Zias drop four-setter to Aggies

Staff report LAWTON, Okla. — The losing streak continued for Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team on Saturday as the Zias dropped their third outing in a row, a 23-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-21 Lone Star Conference decision to Cameron. Rebecca Green had 16 kills and Kendra Adams added 13 for the Aggies (10-8, 3-6 LSC), […]

Hounds topple Patriots

Staff report DALLAS — Junior midfielder Carlos Viveros set an Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer single-game assist record on Saturday as the Greyhounds turned back Dallas Baptist 3-1. Viveros assisted on all three goals, the first time anyone has had that many assists in the 10-year history of the program. Sophomore forward Ryan McManus […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 11

District 4-3A Texico 3, Eunice 1 Eunice    25    20    10    19 Texico    22    25    25    25 Texico individual statistics Kills — Brianna Reyna 20, Jasmine Gannon 19. Blocks — Mel Davalos 4, Jessica Jorde 2, McKenzee Thatcher 2. Digs — Chyanne Scarborough 20, Reyna 18, Gannon 15. Aces — Reyna 3, Audrey Wren 3. Assists […]

Long trip, short night for Cats

By Kevin Wilson kwilson@cnjonline.com GRANTS — Clovis’ longest road trip of the season turned out to be its easiest, by far. The Wildcats overpowered struggling Grants, posting 367 yards on the ground n a 50-0 drubbing to snap a four-game losing streak in their final pre-district tuneup. The game ended with just under six minutes […]

Rout gives Rams fourth straight win

By Derek Major dmajor@pntonline.com BLACKWATER DRAW — Last year, the Portales Rams lost to Hope Christian by 10 points. This year, the Rams made sure there wasn’t a repeat performance, racking up 459 yards and five touchdowns on the ground in a 59-20 win Friday in the District 4-4A opener for both teams. “It feels […]

Friday area prep football roundup — Oct. 10

Escalante 34, Fort Sumner 20 Records: Escalante 7-0, Fort Sumner 4-3 Difference: Dominic Montano and RB Will Hurd combined to score all five touchdowns for the Lobos, all on plays covering more than 50 yards. Montano had a 61-yard TD run on the game’s first play from scrimmage and put the game out of reach […]

Melrose, Dora post forfeit victories

Staff report MORIARTY — The Melrose Buffaloes picked up a win on Friday the easy way, relatively speaking. The Buffaloes were on their way to play Shiprock Northwest at Moriarty and hedreached Fort Sumner before coach Dickie Roybal got a call saying the Falcons had forfeited the game. Melrose improved to 5-1 as a result […]

Hounds, McMurry clash for first time since 1959

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com If you don’t remember the last time Eastern New Mexico University and McMurry met in football, don’t feel too bad. Yes, the Greyhounds and War Hawks have played eight times — McMurry holds a 7-0-1 advantage — but the teams haven’t met since shows such as “Leave It to Beaver” and […]

Mustangs turn back Zias

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University controlled most of the first half, but late breakdowns proved costly on Friday. Midwestern State scored twice in the final 15 minutes to pull out a 3-1 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer victory at the ENMU pitch. MSU took advantage of a brisk wind which […]

Midwestern State sweeps past ENMU

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State controlled play most of the way and the Mustangs notched a 25-21, 25-15, 25-15 Lone Star Conference volleyball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday. Hunter Porter had seven kills and seven digs for the Mustangs (6-12, 2-6 LSC), who had just one more kill than […]

East Mountain turns back PHS squads

Staff report SANDIA PARK — Senior midfielder Emily Baldoni posted a hat trick on Friday and East Mountain defeated Portales 4-1 in District 4/1-4A girls soccer. Baldoni scored two goals three minutes apart midway through the first half, then made it 3-0 early in the second stanza. The Timberwolves (12-4, 2-0 district) added another goal […]

