Greenwalt turns attention to tot

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Former Clovis High basketball standout Jaye Crockett attempts to block a shot during a 4-on-4 co-ed volleyball match on Saturday at Hillcrest Park. Dave Wagner Cisti Greenwalt figures she’s given it everything she had trying to make it in women’s professional basketball. It’s time for her to move on with […]

Zia holds on for 9-10 title

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks Roosevelt County’s Peyton Casey takes home on a passed ball while Zia’s Eli Cordova, left, tries to make a tag in the first inning of the 9- and 10-year-old championship game. Zia defeated Roosevelt 11-9. By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers Clovis Zia used an eight-run second inning to grab the […]

WNBA’s Sky cuts Greenwalt

CNJ staff CHICAGO — Clovis High grad Cisti Greenwalt was among three players cut on Sunday by the WNBA’s Chicago Sky after playing in two exhibitions last week. Greenwalt’s mother, Terri, said Cisti is still in Chicago and her agent is trying to get her another opportunity in the league. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt complied seven […]

Greenwalt helps Sky win

CNJ staff CHICAGO — Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt made her debut with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky on Wednesday and contributed seven points, six rebounds and a blocked shot to an 89-69 win over the Phoenix Mercury in Chicago. Greenwalt and the Sky were in Milwaukee on Friday night and posted another victory, edging […]

Greenwalt getting tryout with WNBA’s Sky

CNJ staff Former Clovis High and Texas Tech standout Cisti Greenwalt left for Chicago on Monday to get a preseason tryout with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt recently completed a season in a pro league in Sweden. Although her team struggled to only a couple of wins in a 30-game season, she led […]

Greenwalt back with Sky

CNJ Staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt is back for a second try with the Chicago Sky. The 6-foot-5, 183-pound center from Texas Tech is listed on the Sky’s 2007 roster as WNBA training camps begin. Greenwalt was traded to the Sky June 30 of last year after playing limited minutes for the Seattle […]

Accident victim’s baby dies

By Freedom Newspapers A Portales infant born following an accident on U.S. 70 between Portales and Clovis has died, according to the baby’s family. Riley Joshua Partin-Greenwalt, son of Emily Partin of Portales and Coby Greenwalt of Clovis, died Thursday after four days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. The […]

Ex-CHS standout Greenwalt playing in Sweeden

CNJ staff Cisti Greenwalt’s journey back to the Women’s National Basketball Association has taken a stop in Sweden. The 2001 Clovis High grad, who had two stints with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm last year, is playing in Sweden’s top division for a team in Eskiltuna, a town of about 200,000. She said her agent arranged […]

Greenwalt back in Seattle

CNJ staff Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt is back in the WNBA, and back in Seattle. The 2001 Clovis High graduate played in four games with the Storm earlier this season, then was traded to the expansion Chicago Sky in late June and promptly cut. The 6-foot-5 center, who had been living and working out in Sacramento, […]

Chicago cuts Greenwalt’s season short

CNJ staff Cisti Greenwalt’s recent venture into the WNBA turned out to be a short one. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt, a 2001 Clovis High graduate, had a tryout with Sacramento in preseason before signing with the Seattle Storm in early June. She played in four games for the Storm, scoring two points and grabbing eight rebounds […]

Greenwalt finds comfort with Storm

By Dave Wagner: CNJ Sports Writer The Seattle Storm view former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt as project. Storm coach and player personnel director Anne Donovan said the team was looking for a young post player when they signed the 6-foot-5 Greenwalt in late May. “Our staff watched her quite a bit when she was […]

Greenwalt sees first WNBA action

CNJ Staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt saw her first game action Wednesday night with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Greenwalt played the final 4:30 of the Storm’s 86-73 home victory over the Chicago Sky. She finished scoreless on 0-for-1 shooting. Greenwalt signed with Seattle on May 26, according to her mother, Terri Greenwalt. She […]

Greenwalt signs with Seattle

CNJ staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt signed recently with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Greenwalt signed with Seattle on May 26, according to her mother, Terri Greenwalt, and dressed for the first time in an 89-87 home loss to San Antonio on Sunday, although she did not see action. Seattle (3-3) hosts the Chicago […]

Clovis standout refining game for WNBA

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Former Clovis High School standout Cisti Greenwalt is trying to get tough. Greenwalt is in the Sacramento Monarchs’ training camp for the second straight year, and she hopes to make the final roster this time around by getting mean in the post. “She needs to be more aggressive,” Monarchs […]

Greenwalt returns for 3-on-3 hoopla

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Zach Terry of Terry’s Rams drives to the basket against Jesus Medina of the King Ballas during a match-up at the Three-on-Three Hoopla Street Ball Tournament at the North Plains Mall. The King Ballas won 16-14. (Staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Casual observers, as well as players who were in-between contests, […]

Greenwalt heading for Korea

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — While she hopes for another shot at the WNBA, Clovis High and Texas Tech graduate Cisti Greenwalt is getting ready to ply her trade in South Korea. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt gained a spot in a six-team South Korean professional basketball league. She will leave for Seoul in the next day or […]

Tombstone race trademark of Old Fort Days

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Ryan Autrey of Texico prepares to toss an 80-pound headstone over the first barrier in the finals of the Billy the Kid open division race during Old Fort Days in Fort Sumner. (CNJ correspondent: Andrew Chavez) By Andrew Chavez: CNJ correspondent FORT SUMNER — Since its conception, the Billy the Kid Tombstone Race has been […]

Greenwalt may be playing in Los Angeles

CNJ staff It’s been a whirlwind few days for Clovis native Cisti Greenwalt. Thursday, she scored four points in an exhibition game for the Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA. Greenwalt, a post who led Clovis to state titles in 1999 and 2000, was cut as the Monarchs had an abundance of players at her position. […]

Monarchs cut Greenwalt

CNJ staff SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Monarchs on Friday waived centers Cisti Greenwalt of Clovis and Australian Hollie Grima. Greenwalt, Sacramento’s third round draft pick, played in two preseason games with the Monarchs. In a 72-70 loss Thursday to Phoenix in an exhibition, the 6-foot-5 former Texas Tech Lady Raider played 12 minutes, scored […]

Greenwalt still battling for spot in WNBA

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer So far, so good for Cisti Greenwalt. The Clovis native, who played in college at Texas Tech, is enjoying herself as she battles to make the roster of the WNBA’s Sacramento Monarchs. “Everything’s been going really good,” said Greenwalt, who was taken in the third round of April’s draft. […]