CHS soccer squads fall to Rio Rancho

Every time they get to the .500 mark, the Clovis High boys soccer team just can't seem to get over the hump. The Wildcats struggled mightily against Rio Rancho on Saturday at Leon Williams Stadium, falling behind 3-0 at halftime and dropping a 5-1 decision to the Rams to fall to 7-8 for the season. […]

Prep football scores

Alamogordo 34, Hobbs 14 Aztec 57, Del Norte 17 Capitan 54, NMMI 0 Carlsbad 59, Rio Grande 6 Carrizozo 52, Floyd 2 Centennial High School 30, Hatch Valley 23 Cleveland 49, Highland 6 Clint Mountain View, Texas 28, Chaparral 7 Cobre 41, Zuni 8 Deming 14, Silver 12 EP Cathedral, Texas 21, Santa Teresa 18 […]

Portales, Clovis share pool play lead

Host Portales and Clovis share the lead in pool play with 9-3 records after the first day of the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions volleyball tournament at the Ram Athletic Center. Pool play wraps up in the eight-team tournament this morning. Quarterfinals start at noon, with winners going to the gold bracket and losers to […]

Friday area prep football capsules – Oct. 5

Texico 21, Fort Sumner 18 Records: Texico 5-0, Fort Sumner 4-3 CMI photo: Tony BullocksFarwell senior quarterback Collin Christian escapes a tackle by Seagraves junior linebacker Rolando Miranda during the first half of Friday's night game at Farwell, won by the Steers 27-13. Difference: The Wolverines outgained Fort Sumner 357-209 and had a 27-13 edge […]

Goddard overhauls Wildcats 51-21

ROSWELL — The Clovis Wildcats were a yard away from a commanding lead on the Goddard Rockets. They finished about a mile behind the Class 4A Rockets. CMI photo: Kevin WilsonThe ball is knocked loose from Clovis running back Kamal Cass (20) on the goal line in the third quarter Friday night at the Wool […]

Weekly LSC soccer update – Oct. 4

Standings All Times MDT Men Conf. All W-L W-L Incarnate Word 2-0-0 7-2-0 West Texas A&M 1-1-0 8-1-1 Midwestern State 0-1-0 5-1-2 Eastern New Mexico 0-1-0 7-4-0 Friday's match Incarnate Word 5, Ouachita Baptist 1. Sunday's matches Midwestern State 3, Adams State 0; West Texas A&M 4, Wayland Baptist 1. Monday's match Eastern New Mexico […]

Cats set to battle Rockets

When you're in the midst of a three-game losing streak, it's safe to say the Goddard Rockets aren't exactly a "get well" card. The Rockets, Class 4A finalists in five of the last six years and champions in two of those seasons, show no signs of slowing down in their 23rd season under Sam Jernigan. […]

Texico, Fort Sumner meet for first time since 2005

An old rivalry will be renewed tonight in Fort Sumner. The Class 1A Foxes meet their third opponent from District 2-2A when they entertain the Texico Wolverines in a 7 p.m. kickoff. Fort Sumner holds a 17-15 series edge on the Wolverines dating to 1973, but the teams haven't played since 2005 when the Foxes […]

Lady Cats fall in five

ROSWELL — Clovis High's volleyball team dropped a 21-25, 25-13, 25-17, 21-25, 15-13 decision to Roswell High on Thursday night. The Lady Cats (5-7) had beaten Roswell High in five games earlier this season in the Zia Classic at Roswell. They'll have a rubber match on Thursday at Rock Staubus Gym — the first home […]

Editorial: Bushs’ efforts put spotlight on AIDS issue

Before the moment passes, we join others in extending our appreciation for former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura's ongoing support for efforts to break the deadly AIDS epidemic threatening Africa. Thank you, President and Mrs. Bush. The former first couple spent a week earlier this month in Zambia helping to build a […]