Hounds add Betts, five others

CNJ staff PORTALES — Clovis High defensive tackle Kenny Betts is among six players — five New Mexico high school athletes and a junior college transfer — who have signed national letters of intent play football next season at Eastern New Mexico University, joining 14 who committed last week on national signing day. The 6-foot-4, […]

New coach leads Hounds

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU seniors Mitch Wolfe, foreground, and Alex Schultz warm up during Greyhounds baseball practice on Thursday afternoon at Greyhound Field. The Hounds, under first-year coach Chris Terry, open the season on Thursday in a three-day tournament at Odessa, Texas, hosted by Texas-Permian Basin. Dave Wagner PORTALES — Chris Terry realizes building […]

Wilkinson providing big boost for Hounds

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior Curtis Wilkinson shoots against Texas A&M Kingsville’s Marcus Ford during a Lone Star Conference game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Jan. 26 at Greyhound Arena. Although he has missed six games this season, Wilkinson is averaging more than 11 points and six rebounds a game for the Greyhounds. Eric Butler […]

Hounds expect to sign 25-30 prospects

Dave Wagner First-year Eastern New Mexico University football coach Josh Lynn anticipates signing 25-30 players today on national signing day. “The emphasis is obviously on the offensive and defensive lines,” Lynn said. “We got real aggressive with New Mexico and west Texas kids.” Lynn said he originally didn’t anticipate a large first-day signing group. “We’re […]

Hounds dominate Cardinals

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior guard Reggie Nelson shoots a layup over Incarnate Word 7-footer Ian Markolf during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. Nelson had a game-high 25 points in the Greyhounds’ 75-57 victory. Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Basketball’s a lot easier when you play with the lead. Same thing […]

Hounds stun Kingsville with game-ending 13-1 run

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU’s Devone Davis tries to draw a charge on Kingsville’s Ryan Layssard during Thursday’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Things didn’t go well at all for Eastern New Mexico University’s men Thursday night — until it mattered most. Trailing by 12 points with less […]

Hounds face UIW in ‘football festival’

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s football team, along with the rest of the Lone Star Conference, will get to experience “Jerry’s House” next season. The LSC, which hosted three games last September at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, has expanded its “Football Festival” to two days with all nine football schools participating. ENMU will […]

Hounds edge Buffaloes

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU guard Stefan Mirabal fakes a shot while being defended by West Texas A&M’s David Henderson, left, and Courtney Carr during Saturday night’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University didn’t wait nearly as long to make its comeback. This time, the […]

Hounds, Zias get another crack at WT

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s men would like a mulligan for the start of Wednesday’s Lone Star Conference clash at West Texas A&M. Down by 20 points with less than two minutes left in the first half, the Greyhounds came all the way back — almost — before losing to the Buffaloes […]

Hounds hand Mustangs first loss

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU guard Devone Davis collides with Midwestern State’s David Terrell as goes up to the basket during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. Dave Wagner If you’d told Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Andrew Helton that his team would have 28 turnovers and just 10 assists […]

Commerce shoots 61 percent, beats Hounds

CNJ staff COMMERCE, Texas — Senior forward Desmond King and junior forward Whitley Preston scored 21 points apiece and Texas A&M-Commerce shot 61 percent from the field en route to an 88-77 Lone Star Conference men’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico on Saturday night. Guards Brad Hambrick and Devondrick Walker added 15 and 14 […]

No. 9 Texans outlast Hounds

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CNJ correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU’s Curtis Wilkinson goes to the basket against Tarleton State’s Fabian Wilson during Wednesday night’s Lone Star Conference men’s game at Greyhound Arena. CNJ staff report PORTALES — Senior guard Chris Harrell scored 21 points, hitting 5-of-7 from 3-point range, and Tarleton State held on late for a 55-52 Lone Star […]

Hounds, Zias ready to return from holidays

Dave Wagner Last year’s Eastern New Mexico University men’s team rode a strong finish to a berth in the Lone Star Conference postseason tournament. Coach Andrew Helton said the Greyhounds’ goals have increased as they prepare to hit the meat of the schedule. “Our main goal last year was to get in the conference tournament,” […]

Hounds hope to build on Long Beach outing

CNJ staff If the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team can get itself healthy and play as hard as it did on Monday night at Long Beach State, the Greyhounds should be a factor when Lone Star Conference play resumes in two weeks. Playing without 6-foot-8 senior forward Curtis Wilkinson (hand injury) and getting […]

Long Beach pulls away from Hounds late

CNJ staff LONG BEACH, Calif. — Junior guard James Ennis led four Long Beach State players in double figures with 15 points and the 49ers pulled away late for a 76-54 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Monday night. The 49ers, members of the Big West Conference, improved to 5-5 for the season but […]

Hounds notch win over ACU

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU’s Devone Davis maneuvers around Abilene Christian’s Kendall Durant for a layup during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Arena. CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s men went on a 30-9 run over a 13-minute stretch spanning halftime and it was enough to propel the Greyhounds a 68-59 […]

Hounds, Zias play in Clovis

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer

Hounds suffer second-straight setback

CNJ Staff SAN ANTONIO — Incarnate Word finished the first half on an 18-8 run to take the lead for good and the Cardinals went on to an 85-70 Lone Star Conference men’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday. Forward Jordan Roddy had 22 points to lead four players in double figures […]

Javelinas end Hounds’ winning streak

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Junior guard Ashton Brown led four players in double figures with 19 points and Texas A&M-Kingsville obliterated Eastern New Mexico University on the boards Thursday night in rolling to a 77-69 victory over the Greyhounds in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams. The Javelinas (6-3), bouncing back from […]

Hounds tie school 3-point mark in 110-73 rout

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero University of the Southwest’s Rondell Thomas dribbles through ENMU’s Greg McFarland, left, and Max Carrier during Monday’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Hounds improved to 7-1 with a 110-73 victory. Dave Wagner PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team certainly has its mojo going. Now the Greyhounds hope […]