Struggling ENMU falls at A&M Kingsville

Freedom Newspapers KINGSVILLE, Texas — Senior forward Robert Hamilton led five players in double figures and Hamilton and junior guard Quendale Allensworth compiled double-doubles Saturday as Texas A&M-Kingsville rolled past struggling Eastern New Mexico University 85-72 in a Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball game. Hamilton scored 21 points and led the Javelinas (13-6, […]

Snyder eliminates Muleshoe

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Muleshoe junior Brady Black rushed for 111 yards in Friday’s 42-16 loss to Snyder in Lubbock. The loss in the Class 3A Division II area round left Muleshoe at 9-3 on the season. (CNJ correspondent: Norman Brantley) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent LUBBOCK — Such a promising start. Such a disappointing finish. Muleshoe parlayed an […]

Clovis roundup

CNJ staff Lady Cats win Borger Invite BORGER, Texas — The Clovis girls cross country team started the season Saturday by winning the five-team Borger Invitational. The Lady Wildcats grabbed three of the top five spots and finished with 48 points. Amarillo Tascosa was second with 58 points and Dumas third with 61. Junior Tori […]

City champ wins again after 7-year long layoff

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David Gutierrez, of Clovis, finishes a drive on the 18th tee during the Clovis City Golf Championship on Sunday at the Clovis Municipal Golf Course. He won the title with a two-round total 137. (CNJ staff photo, Loretta Kos) CNJ staff reports Some golfers are eternal pessimists. Dave Gutierrez won the Clovis men’s city championship […]

Clovis’ Root flirts with no-hitter

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Clovis shortstop Jared Montoya cannot reach the throw as Levelland shortstop Bryan Ashley slides safely after stealing second base during the fourth inning of Tuesday’s second game of a doubleheader at Bell Park. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner First David Root lost his no-hitter. Then he lost his control. But the Clovis right-hander […]

Chavez ties for ninth, Reid ties for 16th in AJGA event

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High seniors Guillermo Chavez and Travis Reid finished in ties for ninth and 16th place, respectively, in the American Junior Golf Association’s Southwestern Junior tournament at Isleta Eagle Golf Course. The 54-hole event concluded on Friday, with Jeffrey Edelman of Southlake, Texas, shooting a six-under-par 210 and taking the title […]

Wildcat golfers fourth

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Guillermo Chavez fired his second-straight sub-par round in tournament play, helping Clovis finish third at the La Cueva Invitational golf tournament Monday at Arroyo del Oso Golf Course. Chavez, a junior, shot a 2-under-par 70 and finished a stroke back of medalist Casey Caldwell of Albuquerque Academy. He shot a season-best […]

Wildcat golfers fourth at NMMI

CNJ staff ROSWELL — Junior Guillermo Chavez shot a 3-under-par 69 to lead short-handed Clovis to a fourth-place tie in the New Mexico Military Institute Invitational golf tournament Thursday at NMMI Golf Course. Roswell Goddard edged NMMI on a tiebreaker for the boys team title after both teams finished tied at 295. Clovis finished at […]

Hounds have no answer for Brown

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Eastern senior guard David Hamilton is fouled hard by Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Danny Armelin. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Will Brown came out firing and never let up. The Texas A&M-Kingsville senior guard hit 10 of his first 11 shots, including five 3-pointers, and finished with 46 points to lead the […]

Clovis looking for net gains

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Clovis freshman Kayla Schaap works on her volley game. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner Patricia Gallegos figures her task of trying to get to the Class 5A state tennis tournament should be a little easier this year. After all, the Clovis High junior has qualified each of the past two seasons — […]