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Clovis News Journal (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Clovis, New Mexico Clovis news Journa cml a a a a a a a a a i a inc 75< visit us online @ and follow us on be ins an d b today High 90 Tom 64 1 i. Or. Lea ii sunday High 94 inv 66 High 97 Low 67 saturday july 11,2015area teen Marksman to compete in Junior olympics Garit Graham of Texico 13, one of to from state to Crystal Mondragon staff writer Mondragon amp Garit Graham of Texico first picked up a Shotgun at age 5. Now eight years later he a headed for the National finals As a Marksman. Garit 13, is one of to new Mexico residents competing in disk shooting during the Junior notebook olympics july 22 in Colorado Springs Colorado. Garit who qualified May 17 in los Alamos will compete in the sub Junior category due to his age. He is the second youngest competitor from the state and will compete Overall with i to shooters. Garita a interest in competitive shooting was sparked by his former basketball coach James ships who brought a flyer to Garita a Home one night and invited him to Register for some Competition. Garit is a member of 4-h and new Mexico youth Hunter education Challenge Hec and practices outside his country Home every Day. Ships sold Garit his first Shotgun a Beretta Silver Pigeon. A i love that gun a Garit said. To qualify in Las Alamos shooters had to hit 75 percent of 125 Clay pigeons thrust into the air by a machine. It is a two Day shoot and judges pick winners based on Best scores. A Garit shot 95 out of too in los Alamos Quot said his Mother Lisa Graham. A i thought it would be fun to Garit said a something pretty Garita a family usually Hunts but he is the Only one that shoots flying Clay disks for Competition. A a it a pretty simple for Garit said. The Competition in Colorado Springs lasts a week. Shooters get five rounds of 25 disks each with 25 bullets and Complete each round with four other shooters. Competition usually takes 25 minutes to an hour to finish depending on the shooter and weather. A in los Alamos All shooters shot in the pouring rain Quot said Lisa Graham. A you adjust to the rain shoot on Page 3 of too. Ury Wuh Woof soon Garit Graham while holding his Beretta Silver Pigeon yells a a pull a and stands ready to shoot flying disks. Beginning. This morning at Dora schools the All school reunion registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by a 10 30 am. Business meeting and group photos at 11 pm. Betty Williamson can be reached at 675-2352 for information ongoing. Pipeline work is continuing throughout Portales this coming week construction will be at two locations. The first will be on Kaywood Dave Between North avenues b and a and Short sections will be closed while work progresses to the West. The second is on 18th Street from Avenue 0 toward . 70. On monday the intersection of 18th and 0 will be closed in All directions the following Days will feature Road closures in the affected area As work moves to . 70. Ending. The High Plains Junior Rodeo season the finals will take place again in Clovis beginning wednesday at the Curry county events Center. The family fiend by event will feature events starting in the morning and going to mid afternoon with events for the families in the evening. More than too kids 20 or younger Are expected to compete Over four Days today a song lyrics. A every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end. _ a pc toting time a St masonic a compiled by Deputy editor Kevin Wilton Index classified.10 crossword .6 obituaries.5 sports.9 sudoku.7 Contact managing editor Robin Tomoff can be reached at 575-763-6991 or staff p Hoto Anna Georgs participants from Eastern new Mexico University a female soccer Camp warm up for a scrimmage on thursday. The Camp went from tuesday i to Friday. A j game life lessons taught at soccer Camp j a scrimmages drills i workouts prepare i girls for fall season. "00001 vol. 87 a no. 88 by Anna George staff writer George a girls High school and Middle school soccer teams Learned about passion and perseverance at the Eastern new Mexico University girls soccer Camp. Taylor Cromeens an assistant coach said the Camp teaches girls life lessons through soccer. A they can correlate soccer with the rest of their life Quot Cromeens said. The girls arrived on tuesday and had three to four learning sessions a Day through Friday. During these sessions the girls scrimmage worked out and drilled to prepare for their fall seasons. Rhiannon Conelley 17, came from Elpaso. Texas to attend the Camp. She said she Learned a lot about effective communication distribution and penetration of the other team. Quot we re trying to achieve successful defense and the ability to maintain the Conelley said. Cond icy said she started As a dancer before joining soccer. Once discovering she did not enjoy dance she tried other sports but fell in love with the Contact that conies with soccer. Quot soccer is life Quot she said. Lauren daily 17, did not look around before choosing soccer a dully was bom into it. Daily has grown up around soccer she said. Daily a Uncle was one of the coaches at the Camp. Daily is a Center Back at Amarillo High school. Her training concentrated mostly on movement As Well As receiving and hitting the Hall in different situations she said. While they have different positions and backgrounds both girls were inspired by the .�?Ts world cup win in Canada last week. The . Beat Japan in the finals 5-2. A it was pretty impressive. I do about one fourth the work they do and that amount is hard Quot said daily. Conelley said Hope Solo the american teams goalkeeper has been her inspiration for a while since she was Able to become successful As a female soccer player in America. Tori Hendrickson a Counselor said having female inspiration is part of the importance of the Emu Camp. Hendrickson who has been on the Emu female soccer team for going on three years attended the Camp herself a couple of years prior. Quot you really do look up to the girls you see Quot she said. The Counselor work with All variety of the 45 girls faint Elpaso Albuquerque. Clovis and Amarillo who attended the Camp. Breanna Atencio a Emu soccer player and Counselor at the Camp said the most important lesson she Hopes to instill in the girls is realizing that anything is possible through hard work. A Elf they saw me from my freshman year to my Sophomore year they would be seen i was a totally different player Quot she said. Staff photo Anna Gaorge above Taya Lopez left 14, and Ricci Galdean 17, play a scrimmage against Elpaso on thursday As part of Eastern new Mexico University s female soccer Camp. Left. Arielle Runke left 15, and Naomi Abetya 17 go up against one another in a scrimmage game on thursday. Mph Iii stay connected at Home or a by on the go. Call to subscribe 575-763-3431

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