Cats win third crown in four years

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Clovis junior Tanner Williams finished second to teammate Phillip Williams in Friday’s long jump. Photo by Rick White By Rick White Not much is slowing Phillip Williams down these days, not even a 3-inch gash to his hand he suffered less than an hour into the District 4-5A track meet when he spiked himself in […]

Cats outlast Carlsbad, Hobbs for district golf title

CNJ STAFF CARLSBAD — Clovis High junior Travis Reid struggled on a couple of early holes Monday and could never quite recover, but his Wildcats teammates were able to pick him up. Reid’s two bad holes left him with a round of 42-38 — 80 in the District 4-5A golf tournament at Carlsbad’s Lake Carlsbad […]

Lady Cats senior makes Manzano play for slight

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Clovis junior Annie Tweedy swings at a pitch during Saturday’s game against Manzano Saturday at Clovis Softball Complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Annoyed by Manzano’s strategy, Sara Salguero got even. The Lady Monarchs intentionally walked Clovis High clean-up hitter Alicia Odom to get to Salguero with two outs in the fifth inning of Saturday’s […]

Homer-happy Cats sweep Manzano

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Playing in a small park with the wind howling out, no lead was safe Saturday in Clovis High’s three-game District 4-5A baseball marathon against Manzano. But the Wildcats prevailed, highlighted by a 21-16 win in the middle game in which they rallied from seven runs down in the sixth inning. Clovis […]

Lady Cats split district twin bill with Manzano

By Dave Wagner The heavens opened up in the seventh inning of Friday’s District 4-5A softball nightcap between Clovis High and Manzano, and an inning later the floodgates opened. A brief rainshower delayed the game in the top of the seventh for all of four minutes with the score tied 1-1. Then both teams suddenly […]

CHS teams looking to pick it up

By Dave Wagner The Clovis High baseball and softball teams didn’t get off to the kind of starts in District 4-5A play that they hoped for last week, but neither seems discouraged. Both have their work cut out, though, as they try to work back into contention in three-game series this weekend against Manzano. The […]

Clovis seniors all-district

By Rick White All-District 4-5A Boys First team Ervin Youmans, Sr., Hobbs; Daniel Faris, Jr., Eldorado; Rodney Ferguson, Sr., Manzano; Justin Pinckney, Sr., Clovis; Bud Willis. Sr., Clovis; Andrew Kabler, Sr., Eldorado; Benny Baeza, Sr., Hobbs Second team Dominique Easterlin, Jr., Clovis; Matt Galindo, Sr., Carlsbad; Tyrone Crawford, Jr., Eldorado; Mike Floyd, Sr., Hobbs; Chanselor […]

Cats get it done with defense

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Clovis senior Jeff Epps tries to release a shot over Manzano freshman James Syme (left) and sophomore Chanselor Bell during the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s District 4-5A tournament game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Epps was fouled on the play by Syme By Dave Wagner The Clovis High boys basketball team didn’t need 96 points against […]

Cats trying to stay focused

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Clovis junior Dominique Easterlin and Wildcats coach J.D. Isler vists on the sidelines during a recent game. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Coming off a pulsating win at rival Hobbs last week, the Clovis High boys basketball team is trying not to get ahead of itself. The Wildcats would love a chance to […]

Zamora, Juana “Corina”

Juana “Corina” Turrietta Zamora, 63, a resident of Mountainair and Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in Mountainair. She was born on May 26, 1940, in Manzano, to Manuel and Cornelia Romero Turrietta. She married Luis Zamora in February 1965 in Vaughn. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Juan Jose Turrietta; […]