Hounds sweep Tarleton State for split of LSC series

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Junior right fielder Ethan Wagner capped a big day with a go-ahead, two-run single in the top of the ninth inning, giving Eastern New Mexico University a 12-10 win over Tarleton State and a sweep of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. The Greyhounds, who won the seven-inning opener 10-6, […]

Zias blank Kingsville, gain split of twin bill

CNJ staff PORTALES — Kristen Cruickshank’s 10th homer of the season, a walkoff grand slam, gave the Eastern New Mexico University softball team a 10-0 win over 24th-ranked Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday at Zia Softball Field and a split of their Lone Star Conference doubleheader. The Javelinas built an 8-1 lead in the opener and […]

Zias split with Highlands

CNJ Staff LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Eastern New Mexico University’s bats were held silent in the opener of a doubleheader Wednesday at New Mexico Highlands, but not in the second game. Pitcher Kristen Cruickshank and left fielder

Zias settle for Sunday split

CNJ staff PHOENIX — Facing a struggling Western New Mexico squad, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team was set to close out a 4-1 run through the Schutt Sports Division II Leadoff Classic on Sunday. Then the roof fell in. With ENMU leading 10-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh, Western then loaded […]

Hounds split with Riverhawks

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Freedom New Mexico: Mickey Winfield Eastern New Mexico University senior catcher Freddy Carmona connects on a base hit early in the second game of a Greyhound baseball doubleheader against Northeastern State University Saturday. Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team got off to a good start in Lone Star Conference play over the […]

Hounds, Pioneers split pair

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks ENMU’s Jeremy Johnson retreats safety to first base as Wayland Baptist first baseman Josh Lucas gets ready to apply a tag on a pickoff play during the first game of Friday’s doubleheader at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — After seeing the opener slip away late, Eastern New Mexico University’s […]

Men can’t seem to pick and choose

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist My father-in-law and my husband bought 100 head of cows one year. It was a partnership deal, but when we unloaded them at the ranch they decided to split them 50-50 and each partner put his own brand on his half. It was early spring, so some of the cows […]

ENMU settles for split

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry ENMU sophomore Kristen Cruickshank pitched a complete-game, six-hitter to beat West Texas A&M 7-2 on Saturday at Zia Softball Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — At long last, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team is on the board in the Lone Star Conference South Division. Still, the Zias couldn’t sweep […]

Zias earn split with Mustangs

CNJ staff HOBBS — Nicole Dickson and Brittany Regalado combined on a two-hitter as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team bounced back from a first-game loss to blank College of the Southwest 9-0 on Tuesday. The Mustangs (14-17) scored only their second win over ENMU, holding on to take the opener 7-6. Dickson (5-3) allowed […]

Zias split pool games in tourney

CNJ staff OKLAHOMA CITY — Sophomore Kristen Cruickshank pitched a seven-hitter and Eastern New Mexico University took advantage of two errors to score twice in the fourth inning en route to a 4-2 victory over defending NAIA champion Oklahoma City University on Friday in pool play of the Stars’ tournament. The teams then played again […]

Zias split with defending NAIA champs

CNJ staff 0KLAHOMA CITY — Sophomore Kristen Cruickshank pitched a seven-hitter and Eastern New Mexico University took advantage of two errors to score twice in the fourth inning en route to a 4-2 victory over defending NAIA champion Oklahoma City University on Friday in pool play of the Stars’ tournament. The teams then played again […]

Hounds gain split with Tarleton

CNJ staff PORTALES — After trading blowouts with Tarleton State in the first two games of their Lone Star Conference baseball series, Eastern New Mexico University needed a little extra-inning magic to take the series lead. Tarleton State pounded the Greyhounds 15-5 in Saturday’s opener at Greyhound Field. In the nightcap, scheduled for seven innings, […]

Kiser drives in five runs as Clovis gains split

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Staff photo: Andy DeLisle Clovis High’s Elena Wimberly tags out Roswell’s Amber Sosa as she slides into third base CNJ staff Jarod Kiser drove in five runs as Clovis beat Hobbs 11-5 in the second game of a summer league doubleheader Thursday at Bell Park. Hobbs won the opener 19-5. Kiser’s bases-loaded triple keyed a […]

CHS SOFTBALL: Lady Cats split with Carlsbad

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Saturday’s District 4-5A doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Complex. The Lady Wildcats earned a split with the Cavegirls on Saturday. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer If nothing else, Clovis High’s senior softball players, playing their home finale on Saturday, will be able to graduate knowing they’ve beaten the beast of […]

Zias earn LSC split with Tarleton State

By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University junior Valerie Villela went 4-for-8 from the plate and scored two runs as the Zias split a Saturday Lone Star Conference South doubleheader with Tarleton State at Zia Softball Field. The Zias (13-16, 2-6 LSC South) won the first game 3-1. Tarleton State, as the TexAnns […]

Hounds hang on for split with Savage Storm

CNJ statt DURANT, Okla. — Reliever Tyler Doughty induced Southeastern Oklahoma’s David Newell to hit into an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, and junior Keith Balderaz pitched around two hits in the seventh for his second save as Eastern New Mexico University held on for a 7-6 win and […]

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cats sixth in 5A pool play

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Things started and ended pretty well for the Clovis High volleyball team in Class 5A state tournament pool play on Wednesday. In between, it wasn’t all that good. The Lady Wildcats went 3-7 in games against their five Pool B opponents, winning the first game from La Cueva and then sweeping […]

Rams, Wildcats split summer twin bill

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Clovis first baseman Parker Wood slides into home on a passed ball in the second game of Tuesday’s summer league doubleheader at Bell Park. The visiting Rams won the opener 8-3, and Clovis took the nightcap 11-1. (Staff photo: Kevin Wilson) CNJ Staff Portales had plenty of pitching in Tuesday’s doubleheader, but Clovis had enough […]

Zias happy with split against division-leading Wildcats

Freedom Newspapers ABILENE, Texas — Armando Quiroz wanted to be greedy, but in the end he was more than satisfied. His Eastern New Mexico University softball team earned a second consecutive split with Lone Star Conference South Division-leading Abilene Christian on Saturday, losing 5-1 and winning 6-2. The results keep the Zias (27-13, 8-4 South) […]

Lady Cats settle for split on road

CNJ staff ROSWELL — A doubleheader spilt Tuesday at Roswell High left Clovis softball coach Brandi Thomas wanting more. “I’m not happy with the split,” she said. “We came away with some positives, but you’re never happy with a split.” Clovis won the opener 6-3 in eight innings. Roswell rebounded in the second game, beating […]