Prep football scoreboard — Oct. 10

Area Portales 59, Hope Christian 20 Escalante 32, Fort Sumner 20 Clovis 50, Grants 0 Muleshoe 21, Amarillo River Road 7 Melrose defeats  Shiprock Northwest by forfeit Farwell 30, Sudan 19 Vega 31, Bovina 0 Dora def.Tse YI Gai by forfeit Floyd 36, Lake Arthur 34 State Artesia 48, Alamogordo 41 Atrisco Heritage 51, Albuquerque High 0 Aztec 70, Gallup 0 Belen 62, […]

Roswell High rallies past Lady Cats

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Clovis senior Mariah Garrison goes up for a kill during the first game of Thursday night’s volleyball match against Roswell High at The Rock. Garrison had six kills and a block, but the Lady Coyotes rallied to beat CHS in four sets.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High’s volleyball team got off to a quick start on Thursday night, but Roswell High’s Gali Sanchez and Georgia Eldridge eventually proved to be too much. After slow starts, Sanchez finished with 15 kills and four blocks and Eldridge added 10 kills and two blocks to go with […]

Thursday area prep football, volleyball summaries — Oct. 9

FOOTBALL Clovis JV 14, Texico 0 Texico    0    0    0    —    0 Clovis JV    14    0    0    —    14 Game called early 3rd quarter, lightning Scoring summary First quarter C — Sebastian Roanhaus 40-yard run (Jaron Gonzales run) C — Skyler Wadas 3-yard run (run failed) Texico individual statistics Rushing — Ramon Garcia 5-24, Lance […]

Cats look to avoid letdown

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Clovis senior defensive back Jordan Holguin positions himself to make the tackle on senior receiver Christian Caldwell during Wildcat football practice Thursday. Clovis visits Grants Friday and will try to snap a four-game skid.

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com With a second-half comeback that fell just short, it was evident the Clovis Wildcats played up to their competition last week. This week, as the Wildcats have more regular season behind them than they do ahead, the concern is not playing down to their competition. In what looks like […]

Early blocked FG changes momentum in win at Kingsville

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Eastern New Mexico University senior defensive back Willie Grant drags down Texas A&M-Commerce wide receiver Ricky Collins during an Oct. 27 game at Greyhound Stadium.

Staff report While Eastern New Mexico University football coach Josh Lynn agrees it was important for the Greyhounds to get their first Lone Star Conference win in Saturday’s game at Texas A&M-Kingsville, it was big for another reason. “We’d never won down there before,” Lynn said Monday of the Hounds’ 31-0 victory, the program’s first […]

New Mexico fishing report — Oct. 9

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 very good […]

Hounds blank WT, 1-0

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University inched closer to .500 as John Jamison scored in 40th minute the Greyhounds a 1-0 victory over West Texas A&M. Jamison (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia HS) scored with a shot that bounced off the right post and across the goal line. With the win the Greyhounds (4-5-2) extend […]

Area prep standings — Oct. 9

Volleyball District 4-6A Team Dist. All Clovis 1-0 5-8 Carlsbad 1-0 3-11 Hobbs 0-1 3-11 Alamogordo 0-1 3-9 Saturday Sandia Prep def. Clovis 25-15, 25-15, 22-25, 25-13 Texico def. Clovis 25-13, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21 Carlsbad def. Lovington 25-23, 21-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10 Tuesday Clovis def. Hobbs 25-7, 25-18, 25-18 Carlsbad def. Alamogordo 25-18, 25-23, 25-12 […]

Lady Cats belt Hobbs

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Clovis seniors Rylie Lee, front, and Sarah Bullard go to the floor trying to dig a Hobbs attack during Tuesday’s District 6-4A volleyball match at The Rock. The Lady Wildcats beat Hobbs in three sets.

Staff report If nothing else, it was nice to be playing at home again for the Clovis High volleyball team. The Lady Wildcats hadn’t played at Rock Staubus Gym since a season-opening win over Amarillo Palo Duro in late August, and they opened District 4-6A play in style with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 win over […]