Wildcat Relays field loaded

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Clovis sophomore Manuel Robles stretches before practice on Wednesday. Robles is the favorite in the triple jump today in the Wildcat Relays (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer When thinking about home-field advantage, one might think of basketball, then football, then maybe baseball. Track and field usually isn’t in the […]

Shorthanded Lady Cats take fifth in Amarillo

CNJ staff AMARILLO — The Clovis girls track team almost didn’t send a team to Amarillo. They ended up sending only four girls, but managed to get 56 points, good for fifth out of 16 teams on Saturday in the Amarillo Relays. Kim Perkins finished first in the 100-meter hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles, and […]

Cats’ Robles finishes second in high jump, long jump

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Clovis sophomore Manuel Robles finished second in both high jump and long jump and the Clovis track team qualified for the finals of six events Friday in the Amarillo Relays. Robles was already state-qualified in both long jump and triple jump, but he needed to clear 6-2 in the high jump […]

CHS tracksters score in four events on first day of Hereford Invitational

CNJ staff HEREFORD — Clovis High athletes scored in four finals on Friday on the first day of the Hereford Invitational track meet. The girls came away with 14 points, including a fourth-place finish in the 3,200 relay with Vanessa Croke, Nicole Russell, Nicole Johnson and Lula Hita running a time of 12 minutes, 19.25 […]

Honor Roll: Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy

CNJ Staff Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Amanda Myers, Hailey Skelton, Robert Acuna, Lillian Lee. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll – Esperanza Baca, Isaiah Callahan, Faith Cano, Tyler Clark, Erica Colon, Albert Devenport, Elisa Dixon-Scott, Jamani McClendon, Richard Ramirez, Britney Ross, Andrew Sena, Jesus Uribe. Fourth Grade: A Honor Roll – […]

Garza, Damian James

Damian James Garza Services:Have been held. Pfc. Damian James Garza, 19, of Odessa, Texas, died Aug. 4, 2005, in Afghanistan. He was born on Dec. 31, 1985, in Portales. He attended Odessa High and Zion Christian School in Odessa and in Alamo, Texas. He served as a Ranger in the U.S. Army. He is survived […]

Clovis freshman Robles wins triple jump

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By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis’ Manuel Robles doesn’t handle himself like a freshman. Sitting third with one jump to go, the Marshall Junior High student soared a personal-best 45 feet, one-half inch to take Class 5A boys state triple jump competition on Friday at the University of New Mexico. Robles’ effort […]

Garcia, Donato Maes Sr.

Donato Maes Garcia Sr. Services: Have been held. Donato Maes Garcia Sr., 80, of Clovis, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 22, 1924, in Boreca. He worked many years for Malcolm and Michael Garrett as foreman for Garrett Farms. He was preceded in death by his parents; five […]

Robles, Antonio A.

Antonio Andrew Robles Services: Have been held. Antonio Andrew “Big T” Robles, 38, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 6, 1965, in Clovis, to Lawrence and RosaLee Romero Robles. He was a cook at Foxy Drive Inn. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Villa, Manuel

Manuel Villa Services: Have been held. Manuel E. Villa, 23 of Clovis, a construction worker, died Aug. 20, 2003, at University Medical Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born June 5, 1979, in Fort Sumner to Gilbert and Lydia Olivas Villa. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis where and was a cook for Sundance Steakhouse. […]