CHS CROSS COUNTRY: Cats, Lady Cats host district meet

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Sophomoe Bailey Goodgame, left, and senior Dylan McNaughton helped Clovis High’s boys take second place in their season-opening cross country invitaitonal on Aug. 26 at Ned Houk Park. The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats host District 2-6A competition today, also at Ned Houk, starting with the varsity girls race at 3:30 p.m.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer The Clovis High boys cross country team is likely to earn one of three Class 6A state berths in today’s six-school District 2-6A meet at Ned Houk Park. The Wildcats, though, hope to win it. The team which appears to be standing in their way is Eldorado. “We feel […]

Hounds pull out 2-1 win at LCU

Staff report LUBBOCK — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team picked up a 2-1 win over Lubbock Christian on Thursday afternoon. “It was a great, hard fought game,” coach Paul Tate said. “The guys gave it their all and did their jobs today.” Eastern’s Ryan McManus found the back of the net in […]

Thursday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 27

District 5-3A Texico 3, Santa Rosa 0 Texico    25    25    25 Santa Rosa    23    11    8 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 28, Mel Davalos 8, Maryelle Dickerman 5. Blocks — Gannon 4, Davalos 1, Dickerman 1. Digs — Micah Pinnell 29, Baylee Sours 10, Gannon 8, Cynthia Reynoso 8. Aces — Kaylee Miller […]

Rams seeking district title

By Matthew Asher Staff writer Two games are left in the regular season, but if Portales wants to retain its Class 4-4A district title for another season, it’s imperative that the Rams beat the newest member of their district: The Moriarty Fighting Pintos, in what will essentially be the district championship game at 7 […]

AREA PREP FOOTBALL: Mustangs, Steers seeking district title

By Dave Wagner Sports writer At the least, it’s been a long time since Parmer County rivals Farwell and Bovina have played with a district title at stake. It’s not quite that this time, but it’s awfully close. The teams meet at 7:30 p.m. (CDT) today in Farwell, both standing 3-0 in District 3-2A […]

Sandia sweeps Lady Cats

Clovis High junior Kyli Osborn goes down for one of her team-high 19 digs during the first set of Tuesday’s District 2-6A volleyball match against Sandia at Rock Staubus Gym. The Matadors handed the Lady Wildcats a 25-15, 25-17, 25-20 setback.

Staff report The Sandia Matadors showed why they’re tied for the District 2-6A volleyball lead with La Cueva on Tuesday night at Rock Staubus Gym. Clovis High played Sandia relatively well for the most part, but the Matadors cruised to a 25-15, 25-17, 25-20 victory. Sandia (15-2, 8-1 district) has split its matches with La […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 25

District 4-1A Elida 3, Grady 0 Elida    25    25    26 Grady    12    16    24 Grady individual statistics Kills — Sage Starbuck 10, Yara Sotelo 9. Blocks — Jasmine Gonzales 2, Sotelo 1. Digs — Morgan Borden 12, S. Starbuck 12. Aces — Borden 1. Assists — Gonzales 9, Leah Starbuck 7. Records — Elida 16-3 […]

New Mexico weekly fishing report — Oct. 25

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes — We had no reports […]

Lady Cats gain 6A state soccer berth

Staff report Clovis High’s girls were given the No. 10 seed in 12-team Class 6A soccer pairings, announced on Sunday by the New Mexico Activities Association. The Lady Wildcats (11-7-1) will meet an old rival in the opening round, taking on Carlsbad (15-4-1) in a 2 p.m. start on Saturday at Carlsbad. The teams did […]

Lions blank ENMU

Staff report PORTALES — Texas A&M-Commerce pulled away down the stretch for a 3-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Sunday at Greyhound Stadium. Vicky Back’s goal in the 17th minute held up for the Lions (12-4-0, 8-2-0 LSC) before Savannah Grasser scored twice in the final 22 minutesthe […]

Hounds carve up Bacone

Staff photo: Matthew Asher
ENMU quarterback Wyatt Strand, center, dives into the end zone for the first touchdown of Saturday’s nonconference football game against Bacone at Greyhound Stadium. Many scores followed, and the Greyhounds won 62-0 over the Warriors.

By David Norton Sports editor PORTALES — While no scoring records were set and no team ran for more than 500 yards, Eastern New Mexico University’s football team still walked all over Bacone in a 62-0 non-conference drumming Saturday. The shutout was the first at home for the Greyhounds (5-3) since 2004. While the […]

Lady Demons turn back Clovis in 5


Staff report In danger of a straight-sets sweep, the Clovis volleyball team forced a fifth set against Santa Fe High, but ultimately lost 25-21, 25-20, 16-25, 20-25, 15-8 in a District 2-6A match on Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats (8-11, 3-5 district) were led on the night by Makinzie Johnson and Sarah […]

CHS SOCCER: Bears down Cats, Lady Cats

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Clovis High freshman Madeline Howalt races down the sideline against La Cueva midfielder Lauren Koch during Saturday’s District 2-6A girls soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium. The Bears defeated the Lady Wildcats 2-0.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer Traci Sievers hopes her Clovis High girls soccer squad has done enough to get into the Class 6A state tournament. The Lady Wildcats are squarely on the bubble after losing to top-ranked La Cueva 2-0 in the District 2-6A and regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday at Leon […]

ENMU posts upset of Kingsville

Staff report PORTALES — Matching up against the Lone Star Conference’s No. 3 team, Texas A&M-Kingsville, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball squad handed the Javelinas a straight-sets sweep 25-18, 27-25, 25-22 on Saturday night at Greyhound Arena. The Greyhounds (12-10, 7-5 LSC) are setting up to finish the season with one of their best […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 22

District 5-3A Texico 3, Clayton 0 Texico    25    25    25 Clayton    9    6    8 Individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 16, Mel Davalos 6. Blocks — Davalos 3, Cynthia Reynoso 1. Digs — Gannon 3, Kaylee Miller 3. Aces — Riley Thompson 7, Micah Pinnell 2, Reynoso 2. Assists — Miller 19. Records — Texico […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds place second, fourth in LSC meet

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Junior Mercy Rotich and sophomore Melina Gryschka finished second and third, respectively, to lead Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a second-place team finish in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference cross country championships. Rotich ran a time of 5 minutes, 56.0 seconds over the 6K course, trailing only West Texas A&M […]

CHS boys win Ruidoso Invitational

Staff report RUIDOSO — Clovis High’s boys took their second consecutive team title and third of the season on Saturday, winning the Ruidoso Invitational with 59 points to 71 for Lovington in a 17-team field. Sophomores Jon Fuentes and Bailey Goodgame ran 1-2 for the Wildcats, posting respective times of 17 minutes, 46 seconds and […]

Clovis whips Santa Fe for second district win


By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR To say the Clovis High football team put it on Santa Fe Friday night would be a huge understatement, with Clovis ending the game a minute into the second half and holding the Demons to negative-24 yards on offense. Seth Lopez led the way for the Wildcats (5-3, 2-1 […]

Rams thump Warriors, improve to 7-1

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER The Portales Rams made good use of their bye week as they utterly dominated their Class 4-4A opponent Ruidoso 58-23 Friday night. Last year, the Rams mercy-ruled the Warriors 54-0 with the game ending in the third quarter. This year the result wasn’t much different as Portales (7-1, 2-0 […]

ENMU women fall to Pioneers

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team hung in defensively, but could get little going on offense on Friday night and the Greyhounds dropped a 1-0 Lone Star Conference decision to Texas Woman’s at Greyhound Stadium. With the victory, the Pioneers (8-6-1, 4-5-0 LSC) stayed ahead of the Hounds in […]