Zias split games in LSC crossover

CNJ staff DURANT, Okla. — Senior catcher Michelle Anderson hit a two-out RBI double, capping a two-run eighth for Eastern New Mexico University that lifted the Zias to a 7-5 victory over Southwestern Oklahoma Friday in the Lone Star Conference softball crossover tournament. Earlier, the Zias dropped a 1-0 decision to East Central. ENMU (9-22) […]

Zias bounce back to gain split

CNJ staff ALAMOSA, Colo. — Senior catcher Michelle Anderson kicked off a six-run first with a two-out solo homer and Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team went on to a 12-4 rout of Adams State on Tuesday to earn a split of their double. The Grizzlies used a five-run fourth to take the opener 8-7. […]

Hounds, Angelo split wild twin bill

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Evidently, the Angelo State Rams don’t take kindly to blowing a seemingly insurmountable lead. In the definition of a “wild” Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday, Eastern New Mexico University scored eight runs in the top of the seventh — the last four with two out — to […]

Hounds split with Kingsville

CNJ staff PORTALES — Senior catcher Ryan Pruitt went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and second baseman Chris Eaton homered and drove in four runs as Eastern New Mexico University rallied past Texas A&M-Kingsville 16-9 on Friday in the opener of a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. The Javelinas came back to take […]

Hounds rally to earn split with Highlands

CNJ staff PORTALES — Sophomore first baseman Mitch Wolfe went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, including a game-tying, two-run single in a six-run fourth, and five relievers each threw one scoreless inning as Eastern New Mexico University beat New Mexico Highlands 8-6 on Tuesday for a split of their baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. The Greyhounds […]

Hounds get split, win series

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU pitcher Justin Cotten delivers to a Tarleton State batter during Saturday’s opener at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Garrett Cook scored the winning run from second in the bottom of the ninth on an infield hit by pinch-hitter Chris Eaton and shortstop Charlie Ulbricht’s throwing error on the […]

Hounds split twin bill, series at Cameron

CNJ staff LAWTON, Okla. — First baseman Mitch Wolfe drove in a pair of runs and Eastern New Mexico University pitching worked around nine walks and six hits Saturday to beat Cameron 5-2 for a split of their Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. In the opener, Logan Grimes pitched a seven-inning complete game to lead […]

Hounds, Cameron split LSC twin bill

CNJ staff LAWTON, Okla. — Catcher Paden Vendrely had three hits, including a key two-run double, and right-hander Jerry Manning pitched into the seventh inning as Eastern New Mexico University beat 19th-ranked Cameron 7-3 Friday in the opener of a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. The Aggies rallied for four runs in the sixth inning […]

Zias earn split with Central Oklahoma

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Senior right-hander Kimberly Crouse pitched five shutout innings and went 3-for-4 with two RBIs Friday, helping Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team blank previously unbeaten Central Oklahoma 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. The Bronchos (7-1) came back for a 3-1 win in the nightcap. The LSC teams […]

Zias split twin bill at Highlands

CNJ staff LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Freshman left-hander Melissa Martinez threw a no-hitter, allowing only two baserunners and striking out 10, as New Mexico Highlands blanked Eastern New Mexico University 7-0 Tuesday to salvage a split of their season-opening softball doubleheader. Four Zias drove in two runs apiece as ENMU took the opener 15-6. The […]

Officials split on inmate furloughs

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Area officials are split on whether a system of releasing jail inmates on furloughs is working properly. District Attorney Matt Chandler said his office stridently and uniformly opposes furloughs unless an inmate’s life literally depends on it. “We don’t like them. The furloughs are not coming from us… “We […]

Split drops Hounds to seventh in LSC

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Senior catcher Freddy Carmona went 6-for-8 in the doubleheader, but it was his RBI groundout that drove in the go-ahead run as Eastern New Mexico University beat Central Oklahoma 5-1 Sunday in the second game to earn a split of their Lone Star Conference baseball twin bill and a split […]

Hounds rally, split twin bill

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Ethan Wagner singled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the ninth and Eastern New Mexico University edged Central Oklahoma 4-3 on Saturday, earning a split of their Lone Conference baseball doubleheader. The Bronchos took the seven-inning opener 8-4 behind five RBIs from left fielder Ryan […]

Hounds split slugfests with Bulldogs

CNJ staff CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Senior catcher Freddy Carmona highlighted an eight-run second with a three-run double, while right fielder Ethan Wagner hit a grand slam and first baseman Seth Clabaugh whacked a pair of solo homers to lift Eastern New Mexico University past Southwestern Oklahoma 16-6 Saturday in the first game of […]

Zias salvage split

CNJ staff SILVER CITY — Western New Mexico hit the Eastern New Mexico University softball team with a stunning finish to Wednesday’s first game and an equally stunning start to the second. Shortstop Kristen Barr capped a five-run seventh inning with a two-out, walkoff grand slam to give the Mustangs a 12-11 win in the […]

Greyhounds earn series split

Freedom New Mexico Designated hitter Jereme Johnson’s walkoff single capped a three-run seventh inning to help Eastern New Mexico University claim an 11-10 comeback win over Abilene Christian on Sunday at Greyhound Field. The win earned the Greyhounds a split with the conference-leading Wildcats, which grabbed a 7-6 win in the nightcap. The teams split […]

Hounds split with ACU

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU first baseman Ryan Pruitt gets the tag down on Abilene Christian catcher Jordan Schmitt in a fourth-inning rundown in the first game of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Abilene Christian senior Matt Sullivan kept Eastern New Mexico University at bay for […]

Hounds earn split with Angelo

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU junior Russell Campbell was one of five pitchers employed by the Greyhounds during Saturday’s 15-3 first-game loss to Angelo State. CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University earned its second walkoff win of the weekend against ninth-ranked Angelo State on Saturday. Paden Vendrely drew a two-out walk in […]

Senators: USDA approves split-state status of bovine tuberculosis in New Mexico

U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved New Mexico for “split-state” status for bovine tuberculosis (TB).

Kingsville notches split with ENMU

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Seth Clabaugh’s sacrifice fly capped a three-run seventh and Eastern New Mexico University rallied for a 4-3 Lone Star Conference South Division baseball victory over Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday. The Javelinas came back for a split, though, winning the second game 3-2 on a run-scoring wild pitch in the bottom […]