Area prep linescore — March 25

Texico 8, Eunice 4 Texico    222  010  1 — 8    12    4 Eunice    001  120  0 — 4    4    4 Jaron Hill, John Myers (7) and Josh Tredway, Jonah Walls (4); Max Gladden, Isaiah Nichols (4) and Cohl Rimer. W — Hill. L — Gladden. Sv — Myers. Top hitters — Texico: Myers 2-4, 2 [...]

Zias snap losing streak with sweep

CNJ staff GOODWELL, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team broke out of its 13-game losing streak, as broadcaster Marv Albert would say, “with authority” on Tuesday. The Zias pounded out 29 hits, including 19 in the abbreviated second game, in a 11-6, 18-3 non-league sweep of Oklahoma Panhandle State. Junior center fielder Amanda [...]

Cats, Lady Cats beat Portales in tennis

CNJ staff In recent years, Clovis High’s tennis teams have had trouble with their neighbors to the south, Portales. Not so much on Tuesday. Clovis won nine of 12 singles matches and breezed to victories over PHS, the boys winning 6-3 while the girls notched an 8-1 triumph at the CHS tennis courts. Coach Siobahn [...]

Zias fall short twice against Colorado Springs

CNJ staff PORTALES — If nothing else, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team is getting closer to ending its lengthy losing streak. The Zias, who dropped a 2-1 decision in the finale of a four-game Lone Star Conference series on Saturday at Tarleton State, had a three-run lead late before bowing to Colorado-Colorado Springs [...]

Curry County Cats post narrow win

CNJ staff Phillip Williams rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and the Curry County Cats outlasted the El Paso Sun City Reapers 14-13 on Sunday in New Mexico Premier League football at Leon Williams Stadium. Williams scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter, then put the Cats (3-1, 2-1 [...]

Cameron subdues Hounds

CNJ staff LAWTON, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team was cruising toward a victory on Sunday and a split of its four-game Lone Star Conference series with Cameron when the roof suddenly fell in on them. Leading 11-3, the Greyhounds gave up 16 runs — 12 of them unearned — over the [...]

ENMU track squads sixth

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s track teams finished sixth and in the middle of the pack in the War Hawk Classic, hosted by McMurry University. McMurry took the men’s team title with 108 points to 92 for Tarleton State, while the Greyhounds finished with 20 points. West Texas A&M won the [...]

ENMU women keep lead in region

CNJ staff ODESSA, Texas — Senior TiAda Gray’s second-place finish in breakaway roping helped the Eastern New Mexico University women’s rodeo team take first place over the weekend in the Odessa College Rodeo, the first event of the spring season. The Zias scored 275 points to 260 for Tarleton State and 240 for Weatherford College. [...]

Cats cruise past Coyotes

By Dave Wagner CNJ sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com It didn’t take Clovis High’s baseball team long to take care of struggling Roswell High on Saturday. The Wildcats opened the bottom of the first with a single and stolen base by pitcher Matt Lanier, an RBI single and stolen base by shortstop Jordan Holguin and an RBI [...]

CHS tracksters qualify several events for state at Amarillo Relays

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Clovis High’s tracksters took a big step up in competition from their first meet in this weekend’s Amarillo Relays. The CHS boys finished ninth out of 15 teams with 26 points while the girls tied for ninth with Amarillo Palo Duro, each scoring 14 points. Clovis, which had less than full [...]