Angelo salvages split against Hounds


Eastern New Mexico University second baseman Mike McDuffie jumps over Brad Hough while turning a fifth-inning double play in the opener of Friday’s Lone Star Conference South doubleheader against Angelo State. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Hitless in his first six at-bats of the doubleheader, Angelo State’s Nathan Hamm helped the […]

Struggling Hounds lose twice to Cameron


Hounds left fielder Gilbert Alvarado hacks a ball into play during the second game of Friday’s doubleheader. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Cameron played an errorless doubleheader on Friday. On the other hand, when Eastern New Mexico University made fielding mistakes, the Aggies made them pay for […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds sweep East Central to improve to 10-1

CNJ staff Senior right-hander Kelly Crain pitched no-hit ball for 5 1/3 innings and finished with a two-hitter on Friday as Eastern New Mexico University beat East Central 10-1 in the first game of a Lone Star Conference crossover baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. The Greyhounds rallied for six runs in the bottom of the […]

ENMU beats Orediggers, improves to 5-0


Eastern New Mexico University outfielder Gilbert Alvarado (left) is greeted by Kelton Hayes at home after scoring during a nine-run third inning for the Greyhounds on Friday. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer On the surface, Kelly Crain’s pitching performance might not seem impressive — 14 hits, seven runs, six earned […]

Crain, Swinconos pitch Hounds to home sweep


Greyhound third baseman Brett Scherer blocks the base and applies the tag on Wes Bamburg in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Greyhound Field. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — If it were this easy all the time, baseball wouldn’t be much of a challenge. Junior right-hander Kelly Crain […]

Walks, errors doom Hounds

CNJ staff PORTALES — Second baseman Zach Dominguez doubled home two runs to cap a four-run fourth inning, lifting New Mexico Highlands to an 8-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University Tuesday in non-conference baseball game at Greyhound Field. The outburst gave the Cowboys (24-18) a 6-2 lead and they stayed in control from there […]