Lady Cats qualify for 5A state meet

HOBBS — The Clovis Lady Cats cross country team snuck into the state meet Saturday with a third-place finish at the District 4-5A championship. The top four spots in the girls race were separated by 13 points. Carlsbad was the winner with 52 points, followed by Carlsbad (53), Clovis (57) and Cibola (65). Senior Megan […]

Lady Cats ready for run at district title


Members of the Clovis High School girls cross county team warm up on Wednesday during practice as they run West Brady Avenue toward Cannon Air Force Base. CNJ Staff photo: Eric Kluth John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Cross country racers from District 4-5A will burst off the starting line at Hobbs this Saturday at the […]

2nd straight victory for Lady Cats

CNJ Staff RUIDOSO — The Clovis girls won their second straight cross country meet, edging Carlsbad in the 11-team field. “The last two weeks have been good wins for everyone involved,” Clovis coach Brian Stacy said. “They’re starting to come together.” Clovis senior Megan Willis took fourth with a time of 22:19 in the 5k […]

Lady Cats distant second


Clovis’ Megan Willis runs off the starting line during the Clovis cross county Invitational on Saturday at Ned Houk Park. (Staff photo by Eric Kluth)) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Two waves of purple cross country runners descended onto the finish line. The first wave belonged to runners from Canyon, Texas, which had seven […]

Summer work makes times fall


The Clovis High School girls cross country team runs downhill as the boys team runs uphill during practice Wednesday at Ned Houk Park. (Staff photo by Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Despite winning nearly all of their meets last year, few coaches thought the Clovis boys cross country team could continue that […]

Cats thinking third — or better

Dave Wagner La Cueva and host Gallup may be out of the range of the Clovis High boys cross country team in Saturday’s Class 5A state meet in Gallup, but coach Brian Stacy thinks the Wildcats have a good shot at beating everyone else. Stacy has penciled everything out, and believes all the Cats need […]

CHS harriers seek 4-5A honors


Clovis seniors Brian Romero (left) and Jeremiah Clark stretch along with their teammates Wednesday at the school before heading to Ned Houk Park for practice. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis High cross country coach Brian Stacy would gladly take a season-best effort from his boys squad in Saturday’s District 4-5A meet in […]

CHS harriers open season at Borger

By Dave Wagner Brian Stacy takes over two distinctly different Clovis cross county teams. The boys team is senior-laden and experienced. The girls team is banking on youth. Stacy, who served as Mark Bussen’s assistant last season, is excited about both. “On paper, we have two phenomenal varsity teams,” he said. Senior Tyrell Northcutt, the […]