Monday area prep basketball summaries — Nov. 14

Boys CCS 45, New Mexico Military 31 New Mexico Military (0-1) — Samid Ortega 3, J. Brown 4, Jesus Najar 5, Hector Reyna 9, Nigel Grubbs 1, B. Balagun 3, C. Blair 6. Totals 12 6-16 31. Clovis Christian (1-0) — Josh Fly 6, Tyler Lingnau 2, Juaquin Lopez 2, Jaidyn Stagmer 2, Keith Dunton […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: ENMU women fall to Fort Lewis

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com PORTALES — Unlike Friday’s regular-season opener, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team was unable to produce a second straight comeback victory as the Greyhounds lost to Fort Lewis 73-69 on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. ENMU started strong, taking a 20-15 lead at the quarter, but things slowly […]

Hounds pull out wild win over Mustangs as time expires

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Freshman quarterback Wyatt Strand threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Aaron Johnson as time expired on Saturday and Eastern New Mexico pulled out a 30-28 Lone Star Conference victory over Midwestern State. With the win, the Hounds (7-4, 6-3 LSC) kept alive hopes for one of […]

Analysis: Trump’s win a ‘social revolution’

By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY An Associated Press analysis WASHINGTON — A shockwave. There’s no other way to describe the massive change Americans voted for Tuesday. In electing Donald Trump to the White House, Americans handed the reins to someone whose campaign was premised on an unrelenting challenge to the status quo, distrust in government and dismissal […]

CHS senior a finalist for national award

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Roland Angadi was about to do what he does most days in the morning at Clovis High — read announcements over the intercom. What followed was a major surprise. Principal Jay Brady grabbed the microphone and informed the school Angadi is a national finalist for the Wendy’s High School […]

Cats to host Eldorado in opening round of 6A playoffs

Staff report The New Mexico state football playoffs have arrived and Clovis High has earned the No. 6 seed in Class 6A heading into the postseason, pitting the Wildcats against a familiar opponent in No. 11 Eldorado. The seed gives Clovis (7-3) a home game this Friday against the District 2-6A rival Eagles (6-4), with […]

Pages past — Nov. 5

On this date … 1971: The Flying Farmers organization was holding its state convention in Clovis. About 100 members, from at least eight states, were expected to attend. Mrs. Jerry Elliott of St. Vrain, wife of the group’s state president, said wintry weather conditions north of New Mexico could delay or prevent the arrival of […]

SPORTS COLUMN: In most cases, at least, there’s no ‘I’ in team

By David Norton Sports editor dnorton@pntonline.com There is a saying which everyone, involved in athletics or not, has heard — there is no “I” in team. But is it true? The saying covers most sports, but for this column I am just writing about the big three — football, basketball and baseball. While these sports […]

Cavegirls oust Lady Cats 2-0

By Matt Hollinshead Carlsbad Current-Argus CARLSBAD — Despite being shorthanded up front, the Carlsbad girls soccer team pushed the ball and kept pressuring Clovis’ back line in Saturday’s first-round Class 6A state match. The seventh-seeded Cavegirls capitalized on that approach, attacking the box with a pair of goals to take down the 10th-seeded Lady Wildcats […]

CHS ROUNDUP: Clovis rolls past Sandia, set for showdown with La Cueva

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — The Clovis High football team handed in a resounding 54-13 win over Sandia High Saturday afternoon in District 2-6A play, taking control of the game early and never letting up. The Wildcats (6-3, 3-1 district) controlled the entire game on both sides of the ball, led by Micah Gray with 269 […]

ENMU men’s soccer plays Hilltoppers to double OT shutout

By David Norton SPORTS EDITOR dnorton@pntonline.com PORTALES — Tensions were high and tempers flared on the pitch, as the Eastern New Mexico men’s soccer team held No. 6 St. Edward’s to a shutout draw Saturday. Despite the Hilltoppers (12-1-1, 8-1-1 HC) out shooting the Greyhounds 18-4, keepers James Gutierrez and Ryan Flores held their own, […]

Taste of Home 2016

Tickets are now available online! General Admission Tickets are $12 in advance $15 at the door VIP Tickets are available for $40! Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 Time: 2 – 4:30 vendor showcase free to public. Cooking show doors open at 5pm, show starts at 6:30pm Location: Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd. The World’s #1 Cooking […]

Lady Cats beat Monarchs

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Somebody had to move into the middle when Clovis High senior Brittany Reed went down with a knee injury this week. Junior outside hitter Makinzie Johnson was equal to the task. Johnson compiled a match-high 15 kills on Saturday as the Lady Wildcats rallied for a 20-25, 25-21, 25-14, […]

Melrose Buffs Trample Dora Coyotes 60-6

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com DORA —If there were any doubts as to whether or not the defending state champions Melrose Buffaloes are still a contender for a title run, they answered it with a 60-6 win over the Dora Coyotes Friday to kick off 8-man district 4. Coming into the game, both Dora […]

Taste of Home 2016

Tickets are now available online! General Admission Tickets are $12 in advance $15 at the door VIP Tickets are available for $40! Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 Time: 2 – 4:30 vendor showcase free to public. Cooking show doors open at 5pm, show starts at 6:30pm Location: Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd. The World’s #1 Cooking […]

Lady Cats dominant in 7-0 district victory

Staff report Senior Jaci Sievers can play wherever she’s needed for the Clovis High girls soccer team. Sievers has spent most of her time this season as a defender, but has proven herself equally adept at forward. On Tuesday, she contributed two goals and three assists as the Lady Wildcats cruised to a 7-0 District […]

Cooper provides stiff test for Cats

By David Norton Sports editor dnorton@pntonline.com Adversity is quickly becoming the word of the season for the Clovis High football team, and the Wildcats will be hearing it a lot from coach Eric Roanhaus heading into tonight’s matchup against Texas’ 13th-ranked team, Lubbock Cooper. “You know we didn’t handle the adversity of playing a good […]

CCS soccer team falls to 1-2

Staff report PORTALES — Coming off their first victory on Saturday, the first-year Clovis Christian soccer program dropped to 1-2 on Monday with an 8-2 loss to the Portales junior varsity. The Eagles, a mix of boys and girls players, traveled to Las Vegas on Saturday and defeated the Robertson junior varsity 5-1. Sophomore Jonathan […]

FRIDAY PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Steers cruise to victory

Staff report FARWELL — Junior running back Miguel Vasquez broke off three touchdown runs of more than 30 yards and Farwell improved to 2-0 with a 54-8 thumping of Crosbyton on Friday night. Get Shortlink Vasquez carried just nine times for the Steers (2-0), but finished with 193 yards and scored on runs of 41 […]

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