Wayland Baptist rolls to win over Hounds

CNJ staff PLAINVIEW, Texas — Left fielder Brian Embery belted a grand slam, keying an eight-run first inning as Wayland Baptist routed Eastern New Mexico University 12-1 in non-conference baseball on Tuesday. The contest was called after the top of the seventh due to the 10-run rule. Embery hit his 11th homer of the season […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Teachers at Mickey D’s, UW’s new digs and Tiger’s first big win

Welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday morning briefing. Video of the Day Joking around: A blind dinosaur Fries with that? Today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 30 teachers and staff from Yucca Middle School will work McDonald’s at 14th and Mitchell for a percentage of the profits. The fundraiser will benefit the school. Warning: […]

Hounds split at Angelo State

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Catcher Matt Lenderman went 3-for-4 with three RBIs Friday night and Angelo State defeated Eastern New Mexico University 8-3 for a split of their Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. The Greyhounds took the opener 9-5 as right fielder Ethan Wagner went 4-for-4 with three RBIs. The teams wrap up […]

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 […]

Greyhounds end season with win over Javelinas

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Eastern guard Victor Reid guards Texas A&M-Kingsville forward Flavio Milam during the first half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — There were a few rarities in Saturday’s season finale at Greyhound Arena. Division wins for the Greyhounds are no longer one of […]

Hounds lock up fifth spot in LSC South

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Junior guard Reggie Nelson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and two key free throws in the final minute Tuesday night and Eastern New Mexico University slipped past Abilene Christian 74-71 in a Lone Star Conference South Division men’s game. The win assures ENMU (9-16, 4-7 South) a fifth-place finish in the […]

Homers in 12th lift Zias to win

CNJ staff OKLAHOMA CITY — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team managed only one win in three games on Saturday at Del City High School, but it was one to remember. Senior Kristen Cruickshank belted a go-ahead, three-run homer in the top of the 12th inning to lift the Zias to a 13-9 win […]

Hounds sweep twin bill, win series

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU’s Mitch Wolfe dives safely back to second base on a pickoff play during the opener of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader against Southeastern Oklahoma State at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — What a difference a week makes. Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team, outscored 37-3 in an […]

Hounds earn split

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior Jerry Manning pitches to Southeastern Oklahoma junior Justin Miller during the opener of Friday’s Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader at Greyhound Field. Freedom New Mexico Freshman center fielder Luis Quinones, starting the second game after preseason All-American Jereme Johnson suffered a leg injury in the opener, hit a […]

Zias win finale over Cameron

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — Senior right-hander Kristen Cruickshank pitched five solid innings and was backed by a 12-hit attack as Eastern New Mexico University belted Cameron 8-4 Sunday to wrap up play in the St. Mary’s Classic. The Zias (3-4) finished 2-3 in the three-day event. They visit Lubbock Christian for a 1 […]

Hounds pull out key win

CNJ staff PORTALES — With a big rally down the stretch, the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds ended a 10-game losing streak against Lone Star Conference South Division rival West Texas A&M Wednesday night. Now ENMU will try to do it again on Saturday in Canyon, Texas. The Hounds trailed by nine points midway through […]

Lobos beat TCU for 20th win

The Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Darington Hobson scored 19 points with some key second-half baskets and No. 23 New Mexico stretched its winning streak to six games with a 73-57 victory over TCU on Saturday. Plagued by turnovers, pesky TCU was still close until Hobson scored consecutive baskets for the Lobos (20-3, 6-2 […]

Falcons snatch 6 interceptions, win 47-20

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Zias win on late 3-pointer

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — The basketball gods don’t give many breaks to a 5-foot-4 player. So Vanessa O’Neal’s got to make her own. The Zias senior did just that Monday, making small plays throughout and the biggest play at the end — an assist to Cat […]

Zias rally from 16 down to post win

Freedom New Mexico WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University erased a 16-point deficit with less than 16 minutes to go and edged Southwestern Oklahoma 73-70 Monday night in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game. Junior guard Cat Clay went 5-of-10 from 3-point distance for the Zias (3-6), finishing with 22 points, while junior […]

ENMU’s Clay wins LSC weekly honor

Eastern New Mexico University junior forward Cat Clay has been selected as the Lone Star Conference South Division Offensive Player of the Week for her performance in the Zias win at Cameron. The Deming native paced the Zias with a 22-point performance, leading ENMU to a 79-74 win Saturday at Cameron. She hit five 3-pointers […]

Zias hang on for 77-74 win over Cameron

CNJ staff LAWTON, Okla. — Junior forward Cat Clay scored 22 points and junior forward Til-Lois Fifer hit two free throws with five seconds left, lifting the Eastern New Mexico University women past Cameron 79-74 in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. The Zias (2-6) went 11-for-24 from 3-point range and 26-of-38 from the free […]

Hounds rally for win over Western State

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU forward Equs Darby goes hard to the basket against Western State forward Dan Hobin during the first half of Saturday’s game. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — First-year Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Andrew Helton has seen his team play better on offense. Still, if […]

Excellent customer service win-win option for businesses

By Sandra Taylor-Sawyer: Everybody’s business Several years ago, I purchased an item, and within a matter of weeks, it malfunctioned. Upon contacting the business, the item was serviced but malfunctioned again. This scenario of repair-malfunction continued for weeks. Most folks who know me will say I am a patient person; it takes a lot to […]

Hounds pull out late win in finale

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU running back Terrence Griffin tries to push the ball for an extra yard over the tackle of Incarnate Word’s Dakota Wayer in Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Griffin had six carries for 42 yards in the 35-30 win over the Cardinals. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer BLACKWATER DRAW […]