Portales’ Erf, Partin brothers reach semis

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Staff photo: Andy DeLisle Portales’ Bethany Self lost to Sandia Prep’s Chelsea Lehman in three sets Friday afternoon at the state tennis tournament in Albuquerque. By Mickey Winfield ALBUQUERQUE — Portales senior Ella Erf and the Ram doubles tandem of Walker and Skyler Partin advanced to the state tennis semifinals after big wins Friday afternoon. […]

CHS TENNIS: Hobbs posts 9-0 victories

CNJ staff Tuesday at Hobbs Boys Hobbs 9, Clovis 0 Singles No. 1 — Josh Baker (H) def. Marlon Wright 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 — Michael Kunko (H) def. Andy North 6-7, 6-0, 6-2; No. 3 — Adam Pennell (H) def. Cory Young 6-0, 6-3; No. 4 — Chad Henry (H) def. Devin Aragon 6-1, […]

Class 5A & 3A girls capsules

Today’s semifinal At The Pit, Albuquerque Class 5A What: No. 2 Clovis (21-5) vs. No. 6 Gallup (19-8) When: 1:15 p.m. Coaches: Clovis, Miles Watters; Gallup, John Lomansey How they got here: Clovis def. Manzano 54-32, def. Las Cruces High 53-42; Gallup def. Eldorado 54-48, def. Alamogordo 35-25. Of note: The teams are meeting at […]

Lady Cats reach semifinals in CHS volleyball invitational

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CHS hitters Siobhan Flatow, center, and Jasmine McDonald, right, block a shot by Hobbs setter Cynthia Mendez (11) in pool play of the Clovis Invitational volleyball tournament on Friday at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Whether it was because they were mad about losing a pair of […]

Saturday prep scoreboard

Staff and wire reports Volleyball Class 2A Championship Ramah def. Texico 25-23, 25-9, 27-25 Class 3A Championship Portales def. 14-25, 25-19, 25-20, 21-25, 16-14 Football Class 5A First round Onate 41, Highland 7 Class 2A Semifinals Tucumcari 19, Lordsburg 6 Class 3A Hot Springs 72, Cuba 0 Lovington 80, Pojoaque 8 Robertson 52, Shiprock 6 […]

State volleyball scores

CNJ staff Friday Class 1A Semifinals Jal def. Magdalena 25-12, 25-16, 25-21 Tatum def. Cimarron 25-12, 25-16, 25-16 Class 2A Semifinals Texico def. Tularosa 25-23, 23-25, 25-14, 25-19 Class 3A Semifinals Pojoaque def. Thoreau 25-20, 23-25, 26-24, 25-18 Portales def. St. Michael’s 25-15, 25-20, 21-25, 11-25, 16-14 Class 4A Semifinals Deming def. Moriarty 25-18, 22-25, […]

CHS BRIEFS: Lady Cats extend win streak to 10

CNJ staff ROSWELL — Senior Aimee Hilburn compiled 22 kills and three blocks Tuesday night, and Clovis High’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to a school-record 10 matches by holding off Goddard 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 in a non-district match. Senior Brittany Blackmon added 14 kills and three blocks for the Lady Cats (14-5). Prep […]

Lady Cats cruise by Carlsbad

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Clovis’ Jasmine McDonald hits the ball over Carlsbad’s Lyndsey Enloe during the third game of Tuesday’s District 4-5A volleyball matchat Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer It doesn’t get much better than winning your eighth straight match and getting home early enough to watch playoff baseball. Good […]

Tatum sweeps Lady Cats

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Clovis’ Siobhan Flatow hits the ball over Tatum’s Amanda Parks during the championship game in the Clovis Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday at Rock Stabus Gymnasium. Tatum defeated Clovis is straight sets. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Tatum Lady Coyotes had no problems blowing through the 16-team field in […]

CHS’ Gallegos earns 5A state tennis berth

CNJ STAFF HOBBS — Clovis High junior Patricia Gallegos didn’t get the District 4-5A tennis championship she was looking for, but she will represent the Lady Wildcats in Class 5A state singles for the second consecutive year. Gallegos, seeded No. 1, lost to fifth-seeded Amy Pennell of Hobbs 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in a three-hour semifinal […]