Tuesday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 14

District 6-2A Fort Sumner 3, Dora 1 Fort Sumner    25    16    25    25 Dora    22    25    18    5 Fort Sumner individual statistics Kills — Codi Scovel-Wood 13, Johni West 8, Ariana Lucero 6, Brianna Terrell 6, Paris Allred 5. Blocks — Allred 4, Scovel-Wood 4, West 1. Digs — West 13, Lucero 7, Kylie Daugherty […]

ENMU FOOTBALL NOTES: Spight making mark this season in LSC

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — Senior fullback E’lon Spight has been a consistent runner for Eastern New Mexico University’s football team. Spight, who stepped in to replace the graduated Christian Long, has become the premier back in the Lone Star Conference to this point in the season. His 712 yards rushing puts […]

Commerce escapes with win

Lonestarconference.org RICHARDSON, Texas — Texas A&M-Commerce erased a 13-point halftime deficit on Saturday to edge Angelo State 41-40 at San Angelo, Texas, and maintain the lead in the Lone Star Conference. Senior place-kicker Saul Martinez, who missed his first field goal of the season earlier in the game, nailed a 37-yarder with 2:04 to play […]

Prep football polls — Oct. 14

New Mexico Maxpreps.com Class 6A Team    Record 1. Rio Rancho    7-0 2. Mayfield    6-1 3. Eldorado    6-1 4. Las Cruces High    4-3 5. Rio Rancho Cleveland    4-2 6. La Cueva    5-2 7. Alamogordo    5-2 8. Sandia    5-2 9. Onate    4-3 10. Manzano    3-3 14. Clovis    2-5 Class 5A Team    Record 1. Centennial    6-0 2. Artesia   […]

Zias upend eighth-ranked Rambelles

Staff report PORTALES — Facing a team which was coming in on a run of seven consecutive shutouts, Eastern New Mexico University’s women got a pair of goals from senior midfielder Alyssa Prince to stun the eighth-ranked and previously unbeaten Angelo State 2-0 on Sunday at the ENMU pitch. Prince’s first goal, a shot from […]

Zias capture WT rodeo title

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Senior Hayden Segelke-Todd earned a second-place performance in goat tying to lead Eastern New Mexico University’s women to the team title with 260 points in the West Texas A&M rodeo over the weekend. Tarleton State finished second at 210, followed by New Mexico Junior College at 205. Segelke-Todd won the […]

Hounds whip McMurry

Staff report ABILENE, Texas — A win over McMurry has been a long time coming for the Eastern New Mexico University football team. In fact, it had never happened until Saturday, when senior linebacker Seth Bailey of Texico set the tone with a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown on the third play of the […]

CAT TRACKS: Grants hangs tough in loss

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com GRANTS — As Jordan Holguin dodged his way down the field, it looked like he was in line for a pick-six. A pick-5.99 was the end result. On a night where the Clovis defense dominated, the senior captain was more than happy to let the offense finish the job. […]

Surge lifts Cavegirls past CHS

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High’s girls are still looking for that breakthrough district soccer win. On Saturday, Carlsbad took control of the District 4-6A with three goals in a span of 10 minutes of the first half en route to a 4-1 victory. Outside of that little burst, the Lady Cats (10-5-1, […]

CHS ROUNDUP: Lady Cats post perfect score in NMMI meet

Staff reports ROSWELL — Clovis High’s girls racked up a perfect score of 15 and cruised to the team title on Saturday in the New Mexico Military Invitational cross country meet. Freshman Kelsey McNaughton ran a 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 16 seconds for the Lady Wildcats, while freshman Mya Borwick (19:35) and sophomore Catherine […]

Zias drop four-setter to Aggies

Staff report LAWTON, Okla. — The losing streak continued for Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team on Saturday as the Zias dropped their third outing in a row, a 23-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-21 Lone Star Conference decision to Cameron. Rebecca Green had 16 kills and Kendra Adams added 13 for the Aggies (10-8, 3-6 LSC), […]

Hounds topple Patriots

Staff report DALLAS — Junior midfielder Carlos Viveros set an Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer single-game assist record on Saturday as the Greyhounds turned back Dallas Baptist 3-1. Viveros assisted on all three goals, the first time anyone has had that many assists in the 10-year history of the program. Sophomore forward Ryan McManus […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 11

District 4-3A Texico 3, Eunice 1 Eunice    25    20    10    19 Texico    22    25    25    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Brianna Reyna 20, Jasmine Gannon 19. Blocks — Mel Davalos 4, Jessica Jorde 2, McKenzee Thatcher 2. Digs — Chyanne Scarborough 20, Reyna 18, Gannon 15. Aces — Reyna 3, Audrey Wren 3. Assists […]

Long trip, short night for Cats

By Kevin Wilson kwilson@cnjonline.com GRANTS — Clovis’ longest road trip of the season turned out to be its easiest, by far. The Wildcats overpowered struggling Grants, posting 367 yards on the ground n a 50-0 drubbing to snap a four-game losing streak in their final pre-district tuneup. The game ended with just under six minutes […]

Rout gives Rams fourth straight win

By Derek Major dmajor@pntonline.com BLACKWATER DRAW — Last year, the Portales Rams lost to Hope Christian by 10 points. This year, the Rams made sure there wasn’t a repeat performance, racking up 459 yards and five touchdowns on the ground in a 59-20 win Friday in the District 4-4A opener for both teams. “It feels […]

Friday area prep football roundup — Oct. 10

Escalante 34, Fort Sumner 20 Records: Escalante 7-0, Fort Sumner 4-3 Difference: Dominic Montano and RB Will Hurd combined to score all five touchdowns for the Lobos, all on plays covering more than 50 yards. Montano had a 61-yard TD run on the game’s first play from scrimmage and put the game out of reach […]

Melrose, Dora post forfeit victories

Staff report MORIARTY — The Melrose Buffaloes picked up a win on Friday the easy way, relatively speaking. The Buffaloes were on their way to play Shiprock Northwest at Moriarty and hedreached Fort Sumner before coach Dickie Roybal got a call saying the Falcons had forfeited the game. Melrose improved to 5-1 as a result […]

Hounds, McMurry clash for first time since 1959

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com If you don’t remember the last time Eastern New Mexico University and McMurry met in football, don’t feel too bad. Yes, the Greyhounds and War Hawks have played eight times — McMurry holds a 7-0-1 advantage — but the teams haven’t met since shows such as “Leave It to Beaver” and […]

Mustangs turn back Zias

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University controlled most of the first half, but late breakdowns proved costly on Friday. Midwestern State scored twice in the final 15 minutes to pull out a 3-1 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory at the ENMU pitch. MSU took advantage of a brisk wind which […]

Midwestern State sweeps past ENMU

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State controlled play most of the way and the Mustangs notched a 25-21, 25-15, 25-15 Lone Star Conference volleyball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday. Hunter Porter had seven kills and seven digs for the Mustangs (6-12, 2-6 LSC), who had just one more kill than […]