Monday morning briefing: Hair check and looking for a biggest loser

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing. Video of the day A day in the life of one of Clovis’ real heros…it’s “At your service.” Heads up Tomorrow (Tuesday) is picture day for students at Cameo Elementary School in Clovis. Make sure to check your student’s hair before they head out the […]

Cats host annual Invite

By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Clovis senior Jonathon Ware said the Wildcats struggled with team chemistry last season. Ware believes those problems are in the past as the Wildcats host the three-day Clovis Invitational at Bell Park. Clovis faces Hereford at 5 p.m. today in one of four first-round games. “We are just so […]

EPAC Tournament scoreboard

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Grady’s Brian Blackburn blocks a shot by Logan’s Kevin Morrison during a boys consolation matchup on Thursday in the EPAC basketball tournament at Texico. Logan defeated the Bronchos 71-41. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) CNJ staff At Texico Boys Thursday Consolation games Game 15: Floyd 61, House 30 Game 16: Logan 71, Grady 41 Game […]

CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Cats get finals rematch in Milk Cow Classic

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Clovis High boys basketball coach J.D. Isler watches as junior Bryce Hill, left, plays defense against sophomore Patrick Duffield during practice on Tuesday morning. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High boys are hoping for a little less exciting matchup against Pampa than the last time they faced […]

Wolverines, Vixens look to defend EPAC titles

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Texico’s boys and Fort Sumner’s girls begin defense of their 2004 titles when play begins today in the 10-school EPAC basketball tournament. The first three days of the event will be hosted by San Jon, with games on Friday and Saturday scheduled for Eastern New Mexico University’s Greyhound Arena […]

Squadrons competing to name ‘Biggest Loser’

Melanie Salazar It may not sound as glorious as it is, but for some Cannon Airmen and civilian employees, it’s time to be the biggest loser. The wing staff agencies, 27th Mission Support Squadron and 27th Comptroller Squadron are hosting a Biggest Loser contest, a light-hearted competition to get people to lose pounds and inches […]

EPAC tournament brackets

CNJ STAFF Boys 3A Division: 1. Floyd 5-4; 2. Melrose 4-4; 3. Fort Sumner 4-6; 4. Dora 1-6; 5. Elida 1-7. 4A Division: 1. Texico 7-2; 2. Logan 3-6; 3. San Jon 2-5; 4. Grady 2-9; 5. House 1-5. Tuesday’s games At Texico High School Game 3: Elida vs. Grady, 4:45 p.m., old gym Game […]

Cats, Lady Cats hit tourney trail

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Clovis junior Dominique Easterlin is the team’s leading rebounder and second-leading scorer. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth.. By Rick White After cutting its teeth on Texas teams, the unbeaten Clovis Wildcats boys basketball team will get its first taste of New Mexico competition in the Capitol City Classic in Santa Fe. The eight-team Santa Fe […]

Farwell feels at home in title game

By Dave Wagner If form holds, the Farwell Steers are likely to be playing in Saturday’s boys championship game of the Farwell Invitational for the fourth time in coach Kirk Saul’s five years at the school. Farwell (5-2) takes on a struggling Elida squad at 8:30 p.m. (CST) today in the last of eight boys […]