Prep summaries

CNJ staff Girls District 4-1A Grady 66, House 45 House — Sara Lee 3 2-3 9, Lindsey Lee 5 8-9 19, Kimberly Lyons 0 1-2 1, Krista O’Steen 5 3-4 13, Shannon Lane 0 1-2 1, Tracy Baker 0 0-0 0, Kara Hendrickson 0 2-2 2. Totals 13 17-22 45. Grady (18-3, 5-0) — Kat […]

Saturday area prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF Girls New Mexico Non-district San Jon 62, Clovis Christian 25 Clovis Christian (4-9) — Tasha Daale 0 1-2 1, Mollie Peterson 1 0-1 2, Samantha Barnett 2 1-2 5, Tiffani Medeiros 1 4-4 6, Rachel Daale 3 1-2 7, Jennifer Jacoby 2 0-0 4. Totals 9 7-11 25. San Jon — JaTawn Slutz […]

Buffs down Fort Sumner for third

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Melrose sophomore Carolos Ruiz is fouled by Fort Sumner’s Jameson West during the first half of Saturday’s third-place game. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Senior Harvey Park scored 18 points and Melrose claimed the boys’ third-place trophy in the EPAC basketball tournament Saturday with a 51-32 win over Fort Sumner […]

EPAC Thursday summaries, bracket

CNJ STAFF At Texico Boys Fifth place Grady 56, Dora 48 Dora (2-8) — Travis Belcher 6, Clayton Stokes 11, Tyler Wilhoit 6, J.R. Gonzales 4, Zach Morrow 6, Casey O’Conner 3, Brent Hays 12. Totals 18 4-14 48. Grady (4-10) — Jarrod Lindsey 14, Colt Grau 6, Domingo Diaz 2, Robert Windham 8, Steven […]

Tuesday area prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF Girls Clovis 62, Amarillo Tascosa 21 Tascosa (4-13) — Averi Raleigh 0 1-2 1, Briley Miller 0 0-0 0, Jordan Allen 0 0-1 0, Courtney Bragdon 0 0-0 0, Michelle Taylor 0 0-0 0, Lindsey McNeely 0 0-0 0, Heather Lopez 0 0-0 0, Courtney Sanders 2 1-2 7, Jasmine Johnson 0 0-0 […]

Leach, Albert K.

Albert Kenneth Leach Services: Have been held. Albert Kenneth Leach, 81, of San Jon, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on Dec. 7, 1922, in Belleview, to John and Mary Leach. He graduated from high school in 1940 and joined the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He married Dessie […]

Suspected killer has area ties

By Ryan Lengerich TUCUMCARI — A man suspected of killing two Oklahoma residents on Saturday is known to have frequented eastern New Mexico in recent months, officials said on Wednesday. Scott James Eizember, 42, is suspected of killing an elderly couple inside their home in Depew, Okla., officials with the Creek County (Okla.) Sheriff’s Department […]

Fought, Clarence

Clarence Fought Services: Have been held. Mr. Clarence Luther Fought, 75, of Payson, Ariz., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, in Payson. He was born April 3, 1928, in San Jon. Family members said he was a cowboy by heart and a carpenter by trade. He was in the U.S. Air Force for nine years and […]

Family follows the cowboy code

By Dave Gragg Family members say Clarence Fought was a cowboy at heart. And he took the cowboy code to heart. Out of respect for that code, his family decided they would pay him one final tribute. “He was an old cowboy, and old cowboys buried each other,” said Clarence’s son, Dale Fought of Buckeye, […]