Cats face Demons

By David Norton Sports editor The theme of this year’s Clovis High football team has been overcoming adversity and according to coaches and players, ‘getting off the bus’ is one adversity the team must overcome if they hope to have any success moving forward. Playing host to Santa Fe tonight, the Wildcats (4-3, 1-1 […]

Rams set to battle Warriors

By Matthew Asher Staff writer PORTALES — Coming off a bye week, the Portales Rams look to finish off their District 4-4A schedule on a strong note as they travel to Ruidoso tonight. Portales (6-1, 1-0 district) finished off its previous game with an emphatic 48-10 win over Hope Christian two weeks ago and […]

UTPB thumps Hounds

Staff report ODESSA, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico men’s soccer team fell Texas-Permian Basin 4-1 in Heartland Conference soccer on Thursday. The Falcons (4-8-2(4-5-2 Heartland) scored in the 48th minute, then proceeded to really hammer the Greyhounds (5-6-4, 3-5-3) offensively, finishing the match with 15 shots. ENMU scored its lone goal in the 80th […]

Thursday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 21

District 2-6A Fort Sumner 3, Mountainair 0 Mountainair    18    20    24 Fort Sumner    25    25    26 Fort Sumner individual statistics Kills — Mountainair, Alicia Kayser 7, Jentry Kayser 7, Lynna Turner 6. Fort Sumner, Claudia Torres 10, Jordyn Stowe 7, Abby Wilton 7, Paige Burney 5. Blocks — Mountainair, Turner 2. Fort Sumner, Wilton 3, […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Oct. 21

Texico (1-5, 0-1) at Raton (5-3, 1-1) When: 7 p.m. in a District 5-3A game. Last week: Texico had an open date; the Tigers lost a district game at Santa Rosa 42-21. Last meeting: The teams have never played each other. Of note: The Tigers have more wins than the rest of the district combined […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 18

District 4-1A Melrose 3, Floyd 0 Melrose    25    25    25 Floyd    19    23    29 Melrose individual statistics Kills — Hannah Wofford 16, Brette DeVaney 14, Natalie Mondragon 8, Hailey Martin 4. Blocks — none. Digs — LaKasey Mondragon 25, Jayden Beard 6, Wofford 6. Aces — L. Mondragon 5, Landry Widner 3, DeVaney 2, Wofford […]

Matadors down Cats

Clovis High senior Isaac Cordova heads the ball away from the goal during Tuesday’s District 2-6A boys soccer match against Sandia at Leon Williams Stadium, while Wildcats senior Michael Bodine and Sandia freshman Will Maclay look on at Leon Williams Stadium. The Matadors blanked the Wildcats 2-0.

Staff report Clovis High’s boys hung in most of the way. The Wildcats just couldn’t get the equalizer. Sandia senior Victor Gallardo scored early and late on Tuesday night and the Matadors claimed a 2-0 District 2-6A boys soccer victory over the Cats at Leon Williams Stadium. The loss drops CHS (8-10, 4-5 district) under […]

ENMU sweeps Lady Buffs

By David Norton Sports editor PORTALES — It wasn’t easy, but despite trailing by as many as five points in two separate sets, the Eastern New Mexico volleyball team beat West Texas A&M in straight sets Tuesday night, 25-20, 26-24, 26-24. Senior outside hitter Lauren Frye had a stellar night, turning in one of […]

Clovis sweeps Manzano for third district win

STAFF REPORT Clovis High had little problem on the road Tuesday, using a balanced effort to sweep Manzano. Junior Lexi Cole had six kills to help Clovis (7-10, 3-5) snap a four-match losing streak. “The girls played pretty well, really relaxed,” Clovis coach Gabe Apodaca said. “We definitely looked more relaxed than we did against […]

Lady Cats post 2-1 victory over Sandia

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Senior Taylor Smith waited until the 18th match of the season to score her first goal. Suffice it to say, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Smith scored off a corner kick by senior defender Kileigh Dlouhy and a pass from senior defender Dani Rodriguez in the 76th minute […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds 4th in Clarendon women’s standings

Staff report CLARENDON, Texas — Senior Tawny Berry placed third in goat tying over the weekend to help Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a fourth-place team finish in a rodeo hosted by Clarendon College. Tarleton State won the women’s team title with 295 points to 265 for Texas Tech, 165 for Weatherford College and […]

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 18

New Mexico report 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 […]

Tarleton subdues Hounds

Eastern New Mexico University’s Eric Osborne makes a shoestring tackle as Desmond Blue looks to clean up the play during the first quarter of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference and Homecoming game against Tarleton State at Greyhound Stadium. The Texans won 26-16.

