Football: Air Force shuts out Wyoming, 10-0

USAF photo: Rachel Boettcher Sophomore quarterback Tim Jefferson fumbles after being hit by Wyoming senior outside linebacker Weston Johnson during the Air Force-Wyoming game at Falcon Stadium on Saturday. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: U.S. Air Force Academy U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Air Force Academy Falcons posted their first shutout against a Mountain […]

Hardly a breeze for TCU in 20-17 win over Air Force

By Eddie Pells: The Associated Press AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Any win looks like a work of art for a TCU team with a lot to play for this season — even if the art looks more like an ice sculpture than a Picasso. Andy Dalton and the 10th-ranked Horned Frogs slid their […]

Hounds beat Adams State

Freedom New Mexico ALAMOSA, Colo. — Junior forward Emerson Rodrigues scored a pair of second-half goals and Eastern New Mexico University broke away for a 3-0 victory over winless Adams State on Saturday in men’s soccer. The Greyhounds (8-3-2) struggled for most of the first half before taking a 1-0 lead late in the period […]

Defense carries Falcons to victory over Aztecs

USAF photo: Mike Kaplan Falcons sophomore quarterback Connor Dietz hands off to sophomore running back Asher Clark on a reverse during Air Force’s 26-14 win over San Diego State at Falcon Stadium, Colo. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: U.S. Air Force Academy U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The U.S. Air Force Academy football team […]

Hounds notch win in OT

CNJ staff COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Freshman midfielder Diego Santos took a corner kick from fellow freshman midfielder Kal Herbert and knocked home the winning goal in overtime Sunday, giving Eastern New Mexico University’s men a 2-1 soccer victory over Colorado-Colorado Springs. The Greyhounds (3-1) matched the best four-game start in the program’s history, set […]

Hounds, Zias post shutout wins

CNJ staff LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Junior forward Emerson Rodrigues scored twice in the final 10-plus minutes Friday, lifting the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Colorado Christian. Rodrigues scored with 79:55 elapsed in the match, taking a pass from sophomore midfielder Tyler Hart and beating goalkeeper Jared Jacobs. He […]

Hounds drop opener at CSU-Pubelo

Freedom New Mexico CNJ STAFF PUEBLO, Colo. — Colorado State-Pueblo took advantage of four interceptions — including one by free safety Sutton Richmond in the final moments — and the Thunderwolves held on for a season-opening 28-23 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night. The start of the game was delayed about an […]

Colorado Christian blanks Zias

CNJ staff LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Megan Gilchrist scored off a corner kick by teammate Kimi Wright with just over 15 minutes left Friday, lifting Colorado Christian to a season-opening 1-0 women’s soccer victory over Eastern New Mexico University. Colorado Christian had six shots on goal in the match to five for the Zias. ENMU had […]

Local team plays in ‘world’ tourney

CNJ staff VAIL, Colo. — “Twisted Sisterz,” a team made up of three girls from Clovis and three from Portales, participated in the “Kick It 3v3 world championship” soccer tournament Jan. 17-19. The team, comprised of Kyra Bussen, Airen Martin and Stacy Gross of Clovis and Jenna Sievers, Kaitlin Garrett and Chay Bond of Portales, […]

Academy coach’s contract extended

Air Force News Service U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Officials of the U.S. Air Force Academy Athletic Association and Academy head football coach Troy Calhoun agreed on a new five-year contract that runs through the 2013 season, Academy officials said Jan. 21 here. Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh said the AFAAA has also […]

Women Falcons lose 55-50 to Colorado State

Air Force News Service U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — U.S. Air Force Academy senior Brooke Cultra led the Falcons with 11 points to go with six rebounds but the women’s basketball team dropped a 55-50 Mountain West Conference contest to Colorado State Jan. 20 at Clune Arena at the Academy. Falcons Kim Kreke notched […]

NORAD tracking Santa’s sleigh ride

By Ivan Moreno: The Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Who says Santa Claus doesn’t exist? The military personnel charged with being the eyes in the sky are certainly acting like he does — and they’ve been joined on the Internet by millions of believers. Even doubters have reason to pause when they hear […]

Falcons quarterback honored by Sporting News

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USAF photo: Mike Kaplan Air Force Falcon quarterback Tim Jefferson looks for a receiver during a 38-24 loss to the Brigham Young University Cougars at Falcon Stadium in Colorado on Nov. 15. Jefferson was named the Mountain West Conference’s freshman of the year by Sporting U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Air Force Academy freshman […]

Texas Christian thrashes Falcons

USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Julie Briden-Garcia Air Force Falcon tailback Asher Clark fumbles the ball, forcing a scramble during the game. Texas Christian University beat Air Force, 44-10 in Amon G. Carter Stadium at Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday. By Maj. Brett Ashworth: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — […]

Rough third quarter grounds Falcons

USAF photo: Dennis Rogers Air Force freshman quarterback Tim Jefferson hands off to Falcon fullback Todd Newell during the 38-24 loss against Brigham Young University Nov. 15 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado. By Capt. Uriah Orland: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The Air Force Academy Falcons failed to […]

Falcons sheer Colorado State 38-17

USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Christopher DeWitt Air Force Falcon sophmore Ryan Lumpkin escapes a would-be tackler during a game against Colorado State University on Nov. 8 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado. By Tech. Sgt. Christopher DeWitt: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Turnovers and a tough Air Force defense […]

Falcons topple New Mexico 23-10

USAF photo: Dennis Rogers U.S. Air Force Academy freshman quarterback Tim Jefferson options to freshman tailback Asher Clark. By Maj. Brett Ashworth: U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Air Force survived a first quarter marred by turnovers and a strong New Mexico running game to pull out a 23-10 […]

Police chief sworn in

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Steven Sanders is sworn in Monday at city hall as the new Clovis police chief by municipal judge Jan Garrett. The chief will hold a meet and greet today at 1:00 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library in the Ingram Room. CNJ Staff Clovis Police Chief Steve Sanders was sworn in […]

Navy holds off Air Force Falcons

USAF photo: Mike Kaplan U.S. Air Force Academy wide receiver Ty Paffett runs for yardage during the Falcons Oct. 4 loss to the Navy Midshipmen, 33-27, at the Academy in Colorado. Air Force News Service U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Air Force came up short on Oct. 4 in their quest to reclaim the […]

Hounds trounce Mesa State

CNJ staff GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Sophomore forward Emerson Rodrigues scored a pair of goals and the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team dominated Mesa State 5-1 on Sunday. Rodrigues’ first goal came on a header off a crossing pass from sophomore midfielder Edward Bear with about 15 minutes left in the opening half, […]