La Cueva seeks to play spoiler to Lady Cats

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Vanessa O’Neal is one of fove Clovis seniors who hoped to win back-to-back Class 5A state titles. (Staff photo: Rick White) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent The way La Cueva coach Greg Berger looks at it, there’s no way to completely shut down the top-ranked Clovis Lady Wildcats. But he has a theory that might […]

Lady Cats coast past La Cueva

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Clovis senior Vanessa O’Neal heads downcourt with a loose ball as La Cueva junior Marisol Romero pursues during Thursday’s semifinal game in the Plateau Holiday Classic. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer It’s not often you get outscored in the second and fourth quarter and still win the game by […]

TOURNAMENT NOTES: Pampa on fire in win

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondant One of the most impressive displays in the opening round came when Pampa sprinted to an 18-8 lead over St. Michael’s in a boys game. But the Harvesters, who had connected on a pair of 3-point baskets at that point, weren’t done yet. Guard Braden Barker, who had those previous […]

Ute Water Project may get new manager

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The $300 million Ute Water Project for eastern New Mexico communities may have a new project manager by May. Or the job could go to the current project manager. Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority members announced that Scott Verhines submitted his two-weeks notice to Louis Berger Group Inc. of […]