Melrose WR ties TD mark

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Melrose’s James Walker leaps over a teammate during a second-quarter run. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White MELROSE — On any other day, Harvey Parks would have had to share the spotlight. But this wasn’t any other day as Parks caught three touchdown passes in Melrose’s 65-6 win over House in Saturday’s state six-man […]

Clovis seeks its fifth-straight win against Hobbs

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Clovis junior Phillip Williams has three-straight 100-yard rushing efforts. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Rick White The Clovis-Hobbs rivalry is built on proximity and generations of battles between the purple-and-white and black-and-gold: Two towns of similar size and makeup separated by 180 miles of barren ranch land and pump jacks battling for bragging rights. They […]

Sena, Edward

EDWARD SENA Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward David Sena, 53, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in Fort Sumner, to the home of Roman T. and Faviola Gauna Sena. He attended school in Fort Sumner. He worked in auto-body repair […]

Buffs poised to make return to six-man playoffs

By Eric Butler MELROSE — Melrose hasn’t been in the six-man football postseason round since losing to Ramah in the 2000 semifinals. Given the fact that two teams from each district move into the playoffs, the Buffaloes have good reason to expect they’ll be one of them this year — especially when taking into account […]

Roybal out in Fort Sumner

By Dave Wagner FORT SUMNER — Longtime Fort Sumner girls basketball and girls track coach Rafael Roybal will not be returning to the Vixens’ sidelines next season. Roybal’s coaching contract was not renewed by the school district. A Fort Sumner native and graduate of the high school, Roybal has coached in the district for the […]