Lady Cats take tourney

CNJ STAFF ROSWELL — Monique Walker and the Clovis Lady Wildcats made it two-for-two in tournaments. Walker collected 16 kills and nine blocks and Jessica Hohn added 11 kills as Clovis toasted Hot Springs 25-19, 25-9, 25-20 on Saturday in the championship match of the Zia Classic. Walker was named the tournament’s most valuable player, […]

Lady Wildcats survive off night

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CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis junior Roxy Luera, left, and senior Alissa McDowell challenge Goddard’s Katie Fisher. Rick White The Clovis Lady Wildcats remained perfect on a not-so-perfect night, grinding out a three-game win over Roswell Goddard on Tuesday in a matchup of state-ranked teams. Clovis coach Darrel Ray said the Lady Wildcats were lucky […]

Lady Cats capture own tourney

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CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth/Clovis’ Jessica Hohn passes a serve Saturday’s championship game of the Clovis Invitational against Rio Rancho at Rock Staubus Gym. Eric Butler the Class 5A state title last year, Clovis coach Darrel Ray bought the Rams’ coaches t-shirts signifying the team’s accomplishment. That was on the front. On the back of […]

Tharp, Ray

Ray Tharp Services: Have been held. Mr. Ray Tharp, 95, of Texico, a farmer, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born May 3, 1908, in Oklahoma, to Nathan and Nettie Maddox Tharp. He was a resident of Texico all his life. He farmed in the Bovina and […]

Lady Cats thinking big in ’03

By Dave Wagner Coach Darrel Ray thinks this could be a special season for the Clovis High volleyball team. The Lady Wildcats expected to get an indication of their potential on Saturday in an eight-team scrimmage session at Rio Rancho, with matches against the defending Class 5A champion Lady Rams, La Cueva, Eldorado and Las […]

Public Record 8/22

Compiled from court records from Aug. 14 through Aug. 20 Divorces — Jerry Lee Reid from Heidi Christine Reid. — Donald Wayne Burdine from Melba Ray Burdine. — Naomi LeClear from John LeClear. — Cesar Rodriguez from Dulces Nombres Artalejo. — Darrell Boney from Patricia G. Boney. Marriage Licenses — David Mathias Robert Bell, 32, […]

Senior-laden Lady Cats hope to challenge in 5A

By Dave Wagner With a strong nucleus of seniors, fifth-year Clovis High School volleyball coach Darrel Ray figures this could be the Lady Wildcats’ time to challenge at the state level. A half-dozen seniors saw action on last year’s 16-7 squad that reached the Class 5A regional round. A seventh senior, middle blocker Jessica Wymore […]

Match made in heaven

By Rick_White@link.freedom.com Her high school coach believes LaToya Anderson’s best track days are ahead of her. Her college coach is counting on it — that and her versatility and character. Anderson recently signed a letter of intent to run track at Oklahoma Christian University, an NAIA school in Oklahoma City. “She’s a late bloomer,” Clovis […]

Freak fall costly for Lady Cats

By Rick White ALAMOGORDO — Clovis coach Darrel Ray didn’t hide his disappointment after the Lady Wildcats finished third at Saturday’s Class 5A state track meet. “We came up here with one goal and that was to win the state championship,” Ray said. “And when you don’t reach your goal, it’s disappointing.” Cibola took advantage […]

Could CHS sweep at state?

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By Dave Wagner Clovis High boys coach Darren Kelley and girls coach Darrel Ray are heading into this weekend’s Class 5A state track meet at Alamogordo with high hopes for their squads. Neither is predicting a championship, but both believe their teams should be in the hunt. “This is the first time we’re going in […]

Lady Cats win at Hobbs

CNJ Staff HOBBS — Help came in a big way Tuesday night for the Clovis High girls track team. Buoyed by the addition of several junior high runners, the Lady Wildcats won 11 of 19 events and rolled to victory with 174 points in the eight-school Hobbs Qualifier track meet. The host Lady Eagles were […]