FFA results

CNJ staff Local results of the New Mexico FFA Leadership Conference Feb. 11-12 in Albuquerque: Quiz Bowl: Contestants were judged on their knowledge of the Future Farmers of America organization. 1. Moriarty 3. Texico

Clovis school district hires new high school principal

Freedom New Mexico Wayne Marshall, current principal of Moriarty High School, is the new principal at Clovis High School. Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm made the announcement Friday. She said current CHS principal Jody Balch announced his retirement in March. The interview committee consisted of two high school teachers, a parent from the governing council, the CHS […]

Zias add trio for soccer

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team signed goalkeeper Jaime Silva of Moriarty, wing Anna Sanchez of Albuquerque (Valley HS) and defender Christie Nylaan of Keller, Texas, to letters of intent for the 2007 season, according to Zias coach Travis McCorkle. Silver was a three-sport standout at Moriarty, and posted 19 […]

CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Cats pull away for victory over Pintos

CNJ staff MORIARTY — Junior guard Jaden Isler led four players in double figures with 23 points Friday night as Clovis High’s boys pulled away from Moriarty 76-59. Senior guard Cody Thornsbury added 16 points and junior posts Layne Strebeck 11 for the Wildcats (12-1), who face Roswell Goddard in a 7 p.m. contest today […]

CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Cats play twice this weekend

CNJ staff It didn’t take the Clovis High boys basketball team long to get back on track. Three nights after losing a 97-95 overtime heartbreaker to Rio Rancho in the finals of the Milk Cow Classic at Rock Staubus Gym, the Wildcats improved to 11-1 with Tuesday’s 61-49 win at Amarillo High. The Cats hit […]

CHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Cats win opener at Moriarty

CNJ staff MORIARTY — The rebuilding Clovis High girls basketball team got its season off on the right foot Tuesday night. Senior guard Tori Northcutt hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with about 1:15 left, and added a driving layup to help the Lady Wildcats seal a 53-49 win over Moriarty. Northcutt posted a career-best 20 points […]

Offutt, Doug

Doug Offutt, 40, of Portales died Thursday, June 29, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born May 6, 1966, in Carlsbad to June and Sam Offutt of Portales, he and his family moved to Pine Bluff, Ark., when he was 5. He made his home there until 1989 when the family returned to New Mexico.  While […]

Musick, Kyle

Kyle Joe Musick, 46, of Albuquerque, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at his home. Born Nov. 22, 1959, in Farmington to William Charles and Naomia Jean Justus Musick, he moved with his family to Grants in 1960. He graduated from high school in 1977. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Lubbock Christian University with a […]

New Mexico state tournament scoreboard

The Associated Press Tuesday GIRLS Quarterfinals Class 5A Sandia 64, Highland 39 Mayfield 49, Rio Rancho 48 Clovis 55, La Cueva 38 Class 4A Aztec 48, Albuquerque Academy 47 Deming 66, Capital 49 Los Alamos 47, Roswell 44 St. Pius 48, Moriarty 33 Class 3A Socorro 51, Wingate 45 Portales 50, Thoreau 48 Santa Fe […]

Wildcats romp at home

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Clovis sophomore Bryce Hill finished with 7 points and 6 assists in Friday’s 94-62 win over Moriarty. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Cody Thornsbury wasn’t quite sure when he last had the kind of game he had on Friday night — maybe fifth or sixth grade. Suffice it to […]

Lady Cats coast to win

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Clovis’ Brittany Blackmon looks as the ball travels out of the reach of Moriarty’s Lomeli Carpio during the first half of Tuesday’s game at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Clovis defeated Moriarty 54-35. Blackmon finished the game with 24 By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer After Brittany Blackmon single-handily outscored his team in the first half, Moriarty […]

Lady Cats try to stay focused on Moriarty

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Aimee Hilburn admits it’s a little hard not to look ahead this week. Hilburn and her Clovis High teammates have business to tend to tonight when the Lady Wildcats host Moriarty in a 6:30 p.m. matchup at Rock Staubus Gym. Looming this weekend, though, is the Mel Otero Invite […]

Beasley, Elsie

Mrs. Elsie Beasley, 69, of Clovis, died Oct. 22, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 22, 1935, in Cimmaron to W.O. and Jimmie Price. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge and AMVETS in Clovis. Family members say she will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, and all the many people […]

2-25 Prep basketball scores

CNJ staff Friday The Associated Press GIRLS Clovis 63, Sandia 52 Santa Rosa 51, Texico 48 Fort Sumner 61, Melrose 43 Muleshoe 59, Pilot Point 51 Alamogordo 31, Gadsden 25 Artesia 46, Albuquerque Academy 44 Belen 52, Onate 51, OT Deming 70, Silver 67 Hobbs 66, Carlsbad 58 Lovington 49, Ruidoso 46 Mayfield 78, Los […]

Wildcats confident despite recent lull

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer After cruising through the non-district season and early district season with a 17-2 record, the Clovis boys basketball team has hit a couple of potholes. The Wildcats have split their past four games, losing twice to Cibola in district while squeaking out wins to a pair of sub-.500 teams […]

Props’ 22 helps Wildcats edge Moriarty

CNJ staff MORIARTY — Senior guard John Props scored a season-high 22 points as Clovis held off Moriarty 79-75 Saturday in a non-district game. Props provided a needed scoring surge, as Clovis (19-3) spent much of the game without leading scorers Tigg Bunton and Dominique Easterlin. Bunton reinjured his ankle in the second quarter and […]

Clovis-Moriarty boys basketball capsule

CNJ staff Clovis (18-3) at Moriarty (4-14) 6 p.m. Saturday Last game: Clovis beat Carlsbad 70-64 on Tuesday. Moriarty beat Artesia 67-64 in overtime on Tuesday. At stake: The Wildcats are trying to keep sharp after going 3-1 over the first half of district play. The Class 4A Pintos want to continue their recent good […]

Clovis teams try to maintain perfect starts

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Both Clovis basketball teams continue their brief but undefeated seasons tonight as the ’Cats host Amarillo Caprock at 7 p.m. while the Lady Wildcats travel down the road to face Portales at 7:30 p.m. before moving on to Moriarty for a game at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Wildcats are […]

Salazar, Filomena

Filomena Salazar Services: Have been held. Filomena Sena Salazar, 100, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on July 5, 1904, in Sena, to Regina and Antonio Sena. She grew up in the area near Sena and Villanueva. She married Antonio Salazar on Oct. 24, 1927. They made […]

Moore, Randy C.

Randy C. Moore Services: Have been held. Randolph “Randy” Cleo Moore, 54, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born June 21, 1950, in Clovis, to Charles Hughes Moore and Georgian Mozelle Phillips Moore. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1968. He served in Vietnam in […]