By Matthew Asher Staff writer PORTALES — Costly turnovers and difficulty running its triple option cost Eastern New Mexico University in its Homecoming game against Lone Star Conference foe Tarleton State, as the Texans rolled to a 26-16 victory on Saturday afternoon at Greyhound Stadium. The announced crowd of 2,521 were treated to a […]

Rambelles defeat ENMU

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University pushed Lone Star Conference co-leader Angelo State for a set on Saturday, but the Rambelles pulled away to a 28-26, 25-17, 25-16 victory. The Greyhounds (10-10, 5-5 LSC) played the other co-leader, Midwestern State, on Friday night, losing in three sets. Mallory Blauser collected 16 […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 15

District 5-3A Texico 3, Tucumcari 0 Texico    25    25    25 Tucumcari    12    15    18 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 20, Mel Davalos 7, Maryelle Dickerman 5. Blocks — Davalos 4, Gannon 3, Cynthia Reynoso 1. Digs — Micah Pinnell 10, Kaylee Miller 8, Gannon 7. Aces — Dickerman 3, Gannon 2, Reynoso 2. […]

Cats fall behind early, lose to Manzano 27-14

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — The Clovis High football team suffered a setback Saturday, falling to District 2-6A foe Manzano 27-14. Failing to stop the Monarchs (5-2, 2-0 district) on their first two drives, the Wildcats (4-3, 1-1) did just the opposite, failing to move the ball more than a handful of yards during their first […]

CHS SOCCER: Cats, Lady Cats top Santa Fe High

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Santa Fe High goalkeeper Sergio Equino collides with teammate Ronald Alexander as Clovis HIgh senior Schuyler Houfek lingers for a possible loose ball during the first half of Saturday’s District 2-6A boys soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium. The Wildcats blanked the Demons 2-0.

Staff report The Clovis High boys soccer team is at the point where it needs all the wins it can get. Wildcats coach Greg Trujillo thinks the top three teams in six-team District 2-6A will qualify for state competition and CHS (8-9, 4-4 district) managed to keep itself on the bubble on Saturday with a […]

Eldorado gets past Lady Cats

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson
Clovis High junior Makinzie Johnson, flanked by sophomore Brooklyn Hatley, tries to get a ball past the block of Eldorado’s Catessa Duran, left, and Micah Livesay during the second set of Saturday’s District 6-2A match at Rock Staubus Gym. Eldorado won 25-22, 25-22, 25-20.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer One coach thought her team played better than it has lately. The other coach said his team couldn’t get anything going. In the end, Eldorado claimed a relatively close 25-22, 25-22, 25-20 District 2-6A volleyball victory over Clovis High on Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. Junior middle blocker Catessa […]

FRIDAY PREP FOOTBALL: Top-ranked Foxes coast past Questa

Staff report FORT SUMNER — Sophomore quarterback Jude Segura threw for five touchdowns and completed 10-of-12 passes for 164 yards as Fort Sumner cruised past Questa 50-0 on Friday in a District 1-2A game. The contest was called at halftime due to the 50-point lead rule. The Foxes (9-0, 2-0 district), ranked No. 1 in […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Rambelles top Hounds in OT

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Sophomore midfielder Analise Watson scored on a header in the third minute of overtime on Friday night as Angelo State edged Eastern New Mexico University 2-1 in Lone Star Conference women’s soccer. The Rambelles (8-3-1, 5-2-0 LSC) trailed for much of the match after ENMU’s Baylee Hampton scored in […]