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Clovis News Journal
Clovis girls grab first district winStaff report ALAMOGORDO — It’s not very often this season that the free throw l
Clovis girls grab first district win
Clovis News Journal / Posted an hour ago
Staff report ALAMOGORDO — It’s not very often this season that the free throw line has been a friend for the Clovis High girls basketball team. Friday night against District 4-6A foe Alamogordo, though, it certainly was. The Lady Wildcats converted... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Alamogordo edges Clovis for first district winBy Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com With less than 12 seconds to
Alamogordo edges Clovis for first district win
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
By Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com With less than 12 seconds to play, the Alamogordo Tigers gave a glimpse into why they had a nine-game losing skid coming into Rock Staubus Gymnasium. But over the last few ticks, the Tigers rode a... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pages past — Feb. 5On this date … 1976: Vicki Gaspard had been crowned basketball homecoming queen
Pages past — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
On this date … 1976: Vicki Gaspard had been crowned basketball homecoming queen at Clovis High School. She was a senior, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Gaspard. 1956: Clovis Air Force Base personnel were using military equipment to check on... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Four instructors awardedStaff report Four instructors at Clovis Community College are recipients of th
Four instructors awarded
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
Staff report Four instructors at Clovis Community College are recipients of the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development’s excellence award for 2015-16. The Austin, Texas-based NISOD, which promotes excellence in teaching, learning... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Parents asked to pick up Bella Vista studentsFirefighters have recommended closing Bella Vista Elementary School for the res
Parents asked to pick up Bella Vista students
Clovis News Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Firefighters have recommended closing Bella Vista Elementary School for the rest of the day because of a grass fire in a nearby field. School officials are asking parents pick up their students as soon as possible. Bella Vista was evacuated this... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Woman charged with five Clovis arsonsA woman warning “something bad was going to happen” was arrested Thursday night
Woman charged with five Clovis arsons
Clovis News Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
A woman warning “something bad was going to happen” was arrested Thursday night in connection with five fires in Clovis, police said. A Clovis police news release said Angye Madrid told officers she was “making sure people would get their insurance... Read more
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Variety
‘Mockingjay’ Helps Propel New Paris’ Studios Kremlin Into LimelightPARIS — Located in Ivry-sur-Seine, a fast developing pole for film and TV produ
‘Mockingjay’ Helps Propel New Paris’ Studios Kremlin Into Limelight
Variety / Posted 15 hours ago
PARIS — Located in Ivry-sur-Seine, a fast developing pole for film and TV production on the outskirts of Paris, Studios Kremlin occupies a former factory building. It launched in 2014 and immediately shot to prominence as a production base for... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Thursday area prep basketball summaries — Feb. 4BOYSDistrict 6-2AFort Sumner 58, Logan 55Fort Sumner (11-12, 0-2) — Brant West
Thursday area prep basketball summaries — Feb. 4
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
BOYSDistrict 6-2AFort Sumner 58, Logan 55Fort Sumner (11-12, 0-2) — Brant West 16, Kyle Idtensohn 8, Raymond Drake 2, Jude Segura 7, Noah Maxwell 9, Hunter Sparks 14, Tyler Riggins 2. Totals 22 10-13 56. Logan (10-10, 0-1) — Grady Loveland 7, Mike... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
CHS boys, girls basketball capsules — Feb. 5BOYSAlamogordo at Clovis• When: 7 p.m. today in a District 4-6A game at The Roc
CHS boys, girls basketball capsules — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
BOYSAlamogordo at Clovis• When: 7 p.m. today in a District 4-6A game at The Rock • Radio: KCLV-AM 1240, or streaming online at kclvsports.com • Records: Alamogordo 6-16 (0-2), Clovis 3-16 (0-2) • Last year: The Tigers won two of three matchups.... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Clovis City CommissionThe met Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. All
Clovis City Commission
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
The met Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. All commissioners except Randy Crowder, serving in Santa Fe as a state representative, attended. Commissioner Sandra Taylor-Sawyer participated via... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Commissioners updated on city appBy Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com Find a pothole? Are a neighb
Commissioners updated on city app
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com Find a pothole? Are a neighbor’s weeds violating city code? Come April, the city of Clovis wants to be able to say, “There’s an app for that.” Community and Legislative Development Director Claire... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
City approves Saturday adoption-only hours at shelterBy Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com Acting on a pair of requests
City approves Saturday adoption-only hours at shelter
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com Acting on a pair of requests from citizens during the previous Clovis City Commission, the city and its animal control department approved Saturday adoption-only animal shelter hours and permission... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
What's happening — Feb. 5Clovis Chamber Banquet — 6 p.m. Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis.
