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 […]