Magic altered perception of HIV

Basketball was on my mind as I turned on the TV Sunday night, but I wasn’t even thinking about a bracket. While Selection Sunday was upon us for the NCAA tournament, my mind was at the Great Western Forum, and a speech Nov. 7, 1991. In its latest production, ESPN Films has created, “The Announcement,” […]

ENMU-Midwestern State basketball preview

CMI staff Men ENMU (14-12, 7-10 Lone Star Conference) at Midwestern State (22-3, 14-3) • When: 6 p.m. (MST) Saturday at Wichita Falls, Texas. • Radio: KSEL-AM 105.9. • Last time out: The Greyhounds won at home over Cameron 67-65 on Wednesday night. The Mustangs, ranked fifth in NCAA Division II, lost at West Texas […]

ENMU/Cameron basketball capsules — Feb. 22

CNJ staff Men Cameron (13-9, 9-7 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (13-12, 6-10) • When: 7:30 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Aggies have been idle since dropping a 68-65 overtime decision at Incarnate Word on Feb. 11. The Greyhounds lost in overtime on Saturday to Texas […]

ENMU/Commerce basketball capsules — Feb. 18

CNJ staff Men Texas A&M-Commerce (7-16, 2-13) Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (13-11, 6-9) • When: 4 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The short-handed Greyhounds played valiantly and led most of the way at fifth-ranked Tarleton State before losing 74-69 in the final minute on Wednesday. The […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Feb. 15

CNJ staff Men ENMU (13-10, 6-8 Lone Star Conference) at Tarleton State (21-3, 12-2) • When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Stephenville, Texas. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Greyhounds lost on Saturday at Abilene Christian 79-68. The fifth-ranked Texans lost at No. 9 Midwestern State 80-75 in three overtimes on Monday, […]

ENMU/ACU basketball capsules — Feb. 11

Men ENMU (13-9, 6-7 Lone Star Conference at Abilene Christian (10-13, 2-11) • When: 3 p.m. (MST) Saturday at Abilene, Texas. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Hounds lost on Wednesday at Angelo State 70-62. The Wildcats were beaten on Wednesday at West Texas A&M 57-49. • Last meeting: ENMU downed the […]

ENMU/Angelo State basketball capsules – Feb. 8

CNJ staff Men ENMU (13-8, 6-6 Lone Star Conference) at Angelo State (9-13, 2-10) • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today at San Angelo, Texas. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Greyhounds have been idle since beating Incarnate Word 75-57 on Jan. 28, completing a 3-0 homestand. The Rams are coming off a […]

Hounds dominate Cardinals

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior guard Reggie Nelson shoots a layup over Incarnate Word 7-footer Ian Markolf during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. Nelson had a game-high 25 points in the Greyhounds’ 75-57 victory. Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Basketball’s a lot easier when you play with the lead. Same thing […]

ENMU/UiW basketball capsules — Jan. 28

CNJ staff Men Incarnate Word (11-7, 7-4 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (12-8, 5-6) • When: 4 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena. • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. • Last time out: The Cardinals posted a 63-53 victory over West Texas A&M on Thursday at Canyon, Texas. The Greyhounds erased a 13-point, second-half deficit to edge Texas […]

Wednesday morning briefings: Basketball, video games, and setups

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday morning briefing.

ENMU/Cameron basketball capsules — Jan. 11

CNJ staff Men ENMU (9-6, 2-4 Lone Star Conference) at Cameron (8-3, 5-1) When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Lawton, Okla. Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9. Last time out: The Greyhounds lost at Texas A&M-Commerce 88-77 on Saturday. Cameron hasn’t played since winning at East Central 63-54 on Dec. 31. Last season: After a tip-in in the […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 7

CNJ staff Men ENMU (9-5, 2-3 Lone Star Conference) at Texas A&M-Commerce (5-7, 0-4) When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Commerce, Texas. Radio: none. Last time out: The Greyhounds came up short against ninth-ranked Tarleton State on Wednesday, losing to the Texans 55-52 at Greyhound Arena. A&M-C had a three-game winning streak snapped with a […]

ENMU/ACU basketball capsules — Dec. 17

CNJ staff Men Abilene Christian (5-4, 0-2 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (8-3, 1-2) When: 7:30 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena. Radio: KSEL-AM 1450 Last time out: ACU dropped a 61-58 decision at home on Tuesday to West Texas A&M. The Greyhounds beat Angelo State 71-62 on Thursday night at Clovis High School. Last year: […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule, Dec. 7

CNJ staff ENMU (2-5, 1-1 Lone Star Conference) at Texas Woman’s (5-1, 1-1) When: 6 p.m. (MST) today at Denton, Texas. Radio: none Last time out: The Zias lost at Incarnate Word 61-41 on Saturday, while the Pioneers won at home the same day over Abilene Christian 74-68. Last year: The teams, then in opposite […]

Texico’s Cooper twins sign with Zias

Dave Wagner After they finish their four years at Texico High School in the spring, twins Jordyn and Jaylyn Cooper are planning to be together for the next four as well. The Coopers, who verbally committed to Eastern New Mexico University for basketball during the summer, signed their letters of intent with the school earlier […]

Hounds think they’ve made improvement

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University senior Reggie Nelson is happy to be back in Portales and playing basketball. The 6-foot-1 senior guard was the Greyhounds’ co-leader in scoring in 2009-10, but took a year off for what he called family reasons. He’s expected to start at point guard today when the Greyhounds take on […]

Former Zia great Goble-Poyer inducted to LSC Hall of Honor

CNJ staff Former Eastern New Mexico University volleyball and basketball star Jennifer Goble-Poyer has been inducted to the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor, according to an ENMU news release. One of the most decorated players in Zia history, Goble-Poyer led ENMU to its best volleyball record as well as to regular season and tournament […]

Clovis hires basketball coach (Updated)

Kevin Wilson After a month of searching, Clovis High School has a new basketball coach. Matt King, who coached last season at Los Alamos, is planning a 5:30 p.m. Thursday meet-and-greet at Rock Staubus Gymnasium for players and parents from seventh grade and higher. He replaces J.D. Isler, who left earlier this month to take […]

Monday morning briefing: Smoke goal, basketball camp and one big fish

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Smoke donations The annual Smoke on the Water fireworks display for July 4 in Clovis is till $13,650 short of becoming a reality. Donations can be made at the Clovis Curry Chamber of Commerce. Info: 763-3435 or email clovisnm@clovisnm.org Camp days The Portales Rams […]

Zias add prep teammates for basketball

CNJ staff PORTALES — New Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Lindsey Wilson has added her first two signees for 2011-12. DeSoto (Texas) H.S. teammates Jasmine Johnson and Amber Williford were part of a team that went 32-6 and reached the fourth round of the Texas Class 5A playoffs. Johnson is a 5-foot-10 inch […]