Profiteering cuckoos still run baseball

Major League Baseball purists may be mad about the designated hitters, the stadiums with retractable roofs and World Series played in November, but at least one thing never seems to change about the game: The people who run it are PC — profiteering cuckoos. ESPN reports MLB decided this week the Houston Astros can celebrate […]

Former ENMU baseball standout dies

CNJ staff PORTALES — Former Eastern New Mexico University shortstop Stephen Marquez died Friday in an automobile accident in Wyoming. Marquez holds the school’s single-season record for home runs with 12, a mark he reached in 1995 and 1996. His 24 career home runs are the most in school history. “He was one of the […]

Prep volleyball notes

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Texico coach Mike Littlejohn said sophomore Bryn Mayfield is a clutch server. “She’s saved our bacon lots of times with her serves,” Littlejohn said. Her serving line from last weekend’s Mountain Top Tournament at Cloudcroft backs that up. She was 74 of 75 on serves with 28 aces. “She […]

Tuesday prep baseball linescores

CNJ STAFF Junior varsity at Brady Field First game Clovis 14, Goddard 6 Goddard 012 30 — 6 9 3 Clovis 433 4x — 14 12 1 2B — Goddard, Chavez. Clovis, Simon Salguero, Jordan Moore 2. HR — Goddard, Hardison. Clovis, Chase Denton, Salguero. Top Clovis hitters — Moore 3-4, Daniel Casarez 2-3. Clovis […]

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 — […]

Zias in position to clinch postseason berth

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team begins a regular-season-ending, three-match homestand with a key 7 p.m. Lone Star Conference South Division clash on Friday against Angelo State at Greyhound Arena. ENMU (13-14, 5-3 South) can clinch an LSC tournament berth by beating the Rambelles (10-18, 3-3), who earlier this season […]

Dillas sign ENMU’s McMann

By Dave Wagner After a record-setting four-year career at Eastern New Mexico University, Dallas McMann is getting his feet wet in professional baseball this summer with his hometown Amarillo Dillas. McMann signed a contract with the Class A Dillas last week as a backup catcher. He dressed for a home game Thursday night, then left […]