Zias made big strides in 2003-04

By Dave Wagner Even though they ended the season with three lopsided losses, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team surprised a lot of people in 2003-04. Sophomore forward Elizabeth Richards wasn’t one of them. “I always knew we had the potential to do well,” said Richards, who played in four Class 2A state […]

Bosket’s inside play helps Zias mount title bid

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Jereena Bosket loses the handle on the ball during a scramble in last week’s game against Texas A&M-Kingsville last week at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Rick White By Dave Wagner Whatever happens this weekend, Eastern New Mexico University senior Jereena Bosket will end her basketball career at the school with an […]

Zias determined to return home

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Zia guard Laci Lee drives for a layup as Texas A&M-Commerce’s Amy Putman challenges the shot. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — As Dan Buzard prepped his team for its home finale Saturday, the second-year Eastern New Mexico stressed the importance of sending senior post Jereena Bosket out on a […]

Zias work (double) overtime

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Eastern freshman Heather Brown was one of five Zias to finish in double figures with 17 points. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias aren’t about to go down easily. Down by 12 points with less than 13 minutes left in the second half, the Zias […]

Zias lose to rugged foes

By Dave Wagner CANYON, Texas — Turnovers are still a problem, and the shooting comes and goes. Still, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team got a pretty good idea of where it stands after rugged games against West Texas A&M and Emporia State over the weekend in WT’s Thanksgiving Classic. The Zias lost […]