Gauna, Louis

Louis Gauna, 74, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005. He was born March 19, 1931, in Yeso. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953. He worked at the Clovis schools for many years as a typewriter repairman. He also worked as a delivery man for Texas Industrial Services. Family members said he […]

Hounds eye rematch with WT

CNJ staff PORTALES — Shawn Scanlan hopes his Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team has its defensive problems straightened out. Scanlan noted the Greyhounds gave up 20 layups or dunks in a 93-81 Lone Star Conference South Division loss to rival West Texas A&M Monday at Canyon, Texas. ENMU (9-12, 3-3 South) put together […]

Lady Cats notch win in duel of champions

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Clovis senior Brittany Blackmon goes up against Canyon’s Mandi Whitecotton during Monday’s clash at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Trailing by two points in the closing seconds, it was pretty evident that Canyon wanted Clovis High’s Jessica Russell at the free throw line. Lady Wildcats coach […]

Lady Cats set for date with Canyon

CNJ staff Miles Watters believes one of the biggest wins during the 2004-05 season for his Clovis High girls basketball team was a 48-38 victory at perennial class 3A Texas power Canyon. The teams hook up again Monday night in a 7 p.m. start at Rock Staubus Gym. “That was a huge win for us,” […]

Museum offers 3 million artifacts

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Courtesy Photo This chuckwagon display is one of the many exhibits featured at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas. Compiled By Karl Terry During the winter months a safe bet for a daytrip is always a museum, and one of the biggest and best is the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum on the campus […]

Smith, Frances

Frances Smith Services: Have been held. Frances Estelle Brown Smith, 97, of Glencoe, Okla., formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, in Pawnee, Okla. She was born on Nov. 30, 1907, in Austin, Texas, to C.L. and Ella Brown. She married Tom Burnett and later Roy Smith, who preceded her in death. She attended […]

Trower, Garrett

Garrett Trower Services: Have been held. Garrett Duane Trower, 15, of Ransom Canyon, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005. He was born on Jan. 13, 1990, in Silver City to Larry Trower and Annette Rothpletz. He attended Marshall Junior High School in Clovis before moving to Slaton in 2004. He was an eighth-grader in Slaton […]

Burrell, Trevor

Trevor Burrell Services: have been held. Trevor Wade Burrell, 19 of Canyon, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, in Amarillo. He was born on Feb. 27,1985, in Canyon, Texas. He graduated from Canyon High School in 2003 and enlisted in the U. S. Army on July 22, 2003. He completed his basic training at Fort Benning, […]

Prep capsules 2-22

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer District 4-5A Boys Carlsbad (5-18, 0-6) at Clovis (19-5, 3-3) 7:30 p.m. today Last game: Clovis lost at Hobbs 85-72. Carlsbad lost to Cibola 59-54. Last meeting: Clovis beat Carlsbad 70-64 on Feb. 1. At stake: The Wildcats are trying to stay in the District 4-5A race. Carlsbad players […]

Lady Cats conquer Canyon

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent CANYON, Texas — Clovis girls basketball coach Miles Watters kept talk of Monday’s game against Canyon, Texas, to a minimum. Watters didn’t want his team dwelling on the fact that Canyon is one of the top programs in the state of Texas and finished the 2003 season as the top-ranked […]

Wildcats dominate own meet

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Clovis senior Ben Teconchuk swept the 100 and 200 meters. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White Clovis coach Darren Kelley knows winning Saturday’s Clovis Invitational was little more than a formality. He knows the quality of competition over the next three weeks will be greatly improved. It’s what he doesn’t know that keeps the […]

Glover, Bennie F.

Bennie F. Glover Services: Have been held. Mr. Bennie F. Glover, 88, of Clovis, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at his home in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 2, 1915, in Nunon, N.D., to Jack and Allie Duncan Glover. He grew up in Littlefield, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army during World War […]

The only assurance we have in life is Jesus

By Judy Brandon The Salt River Canyon highway in Arizona is about 10 miles of winding road meandering between steep mountains on one side and deep rugged canyons below. Once a traveler gets to the bottom where the river runs, it is time to start back up the other side. The narrow highway with its […]

Rattled Cats regroup at halftime

CNJ staff CANYON — Clovis passed its first real test of the season, surviving a second-quarter meltdown to beat El Paso Parkland 75-63 on Thursday in the first round of the Gene Messer Tournament of Champions. The unbeaten Wildcats blew all of what was a 20-point, second-quarter lead before regrouping at halftime to beat the […]

Hounds, Zias hit road

CNJ staff CNJ STAFF Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams return to the road this weekend against challenging opponents. The men travel to Las Cruces for a 7:05 p.m. tipoff on Saturday against Division I New Mexico State. The women face host and Lone Star Conference South Division rival West Texas A&M at 5 p.m. […]

ENMU news & notes

By Dave Wagner EASTERN NEW MEXICO MEN’Sbasketball coach Shawn Scanlan was disappointed with the Greyhounds’ defensive showing in Saturday’s 90-82 loss to 16th-ranked Northwest Missouri State in the championship game of the Ryland Milner Classic. ENMU shot a blistering 63 percent, but it was negated because the Bearcats shot 54 percent, collected 15 offensive rebounds […]

Zias fall in Classic final

CNJ staff PHOENIX — Despite having only one player reach double figures in scoring, Fort Lewis College defeated Eastern New Mexico 63-60 in the championship game of the Canyon Classic at Grand Canyon University. Amy Mohr led all scorers with 20 points and 10 rebounds, as the Skyhawks improved to 4-0 on the season. Fort […]

Cosby’s comedy comes to Canyon

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Actor/comedian Bill Cosby is a multiple-Emmy and Grammy Awards winner. Courtesy photo. Helena Rodriguez America’s favorite TV dad and premiere comedian is expected to bring a sell-out crowd to West Texas A&M University in Canyon. Bill Cosby’s performance is slated for 7 p.m. (Central time) on Oct. 9, inside the University Event Center in Canyon. […]

Hound harriers first in Canyon

CNJ Staff CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s men had five of the top 14 runners on Friday and posted a team victory in the Buffalo Stampede cross country meet, hosted by West Texas A&M. Ricardo Hernandez finished third for the Greyhounds in 28 minutes, 23 seconds over the five-mile run, while Orlando Sanchez […]

Internet helps planning trips

By Tom DiFrancesca I hope that everyone had a “fantabulous” Memorial Day weekend. I hear that it was a wet one in eastern New Mexico. Miss Susie Q and I hopped into the “Country Cadillac” (pickup truck) and headed to the western side of the state to do some exploring, so, unfortunately, we missed out […]