Cruce, Ulibarri sign with ENMU

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Clovis High’s Matt Ulibarri slides safely into third during a game against Roswell Goddard earlier this season. Ulibarri and teammate Sean Cruce have signed to play baseball next year at Eastern New Mexico University. (CNJ file photo) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High graduates Sean Cruce and Matt Ulibarri are happy to be […]

Ulibarri, Marcella

Marcella Eva Ulibarri, 76, of Clovis died Friday, April 21, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born June 17, 1929, in San Ignacio to Juan Pablo and Annie Madrid, she married Orlando Ulibarri on Aug. 18, 1952, in Santa Rosa. She had been a Clovis resident since 1966, when she moved from Santa Rosa. She […]

Wildcats earn first sweep of season

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Clovis senior Sean Cruce, right, tries to break up a double play under Roswell Goddard senior Jesse Garza during the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader.(CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Thanks to Mother Nature, Clovis senior Matt Ulibarri knows his Bondsian effort on Saturday will have an asterisk attached to […]

Ulibarri, Pearl

Pearl Ulibarri, 80, of Portales died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 17, 1926, in Borica to Lucia and Bernardo Gallegos, she grew up in Fort Sumner where she attended school. She married Cristobal Ulibarri in May 1945. They lived and worked in various areas of New Mexico before settling […]

Robert Anthony Ulibarri

Robert Anthony Ulibarri, 48, of Nocona, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, in Nocona, Texas. He was born March 21, 1957, in Clovis to Jose Rafael and Lydia Ulibarri. He was the principle of the Nocona High School. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his mother; wife, Deborah Eileen of Nocona; […]

CHS FOOTBALL NOTES: Wildcats purring on offense

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer TWO CLOVIS WILDCATS reached milestones in Friday’s 42-35 win at Artesia. Coming into the game, running back Brian Mead needed 72 yards to reach 1,000 for the season. The junior soared past the millennium mark with 265 yards on 30 carries, giving him 1,193 yards on the ground this […]

Officials: Domestic violence cases increasing

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers No matter where it happens, victims are left behind in the wake of domestic violence. In Portales and Clovis, many reach out to try and help these victims, including law enforcement officers, church members, shelter workers and district court workers. October is the national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and a […]

Cats pull off major win over La Cueva

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Matt Ulibarri blocked his fourth field goal in four games in the closing seconds Saturday night, preserving Clovis High’s 10-7 victory over two-time Class 5A champion La Cueva at Wilson Stadium in Albuquerque. Despite that, the senior cornerback said he wished it hadn’t come down to that — the […]

Castillo, Frank

Frank Castillo Services: Have been held. Mr. Frank G. Castillo, 80, of Clovis, died Friday, July 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on March 4, 1924, in Pearsall, Texas, to Roman and Maria Gonzales Castillo. He married Cleo Gallegos on Dec. 15, 1947, in Clovis. He was a resident of Clovis since 1948 […]

Cordova, Benjamin

Benjamin Cordova Services: Have been held. Mr. Benjamin Cordova, 76, of Clovis died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 27, 1928, in Sombrio to Carlos and Estefanita Baca Cordova. He married Guadalupe Montano on September 27, 1948, in Greeley, Colo. He worked for the Santa Fe […]

Clovis junior likes getting down and dirty

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Clovis shortstop Sean Cruce tries to beat the tag of Frenship High’s first baseman during the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday at Bell Park. Cruce was called out on the play. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White Matt Ulibarri is a dirt magnet when it comes to baseball. Just check out his […]

Clovis sweeps Lubbock Christian

CNJ staff Clovis swept Lubbock Christian Saturday in West Texas Baseball Leaguedoubleheader. Clovis routed Lubbock Christian in the first game 24-2 (four innings), with Matt Ulibarri leading the team with a 3-5 outing at the plate and a solo homer. David Root earned the win, allowing three hits and one earned run. He struck out […]

Clovis baseball team goes 3-1 for weekend

CNJ STAFF PLAINVIEW, Texas — Matt Ulibarri went 5-for-8 and scored four runs Saturday as Clovis swept past Plainview 8-2 and 11-1 in a West Texas Baseball League doubleheader. Clovis (6-4) completed a 3-1 weekend after splitting a doubleheader at Lubbock Coronado on Friday — losing 5-4 and winning 3-1. Ulibarri went 2-for-4 in Saturday’s […]

Amarillo completes sweep with rout

CNJ STAFF Amarillo High pulled out a 3-2, eight-inning win over Clovis in the first game of a West Texas League summer baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at Bell Park. The Dusters completed the sweep with a 21-4 victory in the nightcap, a game shortened to five innings by the 10-run rule. David Root pitched six […]

Cats bounce back for split with Carlsbad

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Carlsbad coach Tom Forni argues with plate umpire David Briseno over an out call at home on the Cavemen’s Steven Miehls to end the inning. Forni was ejected from the game. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Sophomore center fielder Matt Ulibarri, batting ninth in the order, started three rallies as the Clovis Wildcats […]