What's happening — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Clovis Chamber Banquet — 6 p.m. Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 Saturday 66th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Day — 7 a.m.- 2 p.m. $6 adults Children and under $4. Clovis High School Cafeteria, 1900 N. Thornton... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — Feb. 5Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Cur
Police blotter — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday • 7:22 a.m.: Burglary (residence), 600 block of South Prince Street. • 7:55 a.m.: Child abuse, abandonment, location... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pages past — Feb. 5On this date …2006: Portales school district voters had approved a tax increase
Pages past — Feb. 5
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
On this date …2006: Portales school district voters had approved a tax increase with just 472 of 10,158 eligible voters participating. “I’m so disappointed that so few people turned out to vote,” County Clerk Janet Collins said. “Maybe people didn’t... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walkBy Judy BrandonReligion columnist Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the word
Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Judy BrandonReligion columnist Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the word assessment in this way: “the evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something.” Today we assess in so many areas of our lives. We... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
DA wants ‘fresh approach’ from new chiefBy David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com District Attorney Andrea Reeb is
DA wants ‘fresh approach’ from new chief
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com District Attorney Andrea Reeb is looking for a “fresh approach” from leadership in the Clovis Police Department. “I want somebody with an open mind on how things are going to work,” Reeb said this week.... Read more
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Daily Star
Group of lads wear DRESSES to school in protest over harsh dress codeDRESS-UP: The friends had had enough of the school's dress code Even their fem
Group of lads wear DRESSES to school in protest over harsh dress code
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
DRESS-UP: The friends had had enough of the school's dress code Even their female friends wore shirts and jeans in the demo yesterday (February 3) at the secondary school. The school told pupils "male haircuts may not fall below the mid-point of a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Why did OU have trouble recruiting in Texas?Bob Stoops stands behinds OU's wall of trophies. (Photo by Berry Tramel) Bob S
Why did OU have trouble recruiting in Texas?
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
Bob Stoops stands behinds OU's wall of trophies. (Photo by Berry Tramel) Bob Stoops stood behind a fortress of hardware. Five Heisman trophies. Nine Big 12 championship trophies. A cool Fiesta Bowl trophy. A Sugar Bowl trophy. An Orange Bowl trophy.... Read more
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Island Packet
The ‘world’s smallest heart pump’ does a big job: saving a woman’s lifeFresno Bee columnist Traci Arbios owes a lot to the “world’s smallest heart pum
The ‘world’s smallest heart pump’ does a big job: saving a woman’s life
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Fresno Bee columnist Traci Arbios owes a lot to the “world’s smallest heart pump” – and the doctors who placed it in her body. The motor, smaller than a Tylenol capsule, kept Arbios, 46, alive for almost two days in November. On Wednesday, the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Sooners Fill Linebacker & Receiver Voids On Signing DayNORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma boosted one of the nation’s top recruiting classe
Sooners Fill Linebacker & Receiver Voids On Signing Day
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma boosted one of the nation’s top recruiting classes with the addition of linebacker Caleb Kelly late Wednesday. Kelly, a 6-foot-3, 225-pounder from Clovis West High School in Fresno, California, was listed as a five-star... Read more
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Charleston Express
Robert “Bob” Gipson Robert Carrol “Bob” Gipson, 76, of Central City, Arkansas, died Thursday, Jan
Robert “Bob” Gipson
Charleston Express / Posted yesterday
Robert Carrol “Bob” Gipson, 76, of Central City, Arkansas, died Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born October 8, 1939, in Central City to Mel Andrew Gipson and Stella Oda (Lane) Gipson. He was also... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Ruth HighlandTwins Ruth and Robert were born March 30, 1927, at Bondurant to Martin and Corn
Ruth Highland
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Twins Ruth and Robert were born March 30, 1927, at Bondurant to Martin and Cornelia (Verwers) Kooyman. Ruth graduated from Bondurant High School in 1945, and worked at the grocery store in Prairie City, where she met and married Marion Lee... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Parkland Baptist celebrating 50thParkland Baptist Church in 1968 broke ground at Lexington and Ashford streets,
Parkland Baptist celebrating 50th
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Parkland Baptist Church in 1968 broke ground at Lexington and Ashford streets, where it remains today. By David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com Levine’s department store was selling seamless hose for 29 cents a pair. Shakes at Burger Chef were... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Veterans Day to become paid holiday for CCC staffBy Crystal MondragonStaff writercmondragon@cnjonline.com Veterans Day will bec
Veterans Day to become paid holiday for CCC staff
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Crystal MondragonStaff writercmondragon@cnjonline.com Veterans Day will become a paid holiday for staff and day off for students at Clovis Community College, effective this year. CCC’s board of trustees approved the proposal 4-1 during their... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Testimony: Montoya 'always alone'By Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Bullet shell casings and
