Gallup never in a hurry

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By Rick White Pitched at an angle more suitable for downhill skiing, the ramp leading to the court at The Pit in Albuquerque can be a slippery slope for any high school basketball team. Many a team has had to climb back up this steep, cement pathway from the locker rooms to the court after […]

Lady Bronchos coach wary of upset

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Grady senior Kevin Brown goes over the back of a Logan’s Chris Martinez for a rebound during last week’s District 4-1A tournament championship game. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Their problems are at opposite ends of the coaching spectrum. Grady girls coach Alicia Rush is trying to guard against overconfidence heading into […]

Texas prep playoff capsules

CNJ staff All times CST Girls Region 1-3A Quarterfinals Muleshoe (29-5) vs. Tulia (22-7) 7:30 p.m. today Rip Griffin Center, LCU In district: Muleshoe is District 2-3A champion. Tulia finished second in District 1-3A Last time out: Muleshoe beat Sweetwater 52-36. Tulia beat Kermit 60-40. Players to watch: Muleshoe, 6-0 Sr. P Sara Benham, 5-7 […]

ENMU weekend basketball capsules

CNJ STAFF Men What/when/where: ENMU (9-3) vs. Cameron (5-7), 7 p.m. (MST) Thursday at Lawton, Okla., and vs. Southwestern Oklahoma (9-3), 3 p.m. Saturday at Weatherford, Okla., in Lone Star Conference crossover games. Radio: none. Notes: The Greyhounds have a seven-game winning streak after Monday’s 50-41 win over East Central at Greyhound Arena. It was […]

ENMU basketball capsules

By Dave Wagner Men What/when: ENMU (7-3) vs. Southeastern Oklahoma (6-3) at 4 p.m. Saturday, vs. East Central (4-5) at 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3, Portales Notes: ENMU has won five in a row after blowing out undermanned Oklahoma Panhandle State 92-52 at home on Wednesday, its first game in 13 […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule

CNJ staff West Texas A&M (5-1) at ENMU (3-4) When: 6 p.m. today Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KGNC-AM 710, Amarillo Notes: The game is the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams. The matchup was moved up to avoid three-game weeks during conference play. … WT beati the Zias 75-54 on Nov. 28 […]