CHS SOFTBALL: Carlsbad sweeps Lady Cats

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Freshman Lynnae Logan pitched both games for Clovis in Saturday’s District 4-5A softball doubleheader at Carlsbad. (Carlsbad Current-Argus photo: Jeff Keller) CNJ staff CARLSBAD — Carlsbad jumped on Clovis High’s girls early and the Cavegirls rolled to a 7-0, 12-2 District 4-5A doubleheader sweep on Saturday. Allie Carrigan went six innings for Carlsbad in the […]

CHS GIRLS SOCCER: Cavegirls down Lady Cats in 2 OTs

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Clovis High’s Calie Rush, left, tries to work the ball past Carlsbad’s Danni McMahan during Saturday’s District 4-5A girls soccer clash at Yucca Complex. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer For a team with little going on offensively, the Clovis High girls certainly pushed Carlsbad in Saturday’s District 4-5A soccer […]

Lady Rams fall to Carlsbad

Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers The Portales Lady Rams nearly survived 21 turnovers — against only six for Carlsbad. Instead, the Cavegirls overcame major scoring droughts at the beginning of both halves, finally pulling out a 37-33 victory in the Lady Rams’ season opener Tuesday night at the PHS gym. Junior guard Carolyn Smith was the […]

Cavegirls shut down Lady Cats

CNJ STAFF CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Cavegirls took their unusual position atop the District 4-5A softball standings Friday night. The Cavegirls beat Clovis High 3-0 in a competitive first game, then rode a five-inning perfect game from Carolyn Garcia to a 6-0 victory in Game 2. The nightcap was called in the bottom of the […]

4-5A softball: Everybody chasing Cavegirls

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Clovis sophomore Valarie Morris works on her batting forum by hitting a ball from a tee during Wednesday’s practice a the Clovis softball complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner If there’s a year where the Clovis High Lady Wildcats could unseat Carlsbad in District 4-5A softball, this may be it. The Cavegirls, […]

Lady Cats roll in three

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Clovis senior Alissa McDowell passes the ball to the front row during Tuesday’s match against Carlsbad at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Getting back on the winning track was a relative breeze Tuesday night for the Clovis High Lady Wildcats. Coming off a tough five-game loss at home on Saturday […]

Lady Cats record first win

Eric Butler ROSWELL — A lopsided loss in the fifth-place game failed to put a damper on a day that included Clovis’ first win of the soccer season. The Wildcats defeated Las Vegas Robertson 4-2 on Saturday in the consolation semifinals, which also gave first-year coach Larry Jones his first win. Freshman Jordan Garrett scored […]

Lady Cats dominate

Dave Wagner Suffice it to say, it wasn’t Carlsbad’s night. The Cavegirls knew they had their work cut out trying to win in Rock Staubus Gym. Then one of their top players, senior forward Monique Rodriguez, did not play for disciplinary reasons, and they lost standout sophomore point guard Katie Hellebust with a knee injury […]