Ruidoso’s scoring spurt sinks Lady Cats

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Clovis High’s Lora Esquivel (light jersey) battles a Ruidoso player for possession of the ball during Saturday’s girls soccer matchup at the Yucca Soccer Complex. (Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer For nearly 60 minutes, the Clovis High girls soccer team seemed positioned for victory Saturday at the Yucca Soccer Complex. […]

Last-minute filers scramble for options

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Bernie Yruegas has a simple reason he waited until the last minute to do his taxes. “I just plumb forgot,” said Yruegas, whose wife called him at work and said, “taxes!” Yruegas was one of a handful of last-minute taxpayers in a back room Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public […]

Former CEO invests in laughs

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David Zacarte and his puppet Benito squabble about girls and politics Monday evening during the first show at the Curry County Fairgrounds. CNJ photo by Mike Linn. By Mike Linn Twenty years ago, when David Zacarte said he was making half a million dollars a year as the chief executive officer of an investment firm […]

Cavemen race past Wildcats

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Carlsbad sophomore Alex Bustos dribbles past Clovis freshman Devin Aragon during the second half of Tuesday’s game at the Yucca Soccer Complex. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Carlsbad’s speed and relentless attack were too much for Clovis despite another heroic effort in goal by Dewayne Roberts. Packing all its goals into a 15-minute […]

Zias win LSC soccer opener

CNJ STAFF DENTON, Texas — Forward Megan Dozier didn’t get many shots, but she made them count. The Eastern New Mexico University freshman scored two goals on three shots, including the game-winner in overtime to give the Zias a 2-1 win over Texas Woman’s on Friday in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams. […]

Zias pick up program’s first win

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Freshman midfielder Anna Funk scored a pair of goals Saturday as Eastern New Mexico University’s first-year women’s soccer program claimed its first win by blanking Wayland Baptist 4-0. Funk scored an unassisted goal near the end of the first half to put the Zias (1-2) in front. She added another […]