Lady Cats turn back Santa Fe High in five

Staff report SANTA FE — Clovis High’s volleyball team put in a long night’s work on Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats went back and forth with Santa Fe High before finally pulling away in the fifth set to claim a 21-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 15-8 District 6-2A victory. Junior outside hitters Lexi Cole and Makinzie Johnson […]

CHS SOCCER: Bears shut out Cats; Lady Cats fall in OT

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Clovis High junior Markus Baumann heads the ball away from a La Cueva opponent during Tuesday’s District 2-6A boys soccer match.

Staff report The Clovis High boys soccer team was hanging with La Cueva for most of a half on Tuesday night at Leon Williams Stadium. Then Bears junior forward Joseph Keller tallied in the final two minutes before intermission, making it 2-0. La Cueva scored a late goal to win 3-0 in District 2-6A play […]

Tuesday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 4

District 5-3A Texico 3, Santa Rosa 1 Santa Rosa    22    17    25    18 Texico    25    25    22    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 27, Mel Davalos 11, Maryelle Dickerman 9, Cynthia Reynoso 8. Blocks — Davalos 2, Dickerman 1, Gannon 1, Mackenzie Haakma 1. Digs — Micah Pinnell 28, Gannon 24, Kaylee Miller […]

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 4

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. Northwest Abiquiu Lake — Fishing was fair using […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds blank Crimson Storm

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team dominated from start to finish, but needed a late goal to ensure a 2-0 victory over Southern Nazarene on Monday at Greyhound Field. ENMU (4-5-1) outshot the Crimson Storm 23-6 overall, including 13-2 on goal, but it wasn’t until junior forward Luis Lozoya […]

Hounds beat WT in Wagon Wheel game

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR Thanks to a previously unknown hero carrying his Greyhounds to a huge comeback victory, the Wagon Wheel will once again rest in Greyhound Arena as the Eastern New Mexico football team beat rival West Texas A&M 39-30 Saturday night. Standing at 5-foot-5, Chivasiay Gallagher may be small in stature, but what […]

Lady Cats beat Monarchs

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Clovis High junior Makinzie Johnson tries to block Manzano junior Laney Polk at the net during the first set of Saturday’s District 2-6A match. Johnson finished with 15 kills in the Lady Cats’ win.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer Somebody had to move into the middle when Clovis High senior Brittany Reed went down with a knee injury this week. Junior outside hitter Makinzie Johnson was equal to the task. Johnson compiled a match-high 15 kills on Saturday as the Lady Wildcats rallied for a 20-25, 25-21, 25-14, […]

CHS SOCCER: Clovis teams fall to Sandia

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Clovis senior Taylor Smith heads the ball to sophomore Jazmin Valdez, and away from Sandia senior Tara Giesen, during the first half of Saturday’s District 2-6A girls soccer matchup at Leon Williams Stadium. The Matadors posted a 2-0 win over the Lady Wildcats.

Staff report Leon Williams Stadium has been a good venue for the Clovis High girls soccer team, but there was no magic there on Saturday. Sandia scored once in each half and the Matadors made it stand up for a 2-0 District 2-6A victory over the Lady Wildcats. It was the first home loss for […]

Hounds notch 2-1 win over Lubbock Christian

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ENMU junior midfielder Nicolai Alstrom runs by a Lubbock Christian defender early in the first half for a breakaway attempt on Saturday at Greyhound Stadium. ENMU posted its second Heartland Conference win of the season by edging the Chaparrals 2-1.

