Hounds post 12-4 win over Pioneers

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CMI correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior Mitch Wolfe slides past Waylan Baptist’s Calvin Bass to steal second base during the sixth inning of Tuesday’s game against Wayland Baptist at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Eight players contributed to a 12-hit attack and senior right-hander Joe Jones pitched four innings of one-run relief Tuesday as […]

Zias hold on to beat Pioneers

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU junior guard Tara Johnson shoots over Texas Woman’s University Pioneers Tabbatha Thurmond, left, and Jessica Hanna, center, Wednesday night during the Zia’s game against the Texas Woman’s University Pioneers at Greyhound arena. Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s women had a little trouble finishing off Texas Woman’s Wednesday night at […]

Ticket feature: Sons of the Pioneers performing in Clovis

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Courtesy photo The Sons of the Pioneers is part of Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series. Freedom New Mexico The Sons of the Pioneers will be performing 7 p.m. Monday at the Marshall Auditorium as part of Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series. Sons of the Pioneers have built a whole new genre that has […]

Pioneers outlast Zias in five

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent EMNU’s Amber Durand looks for a kill during the Zias’ Lone Star Conference volleyball match agaist Texas Woman’s Thursday at Greyhound Arena. Dave Wagner In his second tour of duty as Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball coach, Mike Maguire is finding the sledding a bit tough. The Zias played well in […]

Pro game slated here on Thursday

CNJ staff Professional baseball is coming to Clovis on Thursday night. The Ruidoso Osos and Roswell Invaders, members of the independent Pecos League, will square off in a 7 p.m. nine-inning contest at Harris Field. League commissioner Andrew Dunn said the game will give area fans a chance to see the product. Clovis nearly had […]

Hounds roll over Pioneers

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team put up 20 runs in a rout of Wayland Baptist earlier this season at Portales. Evidently, it wasn’t a fluke. The Greyhounds hit four home runs, two by junior designated hitter Mitch Wolfe, and scored in all but one inning in thumping the Pioneers […]

Pioneers thump Zias

Freedom New Mexico DENTON, Texas — Freshman first baseman Kaylyn Vranich drove in four runs with a pair of doubles and sophomore Kayla Williams came within an out of an abbreviated no-hitter on Saturday as Texas Woman’s thumped Eastern New Mexico University 11-3 to take the rubber match of the three-game Lone Star Conference South […]

Pioneers take finale from Zias

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — Freshman first baseman Kaylyn Vranich drove in four runs with a pair of doubles and sophomore Kayla Williams came within an out of an abbreviated no-hitter on Saturday as Texas Woman’s thumped Eastern New Mexico University 11-3 to take the rubber match of the three-game Lone Star Conference South Division […]

Clovis baseball team seeking new manager

Kevin Wilson John Harris found the Sox fit him better, and the Clovis Pioneers are looking for a new manager four months before their professional baseball debut. Harris, a 1973 graduate of Clovis High School, was named Wednesday as the manager of the Amarillo Sox, who will play in the American Association this season. The […]

Baseball league seeking host homes for players

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Andrew Dunn, commissioner of the Pecos League, answers questions during a Wednesday meeting at the Clovis Parks and Recreation Department. The Clovis Pioneers will start play in May as part of the Pecos League. Kevin Wilson A few dozen Pioneers are going to need a home. That was the message […]

Remembering the Pioneers

David Stevens It’s too early to tell if Clovis will be selected as the Pecos League’s seventh team next summer, but it certainly has the resume for professional baseball, hosting the Clovis Pioneers in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s. Clovis mostly played in the West Texas-New Mexico League, enjoying brief Major League affiliations with the […]

Pioneers edge Hounds in 15 innings

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Wayland Baptist’s Pedro Gomez hit a two-out, run-scoring single to left in the bottom of the 15th inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pioneers to a 16-15 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in a marathon game lasting 5 1/2 hours. The Pioneers (36-11) overcame 7-0 and 14-7 deficits, tying the […]

Hounds, Pioneers split pair

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks ENMU’s Jeremy Johnson retreats safety to first base as Wayland Baptist first baseman Josh Lucas gets ready to apply a tag on a pickoff play during the first game of Friday’s doubleheader at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — After seeing the opener slip away late, Eastern New Mexico University’s […]

Pioneers turn back Zias

CNJ staff PORTALES — Sharon Schaffner had 10 kills and two block assists and Katelyn Osborne added six kills and three total blocks Saturday as Texas Woman’s kept Eastern New Mexico University winless in Lone Star Conference volleyball with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-17 victory at Greyhound Arena. The Pioneers (15-8, 4-2 LSC) led most of […]

Zias notch win over Dustdevils, lose to Pioneers

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — Sophomore Veronica Valdez had 18 kills and nine digs Saturday as the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team rallied from a one-game deficit to beat Texas A&M-International 17-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-23. The Zias then faced Lone Star Conference rival and host Texas Woman’s in a non-conference match and absorbed a […]

Zias notch win over Pioneers

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU second baseman Rebecca Quinones covers first base on a sacrifice bunt by Texas Woman’s Hayley Siebman during Friday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Zia Softball Field. The Zias won 9-1. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University pitcher Kristen Cruickshank was a […]

Texas Woman’s posts win over Zias

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — Texas Woman’s held Eastern New Mexico University to one field goal over the first 16 1/2 minutes of the second half Thursday and the Pioneers pulled away to a 65-48 Lone Star Conference South Division women’s victory. Freshman point guard Tiandrea Dixon scored 15 points and dished out six assists […]