Spikeball event set

The Clovis Spikeball Showcase is coming to Hillcrest Park June 28. The event will run 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the park as an attempt to get people interested in the fast-paced sport played in 1-on-1 and 2-on-2 formats. The first hour of the event will feature instruction and practice, with the rest of the time […]

ENMU rodeoers get set for CNFR

Staff report Logan Medlin would like to repeat his College National Finals Rodeo championship from a year ago. Meantime, Eastern New Mexico University’s women are hoping they can be in the mix as a team. The CNFR begins its annual weeklong run today at Casper, Wyo. Medlin and partner Billy Bob Brown of Tarleton State […]

Holding court at camp

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Dora senior Jesus Villegas, left, makes a move to the hoop past Meadow, Texas, senior Mason Davila during an Eastern New Mexico University basketball camp game Friday afternoon Greyhound Arena. The camp runs through Saturday.

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com Basketball season is several months off, but teams are already busy getting things lined up. This weekend, 20 high school boys programs from New Mexico and western Texas are taking part in Eastern New Mexico University’s three-day team camp at Greyhound Arena. Teams have different agendas as they look towards next […]

Hounds add hoops assistant

Staff report Matt Wilson will be the men’s basketball assistant coach next season at Eastern New Mexico University under interim head coach Stott Carter. Wilson, 26, a native of The Woodlands, Texas, spent the past two years as a graduate assistant at Baylor, which won the NIT championship in 2013 and reached the NCAA men’s […]

College National Finals Rodeo qualifier profile — Keely Weger

This is the third of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. Keely Weger Class: Jr. Hometown: Mead, Oklahoma Events: Breakaway roping, goat tying How did you […]

Tech’s run impresses former Red Raiders

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High alum Jason Seefeld never quite made it to the College World Series. Neither did longtime Texas Tech coach and Dora native Larry Hays. Both are delighted, though, to see the Red Raiders marching into this year’s event, starting Saturday at Omaha, Nebraska. “I think they have a […]

CNFR Rodeo Qualifier — TiAda Gray

This is the second of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. TiAda Gray • Class: Sr. • Hometown: Lovington (Tatum H.S.) • Event: breakaway roping How did you […]

N.M. Fishing Report — June 12

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and 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, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was good […]

Isler to coach Elida girls basketball

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Longtime Clovis High boys basketball coach J.D. Isler is returning to the coaching arena in the area. Isler was hired recently to be a science teacher and girls basketball coach at Elida, which won Class B state champions in each of the four years the NMAA had the classification. […]

ENMU College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers

This is the first of a five-part series on Eastern New Mexico University’s College National Finals Rodeo qualifiers, scheduled to run through the rest of the week. The CNFR begins next Monday and runs through June 21 at Casper, Wyo. Taylor Smith • Class: Jr. • Hometown: Rimbey, Alberta, Canada • Event: breakaway roping How […]