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Fullerton hired as Clovis' head football coach

CLOVIS - A year ago, Cal Fullerton interviewed for a coaching job at Cleveland High School and started looking at houses in Rio Rancho. There was just one problem. "It didn't feel like home."...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream,...

 

ENMU track teams both 5th in LSC indoor meet

ALAMOSA, Colo. — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s and women’s squads each finished fifth in the Lone Star Conference Championships, hosted over the weekend by Adams State. The ENMU men concluded with a team score of 69 while the women fi...

 

Clovis, Portales Tuesday basketball capsules

Boys Sandia at Clovis When: 6 p.m. today at The Rock in a first-round District 2-6A tournament game. Seeds/records: Sandia 5/10-14, Clovis 4/12-14 Earlier meetings: Clovis eked out a pair of wins over the Matadors during district play, winning 59-57...

 

Monday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 5-3A seeding playoff At Tucumcari Santa Rosa 54, Texico 52 Santa Rosa (18-7) — Stephen Sanchez 20, Christian Chavez 2, Enrique Bachicha 10, Joseph Esquibel 5, Joaquin Romo 9, Javante Chavez 6, Cody Schattschneider 2. Totals 21 8-16...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    February 21, 2017 

Lady Coyotes coast past Mountainair

DORA — In resounding fashion, the Dora girls basketball team won District 6-2A tournament opener on Monday night with a 61-21 thumping of Mountainair. The Lady Coyotes (18-9), seeded third in the...

 

New Clovis coach hire expected Tuesday

The Clovis Wildcats expect to name their 11th head football coach Tuesday morning. Five candidates were interviewed for the position, left vacant following the December resignation of Eric Roanhaus. Three were interviewed on Wednesday, and two on...

 

ENMU softball team collects series sweep over Western

SILVER CITY — Freshman Kaylee Rogers pitched her second complete game of the series and Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team completed a relatively tight series Lone Star Conference series sweep of Western New Mexico on Saturday with a...

 

Cats hoping newcomers can step in

CLOVIS — With a senior-laden roster, Clovis High's baseball team had hopes of trying to do something at the state level last spring. That didn't pan out. While they were competitive, outscoring thei...

 

Hounds lock up share of LSC women's title

LAWTON, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University women's basketball team won at least a share of its first Lone Star Conference regular-season championship since 1992-93 on Saturday with an 81-72 win over Cameron. The victory win marked just the t...

 

ENMU men win fourth-straight LSC game

LAWTON, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team logged its fourth-straight Lone Star Conference win on Saturday with an 81-73 overtime victory over Cameron. It marks the first time since 2004 that the Greyhounds (12-14, 6-...

 

Hope Christian tops Portales boys

ALBUQUERQUE — Hope Christian once again got the better of the Portales boys basketball team, beating the Rams 65-52 in the much anticipated rematch Saturday night. Darion Ontiveros led the way for the Rams (20-4, 6-2) with 16 points while Jeremie...

 

Bears top Lady Cats in finale

CLOVIS — Clovis High's girls had District 2-6A champion La Cueva on the ropes for most of three quarters on Saturday night at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats led by five points at halftime and...

 

Saturday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 2-6A Clovis 63, La Cueva 59 Clovis (12-14, 5-5) — Brandon Romero 9, Taitt Kuchta 10, Jakeem Wynn 9 9-10 27, Leroy Wilson 1 4-6 6, Jonathan Williams 3 5-8 11. Totals 19 21-28 63 La Cueva (11-13, 7-3) — Elijah Herron 4 4-4 14,...

 

CHS boys 5th, girls 6th in state swimming

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s boys were fifth in the two-day state swimming meet at Albuquerque Academy, ending on Saturday. Meantime, the CHS girls came up just short in their bid for a top five finish. The Wildcats finished with 180 points, two...

 

State champ Rams honored at banquet

PORTALES — Portales High honored its 2016 Class 4A state championship football team Thursday night, thanking all those involved as well as recognizing the players and everyone who supported them thr...

 

ENMU wins LSC softball opener

SILVER CITY — Senior first baseman Erikka Burke homered for the third consecutive game and Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team broke open a tight game with a seven-run sixth for a 10-2 victory over winless Western New Mexico in the...

 

Friday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 4-1A San Jon 65, Elida 52 Elida (4-19, 2-8) — Colton Ferguson 8, Teigan Delk 4, Tyce Delk 6, Wes Poling 2, Baylee Oder 7, Kaull Burton 18, Levi Kline 5, Dario Rascon 2. Totals 21 7-15 52. San Jon (10-8, 6-4) — Sergio Fernancez 8,...

 

ENMU pulls split at Midwestern State

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Despite fighting nagging injuries and missing a key player, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team continued to close in on a Lone Star Conference regular-season championship with a hard-fought 61-57...

 

Thursday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 6-2A Fort Sumner 79, Mountainair 51 Mountainair (8-16, 1-5) — Irijah Chavez 12, Amador Brail 13, Cade Brazil 4, Lorenzo Garcia 2, Jon Lisk 3, Daniel Sisneros 8, Myles Sheppard 2, Jacob Madina 7. Totals 21 5-11 51. Fort Sumner (21-3,...

 

ENMU basketball capsules - Feb. 16

ENMU at Midwestern State Men 6:30 p.m. Records: ENMU 10-14, 4-10 LSC. Midwestern State 13-11, 6-9. Last time out: The Greyhounds topped Western New Mexico 83-77 last Tuesday. The Mustangs fell at West Texas A&M Saturday, 80-74. Last meeting: Jan. 14,...

 

NMAA plans return to five classes

Two Augusts from now, the New Mexico Activities Association will revert to five classifications after eight years of a six-class format. Any other detail is just a guess. The governing body of the state’s prep activities announced the decision...

 

ENMU sweeps in home debut

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University didn't look anything like a 3-9 softball team on Wednesday. New Mexico Highlands certainly looked like a winless one. In their home debut, the host...

 

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