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 […]

Bosket’s inside play helps Zias mount title bid

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Jereena Bosket loses the handle on the ball during a scramble in last week’s game against Texas A&M-Kingsville last week at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Rick White By Dave Wagner Whatever happens this weekend, Eastern New Mexico University senior Jereena Bosket will end her basketball career at the school with an […]

Zias upend No. 8 Rambelles

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Heather Brown splits Angelo State defenders Natalja Tsurbakova, left, and Sarah West as she drives to the basket during the second half of Saturday’s game in Portales. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Kevin Wilson Tiana Bryant had a night to remember, and helped give Angelo State a night to forget. […]

Hounds beat ASU, pull into four-way tie for first

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Garland Coleman drives to the basket past Angelo State’s Matt Hardin as he goes in for two points during the first half of Saturday’s game in Portales. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Irshaun Pinckney struggled early trying to give Eastern New Mexico University’s offense some […]

ENMU picked near bottom in LSC South baseball, softball

CNJ STAFF Phil Clabaugh doesn’t disagree much with the Lone Star Conference South Division’s preseason baseball poll — except his thinks his Eastern New Mexico University squad might have been picked higher than he expected. The Greyhounds were tabbed for fourth place in the five-team circuit, just one point ahead of rival West Texas A&M. […]

Zias clinch spot in LSC volleyball tournament

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team clinched its 11th Lone Star Conference tournament berth in the last 13 years Friday night with a 30-28, 31-29, 30-19 Lone Star Conference South Division win over Angelo State at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (14-14, 6-3 South) can do no worse than tie for the […]

Zias in position to clinch postseason berth

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team begins a regular-season-ending, three-match homestand with a key 7 p.m. Lone Star Conference South Division clash on Friday against Angelo State at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (13-14, 5-3 South) can clinch an LSC tournament berth by beating the Rambelles (10-18, 3-3), who earlier this season […]

Zias knock off Angelo State

CNJ STAFF The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team bounced back for three-game sweep with a 30-24, 23-30, 28-30, 30-19, 15-11 win over Angelo State in a Lone Star Conference South Division match Saturday at San Angelo, Texas. Junior Anna Bellum collected 14 kills, 17 digs and four aces for the Zias (8-12, 3-2 South). […]

Hounds blank Angelo

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Angelo State University quarterback Chad Robertson is hit by Eastern New Mexico University’s Robert Caballero after releasing the ball during the second half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — With tough road games looming against Lone Star Conference South Division powers Midwestern State and Texas […]

Rebounding Hounds host Angelo State

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Freshman Landon Morton reaches for a pass during Thursday’s Eastern New Mexico University practice at Ram Field. Photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner After having a 4-0 start spoiled by Abilene Christian for the fourth time in five years, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott wonders if confidence is a problem for his […]