Clovis sweeps Lubbock Christian

CNJ staff Clovis swept Lubbock Christian Saturday in West Texas Baseball Leaguedoubleheader. Clovis routed Lubbock Christian in the first game 24-2 (four innings), with Matt Ulibarri leading the team with a 3-5 outing at the plate and a solo homer. David Root earned the win, allowing three hits and one earned run. He struck out […]

Hounds returning solid core from LSC South champs

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Junior Jamal Washington was one of the Greyhounds key reserves this season. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner From four wins in his first season to the first NCAA Division II tournament bid in 11 years, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball program has made steady progress under fourth-year coach Shawn Scanlan. […]

Lady Cats regoup, Cats juggle lineup

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Clovis senior Monique Walker shoots over freshman Tori Northcutt during Monday’s practice at The Rock. CNJ photo by Rick White. Rick White Clovis coach Miles Watters said it took his team a while to put last week’s double-overtime loss at Hobbs behind them. The Lady Wildcats, who had their 13-game winning streak snapped in the […]

Change can be bad, no change is worse

Leonard Pitts Jr. “Hope I die before I get old.” The quote, of course, is from Pete Townshend of The Who. It’s a lyric from “My Generation,” a song that came out in 1965, the year Townshend turned 20. He was, at that age, a long-haired rock star famous for windmilling his arm and smashing […]

Hounds look to rebound

By Dave Wagner The Eastern New Mexico University basketball teams were on their way to a perfect weekend in Oklahoma, but Southwestern Oklahoma’s Cer Edwards spoiled the party. Edwards drained a 3-pointer with four seconds left on Saturday, giving SWOSU a 51-49 win over the Greyhounds in a Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game. The […]

Cats striving for better execution, effort

Rick White An unwanted pattern is developing for the Clovis Wildcats: Fall behind early and the Wildcats fall apart. It happened in their season-opening 32-7 loss to Mayfield and again last week in a 33-13 loss to Highland. “We get down on ourselves a little too easy,” Clovis senior offensive lineman Philip Salazar said. “We […]

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 […]

Diamondbacks force deciding game

CNJ staff Brandon Adkins’ grand slam highlighted a seven-run fifth-inning as the Roosevelt County Diamondbacks stayed alive in the Tri-County Major league tournament with a 12-7 win over the American Yankees on Thursday at Dickenson Field The teams meet again at 7 p.m. at Rotary Park in Portales in the championship game of the double-elimination […]