Fort Sumner gets coaching makeover

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Contracts for Fort Sumner basketball coaches Brian Fortner and Wes Weems will not be renewed for the 2006-07 season, school officials said Monday. Fortner coached the Vixens for three years, and Weems was the Foxes’ coach for the last two seasons. “I was floored,” Fortner said. “They told me […]

Foxes struggle at line in loss to Hagerman

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Fort Sumner senior Ryan Fikany squeezes off a shot in the lane during Wednesday’s Class 1A boys state tournament quarterfinal game against Hagerman at Del Norte High School. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer ALBUQUERQUE — A frenzied full-court press helped Fort Sumner climb out of a deep first-half hole […]

Foxes have lofty goals

CNJ staff FORT SUMNER — The Fort Sumner boys basketball team is the fifth seed in the Class 1A state tournament beginning today at Del Norte High School in Albuquerque, but the Foxes aren’t ready to accept that. They’re shooting for the big prize. “A lot of guys talk about getting to state, but our […]

8/12 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 3 through Aug. 10: • Douglas John McGimpsey, 33, to Lena Diane Butterfield, 23, both of Broadview • Joe Jordan Jr., 57, of Texico, to Denise McClendon, 32, of Clovis • Stephen Lawerence O’Hare, 24, to Melissa Keri Hall, 26, both of Clovis • […]

Foxes fall short in semis

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent MELROSE — It’s been a growing process for the Fort Sumner boys basketball team to accept a new system First-year Foxes coach Wes Weems said the pressing, uptempo game he installed didn’t really come together for his young squad until the last five games in the season. On Friday, the […]