Hounds add soccer player

CNJ staff PORTALES — Taehoon Kim, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound goalkeeper who is from Seoul, South Korea, has signed a national letter-of-intent to play soccer at Eastern New Mexico University. Kim, who will be a junior at ENMU, played at Phoenix College last season and helped the Bears post a 15-6 record. He was an honorable […]

Hounds, Zias sign players

Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer coach Carlos Elizondo and women’s soccer coach Travis McCorkle have each added a player for next year’s squads. The men have signed Odilon Garcia of Ogden, Utah, to a national letter of intent. Garcia earned first-team all-state and first-team all-region honors as a midfielder at Ben Lomond High School […]

Feb. 3, 1936

The Lyceum theater was preparing for a Shirley Temple impersonation and personality contest. Fifteen of Clovis’ cutest youngsters had already signed up, promoters said. … The World Wonder Car, featuring museum exhibits “from nearly every country in the world,” was on its way to Clovis. An exhibit featuring Abraham Lincoln was one of the highlights […]

Greenwalt signs with Seattle

CNJ staff Former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt signed recently with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. Greenwalt signed with Seattle on May 26, according to her mother, Terri Greenwalt, and dressed for the first time in an 89-87 home loss to San Antonio on Sunday, although she did not see action. Seattle (3-3) hosts the Chicago […]

Hounds ink 13 football recruits

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Clovis senior Devin Sweet is projected to play free safety at ENMU (Staff photo) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — When Eastern New Mexico football coach Mark Ribaudo was looking at scouting tapes of Courtland White, a 5-foot-9, 180-pound linebacker from Cypress Falls High School in Houston, he liked what he saw not […]

Alternative pact better answer for environment

Freedom Newspapers We’re sure it won’t do much to placate Bush administration critics in the Environmental Anxiety Industry, who won’t be satisfied until the United States binds itself to economy-killing emissions caps included in the unratified Kyoto Treaty. But we like the change of approach signaled by the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, […]

Hands-on game: Deaf Clovis boy plays football with eyes, heart and some help

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Kodi Myers, 10, of Clovis watches as his dad Grante signs the coaches’ halftime message to him during the Redskins Play Inc. football game Saturday at Jim Hill Field. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Kodi Myers pays close attention to what his coaches say, even if he’s not looking […]

City, county back water conservation

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer City and county officials signed a joint resolution Tuesday to encourage and support water conservation in the local area. The resolution was designed to demonstrate solidarity among local entities in their efforts to preserve and conserve water. Clovis City Manager said the resolution will be sent to Santa Fe. […]

New law to assist Cannon

By David Arkin Those worried that New Mexico’s military bases could be shut down or realigned in the coming years can sleep a little easier now. The state’s top boss has signed a bill that he and his backers say will help prevent bases from being closed. On Friday, Gov. Bill Richardson signed a bill […]

A word that drives me up the wall

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist Here at the Symposium for Sparkling Conversation we’re swamped with letters warning us that our mother tongue is going to hell in a handbasket. Just to show you how serious this is, we spent 10 sleepless minutes dealing with the fact that in English there is no synonym for the […]

Ex-CHS point guard to play for Southern Colorado

By Dave Wagner Coming off a solid season at Cochise College, a junior college located near Douglas, Ariz., and with another year of eligibility there, former Clovis High point guard Kerwin Nance said he wasn’t looking to go anywhere. That all changed, though, when other colleges came calling. “I wasn’t looking to leave,” said Nance, […]