Regents discuss Ruidoso branch

By Tony Parra By Tony Parra FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents discussed placing another branch on the tree that is ENMU Friday during a meeting. The discussion was about converting the instructional center in Ruidoso to a branch campus, similar to the one in Roswell. The instructional center in Ruidoso […]

Zias overcome turnover woes to take opener

By Dave Wagner IT’S PRETTY HARD TO win a basketball game with 31 turnovers. Of course, it helps if you dominate the boards 59-33 and shoot 22 of 27 from the free throw line. All those numbers accompanied Sunday’s season-opening 65-55 road win for the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team over Colorado-Colorado Springs. […]

Zia freshman earns All-LSC soccer honor

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University freshman forward Megan Dozier has been chosen to the All-Lone Star Conference women’s soccer first team. Dozier, from Midland, Texas, led the first-year Zias program in goals (6), points (13) and shot attempts (38). Other ENMU players honored include freshman midfielder Anna Funk of Amarillo, second […]

Zias fall to Northeastern in soccer

CNJ STAFF TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Northeastern State got two goals and an assist from Marie Widerman and defeated Eastern New Mexico University 4-1 on Friday in Lone Star Conference women’s soccer. Widerman assisted on a goal by Stacey Cutler just over three minutes into the game, then scored on a penalty kick to give NSU […]

ENMU special teams have been just that

Dave Wagner Senior Eric Mims didn’t have to rush home Saturday night after all to give his first sermon on Sunday in his father’s church in Amarillo. The starting cornerback for the ENMU football team suffered a dislocated shoulder in practice on Thursday and is expected to be out four weeks, coach Bud Elliott said. […]

Zias hoping teamwork, talent offset lack of experience

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Based on the Lone Star Conference preseason poll, expectations are low for the first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer program. ENMU coach Travis McCorkle and his players are determined to disprove that notion. The Zias, who went 1-2 in preseason exhibition matches, open their inaugural season this weekend when […]

Zias win in final tuneup

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Freshman midfielder Anna Funck scored a hat trick Saturday as the first-year Eastern New Mexico University soccer program completed its preseason scrimmage schedule with a 3-0 victory over the Lubbock Ice Club team at the ENMU soccer field. The Zias, who finished the preseason with a 1-2 record, open the regular […]

ENMU faculty prepared for start of school

By Tony Parra Students and parents broke the stillness of the Eastern New Mexico University campus on Thursday and it carried into the weekend. Students spent the last few days moving into the dormitories and registering for classes which begin on Monday. ENMU has also added 14 new faculty members. “It’s too early to tell […]

Northcutt slated to participate in national camp

CNJ STAFF Tori Northcutt, who will be a freshman this fall at Marshall Junior High, has been invited to play in the second annual Blue Star Elite-Eighth Player Camp this weekend in Pottstown, Pa., near Philadelphia. Northcutt, a 5-foot-7 guard, is one of 150 incoming freshman and eighth grade girls players from across the United […]