Zias set school scoring record in rout of OPSU

CNJ staff GOODWELL, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women set a school record for points Monday night in blowing out Oklahoma Panhandle State 122-100. The Zias (3-8), who came in averaging 63.9 points, eclipsed the previous standard of 117 set in a December 1979 clash against Sul Ross State. ENMU also reached the century […]

La Cueva beats Clovis 14-0

Freedom New Mexico Hampered by poor field position, the Clovis Wildcats could muster little offense Saturday and suffered its first loss of the season. La Cueva scored twice in the first half and beat Clovis 14-0. Thirteen of Clovis’ 17 offensive possessions ended in punts in the defensive struggle between the unbeaten teams. Sophomore Dakotah […]

Jan. 10, 2008 ENMU capsules

Men ENMU (5-8) at Southwestern Oklahoma (11-2), 7 p.m. (MST) today in a Lone Star Conference crossover game at Weatherford, Okla. Radio: none. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Bulldogs, who are 7-0 at home, were ranked eighth in NCAA Division II going into last week. They’ve gone 4-1 in LSC crossover games against the […]

District 3 LL 13-14s go deep into night

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks American’s A.J. Marez is thrown out trying to steal against Quay County in Tuesday’s first 13-14 District 3 all-star championship game at Bell Park. CNJ staff The District 3 Little League 13-14 division baseball title was hotly contested Tuesday night at Bell Park, finishing up at the midnight hour. Quay […]

CHS TRACK: Lady Cats lap field at Hobbs

CNJ staff HOBBS — The Clovis High girls ran away from the field Tuesday night in the Hobbs qualifier track meet, scoring 157 points to 73 for runnerup Carlsbad. Clovis’ boys finished second, scoring 87 points to trail Carlsbad with 119 1/2. Hobbs was third with 82 points. Michael Cohen threw a season-best 54 feet, […]

CHS SOFTBALL: Artesia defeats Lady Cats

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Artesia’s Morgan Sanders beats the tag of Clovis High pitcher Lynnae Logan and scores on a wild pitch during Tuesday’s game at Lady Wildcat Complex. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Based on records, Tuesday’s Clovis High-Artesia softball game figured to be pretty competitive. The Lady Bulldogs wasted little time […]

Richards reaches goals

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ENMU senior Elizabeth Richards dives for the ball against against Texas Woman’s during a game earlier this month at Greyhound Arena. Richards was chosen to the women’s All-LSC South first team, announced Tuesday (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Senior forward Elizabeth Richards said she had two goals […]

Hounds continue strong start

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team is off to another flying start. After opening with 16 wins in their first 20 games a year ago, the Greyhounds improved to 7-0 so far this spring on Saturday with a 9-2, 5-4 doubleheader sweep of Colorado School of Mines at Greyhound Field. The teams will […]

Eastern takes on Abilene Christian

All Times MST Men ENMU (6-8) at Abilene Christian (9-5), 7 p.m. today, in the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams at Abilene, Texas. Radio:KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Wildcats have already surpassed their win total from last year (8-19), when they finished out the campaign on an eight-game […]

Eastern game capsules

All Times MST Men ENMU (5-8) at East Central (8-5), 7 p.m. today at Ada, Okla., in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Hounds destroyed East Central 98-51 at Greyhound Arena last year in one of the program’s most dominating performances under seventh-year coach Shawn Scanlan. […]

Melrose girls fall to Elida in EPAC finals

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — With a 5-foot-4 freshman post scoring a team-high 11 points, and nobody else getting over six, scorebook watchers might not believe that Elida actually stood much of a chance at winning the EPAC girls championship game on Saturday night. But, thanks to an extremely off-night for Melrose, the […]

ENMU teams play Texas A&M-Commerce

CNJ staff All Times MST Men ENMU (4-4) at Texas A&M-Commerce (5-4), 3 p.m. today, in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com. Notes: The Lions lost a home crossover game to West Texas A&M 65-64 on Thursday when junior G Moshn Said made three free throws with 1 […]

Lady Cats rebuilding

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Juniors Ebony Bunton,left, Jasmine McDonald, center, and Janea Eshleman listens to Coach Miles Watters Thursday afternoon during practice in the Rock Staubus gym. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer After losing only three games over the past two seasons, the Clovis High girls basketball team is in a rebuilding mode. Sixth-year […]

ENMU stomps Aggies, ends season

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ENMU junior Jason Walker put a move on Oklahoma Panhandle State freshmen defensive back Larry Thompson to score in the first half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. By Mickey Winfield Freedom Newspapers The Greyhounds finished a disappointing season with style. Eastern New Mexico (3-7) set a school record with 531 yards rushing on the […]

CHS GIRLS SOCCER: Cavegirls down Lady Cats in 2 OTs

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Clovis High’s Calie Rush, left, tries to work the ball past Carlsbad’s Danni McMahan during Saturday’s District 4-5A girls soccer clash at Yucca Complex. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer For a team with little going on offensively, the Clovis High girls certainly pushed Carlsbad in Saturday’s District 4-5A soccer […]

ENMU blown out by Northeastern in opener

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Junior running back Erick Hatchett and junior wide receiver Jarrett Byers scored three touchdowns apiece and Northeastern State ran away to a 42-7 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Thursday in a Lone Star Conference crossover football game. The Redmen (1-1), winners in only five games over John Horner’s […]

Hounds’ bats break losing streak

Freedom Newspapers EDMOND, Okla. — After scoring just 23 runs on 63 hits during a 10-game losing streak, Eastern New Mexico University’s bats came to life again on Sunday. The Greyhounds pounded out 15 hits — including two doubles and two homers by designated hitter Kelton Hayes — and broke the streak with an 18-10 […]

Zias use long ball to notch sweep over Lady Buffs

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ENMU shortstop Jessica Nocas took a pitch off the batting helmet during the second game of Friday’s doubleheader against West Texas A&M at Zia Softball Field. (Freedom Newspapers: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Apparently, Kelsey Kubik’s teammates weren’t that impressed when her second-inning line drive skimmed the right-center field fence […]

Small-town guard leading Greyhounds

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — This wasn’t the plan when a small guard from a small town transferred to Eastern New Mexico University. Jolen Montoya wasn’t supposed to be the most experienced Greyhound on the 2005-06 basketball roster. “We recruited him to be a backup point guard and possibly spend some time at […]

Prep football: Cats roll

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Clovis Jonathan Sweet tackles Las Cruces’ K.D. Davies during the second half of their Class 5A first round playoff game Friday at Leon Williams Stadium. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Tanner Fickling took the handoff from quarterback Devin Sweet and appeared startled for a moment. With nothing but open spaces […]