Softball a big hit in Clovis

CNJ correspondent: Liliana Castillo Nicole Marez of the Lady Takers prepares to take a swing during Thursday night’s game against the Vipers at Guy Leeder Complex. The Clovis Softball Association sponsors leagues during the spring, summer and fall. Dave Wagner When members of the Clovis Jaycees sought to start a recreational softball program for the […]

Military mama: Don’t stop trying

In my personal opinion every person on this planet needs to have a hobby, a passion outside of anything work related. Something that is not only a recreational diversion, but also mentally-stimulating activity. Facebook does not count. I’ve learned that it’s easy to do what you’re good at, but what about everything else? It is […]

Come on in, the water’s fine

Rodney Paris, park manager at Ute Lake in Logan, reports the lake’s elevation is at 3,781 feet – about 4 feet below “ideal” conditions, but plenty healthy for water skiing, fishing and multiple other recreational activities if we can get a warm weekend.

Play Inc. boards debate basketball program

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Members of the Play, Inc. executive board and basketball board discussed a controversial pilot program at a Monday night meeting. About 500 basketball players this season have been divided into two leagues — competitive and recreational — rather than by district as in the past, but some executive board […]

Play, Inc. director talks programs, children, future

Sheila Holley has been the executive director at Play Inc. for about four months. Holley, known better as “Coach Holley” to Play Inc. patrons, has been involved with the recreational organization for 19 years. Q: For those who don’t know, what is Play Inc.? A: Play Inc. is a youth and family recreational place where […]

Off-road vehicles just create problems

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked if Clovis should ban recreational vehicles from Ned Houk Park. Some responses: “RATHER THAN BANISHING recreational vehicles from the park, I favor appropriate regulations with enforcement. Disregard of the rules should result in the vehicle operator being banished from the park.” — Harold Burris, Clovis “I BELIEVE RECREATIONAL […]