Testimony: Montoya 'always alone'
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Bullet shell casings and a honey-comb shoe pattern seemed to be the trend in Wednesday morning testimonies for the DeAngelo Montoya trial. The 18-year-old was accused of shooting and killing... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
School board to decide Ranchvale's fate at next meetingBy David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com If Ranchvale Elementary School is
School board to decide Ranchvale's fate at next meeting
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com If Ranchvale Elementary School is to remain open, Clovis Municpal Schools will have to dip into reserve funds for repairs. And there’s not enough money in reserve to make all the repairs Superintendent... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Technology helping engage learnersBy Cindy Kleyn-KennedyEducation columnist We’ve written about technology in ed
Technology helping engage learners
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Cindy Kleyn-KennedyEducation columnist We’ve written about technology in education before. It’s a topic that often takes a prominent role in educational conversations. For example, do we have enough computers for every student? Should students be... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pages past — Feb. 4On this date …1976: Heavy fog hung over Clovis and Portales, limiting visibilit
Pages past — Feb. 4
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
On this date …1976: Heavy fog hung over Clovis and Portales, limiting visibility to zero at times. One automobile accident on West Brady in Clovis was blamed on the weather. “The fog was too thick. I couldn’t see anything,” said Bernard Baca, who... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Official: Police chief search 'getting real close'By David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com Clovis could have a new police ch
Official: Police chief search 'getting real close'
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By David StevensEditordstevens@cnjonline.com Clovis could have a new police chief in a few weeks. “We’re getting real close,” City Manager Larry Fry said on Wednesday. “I’ve finished what I think are the preliminary interviews. I’m trying to... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Clovis City CommissionThe will meet 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Publi
Clovis City Commission
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
The will meet 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A request to allow volunteers at the Clovis Animal Shelter. • A discussion and possible action regarding the... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Aviation board hoping to expand hangar spaceBy Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com With all 74 of its T-hangars
Aviation board hoping to expand hangar space
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Kevin WilsonDeputy Editorkwilson@cnjonline.com With all 74 of its T-hangars occupied, and a waiting list of 45 for the next vacancy, Kyle Berkshire thinks it’s a no-brainer to add more at Clovis Municipal Airport. He thinks it’s almost as easy... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Terry: Broncos going to repeat glory daysThe year was 2007. My beloved Broncos had failed miserably in their bid for a p
Terry: Broncos going to repeat glory days
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
The year was 2007. My beloved Broncos had failed miserably in their bid for a playoff berth, but I still found a football angle for my column preceding Super Bowl XLI. That column proved prophetic because I picked Peyton Manning to win his first... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Clovis where home, heart is for retireeFred Dixon was born and raised in Colorado. He moved to the Portales and Clovis
Clovis where home, heart is for retiree
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Fred Dixon was born and raised in Colorado. He moved to the Portales and Clovis area around 1977, following his parents who already lived here. He married his wife, Arlene Dixon, after only six months of dating. After a stint in the retail business,... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
ENMU football signs 36By Matthew AsherSTAFF WRITERmasher@pntonline.com Signing day has come and gone.
ENMU football signs 36
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Matthew AsherSTAFF WRITERmasher@pntonline.com Signing day has come and gone. For Eastern New Mexico University, this meant bolstering their defensive line. On a signing day with a mix of local talent and athletes from other points, six of the 36... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Six Wildcats commit to college programsBy Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com One family to the table, anot
Six Wildcats commit to college programs
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com One family to the table, another goes out. One banner comes up, another comes down. That was the scene Wednesday morning, as half a dozen high school seniors made their last substitutions as Wildcat... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Clovis Christian eighth-grader wins another beeAriel Kokoricha survived the melee on Friday morning, impervious to words most
Clovis Christian eighth-grader wins another bee
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Ariel Kokoricha survived the melee on Friday morning, impervious to words most of us can’t define, spell or use in a sentence. Ariel Kokoricha won her fifth consecutive Curry County Spelling Bee title on Friday. (Courtesy photo) In the end,... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
March in memorySelmus Price of Clovis leads marchers along Grand Avenue on Monday morning. By
March in memory
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Selmus Price of Clovis leads marchers along Grand Avenue on Monday morning. By D’Nieka HartsfieldStaff Writer dhartsfield@cnjonline.com Martin Luther King Jr. left an indelible legacy of freedom. And that freedom comes with responsibility, Pastor... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Clovis' Meza joins ENMU women's soccerBy Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com Samantha Meza knew the first
