Missouri Southern tops Zias

CNJ staff EMPORIA, Kan. — Junior guard Jasmine Lovejoy shot 8-for-12 from the field en route to 21 points Saturday, lifting Missouri Southern to a 76-58 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the ESU Tip-Off Classic, hosted by Emporia State. Sophomore forward Michelle hedgecock aadded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for […]

Emporia State thumps cold-shooting Zias

CNJ staff EMPORIA, Kan. — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team occasionally endures a rough night shooting. Friday’s showing, though, was one for the ages. The Zias shot 24 percent from the field and went 0-for-16 from 3-point range — the first time in 114 games they had not made at least one […]

Emporia State too much for Hounds

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Eastern New Mexico University senior forward Jamaal Hadley protects the ball from Emporia State center Shang Ping on a layup attempt in the first half of Monday’s game at Greyhound Arena. Hadley scored four points in the 87-55 loss. By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer Emporia State took the suspense […]

Greyhounds fall in basketball opener

CNJ staff EMPORIA, Kan. — Senior guard Wes Book fell just short of a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists Thursday night, helping Emporia State beat Eastern New Mexico University’s men 89-73 in the season opener for both teams. Emporia State, ranked 23rd in the NCAA Division II preseason poll, erased a […]

Kettner, Helen

Helen Kettner Services: Have been held. Mrs. Helen L. Kettner, 86, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 23, 2004, in Independence, Mo. She was born on Feb. 9, 1916, in Center Township, Kan., to Charles and Myrtle Lantz Hufferd. She married Carl J. Kettner on Jan. 15, 1950, in Emporia, Kan. She had been a longtime […]

Hounds set for rematch with NW Missouri

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Junior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt and the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds face Northwest Missouri State on Saturday in the South Central Region tournament at Stephenville, Texas. CNJ staff file photo By Dave Wagner It took a couple of days, but Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan thinks the Greyhounds have recovered mentally […]

ENMU gets split in tournament at Southwestern

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — So far, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team is having a tough time putting pitching and hitting together. The Zias’ pitching has been solid for the most part through the first eight games, and had carried the team. But over the weekend in the Southwest Shootout, hosted by Southwestern […]

Pearson, L. Eugene

L. Eugene Pearson Services: Will be held at a later date. L. Eugene Pearson, 75, of Clovis died Saturday Jan. 17, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born Jan. 19, 1928, in rural Osage County, Kan., to Fred and Ora Brown Pearson. He graduated from the eighth grade at the Pant Teg […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule

CNJ staff West Texas A&M (5-1) at ENMU (3-4) When: 6 p.m. today Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KGNC-AM 710, Amarillo Notes: The game is the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams. The matchup was moved up to avoid three-game weeks during conference play. … WT beati the Zias 75-54 on Nov. 28 […]

Zias lose to rugged foes

By Dave Wagner CANYON, Texas — Turnovers are still a problem, and the shooting comes and goes. Still, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team got a pretty good idea of where it stands after rugged games against West Texas A&M and Emporia State over the weekend in WT’s Thanksgiving Classic. The Zias lost […]