Roosevelt County area baseball – March 26

First game Floyd 5, New Mexico Military 3 Floyd 000 301 1 — 5 8 4 New Mexico Military 300 000 0 — 3 5 2 Reyes Chavez, Caleb Martin (7) and Martin, Chavez (7); James Arnold, Robert Haley (5) and Mario Wilson. W — Arnold. L — Chavez. Top hitters — Floyd: Juan Navarro […]

Hounds endure tough weekend at Cameron

LAWTON, Okla. — Tyler Cox hit a two-run single and Josh Dawson added a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday, rallying Cameron to a 5-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University and a sweep of their four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series. Cameron took Sunday's seven-inning opener 9-0 behind […]

Goddard routs Lady Cats

On paper, it appeared to be a relatively even match — two young softball teams both struggling under the .500 mark. Turned out, it wasn't. Clovis High couldn't get runners in at key times and committed errors that proved costly, and Roswell Goddard cruised to an 11-3, 16-2 sweep on Monday at Lady Wildcat Field. […]

Cats capture Artesia Invitational

ARTESIA — Clovis High's boys had enough of a lead that even a bad final four holes couldn't prevent them from winning Monday's Artesia Invitational. It did, however, keep the Wildcats from earning the first of three legs needed to qualify for the Class 5A state tournament in May. Senior Ethan Peterson shot 34-36 — […]

Letters to the editor: Defamatory speech not protected

Defamatory speech not protected We often refer to our First Amendment to protect our speech and symbolic actions. Freedom of speech is freedom from prosecution for voicing our opinions and beliefs or for support of our position in civil cases. However it does not by default limit us to exposure, risk or liability. The First […]

Editorial: Allegations should be made public

In the view of Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Winston Brooks, investigators for the state Public Education Department swooped down on an Albuquerque elementary school earlier this month, dragged teachers out of class and generally caused chaos at the school. There wasn't enough advance notice to get substitute teachers in classrooms while teachers were called away […]

Tres Amigas control center location up in air

Tres Amigas is moving ahead at full power for a $1.5 billion electricity transmission superstation in Curry County, but a competition is on for its additional control center and headquarters. Officials with Tres Amigas plan to make a decision in mid-May regarding the control center, which would bring 100 jobs to either Clovis, Albuquerque, Rio […]

New parks committee holds first meeting

Though it took little action in its inaugural meeting, the city's new Parks and Recreation Committee had a full slate. The committee, which phased out the Parks and Recreation Board, the Ned Houk Park Board and the Keep Clovis Beautiful Committee, met for about an hour and 20 minutes at City Hall Monday night. "The […]

‘Pink slime’ not welcome in Clovis schools

"Pink slime" is giving ground beef a bad name. That's why local stores and schools are looking to either eliminate or scale back use of the controversial ground beef additive. Spokespersons for local grocery stores said they either do not carry the product or will phase out ground beef containing the controversial additive made from […]

Health initiatives determined at forum

More than 30 people attended a community healthcare forum Monday and contributed ideas that resulted in nine community initiatives to encourage healthy living and curb health care costs in Curry County. CNJ staff photo: Tonjia Rolan Professional facilitator Kathleen Oweegon of Albuquerque took suggestions from audience members at a Plains Regional Medical Center health forum […]

ENMU students inspired to help Lighthouse Mission

Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Adriana De La Rosa, left, Jessica Lavalle, center, and Kaiwen Xu, all of the International Affairs Department at Eastern New Mexico University, look through the toiletry items they have collected. The group decided to collect bathroom and laundry supplies for homeless people after visiting the Lighthouse Mission in Clovis. A group […]

Police blotter – March 27

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Sunday 12:29 a.m.: Caller reported he thinks someone is on his roof, 300 block of Delores. 12:57 a.m.: Caller reported his wife is drunk and he wants her removed, 1000 block of Mora. 1:42 a.m.: Caller reported her neighbor's apartment is being burglarized, 3300 […]

What’s happening – March 27

Today Selecting, Installing and maintaining a computer — 9 a.m. to noon, Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 769-7840 Clovis MainStreet Committee meeting — 11:30 a.m., 621 Main St. CHS Fastpitch Softball Booster Club meeting — 6 p.m., Lady Wildcat Field Locker Room. Agenda items include preparations for upcoming home games and fundraising opportunities. Information: Anne Covertson, […]

Aggies complete series sweep of Hounds

LAWTON, Okla. — Tyler Cox hit a two-run single and Josh Dawson added a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday, rallying Cameron to a 5-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University and a sweep of their four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series. The Aggies (16-14, 4-4 LSC) won three […]

Miscues costly in Cats’ loss

ALBUQUERQUE — It's hard to win when you make more than two or three errors in a game. It's nearly impossible when you commit eight. Clovis outhit Volcano Vista 8-5 on Saturday morning, but eight miscues by the Wildcats helped the Hawks score five unearned runs in a 9-4 victory. It was the Cats' second […]

CHS qualifies in six events for state track

AMARILLO — Clovis High's track teams combined to get six entries qualified for state competition during the two-day Amarillo Relays. The Wildcats finished fifth with 34 points in boys competition, won by Amarillo Tascosa with 162. Canyon Randall won the girls team title with 89 points, while the Lady Wildcats were 10th with 28 points. […]

ENMU’s Draper gains Division II provisional qualifying mark

EL PASO — Eastern New Mexico University senior Daniel Draper threw the javelin 201 feet, 5 1/4 inches on Saturday for second place in men's javelin at the Texas-El Paso Springtime Classic, provisionally qualifying for NCAA Division II national track competition in May. A provisional qualification means he could be selected to go if not […]

Saturday area prep linescore – March 24

NMMI Colt Classic At Roswell Third place Texico 11, Santa Rosa 10 Santa Rosa 110 512 0 —10 8 3 Texico 402 030 2 —11 9 2 Derrick Gomez, Robert Zamora Jr. (1), Felipe Baca (5) and Santiago Romero; Jonah Walls, Justin Lopez (5) and Josh Treadway. W — Lopez. L — Baca. Top hitters […]

CHS teams sixth, seventh in Carlsbad tourney

CARLSBAD — Hannah Walker won three of four matches to notch third place in girls No. 6 singles for Clovis High's top finish over the weekend in an eight-team tennis tournament hosted by Carlsbad. Walker won a supertiebreaker from El Paso Chapin's Catlynn Shurtleff in the final round 12-10 after splitting the first two sets […]

Saturday area prep linescore – March 24

NMMI Colt Classic At Roswell Third place Texico 11, Santa Rosa 10 Santa Rosa 110 512 0 —10 8 3 Texico 402 030 2 —11 9 2 Derrick Gomez, Robert Zamora Jr. (1), Felipe Baca (5) and Santiago Romero; Jonah Walls, Justin Lopez (5) and Josh Treadway. W — Lopez. L — Baca. Top hitters […]