Jacobs, Kathleen

Kathleen P. Jacobs, 65, of Clovis/Ranchvale, died Monday, May 3, 2004, at her home. She was born on March 11, 1939, in Clovis, to U.L. and Mary M. Taborek Elliott. She married Alvis P. Jacobs on April 26, 1958, in Clovis. She attended Sacred Heart School from first grade through 12th grade. She was a […]

Edwards, Robbie

Robbie Edwards Services: Have been held. Mrs. Robbie Booher Edwards, 90, of Clovis, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 9, 1913, in Gainsville, Cook County, Texas, to James Schuyler and Ella May Moon Booher. She married Everett Edwards on Nov. 12, 1932, in Clovis. […]

Sanders hoping for shot in NFL

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Former ENMU receiver Cale Sanders is hoping to still get a shot at the National Football League after dealing with a pair of severe injuries over the past two seasons. File photo By Rick White NFL scouts starting calling about Cale Sanders after a junior season at Eastern New Mexico University in which he blossomed […]

Area players could help ENMU this fall

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Their numbers are relatively small overall, but several area athletes could make noteworthy contributions to Eastern New Mexico University football next fall. First-team All-Lone Star Conference linebacker Jeff Howard of Portales and defensive end Larry Roybal of Fort Sumner, both of whom will be seniors, are already proven commodities. But veteran […]

Hounds get a look at younger players

CNJ STAFF BLACKWATER DRAW — Several veterans are nursing injuries during Eastern New Mexico University’s spring football drills, but coach Bud Elliott and his staff aren’t too concerned. It just gives them more opportunity to look at less experienced players. The Greyhounds, who have been practicing for three weeks, had an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday morning […]

ENMU spring football begins today

By Dave Wagner J.J. Jennings is a busy man. In addition to classes, the Eastern New Mexico University freshman is running track for the Greyhounds. And he’s one of about 90 prospects scheduled to begin spring football drills today. A 5-foot-8, 185-pound speedster, Jennings helped Everman High School win back-to-back Class 3A state football championships […]

Three prep QBs among Eastern’s signees

By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott announced the signing of nine players to national letters of intent on Wednesday, including possibly the team’s quarterback of the future. Anthony Carter led Class 2A Jacksboro (Texas) High School to a 20-4 record over the past two seasons, and Elliott believes he could […]

Hounds have few holes to fill

By Dave Wagner PORTALES —Veteran Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott said the Greyhounds are in an unusual situation as national signing day approaches today — they don’t have that many spots available. ENMU normally signs about 22 players to national letters of intent, Elliott said, but will probably add only about half […]

Lake, Olive Alice Elliott

Olive Alice Elliott Lake Services: Have been held. Olive Alice Elliott Lake, 88, of Clovis died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, while residing at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on June 5, 1915, in Osborne County, Kan., to Walter August Elliott and Georgia Ella McNeal Elliott. She was married to George Marvin Lake […]

Hounds’ future looks bright

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Bud Elliott’s 10th season as Eastern New Mexico University’s football coach ended in disappointment, but hardly in discouragement. Elliott, who will be 72 in December, intends to return next year for his 37th campaign as a college head coach. And he thinks the immediate future looks bright for the Greyhounds. […]

Hounds coach still win away from milestone

Dave Wagner Veteran Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott doesn’t talk much about the possibility of winning his 200th game as a college head coach. Right now, he just wants to see the Greyhounds win a game. ENMU has dropped its last two games, leaving Elliott at 199 wins in 36 seasons, and […]

Hounds wary of improved WT

Dave Wagner It’s a long road back to respectability for the West Texas A&M football team, but second-year coach Ronnie Jones thinks the Buffaloes are headed in the right direction. WT brings a potent offense and a suspect defense into Saturday’s 1 p.m. Lone Star Conference South Division contest against Eastern New Mexico University at […]

Javs QB impresses Elliott

ENMU notebook SINCE BUD ELLIOTT WAS unable to achieve the 200th win of his 36-year college coaching career against longtime conference power Texas A&M-Kingsville, getting it this week against rival West Texas A&M would be almost as satisfying. Elliott said Eastern New Mexico played pretty well in Saturday’s 44-26 Lone Star Conference South Division loss […]

Passion for game still burns for veteran ENMU coach

Kevin Wilson Harold “Bud” Elliott is Greyhound football, and Greyhound football is Bud Elliott. Elliott is in season No. 10 with Eastern New Mexico University, at the tail-end of a career that has taken him through 36 years at numerous levels of college football. Elliott, 71, entered Saturday’s game at Texas A&M-Kingsville one win away […]

Kingsville not friendly for Hounds

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Sukora Cooper attempts to slip past Bobby Reed during Thursday’s Greyhound football practice at the Portales High School field. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner History is not on the side of the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds this week as they continue their quest for the program’s first playoff bid in nearly […]

Local woman gets support from shelter

By Eric Butler Domestic violence crosses all boundaries and exists in many forms. That’s the message from one Clovis resident who credits the local Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence for helping her get out of an abusive relationship. Kathy Elliott, owner of Elliott Marketing, said the United Way-supported organization smoothed the transition away from […]

Hounds wary of underachieving Lions

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Texas A&M-Commerce is coming off a discouraging home loss to West Texas A&M, and at 1-6 is not having even close to the kind of season it envisioned. Still, Eastern New Mexico University coach Bud Elliott isn’t about to take the Lions lightly in Saturday’s 1 p.m. Lone Star Conference South […]

Hounds faces Midwestern in battle of playoff-caliber teams

Dave Wagner Will this be the year the Eastern New Mexico University football team breaks through to earn an NCAA Division II playoff berth? The Greyhounds are about to get a good indication of where they stand. Saturday’s 6 p.m. (MDT) matchup against Midwestern State in Wichita Falls, Texas, will go a long way toward […]

Rebounding Hounds host Angelo State

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Freshman Landon Morton reaches for a pass during Thursday’s Eastern New Mexico University practice at Ram Field. Photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner After having a 4-0 start spoiled by Abilene Christian for the fourth time in five years, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Bud Elliott wonders if confidence is a problem for his […]

Zias peaking at right time?

Dave Wagner NOW THAT LONE STAR Conference South Division play is here, is the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team ready to take off? The Zias were 5-10 heading into matches against Tarleton State and Texas A&M-Kingsville over the weekend at Greyhound Arena, but defeated both teams in three games. Now they host six-time South […]