Tuesday area prep summaries — Nov. 26

Tuesday Boys Floyd 71, Grady 46 Floyd (1-0) — Justin Whitecotton 12, Laneith Chenault 10, Lane Wallace 2, Adrian Borrego 8, Rigo Navarro 2, Jonathan Diaz 13, Tanner Essary 10, Colby Rogers 14. Totals 29 10-28 71. Grady (0-1) — Adrian Lunsford 2, Gunner Burrage 1, Ryan Bone 2, Trenton Lee 17, Cannon Burrage 3, […]

Officials at odds over BHSI report

By Robin Fornoff rfornoff@cnjonline.com A 12-year-old law creating the Clovis Economic Development Tax Advisory Board (EDTAB) gave it sole responsibility for vetting and performing due diligence on applicants for projects such as the failed $2 million Beauty Health and Science Innovations plant. But EDTAB may have turned over those responsibilities to the Clovis Industrial Development […]

WT in, ‘Hounds out of playoffs

West Texas A&M will compete for the NCAA Division II football championship. The Buffs, 9-2, will play at Indianapolis on Saturday. Lone Star Conference co-champions Eastern New Mexico University and Tarleton State, both with three losses, were not among the 24 teams selected for the playoffs. None of the playoff teams have lost three games. […]

Art can carry students long way

Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy

Throughout the day and evening children and adults will be seen out and about, clad in a wide variety of costumes. It is, of course, Halloween, a holiday with a number of traditions: “trick or treating;” carving pumpkins into Jack o’ Lanterns; bobbing for apples; eating candied corn and caramel apples; and more. Celebrations at […]

What’s happening — Oct. 24

Today Preschool Story Hour — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Library, Craft Room. Information: 769-7840. Taste of Home Cooking School — 6:30 p.m., Clovis Civic Center. Tickets on sale now, $10 ($12 at the door). Information: 763-3431. Power to Parents free seminar — 6 p.m., Matt 25, 1200 E. Thornton. Information: 575-769-2103. Rep. Lujan’s Staff Mobile Office […]

Backyard celebration,concert at Norman Petty Studios


By Kevin Baird kbaird@cnjonline.com The Norman Petty Recording Studio hosted a backyard concert and offered tours Friday as part of the Clovis Music Festival, and for one girl who had been talking about the event all year, it was an opportunity to dance to one of her favorite bands. While lead vocalist George Tomsko was […]

Wolverines look to bounce back against Rams

By Dave Wagner CNJ sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com The Portales Rams are hoping they can build on last week’s good start. Meantime, Texico is looking to bounce back from a tough loss at Dexter when the teams clash at 7 p.m. today at Texico. The Wolverines dropped a 7-0 decision against the Demons, committing six turnovers […]

Thursday area prep volleyball summaries — Sept. 5

Fort Sumner 3, Dora 0 Fort Sumner 25 25 25 Dora 13 6 18 Fort Sumner individual statistics Kills — Angelica Torres 11, Codi Scovel-Wood 10, Emma Moyer 8. Blocks — Torres 2, Ariana Lulcero 1, Scovel-Wood 1. Digs — Torres 6, Briana Terrell 5, three tied with 4. Aces — Scovel-Wood 5, Lucero 4, […]

Area prep football capsules — Sept. 5-6

Thursday Clovis JV 62, Fort Sumner 12 Records: Fort Sumner 1-1, Clovis JV 1-1. Difference: The Wildcats didn’t score until the final seconds of the opening quarter, but they unloaded after that with nine touchdowns — five on passes f rom QB Dalton Hatley. Difference-makers: Fort Sumner, Garrett Hisel hooked up with Nik Sanchez on […]

Pioneers edge Hounds in OT

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Junior forward David Neuberth pushed in a goal in the first minute of sudden-death over time on Thursday, giving Wayland Baptist a 2-1 men’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the Greyhounds’ season opener. Scoring opportunities were few and far between. The Pioneers (2-1-1) and Hounds traded goals […]