Hounds turn back Falcons


FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU freshman forward Abayneh Crosby pushes upfield while being pressured by Texas-Permian-Basin defender David Huxen during Wednesday’s non-conference match in Portales. Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — It took a while, but the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team continued it dominance against University of Texas of the Permian Basin on […]

Zias prevail over Falcons in overtime

CNJ staff PORTALES — Junior forward Samantha Lawrence broke the school single-season record for goals with two on Sunday, including the match-winner about eight minutes into overtime to give Eastern New Mexico University’s women a 3-2 victory over Texas-Permian Basin at the ENMU soccer pitch. Lawrence scored her 11th and 12th goals of the season […]

Hounds, Falcons battle to tie


Freedom New Mexico: Mickey Winfield ENMU sophomore forward Emerson Rodrigues tries to win a ball in mid-air during Tuesday’s match against UT-Permian Basin at the ENMU soccer pitch. CNJ staff PORTALES — Twenty seconds away from victory, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team had to settle for a 2-2 double-overtime tie against Texas-Permian […]

Permian Basin edges ENMU in five games


ENMU outside hitter Marcie LeGrand goes up for a kill against Texas-Permian Basin in Thursday’s matchup at Greyhound Arena. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team couldn’t end its early-season slide Thursday night. The Zias went five games with Texas-Permian Basin before dropping a […]

Permian Basin pulls away late to beat Hounds


ENMU’s Jared Morris (19) punches a rebound shot past UT-Permian Basin goalkeeper Gage Peterson (diving at right) for the Greyhounds only goal on Tuesday in a 3-1 loss to the Falcons at the ENMU soccer pitch. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The University of Texas-Permian Basin Falcons […]

Texico working for perfect end to season


Texico backup quarterback Zane Anderson stiff-arms a Cloudcroft defender in last week’s semifinal contest. CNJ staff photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner Having already soundly beaten Loving this year, Texico senior lineman Bryce Bailey thinks the Wolverines can build off that as they prepare for Saturday’s Class 1A state championship game against the Falcons […]

Wolverines pummel Falcons


Texico running back Johnny Serrano attempts to hurdle a Loving defender during the second half of Friday’s game Friday night in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth. Rick White TEXICO — The Texico Wolverines play football with all the subtlety of a sledgehammer. Whether it was Johnny Serrano bowling over tacklers in the secondary or senior […]