Bronchos bust Hounds

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Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico ENMU forward Tyler Jefferson gets his shot off over Central Oklahoma guard Tyler Phillips during the first half of Monday’s Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game at Greyhound Arena. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico correspondent PORTALES — Fortunately personnel at Eastern New Mexico University will have the long holiday […]

ENMU’s ball control puts Bronchos away

Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Saturday’s 49-31 Lone Star Conference North Division win over Central Oklahoma at Greyhound Stadium provided Eastern New Mexico University’s defense with something it hasn’t had often had this season — rest on the sidelines. The Greyhounds (3-3, 2-1 North), averaging around 23 minutes a game in time of possession, controlled […]

Bronchos hand Hounds 105-76 setback

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Junior guard Dauntae Williams scored 24 points and added eight assists and seven rebounds Thursday, helping Central Oklahoma pull away to a 105-76 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico. The Bronchos (10-4), winning their sixth game in a row, took the lead for good 23-21 on […]

Bronchos blow out Zias early

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Central Oklahoma took advantage of a frigid start by Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night, and the Bronchos coasted to an 87-75 Lone Star Conference women’s crossover victory over the Zias. UCO (9-3) won its fifth in a row overall and its ninth consecutive home game. The Bronchos opened an […]

Zias fall short against Bronchos

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team was relatively competitive, but the Zias couldn’t break into the Lone Star Conference win column Thursday night at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (5-15, 0-4 LSC) led late in the first and third games of the match, but the Bronchos held on to notch a 27-25, 25-20, […]

Bronchos start hot, beat Greyhounds

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Freedom New Mexico: Mickey Winfield Greyhound junior guard Dannon Wafter puts up an off-balance shot during Saturday afternoon’s game at Greyhound Arena against Central Oklahoma. The Hounds lost to Central Oklahoma 78-59. Wafter tallied eight points and a game-high 10 rebounds. CNJ Staff After absorbing its first loss of the season two nights earlier at […]

Bronchos topple ENMU

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Central Oklahoma rallied for the final five points in Game 3, and the Bronchos went on to claim a 25-20, 23-25, 26-24, 25-15 Lone Star Conference volleyball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday. Kristen Wilson compiled 22 kills and 23 digs for the Bronchos (11-16, 4-5 LSC), while […]

Bronchos post win over Zias with late goal

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Sophomore Ashton Morris scored in traffic with less than 9 1/2 minutes left Friday, lifting Central Oklahoma to a 1-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in a Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match. The win was the 26th in a row in conference play for the four-time LSC champion […]

ENMU beats Bronchos, falls to WBU

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Coming off a four-game Lone Star Conference weekend series against Central Oklahoma, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team had a quick turnaround Monday against Wayland Baptist. The Pioneers, ranked 11th in the NAIA, got two home runs each from second baseman Brett Cook and shortstop Vinny Blancamano and rolled […]

Bronchos rally for win over ENMU

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s bats put a serious hurt on standout Central Oklahoma pitcher Clint Straka Friday night. It wasn’t enough to prevent him from getting a victory. The Greyhounds jumped on Straka (9-0) for a 4-0 lead through two innings, but the Bronchos scored six times in the third and […]

Hounds fall in final seconds

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — After battling back from an early 22-point deficit, the last eight seconds were a little too long Saturday for the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. The Greyhounds trailed the entire way until the final 3 1/2 minutes, then held a two-point lead in the closing seconds. But Central […]

Central Oklahoma holds off Zias’ bid

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University nearly threw a monkey wrench into the Lone Star Conference volleyball race Saturday afternoon. The Zias, coming off a win the night before over College of the Southwest which snapped a 14-match losing streak, went toe-to-toe with Central Oklahoma before losing to the Bronchos 30-27, 30-27, 30-24 […]

Bronchos turn back Zias

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Freshman forward Hannah Dozier tries to maneuver past Central Oklahoma’s Alli Miller during Friday’s Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The Central Oklahoma women’s soccer team doesn’t like to take chances. The Bronchos improved to 5-0 in the […]

ENMU seeking 4-0 start

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior running back Jason Walker, center, rushed for 76 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s 49-13 Lone Star Conference crossover victory over East Central at Greyhound Stadium. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s option offense, potent through its first three games this season, should […]

Hounds put end to slide

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Give Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team credit for being able to avoid the “here we go again” mentality in Sunday’s second game against Central Oklahoma. After getting waxed 20-8 in the opener for their third loss of the Lone Star Conference crossover series and 12th consecutive […]

ENMU’s struggles continue

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ENMU second baseman Mike McDuffie lunges to backhand a wide throw as Central Oklahoma’s Dean McIntyre slides into second with a stolen base in the first game of Saturday’s baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team rallied to tie Central Oklahoma […]

Central stymies Hounds’ final comeback

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Mikal Monette drives the lane during the first half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Arena. Monette finished with six points in an 87-88 loss to Central Oklahoma. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Down by 17 points and looking dead in the water, […]

Bronchos’ late goal edges Zias

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Central Oklahoma was looking to clinch a third straight Lone Star Conference regular-season women’s soccer title on Sunday, but Eastern New Mexico University had other ideas. It took a goal by senior Melissa Terry with 2 1/2 minutes left in regulation to give the Bronchos (14-3, 7-0 LSC) a 2-1 […]

Bronchos strike last blow against ENMU

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ENMU’s Michael Fields (2) and Mychael Rowe move in to tackle Central Oklahoma’s Alex Aguilar during Saturday night’s clash at Greyhound Stadium. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — In a game of ebb and flow, it looked like Eastern New Mexico University’s football team would ride out […]

Bronchos score late to nip ENMU

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ENMU cornerback Michael Fields cuts the legs out from under Central Oklahoma’s KerryJohnson (21) during Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — So close, but yet so far. Central Oklahoma quarterback Ryan O’Hara led a 12-play, 879-yard drive in the final three minutes, […]