Colorful quilting

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Jeanne Kircher and her family, from left, Kaitlyn, Cole and Savannah take time to visit the High Plains Quilt Festival at the Memorial Building in Portales on Friday. The girls said they thought the quilts were pretty. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Full of color and rich with history, dozens […]

Reid wins with 12-under total

CNJ staff LAS CRUCES — Clovis High grad Travis Reid shot a 36-hole score of 132, 12 under par, to take a four-shot victory over former CHS teammate Robert Goff in the fifth annual Messilla Valley Amateur golf tournament at New Mexico State Univesity’s golf course. Reid, who transferred to NMSU this fall from the […]

City Championship features close battle

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Albert Rubio of Clovis chips onto the third green during Friday’s first round of the Clovis City Championship at Clovis Municipal Golf Course. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff David Maldonado didn’t think he’d played that well on Friday, yet he kept himself in contention in the Clovis City Championship tournament at Municipal Golf […]

Rogers, F. D.

F. D. Rogers, 90 of Clovis died Friday, April 21, 2006, at his home. Born Oct. 14, 1915, to William J. and Myrtie C. Hogg Rogers in Comanche, Texas, he married Eva C. Stowe on June 5, 1937, in Clovis. He was a public school teacher for 25 years, and a farmer, dairyman and rancher. […]

Clovis grad Goff hones game with Aggies

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Clovis alum Robert Goff said putting was the weakest aspect of his game before going to college. (Courtesy photo) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer New Mexico State University golf coach Scott Lieberwirth knows the wind isn’t going to bother one of his players. Not when that player grew up in eastern New Mexico. “Any […]

Goff leads Aggies to victory

CNJ staff HONOLULU — Former Clovis High golfer Rober Goff shot a 54-hole score of 214 to take individual honors and lead New Mexico State to the team title in the Hawaii Fall Intercollegiate tournament on Wednesday. The Aggies took the team title with a score of 7-over-par 871, leading from start to finish in […]

Goff captures city title

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John Wright chips a ball in on the fifth hole of the Clovis Municipal Golf Course Sunday during the final day of the city championship tournament (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez). By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer There weren’t many hiccups this weekend in Robert Goff’s game. The former Clovis High golfer carried a three-shot […]

Gutierrez keeps up with kids

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Joe Wright of Clovis takes a look at his putting line on the 18th hole during the Clovis city golf tournament Saturday at Clovis Municipal Golf Course. Wright shot a 76 for the round. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Defending city tournament champion David Gutierrez is just happy he […]

Clovis native Goff second at Sun Country Amateur

CNJ staff Las Cruces — Clovis’ Robert Goff played the course well, but Lee Sanchez Jr. was better. Sanchez hit a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win the Sun Country Amateur Championship at the New Mexico State University Golf Club to finish 11-under for the tournament. Goff, who will be a senior for the NMSU golf […]

CHS alum leads NMSU in conference championships

CNJ staff PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Clovis High alum and New Mexico State junior Robert Goff is tied for 13th place going into the final round of the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Golf Championship. Goff led the tournament after round one with a 5-under-par 67. But he ballooned to a 9-over 81 in Tuesday’s […]

Sanchez, Carmen

Carmen Sanchez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen B. Sanchez, 74, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 1, 1930, in Tularosa, to Jose and Venancia Brusuelas. She married Henry Sanchez on Sept. 4, 1954, in Tularosa. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, […]

Goolsby, Edna

Edna Goolsby Services: Have been held. Edna Goolsby, 93, of Portales, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at the home of her daughter. She was born on June 10, 1910, in Pauls Valley, Okla., to Ada Bessie and James Edgar Horton. She attended school in Olustee, Okla. She married Anison D. Goolsby on May 2, 1927, […]

Economy should see boom

By Darrell Todd Maurina Cheese production plants in two eastern New Mexico cities have had major economic impacts on those communities, according to business and city officials in those communities. The plants provided a major source of new employment to Lovington, which is trying to diversify an economy largely based on oil and natural gas, […]