Hounds still on postseason bubble with split

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CNJ Staff Photo: Kevin Wilson West Texas A&M catcher Kevin Els lays down the tag on a sliding Seth Clabaugh in the fourth inning of the opener in Friday’s doubleheader at Greyhound Field. The Greyhounds claimed a 5-4 win in the game. CNJ staff A split with West Texas A&M has Eastern New Mexico University […]

Little League triumph of tradition, genetics

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist Now comes Little League Baseball with its millions of fans who are so dedicated that each May they face east and, on cue from Williamsport, Pa., yell at the top of their lungs. The theory is that their howling creates gigantic gales which in turn slows the Earth’s rotation and […]

Carlsbad rules 4-5A until it loses

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Clovis sophomore Sonia Chavez looks to second as she fields a ground ball during practice Wednesday at the Lady Wildcat Softball Complex. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Carlsbad coach Shaun Standard can’t remember the last time the Cavegirls failed to win the district championship. He thinks the streak is at […]