Lady Cats coast past Goddard


Clovis’ Janell Gallegos attempts to block the ball during Thursday’s match against Roswell Goddard at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer While senior outside hitter Aimee Hilburn struggled Thursday night, several of her Clovis High teammates stepped up to lead the Lady Wildcats past Roswell Goddard. With […]

Cats edge Goddard in second overtime


Clovis goalie Josh Bussen, left, and Kiko Velez, right, congratulate Jayme Nauman after he scored the game winning goal in the second overtime of Saturday’s match against Roswell Goddard. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Wildcats saw tangible proof Saturday why practice is so important. With no time […]

Clovis captures Lovington Invite

CNJ staff LOVINGTON — A short course and near perfect conditions helped the Clovis boys shot 11-over par as a team Thursday en route to their second straight tournament title. Senior Travis Reid led the way for the Wildcats, who shot a season-best 295 on the 6,440-yard, par 71 layout at Lovington Country Club. Reid […]

Goddard, Barbara

Barbara Goddard Services: Have been held. Barbara Mae Goddard, 66, of Chandler, Texas, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Anson, Texas, to Holbert and Blanche Wallace Shirley. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was employed as a manager in the fish market […]

Lady Wildcats sweep Goddard

CNJ staff ROSWELL — The Clovis softball team remained undefeated by sweeping Goddard in a doubleheader on Saturday. In the opener, Clovis’ Kalani Falks and freshman Samantha Ramos hit inside-the-park home runs in a 5-0 win. “We came out and hit the ball. That’s been the story for us,” Clovis coach Brandi Thomas said. “We’re […]

Prep Scores 1/28

Friday The Associated Press GIRLS Clovis 64, Cibola 46 Albuquerque Academy 64, Goddard 51 Bernalillo 42, Cobre 30 Cimarron 69, Springer 27 Des Moines 65, Roy 43 Dexter 67, Eunice 40 Espanola Valley 51, Capital 44 Hope Christian 43, Thoreau 38 Laguna-Acoma 51, Sandia Prep 42 Los Alamos 62, Taos 32 Los Lunas 40, Las […]

Unbeaten Lady Cats rout Goddard


Clovis senior Roxanne Luera strips the ball from Goddard’s Nicole Acevedo during the first half of Saturday’s game at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Junior Krissy Bowen scored Goddard’s first points on a layup with 7:12 left on the clock at Rock Staubus Gym. By that […]

Clovis basketball briefs 1-7

John Eisel: CNJ Sports Writer Boys Coronado (11-10) at Clovis (11-1) 7 p.m. Friday Clovis at Goddard (2-10) 7 p.m. Saturday Last game: Clovis lost 49-47 Tuesday at Frenship. Last meeting with Coronado: Clovis lost 72-71 in 2 OTs in last year at Coronado. At stake: The Cats are trying to bounce back after suffering […]

Prep football: Cats blank Goddard


Clovis senior Phillip Williams is tackled by Goddard’s Josh Nine during Friday’s game at the Wool Bowl in Roswell. (Roswell Daily Record: Andrew Kroeckel.) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer ROSWELL — It was a story of two defenses and two defensive philosophies. The difference was Goddard’s aggressive, stunting defensive scheme worked for about a […]

Cats seeking .500


Clovis coach Eric Roanhaus sends in a play with senior wide receiver Elliott Hita during last week’s win over Rio Rancho. Clovis plays longtime rival Goddard tonight in Roswell. (Staff photo: Rick White) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Momentum has been as elusive for the Clovis Wildcats as a scrambling Michael Vick, with an […]

Capitalistic Cats


Goddard’s Andrew Young battles for a ball with Clovis sophomore Michael Hernandez in the first half of Tuesday night’s game in Clovis.Young scored Goddard’s goal in a 3-1 loss. (Staff photo by Rick White) By Mike Linn When Clovis senior Kendal Essex spied Roswell Goddard’s goalkeeper out of position early in the second half he […]

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 […]

Tuesday prep baseball linescores

CNJ STAFF Junior varsity at Brady Field First game Clovis 14, Goddard 6 Goddard 012 30 — 6 9 3 Clovis 433 4x — 14 12 1 2B — Goddard, Chavez. Clovis, Simon Salguero, Jordan Moore 2. HR — Goddard, Hardison. Clovis, Chase Denton, Salguero. Top Clovis hitters — Moore 3-4, Daniel Casarez 2-3. Clovis […]

Lady Cats shut down Roswell Goddard


Clovis senior pitcher Paige Adare throws to first base after fielding a ground ball during the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game against Roswell Goddard at Clovis Softball Complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Clovis High senior Paige Adare quickly pitched herself into trouble in the first inning, and just as quickly worked […]

CHS girls golf results

CNJ STAFF Roswell Invitational Tuesday At Spring River Municipal G.C. Team standings: 1. Roswell Goddard 367; 2. Ruidoso 384; 3. Alamogordo 390; 4. Roswell High 395; 5. Hobbs 399; 6. Clovis 410; 7. Raton 419; 8. Artesia 456. Medalists: 1. Destiny Esquero, Goddard 82; 2. Kelly Rigsby, Ruidoso 84; 3. Kelly Velarde, Goddard 85; 4. […]

Lady Cats continue string of routs

CNJ STAFF ROSWELL — The New Mexico Activities Association wasn’t thinking of Clovis when instituting a 35-point “mercy rule” early this season. It just seems that way. With the clock running for the entire second half for the fourth time in five games, Clovis routed Roswell Goddard 62-24 on Saturday in a non-district game. Sophomore […]

CHS weekend basketball capsules

CNJ STAFF Boys Clovis (14-1) at Lubbock Coronado (12-8) 6:45 p.m., Friday Radio: KICA FM-98.3, KCLV AM-1240 Notes: Senior G Anthony Durham and senior P Hunter Harris are the lone two returning players form last year’s bi-district champions. The Mustangs improved to 12-8 with a 70-67 overtime win Friday against Wichita Falls Rider. … Clovis […]

Cats win third straight


Clovis junior Phillip Williams rushed for more than 100 yards for the second-straight week and scored two touchdowns. Photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White With speed to stretch defenses like salt water taffy and more wiggle than a super model, Phillip Williams gives Clovis the breakaway threat its sorely needed the last two seasons. In […]

Plenty of questions left for streaking Cats


Clovis senior running back Mark Replogle is one of five Wildcats who has rushed for more than 100 yards on the season. Photo by Eric Kluth. Eric Butler Although Clovis has won three of its last four games by significant margins, the Wildcats’ coaching staff has developed a method to keep the team from getting […]

Lady Wildcats survive off night


CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis junior Roxy Luera, left, and senior Alissa McDowell challenge Goddard’s Katie Fisher. Rick White The Clovis Lady Wildcats remained perfect on a not-so-perfect night, grinding out a three-game win over Roswell Goddard on Tuesday in a matchup of state-ranked teams. Clovis coach Darrel Ray said the Lady Wildcats were lucky […]