Mustangs finish off sweep in extra innings

CMI staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Mallory Mooney’s one-out RBI double in the bottom of the ninth on Saturday gave Midwestern State a 6-5 win over Eastern New Mexico University and a sweep of their Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader. The Mustangs (12-10, 2-1 LSC) also took the series after ENMU won Friday’s opener 6-3. […]

Zias end five-game skid

CMI staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team got its Lone Star Conference schedule off on the right foot on Friday, beating Midwestern State 6-3 in the opener of a three-game series. Freshman Amy Smith (3-4) worked six innings, allowing nine hits and three earned runs, before freshman Katie Ramsay […]

Zias fall late, but make LSC tournament

CMI staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University women made a valiant attempt to clinch a Lone Star Conference postseason tournament spot on their own Saturday, only to come up short when Midwestern State ended the game on a 9-2 run for a 64-55 victory. The Zias, though, got the help they […]

Mustangs clinch top seed with win over Hounds

CMI staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Fifth-ranked Midwestern State broke open a close game with a 14-2 run over a five-minute stretch early in the second half and the Mustangs went on to a 79-64 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night to clinch the top seed in next week’s Lone Star Conference […]

Hound’s rally falls short; Lady Buffs turn back Zias

Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico CANYON, Texas — The road and slow starts continue to plague the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. The Greyhounds rallied from 20 points down early in the second half — and had a 3-point shot at the buzzer to tie it — before losing 71-68 to West […]

Hounds win regional meet, qualify for NCAA Division II nationals

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team is headed for the NCAA Division II nationals for the first time. The Greyhounds punched their ticket to the Nov. 19 event in Spokane, Wash., edging out East Central 53-59 for team honors in Saturday’s South Central Region meet, hosted […]

Midwestern State hands Hounds only LSC loss

Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State, ranked fourth in NCAA Division II men’s soccer, denied Eastern New Mexico University’s bid for an unbeaten Lone Star Conference season. The Greyhounds, who clinched their first LSC title on Sunday, were kept off the board until late and dropped a 2-1 decision to the Mustangs […]

Midwestern State clips Zias in OT

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State scored off a free kick in overtime on Sunday, and the Mustangs posted a 1-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Mustangs (11-5-2, 9-4-1 LSC) avenged a loss to the Zias (8-7-3, 6-5-3) earlier […]

Zias’ soccer match at MSU postponed

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match against Midwestern State scheduled for Sunday was postponed due to inclement weather in the Wichita Falls area. The match has been reset for noon on Oct. 30. The Zias (4-5-3, 2-3-3 LSC) return to action in a 4 p.m. […]

Hounds win MSU meet; Zias fifth

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior Casey Robertson led five Eastern New Mexico University men in the top nine, finishing fourth in 34 minutes, 55.8 seconds over 10 kilometers on Saturday as the Greyhounds stormed to the team title in Midwestern State’s Cross Country Carinval. ENMU finished with 33 points to easily outdistance second-place […]

Hounds’ rally falls short

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent Tarleton State’s Clifton Rhodes jumps to catch a pass as ENMU cornerback Keith Davis moves in to tackle him during the first quarter of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference football game at Greyhound Stadium. Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Tarleton State football coach Cary Fowler sounded like his team had just lost. […]

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Zias still winless, but bats come alive

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team is still 0-fer for the season, but at least the Zias worked up their offense on Saturday — especially Taylor Howard. The senior first baseman from Midland, Texas, went 6-for-8 in two games, including a 4-for-4 performance with two homers and five […]

Zias manage one hit, blanked twice

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — It was a long day Friday for the Eastern New Mexico University softball team … or a short day, depending on how you want to look at it. Freshman left fielder Tessa Fioritti opened ENMU’s first game in the Midwestern State Invitational with a single, but it was all […]

Mustangs snap Hounds’ win streak

CNJ staff Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS — Eastern New Mexico University couldn’t have picked a tougher place to extend its longest win streak since 2007. Chris Hagen led a balanced attack with 22 points and Midwestern State blitzed the Greyhounds early en route to an 89-69 Lone State Conference South win Wednesday. David […]

Midwestern State pulls away from Zias late

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias’ road struggles continued Wednesday at Midwestern State. The Mustangs used a 10-2 run to take the lead for good and sealed a 74-62 win at the free-throw line. Nolisha Markham, a 5-10 senior, continued her strong play with 21 points and Cierra Thompson […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 19

Men ENMU (7-7, 2-0 Lone Star Conference South) at Midwestern State (13-3, 1-1) When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Wichita Falls, Texas Last time out: ENMU won at then 19th-ranked West Texas A&M 73-70 on Saturday, its first road win over the Buffaloes since 2004. The Mustangs, who had been ranked 23rd but dropped out […]

Zias’ rally falls short against Southwestern

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ENMU senior forward Til-Lois Fifer drives to the basket against Southwestern Oklahoma junior Alex Foster during the first half of Thursday’s Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game at Greyhound Arena. CNJ staff PORTALES — Shanessa Smith lead her team with 20 points as Southwestern Oklahoma stamped out a late rally by the Zias to win […]

Midwestern State blanks Hounds, Zias

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University made third-ranked Midwestern State work for most of the match before the Mustangs pulled away late for a 4-0 Lone Star Conference men’s soccer victory Friday night. The Mustangs (9-0, 2-0 LSC) limited the 23rd-ranked Greyhounds (7-3-1, 2-1-1) to four shots for the match, including […]

Hounds second in MSU meet

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Junior Mohamed Noor finished second to lead the Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team to a second-place finish Thursday in the season-opening Midwestern State Stampede cross country meet. Noor ran a time of 18:54.22 over six kilometers, preventing team champion East Central from a top-five sweep. Senior […]