Hounds improve to 16-4 with sweep

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Eastern New Mexico University junior designated hitter Kelton Hayes fouls a pitch during the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Southeastern Oklahoma at Greyhound Field. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After winning their third game of the weekend and improving to 16-4 on the season, Eastern New […]

Hounds rally to salvage split with Southeastern

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team avoided suffering its first doubleheader loss of the season on Friday, but the Greyhounds certainly had to work hard to do it. Southeastern Oklahoma’s Adam Bennett blanked the Hounds 3-0 in the opener of their Lone Star Conference crossover twin bill at Greyhound Field before […]

Southeastern ousts Hounds from LSC tourney

CNJ staff DURANT, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University scored the first basket Tuesday night. The rest was pretty much downhill. Junior guard Jason Stampley led five players in double figures with 21 points and Southeastern Oklahoma routed the Greyhounds 93-63 in a first-round game of the Lone Star Conference tournament. Southeastern (18-9), the No. […]

ENMU glad to be home

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Ira Cross pulls down a rebound during the first half of a game against Oklahoma Panhandle State in early December. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams are glad to be home again, and they hope it helps them rediscover their […]

SATURDAY BRIEFS: CHS girls win Hobbs meet

CNJ STAFF HOBBS — Freshman Caitlin Waters led a 1-2-3 sweep for Clovis High’s girls and the Lady Wildcats cruised to the team title in the Hobbs Invitational cross country meet on Saturday. Waters ran a time of 19 minutes, 55 seconds over three miles, while teammates Michelle Schenck and Nicole Johnson took the next […]

Hounds fall to Southeastern

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Eastern New Mexico University running back Fide Davalos is tackled by a Southeastern Oklahoma’s Ryan Thomason during the second half of Saturday at Greyhound Stadium. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — Eastern New Mexico University was within a couple of extra points at halftime. It took one […]

Hounds host Southeastern Oklahoma tonight

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Pampa High School junior James Coffee is tackled by Clovis High School’s Jonathan Sweet (87), Cade Wheeler (26) and Randy Cerda (67) during Clovis’ 34-13 win over Pampa Friday at Leon Williams Stadium. (Freedom Newspapers: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Ray Richards took over the Southeastern Oklahoma football program in April, but he […]

NMSU coach Mumme spreads word about Aggies

By John Eisel Hal Mumme was in the familiar role of recruiter Thursday morning in Clovis. The recently-hired New Mexico State football coach wasn’t going after players, however. He wants support of football fans and Aggie alums in eastern New Mexico. Mumme has traveled across the state trying to spread the word to boosters, media […]

Revived Big Brothers Big Sisters program unites children with mentors

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Kendall Christinson, 12, of Clovis plays a video game with his Big Brother partner Charles Murrell on Wednesday at Murrell’s home in Clovis. Christinson hopes to one day join the Air Force. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ correspondent Charles Murrell has been all over the world and never made a friendship […]

Greyhounds roughed up in Oklahoma

Freedom Newspapers DURANT, Okla. — Sophomore guard Jason Stampley hit seven 3-pointers en route to 28 points Thursday night as Southeastern Oklahoma rolled to an 84-62 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Stampley scored 20 of his points after halftime as the Savages (10-4) pulled away following a relatively close […]

Zias’ comeback try falls short

Freedom Newspapers DURANT, Okla. — Guards Staci Wilson and Lauren Martin combined for 38 points, hitting 11 of 14 from 3-point range, and struggling Southeastern Oklahoma recovered after blowing a 23-point lead early in the second half to beat Eastern New Mexico University 81-71 in overtime Thursday in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover matchup. […]

ENMU still hounded by injuries

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Chad Donnell will likely see his role expand for the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. Injuries to junior forward Daniel Sherman (back) and senior guard Irshaun Pinckney (hairline fracture in fibula), have left the Greyhounds (6-7) shorthanded heading into their final Lone Star Conference crossover games […]

Savages QB terrorizes Hounds

Freedom Newspapers DURANT, Okla. — Senior quarterback Drew Beard ran for 231 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 295 yards and three scores Saturday night, setting a school and Lone Star Conference single-game total offense record in the process, to lift Southeastern Oklahoma past Eastern New Mexico University 45-21 in an LSC crossover football […]

Hounds defense face another tough test

By Dave Wagner For the second week in a row, Eastern New Mexico University’s defense is facing a top-notch quarterback. Southeastern Oklahoma’s Drew Beard, a Harlon Hill finalist last season as one of the top players in NCAA Division II football, leads the Savages into their season opener Saturday against ENMU in a Lone Star […]

Southeastern downs Zias

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Eastern freshman point guard Heather Brown drives to the hole late in Saturday’s loss to Southeastern Oklahoma. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — The Zias had the game they wanted to start January — a home matchup against a 1-7 squad. In the end, Eastern New Mexico’s offense couldn’t seal the […]

ENMU overcomes slow start to beat Savages

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Eastern senior Jamaal Hunnicutt (front) battles Southeastern Oklahoma’s Jordan Dreiling for a loose ball near halfcourt. It was one of 23 turnovers the Hounds forced. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Jamal Washington wasn’t sure how much good he’d be Saturday to the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds. Despite an injured […]

Clovis sophomore ready for Class 5A state tennis competition

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]