Top-ranked Lady Buffs cruise past Zias twice

Staff report PORTALES — West Texas A&M left no doubt in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico University why the Lady Buffs are ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division II. First baseman Allison Cranfill went 5-for-7 with six RBIs and belted a home run in each game as WT cruised to […]

Hounds notch split against No. 6 Buffs

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Junior center fielder Matthew Burks wasted no time getting the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team off on the right foot on Saturday. Burks slammed the first pitch of the game from West Texas A&M right-hander Joshua Weyker over the right-center field fence to give the Greyhounds a lead they […]

Hounds fall to No. 56 Buffal on run rule

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Senior right-hander Ben Monticello was pitching well through the first two innings. Then the runs just kept on a-coming for No. 6 West Texas A&M. The Buffaloes pounded out 18 hits and scored in each of the final six innings to post a 14-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University […]

Cavemen sweep Cats in district twin bill

Staff report CARLSBAD — Senior left-hander Caleb Prentiss pitched six shutout innings and senior Brent Cole drove in three runs to lead Carlsbad past Clovis High 5-0 in the opener of a District 4-5A baseball doubleheader on Friday. In the second game, the Wildcats were outhit 11-1, but managed to play the Cavemen close before […]

Adrian notches hole in one

Staff report Randy Adrian had a lot more witnesses than he bargained for when he hit his second hole-in-one. Adrian, the former athletic director at Clovis High School, hit the ace on Sunday on the par-4, No. 4 hole at Colonial Park Golf Course. Among the approximate dozen witnesses for the driver shot on the […]

Zias’ camps set for June

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball staff will conduct summer camps in June at Greyhound Arena Zias coach Joshua Prock said team camps are slated for June 17-19 for Classes B-3A, and from June 19-21 for Classes 4-5A. Individual camps will be from June 23-26. Girls entering grades 1-7 will […]

New Mexico fishing report — April 10

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.   Northeast Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was slow to […]

Cats drop twin bill against Rockets

Staff report ROSWELL — One inning in each game pretty much did in Clovis High’s baseball team on Tuesday. Roswell Goddard took advantage of four walks and a hit batsman to score six runs on only one hit — the Rockets had just three hits for the game — in an 8-3 win over the […]

Late ENMU rally dies against Chaps

Staff report PORTALES — It didn’t take long for Lubbock Christian, ranked 12th in NCAA Division II, to jump in front on Tuesday. It took most of the game for Eastern New Mexico University to catch up — almost. Down 4-0 after a grand slam by LCU’s Joel Lutz before anybody had been retired and […]

Area prep baseball linescores — April 8

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Texico senior Gentry Doolittle pitches to New Mexico Military’s freshman Jake Guerrero during the first inning of Tuesday’s doubleheader opener at Texico. The Wolverines improved to 11-0, sweeping the Colts 11-2 and 11-1.

First game Texico 11, New Mexico Military 2 NMMI    000  002  0 —  2    4    4 Texico    101  045  x —11    12    0 Thomas Haley, Jared Sprague (5) and Jake Guerrero; Gentry Doolittle (5 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 W, 4 SO), Jarron Hill (6) and Josh Tredway. W — Doolittle. L — […]