Zias to rely on youth

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU softball coach Lauren Sigwing talks to freshman pitcher Albie Medina during the team’s practice on Monday at Zia Softball Field. The Zias open the season in a three-day event at St. Mary’s in San Antonio starting on Thursday. Dave Wagner PORTALES — Third-year Eastern New Mexico University softball coach Lauren […]

Zias deal Incarnate 77-66 loss

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior forward Precious Herrin shoots over Incarnate Word’s Chloe Wallace Saturday’s Lone Star Conference women’s game against Incarnate Word at Greyhound Arena. Herrin shot 9-for-13 from the floor and finished with a game-high 21 points. Dave Wagner PORTALES — Say one thing for first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball […]

Kingsville post too much for Zias

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Tony Bullocks: Freedom New Mexico ENMU freshman Jasmine Johnson pulls up for a jumper over Texas A&M-Kingsville freshman Ashley Benavides in the first half of Thursday night’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico

Hounds, Zias get another crack at WT

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s men would like a mulligan for the start of Wednesday’s Lone Star Conference clash at West Texas A&M. Down by 20 points with less than two minutes left in the first half, the Greyhounds came all the way back — almost — before losing to the Buffaloes […]

Hound’s rally falls short; Lady Buffs turn back Zias

Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico CANYON, Texas — The road and slow starts continue to plague the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team. The Greyhounds rallied from 20 points down early in the second half — and had a 3-point shot at the buzzer to tie it — before losing 71-68 to West […]

Zias fall short in OT

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Tony Bullocks: Freedom New Mexico ENMU junior guard Hannah Altheide brings the ball up against Midwestern State freshman Shatoia Gober during the second half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference women’s basketball game at Greyhound Arena. Dave Wagner One of these days, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team is going to quit knocking on […]

Cameron turns back Zias

Freedom New Mexico LAWTON, Okla. — Cameron needed a strong finish Wednesday night to extend its win streak to nine games. Sabelle Diata scored 19 points and Julie Paunovic added 14 points and 12 rebounds as Cameron outscored Eastern New Mexico University 15-3 in the final 6 1/2 minutes to pull out a 59-47 win […]

Second-half run carries Zias to win

CNJ staff COMMERCE, Texas — Seven players contributed to a 19-0 run early in the second half and Eastern New Mexico University’s women pulled away for a 69-52 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday night. ENMU (4-9, 2-5 LSC) took the lead for good late in the first half and led 31-28 […]

TexAnns hold off Zias’ comeback

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CNJ correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior guard Kiara Tate goes for a lay-up over Tarleton State’s Shanae Lowrance during Wednesday night’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. Tate tied a school record with 40 points, but the Zias lost to the TexAnns 78-70. CNJ staff PORTALES — Tarleton State went 8-for-8 from the […]

Zias set school scoring record in rout of OPSU

CNJ staff GOODWELL, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women set a school record for points Monday night in blowing out Oklahoma Panhandle State 122-100. The Zias (3-8), who came in averaging 63.9 points, eclipsed the previous standard of 117 set in a December 1979 clash against Sul Ross State. ENMU also reached the century […]

Hounds, Zias ready to return from holidays

Dave Wagner Last year’s Eastern New Mexico University men’s team rode a strong finish to a berth in the Lone Star Conference postseason tournament. Coach Andrew Helton said the Greyhounds’ goals have increased as they prepare to hit the meat of the schedule. “Our main goal last year was to get in the conference tournament,” […]

ACU tops Zias in double OT

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FNM correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior Precious Herrin attempts to block a shot by Abilene Christian’s Paige Parliament during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference women’s matchup at Greyhound Arena. ACU edged the Zias 92-85 in double overtime. Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s women gave a game effort Saturday night. They finally ran out […]

Rambelles beat Zias at The Rock

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior Precious Herrin pulls up for a jumper over Angelo State’s Paige Weishuhn during Thursday night’s Lone Star Conference women’s basketball game at Rock Staubus Gym. Herrin scored 11 points in the Zias’ 46-31 loss. Dave Wagner Neither the Angelo State nor Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball teams […]

Hounds, Zias play in Clovis

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer

Cold-shooting Zias drop third straight

Freedom New Mexico DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University provided little scoring support for senior Precious Herrin and dropped a 51-44 decision Wednesday to Texas Woman’s. Herrin matched her season average with 19 points in the Lone Star Conference matchup, but only on other Zia (Kiara Tate, six points off the bench) had more […]

Cold-shooting Zias fall to UIW

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — So far this season, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team has run either hot or cold. Saturday, after beating Texas A&M-Kingsville 79-71 two nights earlier, the Zias struggled mightily to find the basket and absorbed a 61-41 Lone Star Conference loss at the hands of Incarnate Word. ENMU […]

Herrin scores school record 40 in Zias’ win

Freedom New Mexico KINGSVILLE, Texas — Senior forward Precious Herrin scored a school-record 40 points and senior guard Tori Northcutt moved within single digits of the school’s career assist record Thursday night as Eastern New Mexico University opened Lone Star Conference women’s play with a 79-71 victory over Texas A&M-Kingsville. Herrin shot 17-of-22 from the […]

Western State trounces Zias

CNJ staff PUEBLO, Colo. — Western State (Colo.) went on an early 8-0 run to lead for good, then used another 8-0 surge to take control midway through the opening half and the Mountaineers cruised to a 68-52 win over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday in the Al Kaly Shriners Classic, hosted by Colorado […]

Zias’ 100-point effort gives coach first win

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior Guard Tori Northcutt tries to work her way around Oklahoma Panhandle State sophomore guard Camille Washington Tuesday in second half action at Greyhound Arena. ENMU won By Larry Booker: FNM correspondent PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team needed nearly all of the 100 points […]

Sixth-ranked Skyhawks hold off Zias

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JOSHUA LUCERO: PNT correspondent ENMU’s Precious Herrin shoots over Fort Lewis Skyhawk Jenna Santistevan during the Zias game against the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks Saturday night at Greyhound arena. Larry Booker PORTALES — Coming off a 5-21 season with a first-year head coach, one might assume the Zias would find themselves overmatched in their season […]