ENMU tennis team snaps losing streak

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s tennis team defeated McMurry 8-1 on Friday, snapping an eight-match losing streak in what was the Zias’ final outing of the spring. Earlier Friday, the Zias (4-13, 0-9 Lone Star Conference) dropped a 9-0 league verdict to Abilene Christian, ranked sixth in NCAA Division […]

Feb. 6, 1982

Members of the 27th Tactical Fighter Wing at Cannon Air Force Base returned home after a month-long deployment to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. … Yucca Junior High’s ninth-grade girls basketball team was riding a 14-game winning streak. … Beta Sigma Phi, a social and service sorority, announced “sweethearts” selected to represent area chapters. […]

Inconsistent Hounds start conference play

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After winning three of four from Southeastern Oklahoma in early March, the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds were sitting at 16-4. What was followed by a 10-game losing streak, including four-game sweeps by Southwestern Oklahoma and Cameron. Veteran ENMU coach Phil Clabaugh has never seen anything like […]

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 […]

Lady Cats host Hobbs in district volleyball final

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Junior Jasmine McDonald battles for a ball at the net against Carlsbad. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer En route to a school record 10-match winning streak, the Clovis High volleyball team dispatched rival Hobbs twice. They’ll try to do it again tonight when the Lady Wildcats host the Lady Eagles […]

Coaches downplay Hobbs’ streak over Lady Cats

By Rick White Coaches like talking about streaks about as much as construction workers like talking about their feelings. Just ask Clovis coach Miles Watters and Hobbs counterpart Johnny Casaus, who are at opposite ends of one. Both said too much is being made out of Hobbs beating the Lady Wildcats seven-straight times over the […]

Foxes end Melrose’s winning streak

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Fort Sumner’s Ross Cortese tries to split Melrose defenders Caleb Doss and Harvey Park during the first half of Friday’s game in Melrose. Cortese was called for traveling on the play. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner MELROSE — No matter what Melrose did Friday night, the Buffaloes couldn’t get Fort Sumner to crack. […]

Bronchos get the best of Elida

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Elida’s Blaine Bumguardner (left) fouls Grady’s Domingo Diaz during Tuesday’s EPAC game in Texico. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Eric Butler TEXICO — Modest as they were, one team was going to have its winning streak snapped in Tuesday’s first round game of the EPAC boys tournament between Grady and Elida at the Texico […]