CHS BOYS SOCCER: Cats romp past Artesia


Clovis High’s Jayme Nauman (9) heads the ball over Artesia’s Quintin Navarrette during the Wildcats’ 7-2 victory over the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Yucca Soccer Complex. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Clovis High senior Scott Elliott wasn’t going to let a little thing like an ankle injury slow him […]

Hounds crushed in doubleheader by Southwestern

CNJ staff WEATHERFORD, Okla. — After making the most of their opportunities through 20 games, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team saw everything go wrong in one day on Friday. The Greyhounds trailed from start to finish in both ends of a crossover twin bill against North Division member Southwestern Oklahoma, losing the opener […]

Mules eliminated from Texas 3A playoffs

CNJ staff AMARILLO — The Muleshoe Mules’ run in the Texas Class 3A basketball playoffs came to an end Tuesday night as Borger held on down the stretch for a 56-49 victory in a regional round game at Amarillo High. With the Bulldogs clinging to a 50-49 lead, 6-foot-5 post Nathan Purswell went 6-for-6 from […]

Lady Cats dominate Artesia


Clovis guard Tori Northcutt grabs a rebound during the first half of Friday’s game against Artesia. The Lady Cats blew out Artesia 61-27. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High’s girls were revved up Friday night. An anticipated showdown with Artesia, ranked third in the Albuquerque Journals’ Class 4A […]

Southwestern overwhelms Hounds

CNJ staff WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Based on records, it may have looked like the teams switched uniforms. Southwestern Oklahoma jumped out to an early lead and the Bulldogs rolled to their first win in seven outings this season, a 61-43 rout of Eastern New Mexico University on Thursday night in a Lone Star Conference men’s […]

Cats clash with Artesia


Running back Brian Mead and the Clovis Wildcats, ranked second in Class 5A, travel to Artesia tonight to match 6-1 records with the Bulldogs, No. 1 in Class 4A. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Over the past 52 years, few schools have had as much football success as Clovis […]

Clabaugh claims 400th career win as Hounds split


Freedom Newspapers: Kevin WilsonJustin Gee slides and prepares to place his hand on home plate as the relay throw gets past catcher Tanner Dewald in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader at Greyhound Field in Portales. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — A second-game loss put only a slight tinge on Eastern New Mexico University baseball […]

Hounds fall in OT to Bulldogs


Jolen Montoya leans on a jumper over Southwestern Oklahoma’s Lonnie Cooks in overtime of Saturday’s game. Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Ike Smith scored a game-high 21 points, and Jamaal Shell hit a game-tying 3-pointer near the end of regulation to help Southwestern Oklahoma slip away with a 68-61 […]

Resilient Zias victorious again


Laci Lee shoots a second-half jumper over Southwestern Oklahoma’s Dru Tomaszewski. Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner: CNJ Newspapers PORTALES — Trailing by 11 points with 16 1/2 minutes left, Eastern New Mexico University didn’t exactly have the Southwestern Oklahoma Lady Bulldogs right where they wanted them. Then the Zias went to a 2-3 […]

ENMU’s Elliott earns 200th win — finally


Greyhound defensive back Corey White trips up Southwestern Oklahoma State wide receiver Danny Howard in the second quarter of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers BLACKWATER DRAW — If you’re going to get a milestone win, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott’s 200th […]