Zias pick up five signees

CNJ staff PORTALES — Samantha Matta, a 5-foot-7 guard from Roswell High, has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Eastern New Mexico University for next season. Matta averaged 16.8 points and around three steals and three assists last season for the Lady Coyotes, who went 15-14 and lost in the quarterfinals […]

Two ENMU players on first team all-conference list

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt for the men and sophomore guard Heather Brown for the women represented Eastern New Mexico University on the All-Lone Star Conference South Division basketball teams, released Monday by the league office. Hunnicutt, a four-year mainstay for the men’s team, earned first-team honors for the second consecutive […]

Willis, Pinckney ready for all-star game

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Clovis High grads Justin Pinckney (left) and Bud Willis will play for the South in tonight’s New Mexico Coaches Association Class 4A-5A all-star basketball game in Albuquerque. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis High grads Justin Pinckney and Bud Willis will be off to college soon, but first they’ll take part in the […]

Trio of Lady Cats land on 4-5A first team

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Clovis coach Miles Watters led the Lady Wildcats to a school-record 27 wins. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth.. By Rick White Ironically, two attributes Clovis coach Miles Watters considered strengths of his record-breaking team might have cost the Lady Wildcats in voting for all-district honors. The Lady Wildcats, the District 4-5A regular season co-champions and […]