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) […]