Zias’ Buzard win LSC South coaching honor

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Dan Buzard was named the Lone Star Conference South Coach of the Year for leading the Zias to a surprising season in which they were tied for the division until the final week and more than doubled last year’s win total. Zia guard Heather Brown of Hereford was named the […]

Hounds beat Indians, protect division lead

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Junior guard Kennis Green, scoreless at halftime, lit up Midwestern State for 16 second-half points Thursday night and Eastern New Mexico University pulled away for a 77-67 Lone Star Conference South Division men’s victory over the Indians at Greyhound Arena. Green hit back-to-back, open-court 3-pointers to extend the Hounds’ lead […]

Zias work (double) overtime

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Eastern freshman Heather Brown was one of five Zias to finish in double figures with 17 points. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson. Dave Wagner PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias aren’t about to go down easily. Down by 12 points with less than 13 minutes left in the second half, the Zias […]

Zias gear for stretch run in LSC South

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore Tiana Bryant takes a shot during practice on Wednesday at Greyhound Arena. The Zias face Midwestern State at 5:30 today at Greyhound Arena. Photo by Lisa Sonnenschein By Dave Wagner PORTALES — There they were, picked for last place in the Lone Star Conference South Division. Ho-hum, just another year […]

ENMU players earn weekly honors from LSC

CNJ STAFF The following Eastern New Mexico University basketball players were recognized Monday for All-Lone South Conference player of the week honors: Men Jamaal Hunnicutt, 6-5 Jr. F, Amarillo Week: Hunnicutt led the Greyhounds to wins over West Texas A&M (89-74) and Midwestern State (79-76), the latter game on the road. He compiled 20 points, […]

Hunnicutt accepting challenge

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Jamaal Hunnicutt is starting to accept a preseason challenge by his coach to step up his game. Hunnicutt scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds in his latest solid effort as Eastern rallied from an eight-point deficit late in the second half and beat Midwestern State 79-76 on Thursday […]

Zias keep pace in LSC South

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Heather Brown scored 10 of her career-high 25 points and hit two crucial 3-pointers during the final 3:49 Thursday as the Eastern New Mexico University Zias improved to 5-2 in Lone Star Conference South Division play with a 76-72 win over Midwestern State Thursday night. “The kids stepped up […]

Zias fall to Midwestern, ASU

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Midwestern State University senior Dayna Sanders hits the turf hard after being shoved by an Eastern New Mexico University defender in Friday afternoon’s game in Portales. Photo by Mike Linn CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Junior forward Shana Brown compiled a hat trick in the first half as Angelo State handed Eastern New Mexico University a […]

Turnovers costly to Hounds in loss to Midwestern State

CNJ STAFF WICHITA FALLS, Texas — D.D. Dotson caught only two passes, but both went for touchdowns Saturday night as Midwestern State defeated Eastern New Mexico University 24-14 in Lone Star Conference South Division football. Dotson caught a 32-yard pass from quarterback Phillip Boggs on MSU’s opening possession to give the Indians (5-2, 2-1 South) […]

Hounds faces Midwestern in battle of playoff-caliber teams

Dave Wagner Will this be the year the Eastern New Mexico University football team breaks through to earn an NCAA Division II playoff berth? The Greyhounds are about to get a good indication of where they stand. Saturday’s 6 p.m. (MDT) matchup against Midwestern State in Wichita Falls, Texas, will go a long way toward […]