Hounds blank Falcons to snap losing streak

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore midfielder Ryan Atkinson, left, defends against Texas-Permian Basin junior Jose Soto during the second half of Friday’s men’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Stepping outside the Southwest Soccer Conference was apparently what the doctor ordered for […]

Zias coast past Permian Basin

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — It took the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team a while to put Texas-Permian Basin away, but the Zias were never really in trouble. ENMU held the Lady Falcons to just two shots in the match — including none on goal — and pulled away late […]

No-nonsense ode to prep football in Texas

by Craig Outhier, Guest Columnist If you thought Texans were nuts anyway, wait until you get a load of “Friday Night Lights,” director Peter Berg’s no-nonsense ode to prep football in America’s most pigskin-crazy state. Based on Buzz Bissinger’s best-selling nonfiction book, Berg’s movie chronicles the 1988 Permian High School football season in the economically […]