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Regional football preview: Texico looks to bounce back

The Texico football team has bounced back before and hopes to do it again tonight. After two straight early-season losses to Dexter and New Mexico Military Institute, the Wolverines bounced back, winning at Capitan by 20. This week the Wolves look...

 

Cats bottle Rockets, claim 5-1 win

CLOVIS — As the days grow shorter, so does the remainder of the Clovis girls soccer team’s schedule. And that means, of course, that the games get more and more important. So Tuesday night’s...

 

Football roundup: Dora bounces back

Another weekend gone, another area high school slate over. It was a good weekend for Farwell, Elida and Dora, not so good for Texico, Melrose and Floyd. Here’s how some of it shook out: Saturday Dora 50, Pine Hill 0 PINE HILL — It didn’t take...

 

Hounds have tough obstacle to avoid 0-4 start

Eastern New Mexico University’s football team is 0-3, fresh off a loss to Texas A&M-Commerce, the nation’s top-ranked Division II team. And it doesn’t get a whole lot easier for the Greyhounds....

 

Coronado cruises past Cats

CLOVIS — If Clovis High’s football team could bottle up its first defensive and offensive series from Friday night’s game against Lubbock Coronado, play like that going forward, the Wildcats...

 

Clovis takes on second in Texas trio

CLOVIS — If the Clovis High football team is going to halt its losing streak at two and get back on the fun side of .500 tonight, defense — most specifically the defensive backfield — will...

 

Regional preview: Elida, Floyd set for clash

September is more than half over and though Melrose’s football team isn’t in panic mode yet, the Buffaloes would like to rebound tonight after suffering two straight losses following an opening-week victory. Two teams straddling the state line...

 

Clovis snaps skid, moves to 9-2

CLOVIS — The Clovis girls soccer team is back — in more ways than one. The Lady Wildcats are back from a weekend road swing in Albuquerque, playing at home again Tuesday night, but have also...

 

Football roundup: Texico, Farwell notch wins

Another weekend of area football passed with another dose of mixed results. Elida played its first home game since 2010, Texico returned to the .500 mark and Dora suffered its first loss of the season. It all kicked off Thursday with Melrose...

 

Clovis falls to 2-2, loses at Lubbock Monterey

LUBBOCK — Say this for the Clovis High football team — the Wildcats never gave up Friday when down by a bunch against Monterey at Lubbock’s Lowrey Field. Unfortunately, the ’Cats were in...

 

Clovis seeks bounce back on gridiron

CLOVIS — The Monterey football team’s nickname — the Plainsmen — has the sound of a John Wayne or Clint Eastwood Western, maybe a Zane Grey novel. And tonight, Clovis High’s football team...

 

Clovis girls soccer moves to 8-0, routs Lovington

CLOVIS — Sometimes you can’t tell how a game is going to turn out based on the team’s records coming in. But sometimes, you kinda can. Thursday’s Lovington-Clovis girls soccer game at Yucca...

 

'Cats move to 9-0

CLOVIS - For the Portales and Clovis boys soccer teams, there was something positive to take from Tuesday night's game at Leon Williams Stadium. For Clovis, it was the ultimate positive, the most...

 

Regional football roundup: Elida, Farwell bounce back

Clovis and Portales weren’t the only two local teams in action this weekend. Melrose, Elida, Dora and Farwell also played, with varying results, including a big win for Elida as its long-awaited comeback season continued. Elida 63, Vaughn 30...

 

Cats clumsy in defeat

CLOVIS — Friday night’s Rio Rancho-Clovis football game at Clovis High School had mistakes aplenty. But it was the Rams taking advantage of Wildcat mistakes at critical times. The result was a...

 

Clovis expects fight from 0-2 Rio Rancho

CLOVIS — Records don’t always reveal everything. So nothing is guaranteed for Clovis High’s football team — 2-0 record and all — against 0-2 Rio Rancho tonight at Leon Williams Stadium....

 

Cats stay perfect with shutout of Lovington

CLOVIS — Coming off the road with a 6-0 record didn’t quite heap pressure on the Clovis boys soccer team heading into Tuesday night’s home opener. It was after all, only early September. But...

 

Area football roundup: Melrose keeps rolling

Labor Day weekend brought a busy slate of local football action, with Friday-night losses for Texico and Farwell beginning the weekend and a Saturday-afternoon victory for Melrose ending it. Melrose 54, Ramah 0 MOUNTAINAIR — For the Buffaloes, it...

 

Clovis boys edge Hobbs in home meet

CLOVIS — Only one day into the 2018 season and the Clovis boys cross country team is already making an impact. The Wildcats, set on eventually doing some damage at the district and state meets,...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 31, 2018

Clovis playing corner route

CLOVIS — It wasn’t an ordinary Thursday for the Clovis High football team. Then again, this is no ordinary weekend for the Wildcats. Thursday, instead of spending the late afternoon hours... Full story

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 30, 2018

New path for Wildcats

CLOVIS — Both Clovis cross country teams, boys and girls, see the program’s move to District 4-5A as an opportunity. Competing as they did in recent years against mostly 6A Albuquerque schools... Full story

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 28, 2018

Cats had the 'Wright' stuff

Clovis High senior Montez Wright was teary-eyed after Friday night's 32-21 victory at Hobbs, knowing it would be the last time he'd play a football game against the Wildcats' arch rival. Actually, it...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 26, 2018

Changes aplenty for CHS volleyball

CLOVIS — This past Thursday afternoon, Clovis High’s volleyball coach Ruth Chavez had the opportunity to watch a junior high scrimmage at Rock Staubus Gymnasium, giving her a glimpse into her varsity team’s future. Actually, her most...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 25, 2018

Cats beat Hobbs to open season

HOBBS — Call them Hobbs, Hawbs, the Eagles, or maybe just those guys on the other side of the field. Whatever you call the Hobbs football team, it’s a program Clovis High loves to beat — any... Full story

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 24, 2018

Rivalry still going strong

CLOVIS — Even with a week still to go before his team made its 2018 debut at Hobbs, Clovis football coach Cal Fullerton was already looking forward to it. And there was a lot to look forward to as...

 

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