Lady Cats take second at Artesia

Staff report ARTESIA — All five players earned a leg towards Class 6A state competition and Clovis High’s girls earned a team leg on Monday as the Lady Wildcats finished second to host Artesia in the Eddy County Invitational golf tournament. The Lady Wildcats, needing a 395 score as a team to earn their second […]

Monday area prep baseball linescores — April 4

First game Texico 8, Pecos 3 Texico    101  050  1 — 8    10    3 Pecos    000  030  0 — 3    6    4 Ben Crist, Luke Phipps (6A) and Brock Thompson; Arturo Archuleta, T. Duran (6) and Ricardo Teran. W — Crist. L — A. Archuleta. Top hitters — Texico: Brayden Wines 3-4, 3 runs; Nathan […]

ENMU women second in Western Texas College rodeo

Staff report SNYDER, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s rodeo team finished second to Tarleton State over the weekend in the Western Texas College rodeo. The Greyhounds totaled 195 points to 220 for the TexAnns. Texas Tech was third at 170. Senior Macy Davenport and junior Tawny Berry led the way for the […]

Cats slip past Randall for second at Hereford Invite

Staff report HEREFORD — Senior Roland Chavez took a pair of firsts and Clovis High’s boys  won a pair of relays and finished second in another on Saturday to edge Canyon Randall for second place in the Hereford Invitational track meet. The Wildcats finished with 143 points to 142 for Randall in the eight-team competition. […]

Saturday area prep baseball linescores — April 2

At Capitan Texico 14, Capitan 7 Texico    114  107  0 —14    14    3 Capitan    102  021  1 —  7    7    4 Tanner Dickerman, Luke Phipps (4) and Brock Thompson; Ethan Dunn, Brenden Usrey (6) and Caleb Hightower, Price Bowen (6). W — Dickerman. L — Dunn. Sv — Phipps. Top hitters — Texico: Cole Rohrbach […]

QB spot still up for grabs for ENMU

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ENMU senior and Silver defensive back Charles Stevens intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Green’s Aaron Johnson on the final play of the first half of Saturday’s Green & Silver game at Blackwater Draw.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com BLACKWATER DRAW — After wrapping up spring drills with Saturday’s Green & Silver Game at Greyhound Stadium, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Josh Lynn said he and his staff wanted to use the scrimmage to get a long look at different players. Mission accomplished. As for the Greyhounds’ […]

Hounds split softball twin bill, end losing streak

Staff report OKLAHOMA CITY — Eastern New Mexico University took advantage of two Oklahoma Christian errors to score three runs in the top of the eighth and edge the Lady Eagles 6-3 in the first game of a softball doubleheader on Saturday, snapping a 12-game losing streak. In the nightcap, Oklahoma Christian’s Madison Nordyke tossed […]

Cameron notches pair of lopsided wins over ENMU

Staff report LAWTON, Oklahoma — The Lone Star Conference season struggles continued for Eastern New Mexico Saturday, as the Greyhounds managed just eight hits in a 9-0, 10-1 sweep by host Cameron. Designated hitter Tyler Cook went 2-for-3 in the opener with a pair of singles in a seven-run fourth, while rightfielder Brandon Wright went 2-of-3 […]

FRIDAY AREA PREP BASEBALL: Dora tops Grady again

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Grady sophomore Chance Shaw hits an RBI double in the third inning of Friday’s game against Dora. Shaw had a pair of doubles in the game, but Dora won 4-3.

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com FLOYD — The third time didn’t prove to be the charm for the Grady Bronchos. Already having lost twice to Dora, Grady was unable to best the Coyotes in their third meeting of the season on Friday. Grady is still looking for its first win of the season after […]

Walks help Aggies beat Hounds

Staff report LAWTON, Okla. — Cameron senior Dirk Masters struck out 10 batters in six innings and the Aggies took just enough advantage of 14 walks by Eastern New Mexico University pitchers to beat the Greyhounds 6-3 on Friday in the opener of a four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series. Masters (2-3) allowed just three […]

