Angelo State rallies beat Zias

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Senior outside hitter Nicole Stoffel collected 24 kills and helped rally Angelo State past Eastern New Mexico University 24-30, 25-30, 30-26, 30-22, 15-9 in a Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball match at Greyhound Arena. The Rambelles (18-7, 5-2 South) moved past the Zias into sole possession of second place in […]

Hounds top pick in LSC preseason hoop poll

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Two-time defending champion Eastern New Mexico University has earned the top spot in the Lone Star Conference South Division men’s preseason basketball poll, released last week by the conference office. The Greyhounds received 10 of 18 first-place votes in balloting by coaches, sports information directors and media representatives. Texas A&M-Kingsville […]

Hounds seek cure for road blues

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ENMU quarterback Steven Hinson tries to escape an Abilene Christian defender. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Jerry Vandergriff has done a lot of winning in his 23 seasons as head coach at the Angelo State. Right now, though, the Rams are going through some tough times. Angelo State takes an 0-5 […]

ASU completes four-game sweep of Zias

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Getting to play at home for the first time more than six weeks wasn’t enough to help Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team Friday. The Zias hung tough through a near-four-hour marathon in the opener before losing to Lone Star Conference South Division pre-season favorite Angelo State 9-8 on catcher […]

Zias beaten twice by Angelo State

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Kyleigh Harris slides head first into home plate as she is safe to tie Angelo State in extra innings of their first game Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Finally getting to play at home for the first time more than six weeks wasn’t […]

Zias’ Buzard win LSC South coaching honor

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Dan Buzard was named the Lone Star Conference South Coach of the Year for leading the Zias to a surprising season in which they were tied for the division until the final week and more than doubled last year’s win total. Zia guard Heather Brown of Hereford was named the […]

ENMU struggles with bats, finishes 0-5 in weekend event

CNJ STAFF IRVING, Texas — This weekend, the pitching was pretty good for Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team. It was the offense that came up lacking. One week after scoring 31 runs while splitting four games in a tournament hosted by Southwestern Oklahoma, the Zias managed only six runs — just two in their […]

Lone Star Tournament scores

CNJ STAFF All Times MST Men At Stephenville, Texas Friday’s semifinals Northeastern State 80, Southwestern Oklahoma 71, OT Tarleton State 89, Texas A&M-Kingsville 85 Saturday’s final Northeastern State (19-10) vs. Tarleton State (26-3), 7 p.m. Women At Canyon, Texas Friday’s semifinals Northeastern State 66, Abilene Christian 65 Angelo State 65, West Texas A&M 59 Saturday’s […]

Hounds earn share of LSC South title

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Jamaal Hunnicutt had a double-double, posting 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds moved closer to their second-straight Lone Star Conference South title with an 81-73 win at Angelo State. Eastern (19-7, 9-2) is a win away from clinching the division title. The Hounds […]

Angelo State ends Zias’ win streak

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — After a 16-0 start, Eastern New Mexico handed Angelo State its first loss of the season nearly a month ago in Portales. Kelli Anne Goble and the Rambelles gained some revenge Thursday, knocking Eastern out of a first-place tie in the Lone Star Conference South with a 70-48 win […]