Frosh push WT past Zias

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Jennifer Bullock executes a jump set in the first game of Tuesday night’s match at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Kevin Wilson. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — West Texas A&M’s Lone Star Conference volleyball winning streak lives on. Barely. The Lady Buffs won their NCAA Division II record 77th consecutive match against conference opponents, dating to […]

Zias sweep pair of LSC matches

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Emilie Rodman goes up to attempt a block on Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Jamie Alvarado in the first game of Saturday’s match at Greyhound Arena in Portales. Photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner PORTALES — After playing most of its pre-Lone Star Conference South Division schedule on the road, home cooking has been just what the doctor […]

Lady Chaps outlast ENMU

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Eastern New Mexico University middle blocker Emilie Rodman tries to push a kill past Lubbock Christian defenders Stacy Simpson (left) and Magan McCormick in Tuesday’s match at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Kevin Wison By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Nobody would accuse the Lubbock Christian volleyball team of having a powerhouse offense, but the Lady Chaps […]

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 […]

ENMU goes 1-2 in LSC crossover volleyball tournament

CNJ STAFF WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team finished 1-2 in the Lone Star Conference crossover tournament over the weekend after a 30-25, 28-30, 30-22, 30-19 loss on Saturday to Central Oklahoma. The Zias (5-9) opened the event on Friday with a 32-30, 30-28, 30-26 win over Southeastern Oklahoma, then lost […]

Lady Cats edged by Eldorado

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Clovis High senior Jessica Hohn goes up for a kill as Eldorado’s Naomi Sanchez (5) and Mary Blankenship attempt to block her during Saturday’s District 4-5A match at Rock Staubus Gym. Photo by Eric Kluth By Eric Butler The Clovis High volleyball team spent much of its match on Saturday peering around the bend. But, […]

Zias turn back NM Highlands

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Zia freshman Grace George blocks a kill attempt by Highlands outside hitter Audra Williams in the first game of Tuesday’s match at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Anna Bellum led three Eastern New Mexico University players in double figures with 22 kills, and the Zias staved off a late […]

Lady Cats taste defeat

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Clovis senior Jessica Hohn digs a shot by Lubbock Coronado during Tuesday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White Aimee Hilburn looked at her coach in bewilderment as Lubbock Coronado’s Kelsey Smith hammered another kill past the block of the Clovis sophomore. “I told her sometimes you get a few […]

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, […]

Vixens finish second

CNJ staff FORT SUMNER —Des Moines spoiled Fort Sumner’s bid to win its own tournament, outlasting the Vixens 25-16-25-17, 16-25, 16-25, 15-13 Saturday in the championship match of the second annual Vixen Classic. Kayla Britian led the Vixens (4-1) with 15 kills, Kelly Fortner added five kills and four blocks and Leslie Wood dished out […]