Clovis advances at invitational

CNJ staff RIO RANCHO — After jumping out to a 9-2 lead, Clovis weathered a five-run fifth inning by Santa Fe and held on for a 9-7 victory Thursday in the first round of the Rio Rancho Invitational Thursday. Clovis (5-1) advanced to play Farmington, a 8-3 winner over Highland earlier Thursday, in the semifinals […]

Former ENMU baseball standout dies

CNJ staff PORTALES — Former Eastern New Mexico University shortstop Stephen Marquez died Friday in an automobile accident in Wyoming. Marquez holds the school’s single-season record for home runs with 12, a mark he reached in 1995 and 1996. His 24 career home runs are the most in school history. “He was one of the […]

Four Hounds earn spring honors

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University’s Tyler Hayes, who flirted with a .400 batting average until the final weekend of the season, has been chosen the Lone Star Conference South Division’s freshman of the year in baseball for the 2004 season. The third baseman from Houston finished with a team-high mark of .387 and was […]