Clovis' Meza joins ENMU women's soccer
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Kevin WilsonDEPUTY EDITORkwilson@cnjonline.com Samantha Meza knew the first time she stepped on a soccer pitch at 9 years old that it was the sport for her. Nine years later, the Clovis senior sat at a table with teammates and family, assured in... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Breakfast honors KingFeatured speaker Pamelya Herndon addresses the crowd at the 24th annual Clovis
Breakfast honors King
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Featured speaker Pamelya Herndon addresses the crowd at the 24th annual Clovis Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Scholarship Breakfast Saturday morning at the Clovis High School cafeteria. Herndon is the executive director of the Southwest Women’s... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Ranchvale future up to school boardStaff photo: Kevin Wilson Clovis Schools Superintendent Jody Balch said closing
Ranchvale future up to school board
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Staff photo: Kevin Wilson Clovis Schools Superintendent Jody Balch said closing Ranchvale Elementary is the best thing to do financially for the district due to its repair needs, but parents and employees say there’s more than just numbers to the... Read more
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Quay County Sun
Rattler cheer team prepares for RoswellStaff Report Coming off a first-place finish at Clovis, the Tucumcari Rattler
Rattler cheer team prepares for Roswell
Quay County Sun / Posted yesterday
Staff Report Coming off a first-place finish at Clovis, the Tucumcari Rattler cheerleading team is training for their third competition of the year on Feb. 20 at Roswell. The girls placed second on Dec. 19 in Portales and first on Jan. 16 at the... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
National Signing Day: Oregon signs 19 players, Malepeai flips to USC National Signing Day began as it always does for Oregon. Before 9 a.m. the Du
National Signing Day: Oregon signs 19 players, Malepeai flips to USC
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 2 days ago
National Signing Day began as it always does for Oregon. Before 9 a.m. the Ducks had officially signed eight prospects, including versatile four-star athlete Tristen Wallace and... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Bobcats’ coach to join track hall of fame | February 4, 2016Ed Stanbury has coached the Grand Blanc boys’ track and field team since 1997.
Bobcats’ coach to join track hall of fame | February 4, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 2 days ago
Ed Stanbury has coached the Grand Blanc boys’ track and field team since 1997. Photo by Dan Nilsen GRAND BLANC – Ed Stanbury, who has coached the Grand Blanc boys’ track and field team to seven top-10 finishes in the state meet and seen 64 of his... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Describing the Ducks: Mark Helfrich's take on Oregon's 2016 recruiting classEUGENE — Saying Oregon addressed its roster holes at quarterback and linebacker
Describing the Ducks: Mark Helfrich's take on Oregon's 2016 recruiting class
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
EUGENE — Saying Oregon addressed its roster holes at quarterback and linebacker well while taking issue with the Ducks' ranking by recruiting services — they stood 28th to Rivals — UO coach Mark Helfrich introduced the fourth class of his tenure... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
UTEP: Sean Kugler Announces 2016 Signing ClassEl Paso, Texas – UTEP head coach Sean Kugler announced the signing of 24 prospe
UTEP: Sean Kugler Announces 2016 Signing Class
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
El Paso, Texas – UTEP head coach Sean Kugler announced the signing of 24 prospective student-athletes for the 2016 signing class on Wednesday morning. A total of 23 high school athletes signed their National Letter of Intent this morning, and Tanner... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Local Athletes Ready To SignHere's a look at some of the high school athletes expected to sign their Nation
Local Athletes Ready To Sign
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 days ago
Here's a look at some of the high school athletes expected to sign their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Albuquerque High School athletes Raymond Cole-Football-Eastern New Mexico University Ariel Roybal-Soccer-University of Texas, Permian... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Wrestling Team Pins Down Tenth TitleOver the past decade, the varsity Oakdale Mustangs wrestling team has had a hea
Wrestling Team Pins Down Tenth Title
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Over the past decade, the varsity Oakdale Mustangs wrestling team has had a headlock on the Valley Oak League (VOL). On Thursday, Jan. 28 Oakdale traveled to Modesto to grapple with Central Catholic to decide the VOL Championship. Like they have all... Read more
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New Now Next
Boys Protest California High School's Discriminatory Dress Code By Wearing Dresses To ClassA group of boys at Buchanan High School in Clovis, California wore dresses to c
Boys Protest California High School's Discriminatory Dress Code By Wearing Dresses To Class
New Now Next / Posted 2 days ago
A group of boys at Buchanan High School in Clovis, California wore dresses to class this week in a show of protest against a dress code that’s particularly discriminatory toward male students. Several students interviewed by The Fresno Bee claim... Read more
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Island Packet
Boys wear dresses to school to protest district’s dress codeBuchanan High School senior Patrick Smart wore a dress for the first time last
Boys wear dresses to school to protest district’s dress code
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Buchanan High School senior Patrick Smart wore a dress for the first time last week. His classmate, Emma Sledd, wore a collared men’s shirt to school. “The reason we switched gender norms for the day was to make the statement that what we wear does... Read more
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