Lady Cats make progress

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis High School junior Meagan Baglien gets set to serve against Portales during a scrimmage on Saturday at Rock Staubus Gym. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Don’t get Clovis High volleyball coach Darrel Ray wrong: His team is still pretty young. But these Lady Wildcats aren’t nearly as raw anymore. […]

Zias sign Houston spiker

CNJ Staff The Zia volleyball team has announced the signing of setter/right side hitter Karen McIntyre from Houston to play for the team in the 2007 season. McIntyre helped J. Frank Dobie High School finish as the District 22-5A runnerup in her junior and senior seasons, and was named as the district’s most improved player […]

Texico back in state final

Texico’s Jaryse Harris spikes the ball over Julia Bonestroo in a 3-1 win over Mesilla Valley Christian at the state tournament in Albuquerque on Friday. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent ALBUQUERQUE — For the second straight year, Texico will play for the Class 2A volleyball championship. While six Wolverines recorded at […]

Eastern’s slide continues

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Southeastern Oklahoma kept the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team reeling on Saturday, sending the Zias to a 30-15, 25-30, 30-27, 30-23 setback in West Texas A&M’s Lady Buff Classic. After getting dominated in the first game, the Zias got five kills each from junior outside hitters Jessie Macknicki and […]

AREA VOLLEYBALL: Vixens, Texico try to reload

Clovis Christian sophomore Jennifer Schaap serves during practice on Friday at the CCS gym. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent If there are a couple of rules of thumb about small-school volleyball in the eastern part of the state, it might go a little like this over the last few years: […]

Vixens look to replace graduation losses

Clovis Christian School practices Thursday at the school in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer You may need a program to know who’s out there this season for the Fort Sumner volleyball team. The defending Class 1A state champions graduated the bulk of their talent from last year’s 23-3 […]

Record-setting setter back for Zias

Eastern senior Margie Goble holds the school single-season and career record for assists. Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — In three years as Eastern New Mexico University’s setter, Margie Goble set single-season and career records for assists. After sitting out last year with a torn right ACL sustained on the […]