Jan. 10, 2008 ENMU capsules

Men ENMU (5-8) at Southwestern Oklahoma (11-2), 7 p.m. (MST) today in a Lone Star Conference crossover game at Weatherford, Okla. Radio: none. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Bulldogs, who are 7-0 at home, were ranked eighth in NCAA Division II going into last week. They’ve gone 4-1 in LSC crossover games against the […]

Lady Eagles striving to build up program

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In her fifth year on the varsity, Clovis Christian senior guard Sidnee Pool hopes she has played a part in building some stability in the girls basketball program. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Clovis Christian senior guard Sidnee Pool remembers when the Lady Eagles faced seemingly endless losing streaks […]

Eastern takes on Abilene Christian

All Times MST Men ENMU (6-8) at Abilene Christian (9-5), 7 p.m. today, in the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams at Abilene, Texas. Radio:KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Wildcats have already surpassed their win total from last year (8-19), when they finished out the campaign on an eight-game […]

Eastern game capsules

All Times MST Men ENMU (5-8) at East Central (8-5), 7 p.m. today at Ada, Okla., in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com Notes: The Hounds destroyed East Central 98-51 at Greyhound Arena last year in one of the program’s most dominating performances under seventh-year coach Shawn Scanlan. […]

ENMU teams play Texas A&M-Commerce

CNJ staff All Times MST Men ENMU (4-4) at Texas A&M-Commerce (5-4), 3 p.m. today, in a Lone Star Conference crossover game. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3. On the Net: www.enmusports.com. Notes: The Lions lost a home crossover game to West Texas A&M 65-64 on Thursday when junior G Moshn Said made three free throws with 1 […]

Hounds’ goal now Lone Star Tournament

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Hard-hit by personnel losses, Eastern New Mexico University’s hopes of winning a third consecutive Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball title are all but out the window. The Greyhounds (7-12, 0-4 South) hope to begin to mount a run for a top-four finish in the seven-team South […]

EPAC boys: Texico looks tough

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers The Texico Wolverines look like they’ll be a tough out in the 2005 boys EPAC Tournament, which begins today. For one thing, the Wolverines have been in the finals for four consecutive years, winning in 2001 and 2004. For another, because of a scheduling conflict at Eastern New Mexico University’s […]

Lady Cats’ coach a pussycat

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Clovis High girls basketball coach Miles Watters talks to his team during a practice on Thursday as Los Lunas High School. The Lady Wildcats face Mayfield at 8:45 p.m. tonight in the Class 5A girls state championship game. Photo by Rick White By Rick White ALBUQUERQUE — His salt-and-pepper hair isn’t the only thing that […]

Floyd, Melrose begin state 1A bids

By Dave Wagner Temple Baptist’s next close game this season will be its first. The defending Class 1A state runnerup Roadrunners have cruised to a 29-0 record heading into today’s 8 p.m. 1A boys state quarterfinal match against Floyd at Albuquerque’s Valley High School, and only one — a nine-point verdict against Magdalena — has […]

Wolverines facing familiar foe

By Dave Wagner The Texico and Hope Christian boys basketball teams are separated by more than 250 miles, but they’ve become well-acquainted in recent years. Winners of the last three and four of the past five Class 2A state titles, they’ll meet in postseason play for the fifth time in six seasons in an 8 […]

Gallup never in a hurry

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By Rick White Pitched at an angle more suitable for downhill skiing, the ramp leading to the court at The Pit in Albuquerque can be a slippery slope for any high school basketball team. Many a team has had to climb back up this steep, cement pathway from the locker rooms to the court after […]

Lady Bronchos coach wary of upset

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Grady senior Kevin Brown goes over the back of a Logan’s Chris Martinez for a rebound during last week’s District 4-1A tournament championship game. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Their problems are at opposite ends of the coaching spectrum. Grady girls coach Alicia Rush is trying to guard against overconfidence heading into […]

Texas prep playoff capsules

CNJ staff All times CST Girls Region 1-3A Quarterfinals Muleshoe (29-5) vs. Tulia (22-7) 7:30 p.m. today Rip Griffin Center, LCU In district: Muleshoe is District 2-3A champion. Tulia finished second in District 1-3A Last time out: Muleshoe beat Sweetwater 52-36. Tulia beat Kermit 60-40. Players to watch: Muleshoe, 6-0 Sr. P Sara Benham, 5-7 […]

ENMU weekend basketball capsules

CNJ STAFF Men What/when/where: ENMU (9-3) vs. Cameron (5-7), 7 p.m. (MST) Thursday at Lawton, Okla., and vs. Southwestern Oklahoma (9-3), 3 p.m. Saturday at Weatherford, Okla., in Lone Star Conference crossover games. Radio: none. Notes: The Greyhounds have a seven-game winning streak after Monday’s 50-41 win over East Central at Greyhound Arena. It was […]

ENMU basketball capsules

By Dave Wagner Men What/when: ENMU (7-3) vs. Southeastern Oklahoma (6-3) at 4 p.m. Saturday, vs. East Central (4-5) at 7:30 p.m. Monday Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3, Portales Notes: ENMU has won five in a row after blowing out undermanned Oklahoma Panhandle State 92-52 at home on Wednesday, its first game in 13 […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule

CNJ staff West Texas A&M (5-1) at ENMU (3-4) When: 6 p.m. today Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KGNC-AM 710, Amarillo Notes: The game is the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams. The matchup was moved up to avoid three-game weeks during conference play. … WT beati the Zias 75-54 on Nov. 28 […]