East Mountain turns back PHS squads

Staff report SANDIA PARK — Senior midfielder Emily Baldoni posted a hat trick on Friday and East Mountain defeated Portales 4-1 in District 4/1-4A girls soccer. Baldoni scored two goals three minutes apart midway through the first half, then made it 3-0 early in the second stanza. The Timberwolves (12-4, 2-0 district) added another goal […]

Prep football scoreboard — Oct. 10

Area Portales 59, Hope Christian 20 Escalante 32, Fort Sumner 20 Clovis 50, Grants 0 Muleshoe 21, Amarillo River Road 7 Melrose defeats  Shiprock Northwest by forfeit Farwell 30, Sudan 19 Vega 31, Bovina 0 Dora def.Tse YI Gai by forfeit Floyd 36, Lake Arthur 34 State Artesia 48, Alamogordo 41 Atrisco Heritage 51, Albuquerque High 0 Aztec 70, Gallup 0 Belen 62, […]

Roswell High rallies past Lady Cats

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Clovis senior Mariah Garrison goes up for a kill during the first game of Thursday night’s volleyball match against Roswell High at The Rock. Garrison had six kills and a block, but the Lady Coyotes rallied to beat CHS in four sets.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High’s volleyball team got off to a quick start on Thursday night, but Roswell High’s Gali Sanchez and Georgia Eldridge eventually proved to be too much. After slow starts, Sanchez finished with 15 kills and four blocks and Eldridge added 10 kills and two blocks to go with […]

Thursday area prep football, volleyball summaries — Oct. 9

FOOTBALL Clovis JV 14, Texico 0 Texico    0    0    0    —    0 Clovis JV    14    0    0    —    14 Game called early 3rd quarter, lightning Scoring summary First quarter C — Sebastian Roanhaus 40-yard run (Jaron Gonzales run) C — Skyler Wadas 3-yard run (run failed) Texico individual statistics Rushing — Ramon Garcia 5-24, Lance […]

Cats look to avoid letdown

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Clovis senior defensive back Jordan Holguin positions himself to make the tackle on senior receiver Christian Caldwell during Wildcat football practice Thursday. Clovis visits Grants Friday and will try to snap a four-game skid.

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com With a second-half comeback that fell just short, it was evident the Clovis Wildcats played up to their competition last week. This week, as the Wildcats have more regular season behind them than they do ahead, the concern is not playing down to their competition. In what looks like […]

Early blocked FG changes momentum in win at Kingsville

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Eastern New Mexico University senior defensive back Willie Grant drags down Texas A&M-Commerce wide receiver Ricky Collins during an Oct. 27 game at Greyhound Stadium.

Staff report While Eastern New Mexico University football coach Josh Lynn agrees it was important for the Greyhounds to get their first Lone Star Conference win in Saturday’s game at Texas A&M-Kingsville, it was big for another reason. “We’d never won down there before,” Lynn said Monday of the Hounds’ 31-0 victory, the program’s first […]

New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 9

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: Trout fishing was very good […]

Hounds blank WT, 1-0

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University inched closer to .500 as John Jamison scored in 40th minute the Greyhounds a 1-0 victory over West Texas A&M. Jamison (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia HS) scored with a shot that bounced off the right post and across the goal line. With the win the Greyhounds (4-5-2) extend […]

Area prep standings — Oct. 9

Volleyball District 4-6A Team Dist. All Clovis 1-0 5-8 Carlsbad 1-0 3-11 Hobbs 0-1 3-11 Alamogordo 0-1 3-9 Saturday Sandia Prep def. Clovis 25-15, 25-15, 22-25, 25-13 Texico def. Clovis 25-13, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21 Carlsbad def. Lovington 25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10 Tuesday Clovis def. Hobbs 25-7, 25-18, 25-18 Carlsbad def. Alamogordo 25-18, 25-23, 25-12 […]

Lady Cats belt Hobbs

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Clovis seniors Rylie Lee, front, and Sarah Bullard go to the floor trying to dig a Hobbs attack during Tuesday’s District 6-4A volleyball match at The Rock. The Lady Wildcats beat Hobbs in three sets.