By David Norton Sports editor PORTALES — The Easter New Mexico University men’s soccer team earned a much-needed win on Saturday afternoon, beating Heartland Conference opponent Lubbock Christian 2-1 at Greyhound Stadium. The Greyhounds (3-5-1, 2-4 Heartland) rode goals from first-time scorers Raith Houle and Mitchell Meisinger. Both players have been around the program, […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Lady Buffs beat Hounds in three

Staff report CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M got off to a fast start and never looked back on Saturday in handing Eastern New Mexico University a 25-20, 25-16, 25-22 Lone Star Conference volleyball loss. Taylor Kress had 11 kills and Elisa Bentsen added 10 kills and four blocks assists as the Lady Buffs (10-5, […]

Portales outlasts Texico for third

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Texico senior Jasmine Gannon goes for a tip between Portales’ Trinity Kizer, middle, and Falyn Hamilton during the third set of Saturday’s third-place match in the Peyton Chavez Memorial tournament at the RAC in Portales. PHS rallied to win in five sets.

By Matthew Asher Staff writer PORTALES — The Lady Rams refused to get swept during their gold bracket third-place match against Texico on Saturday in the Peyton Chavez Memorial tournament. Portales fought back from a two-set deficit to salvage overhaul the Lady Wolverines 17-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 15-7 at the Ram Athletic Center. Portales […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summaries — Oct. 1

Peyton Chavez Memorial tournament At Portales Saturday’s bracket play Gold bracket Championship semifinals Moriarty def. Portales 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-20; LV Robertson def. Portales 25-23, 25-6, 25-20. Third place Portales def. Texico 17-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 15-7. Championship LV Robertson def. Moriarty 25-23, 27-25, 27-25. Silver bracket Consolation semifinals Ruidoso def. Wingate 25-6, 25-15, 25-15; […]

Rams coast to victory over Espanola Valley

By Matthew Asher Staff writer ESPANOLA — After Portales lost its Homecoming game to Dexter, the Rams needed a tune-up game before starting district play and that’s just what they got Friday night with a 52-0 mercy-rule win over the Espanola Sundevils. To call this a one-sided win would be an understatement, as Portales […]

Hounds look to reclaim Wagon Wheel

By David Norton Sports editor The game is here, the teams are ready and only one will walk away with the prize. That prize of course is the coveted Wagon Wheel and the match up is between Eastern New Mexico and West Texas A&M. The Greyhounds (2-2, 2-1 LSC) will have their hands full […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds top UTPB in women’s soccer, volleyball

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team scored three goals over the final 25 minutes of the first half on Friday night, and it was just enough to hold off Texas-Permian Basin 3-2 in Lone Star Conference play at Greyhound Stadium. The winless Falcons (0-6-1, 0-3-0 LSC) outshot the Greyhounds […]

Cats look to heal up during bye

By David Norton Sports editor A bye week may be just what the doctor ordered for the Clovis High football team, coming off a hard-hitting game with Lubbock Cooper before starting district play next week with El Dorado at home. With several injuries in the starting lineup, two full weeks between contests might help […]

Lady Cats dispatch Lovington

Staff report LOVINGTON — Sandwiched in between their first two District 2-6A matches, Clovis High’s volleyball team could have been playing the proverbial “trap game” on Thursday. Instead, the Lady Wildcats took care of their business, posting a 25-18, 25-23, 25-14 non-district win over Lovington. CHS (4-6), which dropped its district opener in five sets […]

Friday area prep football capsules — Sept. 30

Texico (0-4) at Capitan (4-1) When: 7 p.m. Last week: The Wolverines had an open date. Capitan posted a 50-0 victory over Clayton. Last meeting: 2015, the Tigers notched a 28-8 win at Texico. Of note: Last week’s bye could prove to be beneficial for the Wolverines, who have played a challenging schedule. “I think […]

Cats stay perfect in district

Staff report SANTA FE — Clovis High boys soccer coach Greg Trujillo was thinking “oh, no” when Santa Fe High found the net in the very first minute of Tuesday’s District 2-6A matchup. The Wildcats, though, were able to overcome a relatively sluggish start and rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Demons remain perfect […]

Lady Cats drop district opener in 5 at Eldorado

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s volleyball team pulled out a couple of nail-biting sets to give itself a chance on Tuesday, only to come up short. Eldorado let a two-set lead get away, then pulled away in the final game for a 25-19, 25-22, 24-26, 24-26, 15-6 victory over the Lady Wildcats in the […]