Roosevelt displays home run power

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Devin Holguin slides home with a run for American during Saturday’s matchup against the Roosevelt County at Dickenson Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) CNJ staff Lightning and rain put the District 3 Little League all-stars tournament 12-year-old winners bracket final on hold Saturday night at Dickenson Field, but not before Roosevelt County unleashed some […]

State tournament brackets

CNJ staff Class 5A Girls Quarterfinals at UNM Arena Tuesday Mayfield vs. Highland, 4:45 p.m. Sandia vs. Los Lunas, 9:45 a.m. Rio Rancho vs. La Cueva, 1:15 p.m. Clovis vs. Gallup, 8:15 p.m. Semifinals at UNM Arena Thursday Mayfield/Highland winner vs. Sandia/Los Lunas, 9:45 a.m. Rio Rancho/La Cueva winner vs. Clovis/Gallup, 1:15 p.m. Championship At […]

Harden officially declared winner

Staff reports The Secretary of State’s office on Friday officially declared Clint Harden, R-Clovis, the winner of the District 7 Senate seat. The incumbent Harden defeated Democratic challenger Bob Frost of San Jon by 36 votes, following a recount of paper ballots in Taos, Union and Colfax counties. Harden’s win means the Senate will continue […]

Zias face familiar foe at regionals

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — In preparing for the program’s first trip to NCAA Division II postseason competition, at least the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team has an idea of what to expect from its opponent. The Zias (24-8), seeded fifth, take on fourth seed Mesa State (22-9) in a 4 p.m. […]

Teams face tests at regionals

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Texico’s Lori Richardson tries to send shot past Santa Rosa’s Angela Sena earlier this season. The two teams could meet in the championship of the Class 2A Region D tournament at Sandia Prep High School on Saturday. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth John Eisel: CNJ Sports Writer Texico, Fort Sumner and Grady dominated during the regular […]

Prep volleyball: Clovis ends season-opening skid

CNJ staff ROSWELL — The Clovis Lady Wildcats ended a season-opening eight-game losing streak Saturday and finished fifth in the consolation bracket of the 16-team Zia Classic volleyball tournament. The Lady Wildcats (2-8) beat Aztec in four games in the semifinals and then spotted Artesia a game before winning the fifth-place match 14-25, 25-15, 25-22, […]

Kernan likely winner

By David Arkin: CNJ correspondent Hobbs lawmaker Gay Kernan late Tuesday looked as if she may hold onto her Senate seat. Kernan held a 61-39 percent lead over opponent William Palmer for the Senate District 42 Republican seat, according to totals obtained through the Secretary of State’s Web site at 11:30 p.m. Kernan had received […]

Hounds set for rematch with NW Missouri

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Junior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt and the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds face Northwest Missouri State on Saturday in the South Central Region tournament at Stephenville, Texas. CNJ staff file photo By Dave Wagner It took a couple of days, but Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan thinks the Greyhounds have recovered mentally […]

State tournament scores, schedule

CNJ STAFF Wednesday GIRLS Class 3A Semifinals (At University Arena) Portales 56, Robertson 46 Socorro 59, Pojoaque 54 Class 4A Semifinals (At University Arena) Farmington 61, Roswell High 53 Kirtland Central 41, Silver 28 Class 5A Semifinals (At University Arena) Clovis 56, Gallup 32 Mayfield 53, Rio Rancho 52, 2 OT BOYS Class 1A Quarterfinals […]

Lady Cats draw Gallup in state tourney

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS The Clovis High Lady Wildcats face Gallup at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Pit on the campus of the University of New Mexico in the semifinals of the girls Class 5A state basketball tournament. Mayfield and Rio Rancho meet in the other semifinal at 6:30 p.m. The championship game is set […]