Hounds’ upset bid falls short

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Playing with a short deck, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team gave 14th-ranked Abilene Christian all it wanted for most of Tuesday’s Lone Star Conference South Division clash. But the Wildcats went on a 16-2 run, sparked by consecutive 3-pointers from senior guard Brandon Callahan, and pulled away […]

Kingsville hangs on to edge Zias

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s rally fell short and the Zias dropped a 30-10, 30-19, 22-30, 26-30, 15-9 decision to Texas A&M-Kingsville Thursday night in Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball. It was the second consecutive time the Zias (6-14, 1-3 South) mounted a rally from a 2-0 deficit to force […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Foxes awarded forfeit

CNJ staff FORT SUMNER — The Fort Sumner Foxes were awarded a forfeit in tonight’s game at Springer when the Red Devils asked out of the game due to lack of numbers. Fort Sumner (8-2), ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, was already assured a berth in the state playoffs beginning next week. Seeding for […]

Lady Buffs topple Zias

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M extended its winning streak to seven matches and completed a season-sweep of Eastern New Mexico University Thursday night with a 30-24, 30-28, 30-18 victory over the Zias in Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball. Rachel Altman collected 15 kills, eight digs and five block assists for the […]

Abilene Christian sweeps ENMU

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Senior Lindsey Martin went over the 5,000 mark for her career in assists Thursday night, and Abilene Christian posted a 30-26, 30-20, 30-17 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in Lone Star Conference South Division volleyball. ACU (15-3, 4-0 South) maintained its hold on the division lead while extending its […]

ENMU falls to Kingsville in five games

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Kristi Britain tips a ball over the net in the third game of the Zias’ match against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — The Zias could contain Shaday Smith only so long. The Texas A&M Kingsville sophomore had a game high 25 […]

Zias avenge loss to Wayland Baptist

CNJ staff PORTALES — Lindsay Schiely pounded out 21 kills Tuesday night to lead Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team past Wayland Baptist 30-25, 27-30, 34-32, 30-26 at Greyhound Arena. The win was the third in the last five matches for the Zias (3-8), and avenged a season-opening loss in four games against the Pioneers […]

Chaparrals defeat Zias

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Kenee Carter and Meagan Kamplain each collected 11 kills Tuesday night as Lubbock Christian cruised past Eastern New Mexico University 30-19, 30-22, 30-19 in women’s college volleyball. Setter Noelle Christensen added 18 assists for the Chaparrals (7-2). The Zias (0-3), who led only briefly early in the third game, were led […]