Cats get untracked against Pampa

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Clovis High’s Brian Mead rushed for 196 yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns, including a 87-yard kickoff return, in the Wildcats’ 34-13 win over Pampa (Texas) on Friday at Leon Williams Stadium. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer After struggling last week against Mayfield, it took Clovis High’s […]

Cottrell, Norma “Dustie”

Norma “Dustie” Cottrell Services: Have been held. Dustie” Cottrell, 51, of Carlsbad, died Friday, June 18, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 23, 1952, in Portales, to Alan and Helen Newbury Mead. She attended school in Portales. Family members said she loved her family and was especially crazy about her grandchildren. She […]

Volunteer coach shares his joy for track

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Clovis volunteer assistant coach Derico Cooper, who was himself a hurdler in college, has helped four Clovis hurdlers qualify for state this year. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White Derico Cooper paces near the starting line of the 300-meter hurdles, twirling a school-bus-bright yellow stopwatch around his finger. With the blast from the starter’s […]

Student profile: Brian Mead

Brian Mead, the son of John and Carolyn Mead, is in the ninth grade at Yucca Junior High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? Not too warm and not too cold, not windy, and going out to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner and finding $1,000,000 in the street. What is so […]