Clovis Christian captures tourney

CNJ staff ROSWELL —Clovis Christian swept the Tatum junior varsity 25-14, 25-21, 25-19 Saturday in the championship game of the Gateway Christian Tournament. Setter Melissa Gomez and middle blocker Rachel Daale were named to the all-tournament team for the Lady Eagles (7-0), who won three games in the tournament.

Jeremy Camp’s songs come to Clovis

By Gary Mitchell With lyrics and music born out of the death of a loved one, up-and-coming Christian musical artist Jeremy Camp has been touching the hearts of music audiences around the nation. The 25-year-old singer/composer will perform in concert at 7:30 tonight at Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., in Clovis. Admission to […]

Going the extra mile

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Clovis Christian School juniors Amanda Teune, 16, right, and Melissa Gomez, 16, front, try to get money from motorists Saturday during the school’s eighth annual Mile of Money fund-raiser. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Janet Bresenham Fierce, bitter-cold September winds could not stop the enthusiasm of the students, parents and teachers of Clovis Christian School […]

Friday area prep football briefs

CNJ STAFF CLOVIS CHRISTIAN 77, ALBUQUERQUE EVANGEL CHRISTIAN 6 — In a battle of “Eagles,” Clovis Christian’s soared while leaving Evangel Christian in the dust in a game at Jim Hill Field. CCS (1-1) scored on every offensive possession, and added touchdowns on a 15-yard fumble return by Robert Montanez, a 72-yard punt return by […]

Volleyball summaries

CNJ staff Prep summaries Tuesday Texico 3, Floyd 0 Texico 25 25 25 Floyd 15 17 22 Kills: Texico, Lori Richardson 11, Ashley Kidd 9, Erika Autrey 5. Blocks: Kidd 5, Ashley Littlejohn 4, Autrey 3. Aces: Texico, Littlejohn 9, Kidd 5. Aces: Texico, Seneca Turner 22. Records: Texico 2-0, Floyd 0-2. Dora 3, Grady […]

Clovis Christian coasts in opener

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CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis Christian’s Mikyhla Petty (left) and Mara Bell double team Gateway Christian’s Crystal Hernandez during Tuesday’s match at CCHS. Rick White A slight bout of opening-night jitters was about the only fault Clovis Christian coach Ceil Boatman could find as the Eagles cruised to a three-set win over Gateway Christian. Riding […]

CCS brings experience to court

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Clovis Christian senior Rachel Daale spikes the ball during Tuesday’s practice at the school. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Veteran Clovis Christian volleyball coach Ceil Boatman thinks the Lady Eagles have the ability to improve on last year’s 10-7 record. CCS returns several regulars from last year’s squad, which opens its schedule at […]

Cunningham, Mamie

Mamie Cunningham Services: Have been held. Mamie Lee Cunningham, 102, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. Mamie was born Aug. 7, 1901, in Milan, Tenn., to Eric and Amanda Bradshaw Thacker. She married James L. Cunningham on January 3, 1923 in Wellston, Okla. They made their home […]

Faith on two wheels

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Faith Riders Richard Gomez Jr. (left), Geri Gomez, Richard Gomez and Bruce DeFoor will be leaving Clovis at 5 a.m. Saturday to travel to Sturgis, S.D., to share their faith. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Gary Mitchell When you’re a Faith Rider, you can handle powerful machines, the open road — just about anything. Except […]

Weekley, Virgil

Virgil “Dan” Sheridan Weekley Virgil “Dan” Sheridan Weekley, 69, a retired electronics technician, died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at his home in Clovis. He was born May 8, 1934, in Pennsboro, W. Va., to Kenneth and Edith Jack Weekley. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict and later joined the U.S. Air Force. […]

First Christian Country Jamboree is this weekend

By Helena Rodriguez Eight area entertainment acts are slated to perform in Portales’ first Christian Country Jamboree on Friday and Saturday. The inaugural event is being held in conjunction with Roosevelt County Heritage Days and will run from 6:30 to about 9 p.m. nightly at City Park. Admission is free and the public is encouraged […]

Match made in heaven

By Rick_White@link.freedom.com Her high school coach believes LaToya Anderson’s best track days are ahead of her. Her college coach is counting on it — that and her versatility and character. Anderson recently signed a letter of intent to run track at Oklahoma Christian University, an NAIA school in Oklahoma City. “She’s a late bloomer,” Clovis […]

Christian school graduates 12

Janet Bresenham Tobias “Tobi” Knierim traveled a great distance to attend Clovis Christian School. Knierim, 18, moved to Clovis in August from his hometown of Langenburg, Germany, a small town of about 2,000 people in the southern part of the country. “I just wanted to be in a Christian school,” Knierim said. “I had never […]

Money vs. Ministry

Gary Mitchell Michael Covington, general manager of The Master’s — A Parable Christian Store, sees the store’s upcoming move into the new “Master’s Center” business complex as an enhancement of its mission. The Christian bookstore and a travel agency, National Travel Systems, will be among businesses relocating to the former Furr’s grocery store, a 55,000 […]

Doose, Clymena

Clymena “Mini” Doose Services: Have been held. Mrs. Clymena “Mimi” Doose, 86, of Clovis, a seamstress, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at the Senior Citizen Resident Center in Clovis. She was born on June 27, 1916, in Carnegie, Okla., to John and Beatrice Peters. She had been a resident of Clovis since 1941. She was […]

Frazier lived ‘a Christian life’

By Darrell Todd Maurina Following a long and painful illness, retired carpenter Glen Frazier died peacefully at the age of 80 on April 11, the way his wife said he would have wanted — lying on a tree-shaded recliner enjoying the outdoors. “He said he felt so good he wanted to go out and he […]

Carter, Ina

Ina L. Carter, 82, of Clovis, a ladies wear purchasing agent, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born Aug. 26, 1920, in Conway, Mo., to William O. and Matie Stone. She married Thomas Carter on Oct. 15, 1982, in Mesa, Ariz., and they enjoyed traveling around the country and sailed […]

Eagles thump Bronchos

Eric Butler GRADY – Clovis Christian jumped out of the gate quickly against Grady Thursday night and rarely looked back as the Eagles thumped the Bronchos 55-40 in a District 4-1A boys basketball contest. Clovis Christian (9-3, 2-0 in district ) held a 9-5 lead with two minutes left in the first quarter, but then […]