Commerce blanks ENMU

CNJ STAFF PLANO, Texas — Seven players scored goals as Texas A&M-Commerce, ranked ninth in NCAA Division II, shut out Eastern New Mexico University 8-0 on Sunday in Lone Star Conference women’s soccer. The first-year Zias (2-5, 1-1 LSC) were coming off a 2-1 victory at Texas Woman’s on Friday in the program’s first league […]

Eastern to add men’s soccer

By Dave Wagner EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY made it official on Monday when president Steven Gamble announced that the school will add men’s soccer as a varsity sport for the 2004-05 school year. “We have made an effort in the past couple of years to add sports that are of interest to student-athletes in our […]

McClary, David

David McClary Services: Have been held. Mr. David McClary, 66, of Portales, a retired college instructor and administrator, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Covenant Lakeside Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Dec. 11, 1936, in Dumas, Texas, to Willie Ann and Jack McClary. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1956, where he […]

Hounds ride stifling defense

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Quarterback Steven Hinson passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Eastern New Mexico University wore out Northeastern State University, 24-10, on Saturday in a Lone Star Conference Crossover game at Doc Wadley Stadium. About 3,500 fans watched as the Greyhounds ran their record to 3-0, while dropping […]

Banged up Hounds hit road

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s football team had an easy time with Northeastern State in 2002, rolling to a 46-14 victory at Blackwater Draw. Coach Bud Elliott doesn’t expect that type of game when the teams collide at 1 p.m. (MDT) Saturday on the Redmen’s home field in Tahlequah, Okla. ENMU owns a 2-0 […]

Highlands coach following in NFL dad’s footsteps

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Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson/Theo Watson latches onto Brandon Harper during Thursday night’s Greyhound football practice at Portales High School. Dave Wagner John Fassel knew he was stepping into a tough situation this season as New Mexico Highlands head football coach. The Cowboys entered the 2003 campaign with a 12-game losing streak, and didn’t figure to […]

ENMU builds cross country program from bottom

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Greg LaSage took the Eastern New Mexico University cross country job last year knowing he was basically building a program from the bottom up. The Greyhounds and Zias had modest success in 2002 — neither finished last in the Lone Star Conference — but LaSage is determined to see them do […]

Adams St. wins over Eastern

CNJ STAFF ALAMOSA, Colo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s first-year women’s soccer team played competitively against host Adams State on Sunday, but the Zias couldn’t find the net in a 2-0 loss to the Grizzlies. ENMU went 0-2 in the three-day, three-team round-robin, also losing on Saturday to College of the Southwest 3-2. The Grizzlies […]

Brasell, Harold

Harold Brasell Services: Have been held. Dr. Harold K. Brasell, 81, of Portales, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at his home. He was born on March 1, 1922, in Fort Sumner, to Dora and Dr. Hugh T. Brasell. He grew up in Portales where his father was local physician and surgeon. He was active in […]

Battle is on at free safety position for ENMU

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Ty Touchstone and Jonathon Solis were interested bystanders in Eastern New Mexico University’s football scrimmage on Saturday morning, but they won’t be on the sidelines for long. Solis started at free safety two years ago as a junior but suffered a broken leg during a preseason scrimmage in 2002 and […]