CHS grad bringing leadership to college team

By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Newman University coach Mo Rohleder said former Clovis High standout Jessica Hohn brings more to the team than skill. “She brings a lot of energy,” she said, “and leadership.” Hohn, a 6-foot junior outside hitter, helped the NCAA Division II school in Wichita, Kan., to a 19-16 record and […]

Former Lady Wildcats contributing as frosh

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Monique Walker, right, is third on the team in kills for South Carolina State while Jessica Hohn is starting for Newman University in Wichita, Kan. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) Eric Butler, CNJ correspondent Two former Clovis High volleyball players are making a seamless transition from prep ball to collegiate competition as freshman. Monique Walker is […]

All-star volleyball matches set for tonight

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Clovis High’s Jessica Hohn goes low for a dig during a Lady Wildcats volleyball match last fall at Rock Staubus Gym. CNJ file photo By Dave Wagner Although Monique Walker and Jessica Hohn plan to play volleyball in college this fall, the recent Clovis High graduates are trying to sharpen their games quickly this week […]

Lady Cats earn share of 4-5A title

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Clovis sophomore Tori Quintana looks to pass the ball around Hobbs Lezlie Varner during the second quarter of Friday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Clovis defeated Hobbs 52-36. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Jessica Hohn’s smile said it all. After 2 1/2 years of frustration and close calls, Hohn and the Clovis […]

Lady Cats: Different year, different team

Rick White Something has to give tonight when Clovis meets Hobbs. The Lady Wildcats are one of the hottest teams in the state, riding a 13-game winning streak into tonight’s District 4-5A first-place showdown at Ralph Tasker Arena. But Hobbs has beaten Clovis six straight in a series the Lady Wildcats once dominated. The games […]

Walker makes 5A all-state volleyball team

CNJ STAFF Clovis senior middle hitter Monique Walker was selected to the Class 5A all-state volleyball team. Two other Lady Wildcats were honored in the vote by Class 5A coaches. Senior outside Jessica Hohn earned second team honors and senior setter Tara Ray gained honorable mention. Two-time defending state champion Rio Rancho had five players […]

Lady Cats roll in three

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Clovis senior Alissa McDowell passes the ball to the front row during Tuesday’s match against Carlsbad at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Getting back on the winning track was a relative breeze Tuesday night for the Clovis High Lady Wildcats. Coming off a tough five-game loss at home on Saturday […]

Lady Cats take tourney

CNJ STAFF ROSWELL — Monique Walker and the Clovis Lady Wildcats made it two-for-two in tournaments. Walker collected 16 kills and nine blocks and Jessica Hohn added 11 kills as Clovis toasted Hot Springs 25-19, 25-9, 25-20 on Saturday in the championship match of the Zia Classic. Walker was named the tournament’s most valuable player, […]