Rodarte, Christopher

Christopher Rodarte Services: Have been held. Christopher Jonathan Rodarte, 24, of Santa Rosa, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, near Dilia. He was born on Sept. 21, 1980, in Santa Rosa, to Joseph Fredrick Rodarte and Barbara Ann Moncayo. He was raised in Santa Rosa where he attended Santa Rosa High School. He participated in football, […]

Texico shakes off the rust

Texico’s Lori Richardson spikes past a Santa Rosa defender during the third set of their District final Saturday at Texico. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth John Eisel: CNJ Sports Writer TEXICO — Texico dispatched Santa Rosa for the third time this season, 25-20, 25-20, 26-24 Saturday, to give the Lady Spikers the District 6-2A tournament championship. […]

Texico passes tourney tuneup with ease

Texico junior Lori Richardson spikes the ball past Santa Rosa senior Melissa Chavez during the second game of Thursday’s match. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By John Eisel: CNJ Sports Writer TEXICO — Texico freshman Bryn Mayfield provided the ammo. Junior Lori Richardson pulled the trigger. And a wounded Santa Rosa team hobbled out of […]

Texico uses strong running game to beat Santa Rosa

Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent SANTA ROSA — A pair of early touchdown passes from Braden Vaughan to Tony Clements made the Texico faithful feel good about the Wolverines’ chances against Santa Rosa on Friday night. But it wasn’t big plays that earned the Class 1A school a 21-14 victory over the perennial 2A power Lions. […]

Roberts, Rosa

Rosa Roberts Services: Have been held. Rosa D. Roberts, 98, of Clovis, died Monday Oct. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born on Aug. 9, 1906, in Yellville, Ark., to R.G. and Martha Dozier. She received her bachelor’s degree from East Texas University in 1928. She moved to the Texico-Farwell area in 1936 and […]

Moncayo, Frances

Frances Moncayo Services: Have been held. Mrs. Frances Moncayo, 56, of Texico, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 11, 1947, in Santa Rosa, to Guadalupe and Lucita Marquez Maestas. She married Frank Moncayo on Feb. 6, 1965, in Santa Rosa. She was a long-time […]

Griego, Daniel

Daniel Griego Services: Have been held. Daniel D. “Chief” Griego, 58, of Santa Rosa, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 10, 1946, in Santa Rosa, to Felix P. and Amalia Duran Griego. He got into the newspaper business and spanned his career for over 27 years. He was […]

New Mexico area district track results

CNJ STAFF District 6-2A meet Saturday at Tucumcari Boys Team standings: 1. Estancia 141; 2. Santa Rosa 88 1/2; 3. Tucumcari 87; 4. Clayton 69; 5. Texico 57 1/2. Field events Long jump: 1. Jorge Aguillon, Clayton 21-2; 2. Nemie Salvador, Tucumcari 19-0; 3. Victor Corral, Estancia 18-8 3/4. 5. Justin Garrison, Texico 18-3 3/4. […]

Roberts, Estela

Estela Roberts Services: Have been held. Estela Roberts, 40, of Portales died Sunday, March 14, 2004, in Alamogordo. She was born on April 27, 1963, in Pecos, Texas, to Hermila and Fidel Lopez Sr. She grew up in Anton, Texas, and lived in Albuquerque and San Angelo, Texas, before moving to Portales in 1993. She […]

Reed, Helen

Helen Reed Services: Have been held. Helen B. Reed, age 61, of Puerto De Luna, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Guadalupe County Hospital in Santa Rosa. She was born on Nov. 5, 1942, in Pastura, to Benito and Pablita Via Campos. She was raised and attended schools in Santa Rosa. Family members said […]

Texico pounds out 19 hits in district opener

CNJ staff SANTA ROSA — Texico staked Braden Vaughan to a five-run lead and the junior right-hander made it stand as the Wolverines opened District 7-1/2A play Tuesday with a 15-4 win over Santa Rosa. Third baseman Zach Rhoades went 4-for-5 and first baseman Bryce Bailey doubled and homered as Texico pounded out 19 hits […]

Rally earns Wolverines trip to 6-2A finals

Freedom Newspapers SANTA ROSA — Braden Vaughn scored 20 points, including a pair of free throws with four seconds left, as Texico rallied to beat Santa Rosa 47-44 Thursday in the semifinals of the District 6-2A boys basketball tournament. Josh Pena added seven points and Bryce Bailey scored all six of his points in the […]

Lady Wolverines can’t hold off Santa Rosa

Texico senior Jazzi Walls and Santa Rosa’s Marisa Garcia hit the floor over a loose ball during the first half of Friday’s game in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner TEXICO — Santa Rosa’s Yvonne Gallegos didn’t have nearly the game she did against Texico last month at home, but she made big […]

Texico wins big, but loses coin flip

Texico senior Bryce Bailey drives to the basket past Santa Rosa’s Eric Sandoval during the first quarter of Friday’s game in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner TEXICO — The Texico Wolverines weren’t about to let Santa Rosa guard Eric Sandoval beat them again Friday night. With seniors Mark Peabody and Garett Mayfield […]

Prep notes

Texico chasing 6-2A titles THE TEXICO WOLVERINES and Lady Wolverines have enjoyed a strong homecourt atmosphere since the Texico Sports Arena opened just over a year ago. They hope it helps on Friday night when Santa Rosa comes calling in important District 6-2A finales. Texico’s girls (19-4, 6-1 district) can force a Saturday playoff for […]

Washington, Rosa Darlene

Rosa Darlene Washington Services: Have been held. Rosa Darlene Washington, 56, of Earth, Texas, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in Littlefield, Texas. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Clovis, to Robert D. Williams and Bessie Johnson. She attended public schools in Clovis. She married Marvin Washington on Dec. 22, 2000, in […]

Chavez, Helen

Helen Chavez Service: Have been held. Helen Chavez, 91, of Clovis died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at her home following an illness. She was born Nov. 10, 1912, in Tularosa to James Allen and the former Luisa Vigil. She married Doroteo Chavez in Santa Rosa on Aug. 27, 1931. She made her home in Texas, […]

Weekend area prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF Saturday Girls New Mexico Non-district Fort Sumner 62, Dexter 40 Fort Sumner (14-4) — Kayla Britain 3 0-0 6, Keri Ann Gammill 1 0-0 2, Leslie Wood 2 1-1 5, Shannon Wilson 2 0-0 4, Tobea Patterson 5 1-2 15, Sandy Fortner 6 2-2 15, Lindsay Mansell 3 0-0 7, Kelly Fortner 2 […]

Weekend prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF Saturday Boys Santa Rosa 49, Fort Sumner 33 Santa Rosa — Eric Sandoval 8 4-4 25, Tomas Gonzales 6 0-0 12, Joey Urban 2 2-2 6, Joaquin Gonzales 2 0-1 4, Jorge Cruz 1 0-0 2. Totals 19 6-7 49. Fort Sumner (4-6) — Ross Cortese 3 6-11 12, Tim Segura 2 5-6 […]

Lopez, Juan

Juan Lopez Services: Have been held. Mr. Juan Jose Lopez, 54, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003. He was born on Aug. 22, 1949, in Fort Sumner, to Augustine and Macedonia Barela Lopez. He married Diana Tapia on July 28, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nev. Family members said he enjoyed swimming, diving and […]