ENMU soccer team routed in conference opener

CNJ Staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Sun Potter’s hat trick and stingy defense helped Midwestern State roll past Eastern New Mexico University 6-0 on Sunday in a Southwest Soccer Conference men’s soccer match. Potter put the Indians (3-1, 2-0 SSC) ahead with his first goal less than three minutes into the match. His third goal […]

Zias top Midwestern State in finale

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Tiana Bryant and Heather Brown scored 27 points each as Eastern New Mexico University ended an injury-ravage season Saturday by beating Midwestern State 76-63 in a Lone Star Conference South contest. In the process, the Zias (11-17, 3-11 South) knocked Midwestern State out of contention for a conference tournament […]

Hounds need win to make LSC tourney

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With a little help from rival West Texas A&M Wednesday night, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team could have clinched a berth in next week’s Lone Star Conference tournament. It didn’t happen. Midwestern State stayed on ENMU’s heels by edging the Buffaloes 82-79 at Wichita Falls, meaning […]

Midwestern’s late 3-pointer does in Zias


Zia sophomore Britni Gillespie shoots a layup as Midwestern State forward Angie Faurot goes for the block in the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Senior post Katherine Maples scored 27 points and pulled down 19 rebounds and senior […]

Hounds play tough in crunch time


Joshua Jackson tries to create some room against Midwestern State guard Allen Houston in the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Greyhound Arena. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Portales — Going up against one of the conference’s leading big men in Midwestern State’s 6-foot-9 center […]

Hounds look to maintain intensity

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer With the kind of effort they put forth in Wednesday’s 75-69 loss to visiting Tarleton State, Eastern New Mexico University senior guard Jolen Montoya figures the Greyhounds would win most games. ENMU has been playing better of late and hopes to keep the higher level of play going when […]

Midwestern State roughs up Hounds


ENMU special teamers Corey White (left) and Fide Davalos tackle Midwestern State’s Jessie Lewis on a first-quarter kick return during Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Greyhound Stadium. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — Midwestern State hardly looked the part of a .500 team Saturday night. […]

Hounds host Tarleton State tonight

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer What you see isn’t always what you get with the Midwestern State football team. When the Indians are on their game, they’ve shown they can play with anybody in the Lone Star Conference. Even Midwestern State coach Bill Maskill says he doesn’t know what to expect from week to […]

ENMU faces angry Javelinas

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Told of Texas A&M-Kingsville’s shocking 41-14 loss at Midwestern State last Saturday moments after his own team’s setback against Tarleton State, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Mark Ribaudo cringed. Kingsville doesn’t lose often — and rarely are the Javelinas embarrassed. With that in mind, Ribaudo knows the Greyhounds […]

SATURDAY BRIEFS: CHS girls win Hobbs meet

CNJ STAFF HOBBS — Freshman Caitlin Waters led a 1-2-3 sweep for Clovis High’s girls and the Lady Wildcats cruised to the team title in the Hobbs Invitational cross country meet on Saturday. Waters ran a time of 19 minutes, 55 seconds over three miles, while teammates Michelle Schenck and Nicole Johnson took the next […]

ENMU ROUNDUP: Midwestern State subdues Hounds


ENMU midfielder Rhen Salas (right) and Midwestern State forward Gerard Grehan fight for possession of the ball in the first half of Friday’s Southwest Soccer Conference match. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s defensive style kept the Greyhounds in the hunt for a while, but in the end Midwestern State […]

Zias notch victory on goal in OT

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After going nearly 100 minutes with almost no scoring opportunities, the potential game-winner was staring the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team in the face. Senior forward Jessica Rosas didn’t miss, either, chipping a shot over Midwestern State goalkeeper Elli O’Dwyer from the left side of […]

Zias post first volleyball wins of season

CNJ staff ABILENE, Texas — Senior Lindsay Schiely capped a strong performance with a match-clinching kill Friday to give Eastern New Mexico University a 30-16, 23-30, 27-30, 30-26, 18-16 win over Texas Woman’s in the Lone Star Conference’s volleyball crossover tournament on Friday. Earlier, the Zias (2-6) picked up their first win of the sason, […]

Hounds face test on road

Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers A year ago, Eastern New Mexico University and Southwestern Oklahoma were both struggling and in need of a win entering their third-week matchup at Blackwater Draw. It was the Greyhounds who broke out, building a 22-0 halftime lead before getting a 100-yard return of the second-half kickoff by Corey White and […]

Hounds fall at Midwestern State

Freedom Newspapers WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior guard Jay January hit three 3-pointers inside the first two minutes and Midwestern State went on to an 88-77 Lone Star Conference men’s basketball victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night. January finished 6-of-8 from the 3-point line and shared team scoring honors with Justin James, […]

Brown does plenty as Zias win on road

Freedom Newspapers WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Sophomore guard Heather Brown tied her career high with 25 points and junior post Tiana Bryant added a double-double Saturday night to lift Eastern New Mexico University’s women past Midwestern State 80-73 in a Lone Star Conference South Division matchup. The Zias (11-14, 5-7 South) moved ahead of the […]

Hounds fall in overtime


Eastern New Mexico University junior Reggie Wallace is fouled by Midwest State University junior Jose Nava as he drives to the basket during the first half of their game Saturday at Greyhound Arena in Portales. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Senior guard Jay January, who struggled most of the […]

Cardiac Hounds host powerhouse Texas A&M-Kingsville

By Dave Wagner, Freedom Newspapers Following a 1-3 start, the Eastern New Mexico University football team has put itself in position to send retiring coach Bud Elliott out in a blaze of glory. With four consecutive come-from-behind wins, the Greyhounds (5-3, 4-0 Lone Star Conference South) find themselves atop the division standings and back on […]

ENMU swept in Wichita

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State unloaded with four second-half goals to hand the Eastern New Mexico men’s team a 5-1 loss in a Southwest Soccer Conference match on Friday, while the women’s team fell 1-0. Freshman forward Albert Robinson took a through pass from Martin Gallegos to punch in the tying goal for the […]

College football: Hounds looking to keep pace in LSC South

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Buoyed by three consecutive come-from-behind wins, Eastern New Mexico University is smack in the middle of the Lone Star Conference South Division race. Coach Bud Elliott, though, said the Greyhounds can’t afford to look too far ahead as they prepare to take on Texas A&M-Commerce in a 1 p.m. (MDT) […]