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Farwell builds momentum in district

FARWELL — The third week of October means that every high school football game has more meaning. Every game, every down even, is more crucial than the one before. So Friday night’s Springlake-Earth/Farwell game was as crucial as it gets to this...

 

Hatley making most of opportunities with Savage Storm

Daulton Hatley succeeds by taking advantage of his opportunities. He did so as a Clovis High quarterback, with his opportunities to run, his passing opportunities to find open receivers downfield. He...

 

Volleyball roundup: Texico builds momentum

TEXICO - Texico's volleyball team is a defending state champion, and the Lady Wolverines would love to win another title. That may be difficult, considering how inexperienced this year's team has...

 

Clovis' playoff chances take hit with 1-0 loss

CLOVIS — On an autumnal night at Leon Williams Stadium, the Clovis boys soccer team may have reached the winter of its season. With a state playoff berth far from guaranteed, the Wildcats need to pick up every win they can get to help bolster...

 

Wildcats halfway home

CLOVIS — The Clovis High football team will look to stay undefeated in District 2/5-6A this Friday when visiting Eldorado at Albuquerque’s Wilson Stadium. Clovis will take a 2-0 district record, 5...

 

Week 6 wrap: Tarleton proves too tough

PORTALES — Legend has it that a full moon is prime time for werewolves. Greyhounds not so much, at least not Saturday when the nation’s fourth-ranked Division II college football team visited Eastern New Mexico University and took advantage of...

 

Hounds moving on

By Peter Stein STAFF WRITER [email protected] PORTALES — It may seem on paper like a bit of culture shock, football-wise. After enduring a 49-10 defeat against Tarleton State, the fourth-ranked D...

 

Wildcats come through late

CLOVIS - Facing some adversity is one thing. But in Tuesday night's District 4-5A showdown with Roswell, the Clovis boys soccer team faced a lot of it. n The Wildcats were 0-2 in district play as they...

 

Wildcats flying high

CLOVIS — Friday had to be the coldest night of Clovis High’s football season yet. But the Wildcats seem to be heating up at just the right time. With a relentless offense and punishing defense,...

 

Big task ahead for Greyhounds

PORTALES — The assembly line keeps moving for Eastern New Mexico’s football team. And it’s getting faster. Fresh off a comeback road victory against a formidable Midwestern State team, the Greyhounds return home to face Tarleton State, another...

 

Wildcats hope to earn home return

CLOVIS — Clovis’ football team likes the confines of Leon Williams Stadium. The Wildcats like the stands full of fans cheering them on, like the familiarity of their field, like having to run...

 

Wildcats dominate Sandia to open district play

CLOVIS — Every football team has things to work on, needs a nip and tuck here or there. But, the Clovis High football coaches won’t be able to find much wrong with Friday night’s 50-0 Homecoming...

 

Area football roundup: Texico cruises past Rattlers

Another high school weekend passes as the steady march toward state tournament play continues. Farwell and Floyd were missing from this past weekend’s fray — the Steers because of a bye, the...

 

Clovis manages split

CLOVIS — Clovis’ volleyball team brought ‘Season One’ to a successful end Thursday night. Season One is how the Lady Wildcats refer to their pre-district schedule, and Season Two is District...

 

Area preview: Districts heating up

The first weekend of October is usually a crucial milepost in high school football. But for Elida, Friday goes beyond crucial. The Tigers will host fellow six-man unbeaten Springer/Maxwell in one of the area’s district matchups. Here’s a look at...

 

Hounds heading to Midwestern State

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico's football team is in kind of a dizzying stretch. The Greyhounds won their season opener at home in dramatic fashion, played consecutive road games, then returned home...

 

ENMU week 4 wrap: Hounds survive

PORTALES - 564 total yards. 515 rushing yards. 100 penalty yards. 31 second-half points. And a little lightning thrown in for good measure. It was kind of a zany game for Eastern New Mexico's football...

 

District play awaits Wildcats

CLOVIS — Clovis’ football team owns the tasks of trying to rebound from a decisive loss, trying to win on its Homecoming night, and trying to get district play off to a positive start, all in one...

 

Melrose improves to 5-0 with 50-0 win over Logan

MELROSE - During the second quarter of Friday night's Logan-Melrose football game, the lights on the Buffaloes' side of the field went out. Before the end of the third quarter, Melrose had put...

 

Area football wrap: Steers rally again

September football wrapped up this weekend. Here's a look at how the local slate played out: Farwell 32, Dimmitt 28 FARWELL - Another Friday, another comeback win for the Steers. A week after...

 

Melrose tops Logan, moves to 10-0

MELROSE - It was the Melrose High School gym in September, not Rio Rancho's Santa Ana Star Center in November. Yet, Friday afternoon's Logan-Melrose volleyball match had a state-championship feel to i...

 

Clovis' Oaks finds gymnastics success

CLOVIS - For most kids, the highlight of summer is frolicking in the pool, enjoying the rides and treats at the local fair, maybe a vacation or camping trip. For Cannon Oaks, this past summer's...

 

Clovis tops Portales 3-1

CLOVIS - Tuesday's Portales/Clovis boys soccer tilt at Leon Williams Stadium was won by the Wildcats 3-1. Still, Rams first-year head coach Michael Aunan couldn't help seeing positives, and Clovis...

 

Mission for Hounds: Regroup

PORTALES - So Eastern New Mexico's football team wasn't able to beat the nation's 12th-ranked Division II team on Saturday, wasn't able to avoid its first loss of the season. Monday, the Greyhounds...

 

Area preview: Games getting crucial

It’s not just any weekend for the local football slate, it’s the last weekend of September. A milepost signaling that football season is heading into a critical stage, the games getting all the more crucial. Here’s a glance: Lake Arthur (2-3,...

 

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