Zias drop twin bill to Adams State

CMI correspndent: Joshua Lucero ENMU freshman shortstop Melissa Reynosa waits for the throw on Adams State sophomore Carly DeLorenzo’s steal of second base during the seventh inning of Wednesday’s second game at Zia Softball field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team had chances late but came up short in both ends […]

Base celebrates Superbowl Sunday

Alisa Boswell: Cannon Connections Civilian Cannon Air Force Base personnel member Erett Grubbs, left, Senior Airman Zach Gibson, center, and Chief Master Sgt. Matt Caruso chow down for the hot wing eating contest at the Drop Zone Sunday afternoon just before the start of the Super Bowl. Caruso, who won the contest, said it was […]

Zias drop pair in tournament

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — Reliever Monica Cavazos worked around a pair of one-out walks in the bottom of the seventh to nail down a save as Texas A&M International held off Eastern New Mexico University 5-4 on Friday in the St. Mary’s Division II College Classic softball tournament. ENMU (1-3), which split a pair […]

Cold-shooting Zias drop third straight

Freedom New Mexico DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University provided little scoring support for senior Precious Herrin and dropped a 51-44 decision Wednesday to Texas Woman’s. Herrin matched her season average with 19 points in the Lone Star Conference matchup, but only on other Zia (Kiara Tate, six points off the bench) had more […]

Hounds drop opener to Pitt State

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Guard Drake Green scored six of his game-high 20 points in a 12-2 run which gave Pittsburg State the lead for good Friday night, and the Gorillas held on to beat Eastern New Mexico University 77-71 in the season-opening South Central Region Challenge, hosted by Tarleton State. The Texans faced […]

Unemployment rates drop in Curry, Roosevelt

Sharna Johnson Monthly unemployment numbers in Curry and Roosevelt counties dipped to rates that haven’t been seen in two years and officials are crediting expanding industries as the reason. The most current data available from the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions shows in April, Curry County’s unemployment dropped to 4.2 percent and Roosevelt County’s […]

Reader-submitted content: Local requests return of mementos

Dolores and Quinton Hardy On Thursday April 21st we were victims of a break-in and property was stolen. What was stolen was a large piece of furniture, a cherry wood highboy. This piece of furniture was very large and awkward to move, along with this cabinet the entire contents were also taken. Many of the […]

DoD to drop Social Security numbers from ID cards

By Jim Garamone: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Beginning June 1, Social Security numbers on military identification cards will begin to disappear, said Maj. Monica M. Matoush, a Pentagon spokeswoman. The effort is part of a larger plan to protect service members and other DoD identification card holders from identity theft, officials said. Criminals […]

Zias drop LSC crossover opener

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANGELO, Texas — Katie Raines pitched a complete-game seven-hitter and singled home the go-ahead run in the top of the fifth inning, and Southwestern Oklahoma turned back Eastern New Mexico University 4-2 on Friday in the Lone Star Conference softball crossover tournament. Raines (7-5) allowed two unearned runs, with two walks […]

Zias drop softball doubleheader to Abilene Christian

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Eastern shortstop Emily Livingston hits a triple during the seventh inning of the first game of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South doubleheader against Abilene Christian. Livingston scored on four pitches later on Devin Higgins single to center. PORTALES — Center fielder Melissa Mendoza went 4-for-5 in each game and Abilene […]

Hounds drop pair at Incarnate Word

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico’s bats came alive a little too late Friday in a Lone Star Conference doubleheader loss at Incarnate Word. Trailing 13-3 after five innings in the second game, ENMU scored eight runs over the next three innings — and left the potential tying runs in the […]

Zias drop pair in West Texas A&M triangular

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Washburn scored three runs in each of the final two innings Saturday to deal Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team an 8-7 loss on the second day of the West Texas A&M triangular. The Zias (3-15) also lost to sixth WT 15-2 as the Lady Buffs first baseman Kim LeComte […]

Zias drop pair at UT-Permian Basin

Freedom New Mexico ODESSA, Texas — Tieifa Dueberry squeezed home a pair of runs, including the game-winner in the bottom of the seventh inning, and host Texas-Permian Basin edged Eastern New Mexico University 4-3 on Saturday in the Falcons’ softball triangular. Earlier, the Zias dropped a 10-2 decision to East Central. They beat Permian Basin […]

Hounds drop LSC opener

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU junior Daniel Patching steals third base in the bottom of the third inning. He scored on groundout to tie the game at 3-3 Friday at Greyhound Field. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Rarely has a game turned so quickly from a contest into a blowout. West […]

Zias drop pair in late innings at St. Mary’s Classic

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — After opening its season with a pair of losses in the St. Mary’s Classic on Saturday, Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team dropped to 0-4 on Sunday as Texas A&M-Kingsville and St. Mary’s put together two-run rallies in their final at-bats. ENMU erased a 4-0, first-inning deficit against Kingsville, tying […]

Protection stops allowance drop

Tom Philpott About 400,000 active duty service members will see their Basic Allowance for Housing protected from a rate drop Jan. 1, thanks to “individual rate protection” Congress adopted nearly a decade ago. Users of the Post-9/11 GI Bill education program also will be protected from any cut to student monthly stipends, which are based […]

Zia’s drop two games in Texas tournament

ODESSA, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team dropped its first two matches in a weekend tournament hosted by Texas-Permian Basin, losing to Fort Hays State 25-18, 27-29, 25-21, 25-19 and to the host Lady Falcons 21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-18. ENMU (7-9) had defeated both teams earlier in the season. The Zias take […]

Zias drop pair of one-run games

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Zias pitcher Kimberly Crouse fouls off a pitch in the 11th inning of Saturday’s opener. Crouse had 16 strikeouts in the 5-4 setback to Texas Woman’s. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team dropped a Lone Star Conference South Division doubleheader to Texas […]

Fertilizer prices drop

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Freedom New Mexico: Clarence Plank Ursula Parker with bags of fertilizer Thursday in the SPRA-Green warehouse. Fertilizer prices have dropped since last year, but some farmers have switched to manure because it is cheaper. By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Fertilizer prices have dropped in recent months, but not enough for some area suppliers and […]

Zias drop pair in WT event

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Junior Kaitlyn Witte hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh, lifting host West Texas A&M past Eastern New Mexico University 8-7 on Friday in the Lady Buff Invitational softball tournament. The Zias (5-13), who lost earlier in the day to Central Oklahoma 5-1, tied the score 7-7 […]