Tigers jump on Cats early, win 7-3

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Clovis High senior Keaton Greenwalt has the ball waiting for the tag on Frenship’s Landon Everett to complete a 3-6 double play in the second inning of Thursday’s baseball game at Bell Park. The Tigers scored four runs in the top of the first and went on to a 7-3 victory over the Wildcats.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Frenship baseball coach Chad Reynolds remembered Clovis High played the Tigers tough in a 5-4 loss last year at Wolfforth, Texas, so he expected more of the same in Thursday’s rematch at Bell Park. It might have happened, too, except the Tigers took advantage of three Wildcats errors for […]

Lady Cats post split at Moriarty

Staff report MORIARTY —Clovis High’s softball team hit its way past Moriarty in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader. In the second game, the Lady Wildcats simply couldn’t get the big hit. Senior Mariah Chavez hit a leadoff home run to start a game-breaking four-run sixth in Clovis’ 13-7 first game win, but the Lady […]

Thursday area prep baseball linescores — March 31

Lion Baseball Classic At Santa Rosa Quarterfinals Dexter 6, Melrose 0 Melrose    000  000  0 — 0    4    2 Dexter    000  501  x — 6    7    1 Wyatt Williams, Chris Fisher (6) and Braden Hemminger; Dominic Lomeli and Izak Aguilar. W — Lomeli. L — Williams. Top hitters — Dexter: Sergio Ramirez 1-3, 2-run 2B, […]

Texico rallies to stun Portales

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Texico first baseman Nathan Phipps blocks the path of Portales baserunner Josiah Lucero in the second inning of Thursday’s game at Wolverine Field. Phipps went 2-for-4 and hit the game-winning single in Texico’s 6-5 win over the Rams.

By Kevin Wilson MANAGING EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com TEXICO — Six and a half innings in, every bounce seemed to go the way of the Portales Rams. Then the 8-9 hitters got on for Texico, and suddenly the bounces went the other way. The final bounce came at 7:10 p.m. at Wolverine Field, as sophomore Nathan Phipps’ […]

Highlands sweeps ENMU softball squad

STAFF REPORT LAS VEGAS, N.M. — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team, coming off a 19-17 loss to end a conference series on Saturday, found nothing near that offense Wednesday in Las Vegas, falling in a 8-2, 5-1 sweep to host New Mexico Highlands. The visiting Greyhounds (10-30) scored first in both games, but led […]

Cats sweep Coyotes

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Clovis High sophomore third baseball Connor Langrell throws out Roswell High’s Ty Jordan on a bunt attempt during Tuesday’s openeer at Bell Park. The Cats improved to 9-3 for the season with 10-0 and 2-1 victories over the Coyotes.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com While their bats have been hot for most of the season, occasionally Clovis High’s baseball team has been faced with trying to win a low-scoring contest. It helps to have a pitching staff that goes several arms deep. The Wildcats used that to their advantage on Tuesday in posting […]

Lady Cats drop 6-0 decision to Roswell High

Staff report ROSWELL — Junior pitcher Mykaya Olivas hit a home run and pitched a six-hit shutout Tuesday night in Roswell High’s 6-0 softball victory over Clovis High. Olivas broke the scoring ice with a two-run homer in the second inning, and the Lady Coyotes (3-3) added four more in the fourth, highlighted by a […]

Hounds set to finish spring football drills

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com PORTALES — Josh Lynn admits he’ll miss Greyhound Stadium. Right next to the football fieldhouse on University Avenue, a new on-campus stadium is well under way and expected to be ready in plenty of time for Eastern New Mexico University’s 2016 home opener on Sept. 10 against Western New […]

Monday area prep baseball linescore — March 28

Texico 24, Tucumcari 1 Tucumcari    0   1 0  00 —  1    5    3 Texico    4(14)0  6x —24    21    2 Jesus Gamboa, Andrew Casteel (2), Joe Martinez (2) and Daniel Lopez; Dalton Thatcher, Cole Rohrbach (3) and Brock Thompson, Jesus Maldonado (5). W — Rohrbach. L — Gamboa. Top hitters — Tucumcari: George Gutierrez 2-2, 2B; […]

Area prep track summary — March 25

Logan track meet Friday Boys Team standings: 1. Fort Sumner 110; 2. Logan 94; 3. Boise City 68; 4. Tucumcari 42; 5. San Jon 38; 6. Springer 23; 7. Melrose 22; 8. Dora 18; 9. Grady 13; 10. House 9; 11. Elida 4. Area results Field events Javelin: 1. Hunter Sparks, FS 134-0 1/4; 5. […]