Zias drop first four games in tourney

CNJ staff PHOENIX — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team has dropped four consecutive games in the Schutt Sports Division II Leadoff Classic, losing a doubleheader to Hawaii-Hilo on Wednesday by scores of 7-3 and 8-1, and falling Thursday to Central Washington 4-3 and to Cameron 10-5. The Zias (8-8) are slated to meet […]

Zias rally to sweep twin bill

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Eastern New Mexico University first baseman Anna Hershkowitz, left, chases down Oklahoma Panhandle State’s Cathy Daza on a rundown between first and second base during Wednesday’s second game at Zia Softball Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff PORTALES — Kelsey Kubik’s potent bat and Nicole Dickson’s right arm carried the day on Wednesday […]

Rambelles hold on late to edge Zias

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State opened a 6-0 lead through three innings and the Rambelles held on for a season-opening 8-5 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday’s first day of the Angelo State Classic. The Zias have three more games on tap today, facing UT-Permian Basin, Angelo State again and […]

Zia rallies late to nip American

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American’s Ethan Dennie jumps on home play after belting a two-run, first-inning homer on Monday in a District 3 Little League 11-12 division game against Zia at Dickenson Field. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis Zia All-Stars proved Monday night that, as Yogi Berra once said, it’s never […]

Hounds’ bats key sweep

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Justin Gee accepts congratulations from teammates after scoring during a 10-run fourth against West Texas A&M on Friday. (Freedom Newspapers: Jesse Wolfersberger) Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team may have been struggling recently, but the Greyhounds certainly broke out on Friday night. Sophomore third baseman Derrick Kennedy led a […]

Dramatics help Zias sweep WT

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Eastern New Mexico University pitcher Natasha Lindsey worked 6 1/3 innings of relief in the Zias’ first game against West Texas A&M Saturday in Portales. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior Kelsey Kubik had more-than-respectable numbers coming into a four-game weekend series against West Texas A&M. She’s […]

Zias rally for split against Tarleton State in South opener

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Senior shortstopl Jessica Nocas belted a three-run homer and senior pitcher Rosemary Moreno scattered 10 Tarleton State hits Friday to lift Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team past the TexAnns 7-4 for a split of their Lone Star Conference South Division-opening doubleheader. Tarleton pounded out 16 hits, including four by […]

Hough, Susie

Susie Hough, 96, of Melrose died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born May 12, 1909, in Haskell County, Texas, to James R. and Ollie Hill. She sold insurance, collected bills for the Rural Electric Company, operated the local motor vehicle office and was a notary public. The […]

Roosevelt displays home run power

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Devin Holguin slides home with a run for American during Saturday’s matchup against the Roosevelt County at Dickenson Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) CNJ staff Lightning and rain put the District 3 Little League all-stars tournament 12-year-old winners bracket final on hold Saturday night at Dickenson Field, but not before Roosevelt County unleashed some […]

Green’s homer caps dramatic Hound victory

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State must have figured turnabout is fair play. One night after going down to a loss when Eastern New Mexico University’s Brian Green capped a seven-run ninth with a dramatic three-run homer, the Rams returned the favor when Joey Kolar’s two-out grand slam in the bottom of the […]