Hounds, Jevelinas split

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU junior third baseman Joe Jones leads off the bottom of the first in the opener of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader against Texas A&M-Kingsville at Greyhound Field. Freedom New Mexico Senior first baseman Mitch Wolfe drove in six runs with a pair of homers and freshman Aaron Anderson […]

Zias split with Cowgirls

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ENMU sophomore Samantha Davis fields a ground ball in the infield on Wednesday as the Zia split a doubleheader with New Mexico Highlands. The Zia won the first game 1-0, but dropped the nightcap 11-6. CNJ staff Kimberly Crouse pitched a four-hit shutout, and sophomore Melissa Williams’ bases-loaded walk was the difference in Eastern New […]

Richardson: Act despite budget crisis

By Kate Nash: The New Mexical If you mostly listened for the new projects and programs that Gov. Bill Richardson pitched to lawmakers in his State of the State speech Tuesday, you could have missed the part about the state’s money crisis. Richardson wants to build a “green grid” to harness solar and wind power. […]

Vision plan voted down

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer New Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said during her campaign community members told her they wanted more input in the direction of the city. Her plan is to hire a consultant to develop a blueprint for how the city progresses in the next 12 years. She pitched the concept to […]

Rent proposal pitched to Congress

By Tom Philpott: CNJ Columnist Robert M. Gates is the first secretary of defense to live in military housing, an old but spacious 19th century home in a secure Navy compound in the District of Columbia. Gates also could be the last defense chief to live there, practical as it is, unless Congress amends a […]

Zias blank No. 17 Midwestern

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — Sophomore Kristen Cruickshank pitched a four-hitter and drove in the game’s only run with a sixth-inning sacrifice fly as Eastern New Mexico University blanked 17th-ranked Midwestern State 1-0 on Saturday in the St. Mary’s Classic softball tournament. The Zias (1-3) lost their first game on Saturday to ninth-ranked host St. […]

Clovis up against dangerous offense

Clovis junior Cade Wheeler pitches during the Cats’ 19-1 win over Texico on Tuesday. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) CNJ staff With one spectacular and one solid start in his last two games, senior Sean Cruce got the nod as the Wildcats’ starting pitcher when 13th-seeded Clovis goes on the road to face fourth-seeded Cibola […]

Hounds end season with split

Freedom Newspapers KINGSVILLE, Texas — Freshman Evan Orsak pitched 4 1/3 strong innings in relief and sophomore Keith Balderaz earned a school-record ninth save as Eastern New Mexico University outlasted Texas A&M-Kingsville 8-7 in 12 innings on Saturday in the first game of a Lone Star Conference South Division doubleheader. The Javelinas came back to […]

Wildcats pull out two squeakers

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Clovis’ Jonathan Sisneros lays down a bunt during the opening game of a doubleheader Thursday against Plainview at Bell Park. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff Parker Wood drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to give the Clovis Wildcats a 7-6 victory Thursday night over Plainview, Texas, and a sweep […]

Hounds split with West Texas

Freedom Newspapers CANYON, Texas — Hoping to make hay in the Lone Star Conference South Division against a struggling rival, Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team could only manage a four-game series split at West Texas A&M. After winning 7-2 and losing 8-1 in Friday’s twin bill, the Greyhounds erupted for 19 hits in a […]

Roswell eliminates Zia all-stars

By Dave Wagner Aadam Anaya pitched five innings of shutout ball Tuesday night, but he and his Clovis Zia teammates couldn’t overcome a rough start. Taking advantage of early errors, Roswell Lions Hondo scored five runs en route to a 5-3 win over Zia at Dickenson Field to advance to the championship round of the […]

Amarillo completes sweep with rout

CNJ STAFF Amarillo High pulled out a 3-2, eight-inning win over Clovis in the first game of a West Texas League summer baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at Bell Park. The Dusters completed the sweep with a 21-4 victory in the nightcap, a game shortened to five innings by the 10-run rule. David Root pitched six […]

Hounds sweep Panhandle State

CNJ staff The Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds rallied from two runs down with a six-run, seventh inning to defeat Oklahoma Panhandle State 11-8 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader. A fifth-inning triple play helped the Greyhounds cruise to a 13-1 victory in Game 2. Josh Sellers pitched six innings to earn the win […]

Zias capture four wins in South Central Region softball event

CNJ STAFF LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Sophomore second baseman Tracy Jordan went 8-for-14 with two home runs — a grand slam and a three-run shot — and 15 RBIs as the Eastern New Mexico University softball team completed a 4-2 weekend in the South Central Region crossover tournament. ENMU (4-4) was edged by Colorado-Colorado Springs […]