Highlands hammers Hounds

CNJ STAFF LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Brian Fryer was a one-man wrecking crew. The senior center fielder went 4-for-4 with a triple, a homer and four runs batted in as New Mexico Highlands routed Eastern New Mexico University 9-1 on Tuesday in college baseball. Fryer raised his season’s batting average to .492, driving in single […]

Texico senior double trouble for Elida

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Elida’s Thomas West scrambles back to second base as Texico shortstop Aaron Vaughan can’t corral an errant pickup off. during the fourth inning of Tuesday’s game at Brady Field. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Justin Loven has pitched well this season. He’s hit well this season. The problem is he hasn’t done […]

ACU sweeps doubleheader from Zias

CNJ STAFF ABILENE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s woes continued on Sunday as the Zias were swept by Abilene Christian 6-2 and 7-0 in Lone Star Conference South Division softball. Allison Crouse (3-3) pitched both ends of the twin bill for the Wildcats (13-23, 4-6 South). She allowed just 13 hits all day — […]

Texico pounds out 19 hits in district opener

CNJ staff SANTA ROSA — Texico staked Braden Vaughan to a five-run lead and the junior right-hander made it stand as the Wolverines opened District 7-1/2A play Tuesday with a 15-4 win over Santa Rosa. Third baseman Zach Rhoades went 4-for-5 and first baseman Bryce Bailey doubled and homered as Texico pounded out 19 hits […]

No. 8 Fort Hays knocks off Greyhounds

CNJ STAFF LIBERAL, Kan. — Fort Hays State jumped on Eastern New Mexico University starter Jimmy Wells early and took advantage of four Greyhounds errors for a 9-3 victory Thursday afternoon. The Hays, Kan.-based Tigers (21-5), ranked eighth this week in NCAA Division II, extended their winning streak to nine games in a contest played […]

Weekend prep baseball linescores

CNJ STAFF Friday Clovis “C” 13, Floyd 3 Floyd 210 00 — 3 5 2 Clovis 503 42 — 14 11 0 W — Marez. LOB — Floyd 3, Clovis 8. 2B — Clovis, Jared Kizer. Leading hitters — Clovis, Theodore Marez 3-for-3, 5 RBIs; Jack Bowers 4-for-4, Conner Best 3-for-3, 4 RBIs. Pitching — […]

Hounds can’t salvage finale with ACU

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — After watching his team get swept in a three-game series at home by Abilene Christian, Eastern New Mexico University baseball coach Phil Clabaugh said he’s disappointed but not discouraged. The Greyhounds, who lost to the Wildcats 8-3 and 10-3 on Friday, had Saturday’s series finale in hand much of the […]

Hounds drop twin bill to ACU in baseball

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore David Swinconos releases a pitch during the first game of their double-header against Abilene Christian University Friday in Portales. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Abilene Christian scored in 11 of 16 innings Friday and posted an 8-3, 10-3 sweep of Eastern New Mexico University in Lone Star […]

Clovis batters Frenship for third-straight win

CNJ staff WOLFFORTH, Texas — Robert Riggins put together another strong outing and received plenty of support at the plate as Clovis beat Frenship, Texas, 10-3 on Thursday for its third-straight win. Riggins allowed four hits and two runs in six innings while improving to 3-0 on the season. He struck out five and walked […]

Hounds split pair with Tarleton

CNJ STAFF STEPHENVILLE, Texas — What started out as potentially a big weekend for the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team fizzled out in one nightmarish inning. The Greyhounds were seeking a Lone Star Conference South Division doubleheader sweep of Tarleton State on Friday, but that was washed away by the Texans’ 13-run sixth in […]