Zias end 10-game skid

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Maegan Rhoten hurler a three-hitter and right fielder Kyleigh Harris drove in the winning run Monday as Eastern New Mexico snapped a 10-game losing streak. Harris’ singled capped a two-run fifth inning as Eastern beat Abilene Christian 3-2 in the opener of a Lone Star Conference South doubleheader. Heather Cochran […]

ACU sweeps doubleheader from Zias

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s woes continued on Sunday as the Zias were swept by Abilene Christian 6-2 and 7-0 in Lone Star Conference South Division softball. Allison Crouse (3-3) pitched both ends of the twin bill for the Wildcats (13-23, 4-6 South). She allowed just 13 hits all day — […]

Hounds can’t salvage finale with ACU

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — After watching his team get swept in a three-game series at home by Abilene Christian, Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Phil Clabaugh said he’s disappointed but not discouraged. The Greyhounds, who lost to the Wildcats 8-3 and 10-3 on Friday, had Saturday’s series finale in hand much of the […]

Hounds drop twin bill to ACU in baseball

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore David Swinconos releases a pitch during the first game of their double-header against Abilene Christian University Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Abilene Christian scored in 11 of 16 innings Friday and posted an 8-3, 10-3 sweep of Eastern New Mexico University in Lone Star […]

Zias sustain injuries in loss at ACU

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — The weekend of promise turned into a nightmare for Eastern New Mexico University’s women. Playing for a chance at a surprising Lone Star Conference South Division championship going into the weekend, the Zias absorbed their two worst losses of the season, including Saturday’s 75-42 setback against Abilene Christian. The win […]

Hounds repeat LSC South championship

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Travazz Buckley and Kennis Green led five Eastern New Mexico University players in double figures with 16 points each as the Greyhounds nailed down their second consecutive Lone Star Conference South Division men’s regular-season championship Saturday with an 85-75 victory over Abilene Christian. The Hounds (20-7, 10-2 South) needed the […]

Lopez, Manuel

Manuel Lopez Services: Have been held. Manuel Lopez, 85, of Abilene, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his daughter’s home in Abilene. He was born on April 21, 1918, in Clareville, Texas, to Tomasa and Francisco Lopez. During World War II he served in the Army working with messenger pigeons. He married Elida Lopez […]

Late ACU basket sinks Zias

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Eastern senior Lauren Scarlett, battling Lynsie Blau for a rebound, finished with eight points and eight rebounds. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — A post-game conversation took an unusual turn in the corridors of Greyhound Arena Thursday night, with Abilene Christian coach Shawna Lavender apologizing to Zia coach Dan Buzard for […]

Hounds subdue Abilene Christian

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Eastern senior point guard David Hamilton drives past Abilene Christian’s Cliff Green. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Shawn Scanlan liked the way his two starting big men played Thursday night. Jamaal Hunnicutt recorded a triple-double and Travazz Buckley added a double-double as the Greyhounds beat Abilene Christian 87-61 in Lone […]

Hounds look to regroup

By Dave Wagner His team earned a split on a tough weekend road trip, but Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan said the Greyhounds are going through some tough times. ENMU opened Lone Star Conference South Division play on Thursday with a 55-52 win at Texas A&M-Commerce, then traveled south to face […]

Hounds welcome 135

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Veteran Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott still looks forward to the start of practice each fall. A broken hip sustained during spring practice when he couldn’t avoid a collision on a play which spilled over the sideline has slowed Elliott a bit, but coaching football helps keep […]

Moore, Vera

Vera Moore Services: Have been held. Mrs. Vera Juanita Pickens Moore, 88, of Albuquerque, a longtime resident of New Mexico and Texas, died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Manzano del Sol in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 3, 1914, in Lorraine, Texas, to the Rev. Finus Roden and Vera Costin Pickens. She received a bachelor’s […]

Martin, Quessie Mae

Quessie Mae Martin Services: Have been held. Ms. Quessie Mae Martin, 60, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 17, 1942, in Clovis, to James T. and Clara Norman Wauford. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married James Earl […]

Clovis native named to Hall of Leaders

ABILENE, Texas — A Clovis native-turned-educator has been named to the Hardin-Simmons University Hall of Leaders. Henry Bryce Jordan, 78, will be honored by the university for his outstanding career and character, according to university officials. Jordan was born in Clovis on Sept. 22, 1924, and his family later moved to Abilene, where graduated from […]