Staff report If nothing else, it was nice to be playing at home again for the Clovis High volleyball team. The Lady Wildcats hadn’t played at Rock Staubus Gym since a season-opening win over Amarillo Palo Duro in late August, and they opened District 4-6A play in style with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 win over […]

CHS blanks Lady Rams

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Portales junior Mireya Lopez, left, and Clovis junior Arianna Meza try to head the ball away to a teammate during the first half of Tuesday’s girls soccer match at Leon Williams Stadium, won by the Lady Wildcats 8-0.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com After a couple of disheartening District 4-6A losses, the Clovis High girls soccer team hopes it got back on track Tuesday night. Senior midfielder Ashley Gallagher had three goals and an assist as the Lady Wildcats pulled away after a slow start for an 8-0 win over Portales at […]

Cowgirls top Zias in four

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ENMU senior Karra Day sets up a shot for teammate Agatha Gibbons during the second set of Tuesday’s non-conference volleyball match against New Mexico Highlands at Greyhound Arena. The Cowgirls swept the season series from the Zias with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory.

Staff report PORTALES — Katie Trammel had 14 kills and four block assists and Alicia Moreno just missed a double-double with 12 kills and nine digs as New Mexico Highlands completed a season sweep of Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory on Tuesday night at Greyhound Arena. The […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 7

District 4-3A Texico 3, Dexter 0 Texico    25    26    25 Dexter    17    24    19 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 19, Brianna Reyna 4. Blocks — Gannon 2, McKenzee Thatcher 2, Mel Davalos 1, Taylor Stephens 1. Digs — Reyna 18, Chyanne Scarborough 10, Gannon 6. Aces —Scarborough 4, Stephens 3, Reyna 2. Assists […]

LSC FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Angelo State deals Mustangs first loss

Lonestarconference.org RICHARDSON, Texas — Angelo State handed Midwestern State its first loss of the season on Saturday night, knocking the Mustangs out of a first-place tie in the Lone Star Conference. Junior QB Kyle Washington rushed for a career-best 250 yards and threw for three TDs in the Rams’ 45-31 win at Wichita Falls, Texas. […]

District 4-6A teams struggling

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Clovis seniors Shaylee Warner, left, and Heather Pastirchak go up to block a shot during their August match against Amarillo Palo Duro at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats open District 4-6A play tonight at home against Hobbs.

Staff report At 4-8, Clovis High’s volleyball team isn’t exactly enjoying one of its vintage seasons this year. Still, the Lady Wildcats may be in pretty good shape heading into District 4-6A play tonight — they have the best record of the four teams, and they have history on their side. “Everybody’s pretty much struggled […]

Texico takes tourney title; Lady Cats fourth

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — The Texico Lady Wolverines were just looking to get better. They didn’t expect to win the Peyton Chavez Tournament of Champions volleyball title on Saturday, but they did just that. Texico (10-1) knocked off Clovis High 25-13, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21 in the semifinals, then beat top-seeded host […]

Hounds notch first victory at Kingsville

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University football team accomplished two firsts on Saturday night — its first Lone Star Conference win, and its first victory all-time at Kingsville. In fact, the Greyhounds pitched a shutout in a 31-0 win over the Javelinas, ending an 0-14 road drought in the series. Junior […]

Cats win, Lady Cats fall at Alamo

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — The Clovis Wildcats had a goal on Saturday: Simply survive. Mission accomplished, as the Wildcats claimed a 2-1 win over Alamogordo to move to 1-1 in District 4-6A. “It was a tough game, because we lost Drew Kernan against Hobbs last week,” Clovis coach Greg Trujillo said, “and we had two […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 4

District 6-2A Melrose 3, Logan 2 Logan    17    25    19    25    12 Melrose    25    20    25    18    15 Melrose individual statistics Kills — Caley Barnard 25, Addison Dial 10, Sadie Rush 5, Ember Woods 5. Blocks — Barnard 5, Rush 2, Woods 2, Digs — Reagan Carthel 24, Barnard 17, Cailey Payne 11. Aces — […]

Zias erase two-set deficit to beat Commerce

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Down two sets to none, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team scored the final seven points in the fifth set to pull out a 20-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 16-14 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday. Trailing 14-9 after a kill by the Lions’ Amy Davault, the […]