Zias, UTPB split doubleheader

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Senior Cassie Beene delivered a two-out, go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning Wednesday, lifting Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team past Texas-Permian Basin 3-2 for a split of their doubleheader. The Falcons took the opener 2-1 as Desiree Valero pitched a four-hitter and came within a two-out error in […]

Hounds gain split at SE Oklahoma

CMI staff CMI staff DURANT, Okla. — Freshman right-hander Ryan Boydstun earned a save with 3 2/3 innings of shutout relief, inducing a game-ending, bases-loaded double play in the bottom of the ninth inning, and senior shortstop Alex Schultz collected four hits as Eastern New Mexico University beat Southeastern Oklahoma 6-4 on Friday to earn […]

Zias, Highlands split in Lady Buff Classic

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Freshman Lizzy Velasquez hit a two-run single in the top of the eighth as Eastern New Mexico University edged New Mexico Highlands 6-5 on Friday for a split against the Cowgirls in the Lady Buff Classic softball tournament, hosted by West Texas A&M. Highlands won the first game 10-0 on […]

Zias pull split to open softball campaign

Freshman shortstop Melissa Reynosa went 4-for-6 in Eastern New Mexico’s season-opening doubleheader, helping the Zias pull a split against Texas-Permian Basin and St. Mary’s to open the St. Mary’s Tournament. The Zias won their opener 4-1 over Permian Basin behind a solid pitching performance from freshman Alberta Medina, and dropped a 5-4 decision to a […]

Portales officials split on funding for proposed entertainment center

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Freedom New Mexico: Alisa Boswell Portales city officials have made repeated attempts to revive the movie theater in Portales, which closed in 2009, with no success, according to Greg Fisher, executive director of the Roosevelt County Community Development Corp. Some city councilors are now seeking to bring a “Fun Center” to Portales. Alisa Boswell City […]

Redistricting plan would split Roosevelt County

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Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune he state senate passed a redistricting proposal Monday that would separate parts of Portales, including a stretch of 18th Street, into the 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts. Roosevelt County currently belongs to the 3rd District, but the plan would move Causey, Dora, Floyd and Elida to the more conservative 2nd District. […]

Zias gain split in first day of Lady Buffs tourney

Freedom New Mexico CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University rallied from a two-games-to-one deficit Friday to edge Adams State 25-12, 23-25, 14-25, 27-25, 19-17 in the season-opening Lady Buff Classic volleyball tournament, hosted by West Texas A&M. Earlier, the Zias lost to Missouri Western 23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-18. ENMU finishes play in the event […]

Zias hold on in opener, gain split

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU’s Taylor Howard stretches at first base to put out Incarnate Word’s Lea Padilla during the first inning of the second game of Friday’s Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader at Zia Field. Dave Wagner PORTALES — It’s been a tough season for Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team and pitcher […]

Zias rally for split with Highlands

CNJ staff PORTALES — Junior shortstop Paige Colburn hit a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday, lifting the Eastern New Mexico University softball team past New Mexico Highlands 6-5 for a split of their doubleheader at Zia Field. Colburn had a bit of a tough day in the field with […]

Zias rally against Aggies for split

CNJ staff GOODWELL, OKLA — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias took a long time to get their offense going Wednesday. After being shutout for the first 10 innings of a non-conference doubleheader at Oklahoma Panhandle State, the Zias rallied for a 7-5 win in the nightcap. Talena Tippett pitched a complete-game, four-hitter as Panhandle […]

Zias split pair at Texas Woman’s

CNJ staff DENTON, Texas — Melissa Alderette and Kate Medrano each had three hits and right fielder Tessa Fioritti hit her first home run of the season Friday, lifting Eastern New Mexico University past Texas Woman’s 11-8 in the opener of a Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader. The Pioneers came back for a […]

Hounds split, end losing streak

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU junior infielder Mitch Wolfe comes off the bag to take the throw and tag out Southwestern Oklahoma’s James Cloud during the opener of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Two streaks ended in the first game of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball […]

Zias gain split at UT-Permian Basin

Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico ODESSA, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University scored twice on a two-out error in the bottom of the ninth inning on Friday to pull out a 6-5 win over host Texas-Permian Basin in the Falcons’ triangular. Earlier, ENMU (3-9) was shut out by East Central 4-0. The Zias play […]

Hounds manage split in UTPB event

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Junior third baseman Jose Campos capped a four-run, eighth-inning rally with a two-out, two-run single and Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team held on for an 8-6 win over Colorado School of Mines on Friday, earning a first-day split in the season-opening Texas-Permian Basin tournament. ENMU (1-1) lost to New […]

Zias gain split with ACU

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Senior right-hander Kimberly Crouse continued her strong finish to the season Saturday, pitching Eastern New Mexico University past Abilene Christian 3-2 in the opener of a Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader. The Wildcats won the nightcap 8-0, called in the bottom of the sixth on the eight-run rule. The teams […]

Split keeps Hounds alive in bid for LSC tourney

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Eastern New Mexico University’s struggling baseball team did just enough Friday to stay alive for a berth in the Lone Star Conference tournament. The Greyhounds eked out a 9-8 win over rival West Texas A&M in the first game of a doubleheader, then dropped the second game 11-4. The Hounds (22-27, […]

Zias split at Permian Basin

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Freshman Amanda Lale’s two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning Tuesday lifted Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team to a 5-4 victory over Texas-Permian Basin in the first game of a softball doubleheader. The Falcons, though, rallied to win the nightcap 7-4, scoring four unearned runs in the […]

Pet licensing ordinance vote split

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Animal Task Force Chairwoman Linda Cross told city commissioners Thursday that a pet licensing ordinance will help the city get grant money to pay for enforcement. The ordinance was passed on a 5-3 vote. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Despite objections from three commissioners who called it redundant and […]

Hounds split with Bulldogs for second consecutive day

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU center fielder Luis Quinones slides home ahead of the throw to Southwestern Oklahoma catcher Hector Contin during a six-run fourth in the first game of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference doubleheader at Greyhound Field. Quinones was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in ENMU’s 7-5 win. CNJ staff […]

Hounds split with Southwestern

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University split a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader with Southwestern Oklahoma on Friday, beating Southwestern Oklahoma 18-13 in the first game before losing the nightcap 15-3. The teams begin the weekend locked in a battle for sixth place in the conference, with the top six teams advancing to […]