Central Oklahoma holds off Zias’ bid

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University nearly threw a monkey wrench into the Lone Star Conference volleyball race Saturday afternoon. The Zias, coming off a win the night before over College of the Southwest which snapped a 14-match losing streak, went toe-to-toe with Central Oklahoma before losing to the Bronchos 30-27, 30-27, 30-24 […]

Ex-CHS runner Appelman leads East Central

CNJ staff FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Former Clovis High runner Matt Appelman led East Central’s men to a 20th-place team finish out of 35 schools in the 19th annual Chile Pepper Festival cross country meet on Saturday, hosted by the University of Arkansas. Appelman posted a time of 32 minutes, 30.4 seconds over 10 kilometers for […]

Bronchos turn back Zias

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Freshman forward Hannah Dozier tries to maneuver past Central Oklahoma’s Alli Miller during Friday’s Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The Central Oklahoma women’s soccer team doesn’t like to take chances. The Bronchos improved to 5-0 in the […]

Zias fall in LSC contest at East Central

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — East Central’s Danielle Clark scored on a header off a corner kick early in the second half on Sunday, giving the Lady Tigers a 2-1 win over Eastern New Mexico University in a Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match. The loss was the third in four outings for ENMU (8-5, […]

Oct. 11, 1980

D.A. Lowery of Clovis, technician for the Central Curry Soil and Water Conservation District, was selected to work on a project at Mount St. Helens. … Curry County United Way workers gained $71,954.27 toward their goal of $200,000 in the first week of the United Way Campaign. … An 18-year-old airman stationed at Cannon Air […]

Greyhounds to be web-cast Saturday

CNJ Staff Eastern New Mexico University’s Lone Star Conference South Division football opener at Abilene Christian on Saturday is scheduled to be webcast on the CSTV/Division II website. The Greyhounds are off to a 4-0 start while the Wildcats, preseason South Division favorites, are ranked No. 17 in NCAA Division II and stand 3-1. This […]

Hounds get past Broncos

CNJ staff EDMOND, Okla. — Senior quarterback Michael Benton ran for 243 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another Saturday night as Eastern New Mexico University defeated Central Oklahoma 21-7 in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Benton, the LSC’s leading rusher, scored on runs of 51 and 39 yards after the Bronchos tied […]

ENMU seeking 4-0 start

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior running back Jason Walker, center, rushed for 76 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s 49-13 Lone Star Conference crossover victory over East Central at Greyhound Stadium. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s option offense, potent through its first three games this season, should […]

Education Digest: Clovis High earns accreditation

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor Clovis High School earned accreditation for the 2006-2007 school year from the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, according to a Clovis Schools news release. To earn accreditation, schools must meet NCA CASI’s standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and […]

List: Vacation Bible schools

The following church-sponsored vacation Bible schools will be held over the summer: Central Baptist Church —2501 N. Norris, June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Avalanche Ranch, grades K-6. Church of Christ —1521 Pile, June 18-22, 9-11 a.m., Can You Dig It?, ages 4-adult Faith Christian Family Church — 3401 N. Norris, June 14-15, 5:30-8:30 p.m., June 16, […]

Church has big history

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Pastor Bill Banks, left, stands with long-time Central Christian Church members, from left, Jack Pierce, Janet Pierce, Gene Brian, Beth Brian and Wanda Horton in the church’s sanctuary. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Central Christian Church was once the largest Christian church in New Mexico, according to church records. […]

What's Happening

Friday Body fat and blood pressure check — 8 -9:30 a.m., Fitness Center. Cosmic Bowling — 9 p.m. to midnight, Cannon Lanes. Cost is $2.50 per game. Information: 784-2280. Buffet — 11 a.m., The Landing. Seafood buffet. Cost is $7.95 per person. Movie Night — 5:30 p.m., Clovis Community Center. Family movie will be shown. […]

Religion Digest: ‘Eternity’ drama to be enacted

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Central Baptist Church will present “Eternity” Saturday through Wednesday at the church’s worship center, 2501 N. Norris St. The dramatic production, which will be presented by church members, is about life after death. According to a church news release, the production emphasizes the truth about heaven and hell and […]

Hounds roll to sweep against East Central

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team has struggled mightily over the past three weekends. On Saturday, the Greyhounds found somebody perhaps struggling a bit more than they were. Freshman catcher Paden Vendrely keyed a nine-run second in the opener with a grand slam and the Hounds, who came in having […]

Hounds put end to slide

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Give Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team credit for being able to avoid the “here we go again” mentality in Sunday’s second game against Central Oklahoma. After getting waxed 20-8 in the opener for their third loss of the Lone Star Conference crossover series and 12th consecutive […]

Local Roundup: Seven-year sentence given to county man

CNJ staff A 43-year-old Clovis man will serve seven years in the New Mexico Department of Corrections for charges related to drug distribution, according to a press release from the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office. Leroy Jaramillo was found guilty by a Curry County jury Friday and was sentenced by District Judge Stephen Quinn immediately […]

ENMU netters fall in dual matches

CNJ staff TULSA, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University women’s tennis team dropped a pair of duals on Friday, falling to East Central 7-2 and Washburn 6-3. Freshman Sarah McAfee was involved in both wins against East Central, beating the Lady Tigers’ Alyssa O’Neal 6-0, 6-0 in singles and teaming with Tracy Hughes for a […]

Zias earn No. 5 spot in South preseason softball poll

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team has been chosen for fifth place out of seven teams in the Lone Star Conference South Division’s preseason poll, released Tuesday by the conference office. Defending champion Abilene Christian earned 14 of 18 first-place votes and racked up 122 points to 105 for […]

Hounds turn back East Central

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Senior guard Stephen Wilson scored a season-best 23 points and junior guard Justin Redman-Trotter added 16 points and 10 rebounds Thursday, helping Eastern New Mexico University rally past East Central 72-62 in a Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game. The Greyhounds (6-8) also got 13 points from guard Tristan Largent […]

Eastern game capsules

All Times MST Men ENMU (5-8) at East Central (8-5), 7 p.m. today at Ada, Okla., in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Hounds destroyed East Central 98-51 at Greyhound Arena last year in one of the program’s most dominating performances under seventh-year coach Shawn Scanlan. […]