Arms race ahead in 4-5A

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Clovis senior pitcher and first baseman Luke Gray takes batting practice Thursday at Bell Park in Clovis. Clovis travels to Carlsbad today to open District 4-5A play to face the defending district champion Cavemen. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Pitching depth is paramount in District 4-5A because of the distance […]

Roosevelt takes title in Juniors

CNJ STAFF The Roosevelt County All-Stars got off to an early lead and rode solid pitching to beat Clovis 5-3 on Sunday night for the District 3 Juniors division tournament championship game at Brady Field. Roosevelt built leads of 3-0 and 5-2 early in the game and held on behind the combined pitching efforts of […]

ENMU gets split in tournament at Southwestern

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — So far, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team is having a tough time putting pitching and hitting together. The Zias’ pitching has been solid for the most part through the first eight games, and had carried the team. But over the weekend in the Southwest Shootout, hosted by Southwestern […]

Zias adjust quickly

Dave Wagner PORTALES – Barely two weeks after arriving on campus, Eastern New Mexico University interim softball coach Ron Landschoot is getting ready for his first games. Landschoot said there is much behind-the-scenes work to do to get ready for this weekend’s four-game series against New Mexico Highlands at Zia Softball Field. While he’s having […]