lady Raiders spank Stanford

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Texas Tech’s Cisti Greenwalt, a former Clovis High standout, goes up for a shot against Stanford’s Kristen Newlin in the second half of Sunday’s showdown of top 10 women’s teams in Lubbock. Photo by Rick White By Rick White LUBBOCK — On a team with virtually interchangeable parts, Cisti Greenwalt gives Texas Tech the one […]

Greenwalt determined to shrug off inconsistency

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Cisti Greenwalt led Clovis to back-to-back state titles in 1999-2000. Rick White Cisti Greenwalt had a sophomore season at Texas Tech pockmarked by inconsistency, injury and adversity. Stat-stuffer games such as a 21-point, 11-rebound effort against Southern Mississippi that also included five blocked shots would often be followed by games where her line in the […]

Hieronymus-Olin Engagement

Ron and Sheryl Hieronymus of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kim of Lubbock, to B.J. Olin of Lubbock, son of Don and Genia Winchell of Burkburnett, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. (CDT) on Dec. 5, 2003, at Merket Alumni Center on the campus of Texas Tech […]

Lady Cats get a look at 5A competition

CNJ STAFF LAS CRUCES — In the two-day Las Cruces Mayfield team basketball camp which ended Wednesday, the Clovis High girls basketball team got a pretty good look at some of the competition it will face in Class 5A next season in Class 5A. The Lady Wildcats ended their summer schedule by going 6-2. The […]

Fighting fire with air tractors

By Gary Mitchell When the summer wildfire season breaks out in the western states, one Clovis man and his crew get involved. Ted Stallings, owner/operator of Aero Tech in Clovis, has five firefighting aircraft called “air tractors” heavily involved in fighting fires in New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. “Right now, we’re fighting fires big […]