Northeastern State turns back Hounds

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Tristan Largent takes a 3-point shot over the outstretched arm of Northeastern State sophomore Ben Rovenstine in the second half of Thursday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game at Greyhound Arena. (CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Northeastern State wasn’t having much luck getting second chances with its admittedly-poor […]

ENMU teams set to host North foes

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer It hasn’t been that long — 2003 — since Northeastern State won an NCAA Division II men’s basketball championship. The Redmen have fallen on hard times the past couple of seasons, going 8-19 last year and are off to a 3-7 started this year. Still. Eastern New Mexico University […]

Hounds play Northeastern to standoff

CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team got close to another Southwest Soccer Conference upset on Friday. This time, though, the Greyhounds salvaged a draw. Trailing 2-0, Northeastern State rallied for two goals in the final 12 minutes of regulation and the teams then played through two 10-minute overtimes […]

Redmen edge Hounds with late goals

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Northeastern State men’s soccer coach Bobby Peterson wasn’t an overly happy camper Friday, except for one thing — his team won. The Redmen fell behind late, but scored twice in the final seven minutes to eke out a 2-1 Southwest Soccer Conference victory over Eastern New Mexico […]

Hounds take on Redmen

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer If Northeastern State has an advantage against Eastern New Mexico University in today’s game in Tahlequah, Okla., it’s that the Redmen have already played this season. While ENMU opens its campaign with a rare Thursday night game, Northeastern lost at Arkansas Tech 33-32 in its opener last week. Second-year […]

Effecient Redmen down Hounds

CNJ staff CNJ staff TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Northeastern State overcame an early deficit with a 12-0 run to end the first half en route to a 65-54 win over Eastern New Mexico University in a men’s Lone Star Conference crossover game Thursday at Dobbins Field House. Bret Rubin scored 16 points off the bench for […]

Hounds limp past 2003 national champs

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Jamaal Hunnicutt had a much bigger concern than scoring his 1,000th career point with the Greyhounds. He had four fouls, and was one foul away from leaving a game where his team needed him the most. “With Edmound (Elzy) fouled out and Irshaun (Pinckney) gone (with an ankle […]

Banged up Hounds hit road

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University’s football team had an easy time with Northeastern State in 2002, rolling to a 46-14 victory at Blackwater Draw. Coach Bud Elliott doesn’t expect that type of game when the teams collide at 1 p.m. (MDT) Saturday on the Redmen’s home field in Tahlequah, Okla. ENMU owns a 2-0 […]