Wildcats junior takes different path

Rick White Keeping up with the Joneses is a family matter for one Clovis Wildcat. Junior cornerback Jacob Jones is the youngest of six siblings to play sports at Clovis High, joining former soccer standouts Larry Jr. and Gabe and soccer and track star Karyn Jones. Jacob is the only one to play football at […]

Defense carries Wildcats

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Carlos Gallo (22) and Angelo Sandoval wrap up Eldorado wide receiver Shane Davis after a short gain. Photo by Rick White. By Rick White ALBUQUERQUE — A season-opening disaster at Mayfield is a distant memory for a Clovis defense that entered the season with just one returning starter. The Wildcats held Eldorado to 120 yards […]

Wildcats making the grade

Rick White With the season past the halfway point, it’s time to pass out midseason report cards for the Clovis Wildcats football team. Grades are based on records, effort and expectations. OFFENSE Juniors John Props and Phillip Williams have infused athleticism and speed to a previously pedestrian unit. Props won over teammates and the coaching […]

Cats right their ship with dominating performance

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Roswell’s Anthony Urban is tackled by Clovis’ Jason Burns during the second half of Saturday’s game in Roswell. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner ROSWELL — Much like last year, when Clovis High began the football season with a lackluster loss to Las Cruces Mayfield, the Wildcats were searching for answers after dropping this […]

Cats rout Roswell

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CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis cornerback Angelo Sandoval tackles Roswell’s receiver Derrick Evans during the second quarter of Saturday’s game in Roswell. Clovis won 43-0. Dave Wagner ROSWELL — John Props made quite a splash in his first varsity start for the Clovis High Wildcats. So did Alex Everett. Props, filling in at quarterback for […]