Zias turn back Incarnate Word

Sophomore defender Victoria Perez scored two first-half goals and Eastern New Mexico University never looked back on Friday in posting a 3-1 Lone Star Conference women's soccer victory over Incarnate Word at the ENMU pitch. Freshman midfielder Jackie Perez (no relation) assisted on all three Zias goals as ENMU (4-6, 3-3 LSC) jumped ahead of […]

No. 11 Rambelles subdue Zias

For just a moment Friday night, it looked like Eastern New Mexico University's volleyball team was bent on a major upset. The Zias jumped on No. 11 Angelo State for a 15-3 lead in Game 1 at Greyhound Arena, but the Rambelles rallied back to pull out the set and went on to a 25-23, […]

Friday prep football capsules – Sept. 28

Tucumcari 28, Fort Sumner 14 Records: Fort Sumner 4-2, Tucumcari 5-0. Difference: The Foxes outgained the Class 2A Rattlers 237-210, but turned the ball over five times in the loss. Difference-makers: Fort Sumner, Dallas McDaniel and Michael Giannini had touchdown runs in the first and third quarters. Tucumcari, Saul Moriel returned an interception 65 yards […]

Meetings watch: ENMU Board of Regents

At the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents meeting Friday in the Regents Room in the Administration Building, regents: Heard a report from ENMU Foundation President Steve Doerr Doerr said the foundation is working on the 2012 general obligation bond campaign, in hopes to get it passed. He announced there are two new members […]

Higher education secretary shares experiences

New Mexico Secretary of Higher Education Jose Garcia told Eastern New Mexico University students on Friday he was naive about growing up in a multicultural household. And how he would later learn to be proud of his heritage. Christina Calloway: CMI staff New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Jose Garcia poses with Hispanic Affairs students and Eastern […]

Rio Rancho hands Cats third-straight loss

Give the Clovis Wildcats an open field and they're devastating, as Kamal Cass showed one more time Friday night. But Rio Rancho won the battles in the trenches and time of possession, and it was more than enough to offset three first-half turnovers and secure a 42-33 victory at Leon Williams Stadium. The Rams, who […]

In search of ponies: Cattle better off eating candy

The next time little Johnny turns his nose up at the meatloaf before him; you can try enticing him by letting him in on a little secret — it's actually sugar beef, infused with gummy bears and cookies. And you won't be lying. Recently, news reports have surfaced that, in an effort to defray record […]

Dexter holds off Rams, 15-14

BLACKWATER DRAW — It was Homecoming for Portales. Because an earlier game had to be moved, it also served as the Rams' home opener. The Dexter Demons, though, spoiled it by pulling out a 15-14 victory on Friday night at Greyhound Stadium. Each team put together a long scoring drive on its first possession before […]

Fort Sumner, Elida advance to semis in Capitan tourney

CAPITAN — Fort Sumner and Elida advanced to the semifinals of the eight-team Capitan Classic volleyball tournament on Friday night. The Vixens (8-1) cruised past Cloudcroft 25-13, 25-12, 25-23 while the Lady Tigers (11-0) were taken to five sets before outlasting Animas 21-25, 25-16, 25-23, 18-25, 15-9. Fort Sumner will take on three-time defending Class […]

Angelo State stingy versus run

Don't expect the Angelo State Rams to be all that spectacular when they face Eastern New Mexico University in today's 2 p.m. Lone Star Conference matchup at Greyhound Stadium. They're nothing if not efficient, ENMU coach Josh Lynn said. "They're a good defensive football team; they allowed 10 rushing yards (actually, a net of nine […]