Redmen edge Hounds with late goals

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Northeastern State men’s soccer coach Bobby Peterson wasn’t an overly happy camper Friday, except for one thing — his team won. The Redmen fell behind late, but scored twice in the final seven minutes to eke out a 2-1 Southwest Soccer Conference victory over Eastern New Mexico […]

ENMU adds signees in soccer

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer coach Carlos Elizondo has announced the signing of seven players to national letters-of-intent for next year, while women’s coach Travis McCorkle has added four players to the five already announced earlier. For the men, all the signees are freshmen. They include defender Dustin Flores of […]

Zias fail to make tourney

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — In the end, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team couldn’t overcome a stunning scoring drought that lasted nearly 460 minutes. Needing a win or a tie in Sunday’s Lone Star Conference regular-season finale against Texas Woman’s to nail down the first conference-tourney berth in the three-year history of […]

Zias lose to CSW in first home soccer match

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Eastern freshman Leah Berry is knocked off the ball by a College of Southwest defender during Friday’s soccer match in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth. CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Travis McCorkle’s first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team hoped to pull off a big win Friday in its first home match. Defensively, they kept […]

Manzano sweeps Cats

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Clovis senior Jessica Roark tumbles across the field as she traps the ball in between her legs during the first half of Friday’s game at Yucca Soccer Complex. Photo by Eric Kluth. Dave Wagner The Clovis High girls played competitively for the first 25 minutes, and they played Manzano to a scoreless tie over the […]