Hounds fall to WT in opener

CANYON, Texas — Unbeaten Justin Kuks pitched eight solid innings and left fielder Justin Smith hit two of West Texas A&M's four home runs Friday night as the Buffaloes beat Eastern New Mexico University 8-1 in the opener of a four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series. Kuks (9-0) stranded 10 ENMU baserunners and was helped […]

Cavegirls sweep Lady Cats

Carlsbad softball coach George Frederick gave Clovis High a bit of credit Friday night. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroClovis High shortstop Ashley Gallagher backhands a sharp grounder by Carlsbad's Lacy Granger before throwing home in an attempt to prevent a run from scoring during the first game of Friday's District 4-5A softball doubleheader at Lady Wildcat […]

Isler signs ex-CHS standout Lieb

Another former Clovis Wildcat is joining J.D. Isler as McMurry University. CMI file photoLathan Lieb, a 2011 Clovis High grad, is joining former Wildcat coach J.D. Isler at McMurry University next season. Lieb led Clovis in scoring his senior season, and spent his freshman season at Otero Junior College in Colorado. Isler, who coached 10 […]

Lady Rams ready for postseason

RUIDOSO — Senior Vanessa Olivas hit her first career home run, a second-inning grand slam in the second game, and the Portales Lady Rams finished off the regular season with a 14-3, 19-3 District 4-3A softball sweep of Ruidoso on Friday. Senior Kelsey Laurenz worked two abbreviated complete games although her sister, sophomore catcher Simone […]

Cavemen whitewash Cats twice

CARLSBAD —Coming off two disheartening one-run losses at Hobbs on Tuesday night, Clovis High's baseball team couldn't generate much oomph on Friday. Carlsbad pitching allowed just t wo hits, including a first-game no-hitter by Caleb Prentiss, and rolled to 9-0, 10-0 District 4-5A victories over the Wildcats in the regular-season finale for both teams. Prentiss […]

Friday area prep baseball linescores – April 27

District 3-2A Texico 16, Santa Rosa 4 Santa Rosa 2 00 11 — 4 3 3 Texico (12)03 1x —16 9 1 Marcus Lopez, Ryan Lopez (1), Santiago Romero (1) and Romero, R. Lopez (1); John Myers, Jarron Hill (1) and Josh Treadway. W — Hill. L — M. Lopez. Top hitters — Texico: Hill […]

Relay for Life auction today

Team Roundup a Cure, an auction to raise money for the Clovis Relay for Life, will be held 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Underground Arts Embassy at 321 E. First St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. The event will include a fajita dinner, a DJ, door prizes, a silent […]

Into the wild

The weather is beginning to warm up, which means it's time for outdoor activities. CMI correspondent: Gilrobert Rennels Western Kingbirds are among the numerous species of birds found at the Muleshoe Wildlife Refuge, which is located 19 miles south of Muleshoe in southern Bailey County. Although it's not quite summer yet, more and more people […]

Myers drops out of GOP senate race

A heated state senate primary became a heated two-person race Friday. In a joint press conference at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, Mark Myers dropped out of the state senate District 7 race and endorsed fellow Republican candidate Pat Woods. Both said the move was made out of concerns Gov. Susana Martinez has lined up resources […]

Clovis man stable after shooting

Clovis police are investigating a shooting Friday morning on Hull Street that hospitalized a Clovis man with a leg wound. At 4 p.m. Friday, David Garcia, 36, was in stable condition at Plains Regional Medical Center, according to the press release. No arrests had been made at that time. According to the press release: Garcia […]